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How Alfa Bank is turning Big Data into big profits

Understanding the importance of Big Data and other digital technologies in the modern world, Alfa Bank has developed a strong digital strategy and become a leader in Big Data. To accomplish its digital- and data-related goals, Alfa Bank created its own data management and monetization center. The center, whose primary …

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Going digital increases financial service accessibility

One of the most pressing issues for financial institutions in Russia is how to make financial services available to those living in small towns and remote settlements. For much of history, financial institutions had to make efforts to develop physical infrastructure to reach these consumers; however, such investments were typically …

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Revolut launches stock trading platform

British FinTech firm Revolut is jumping into the online brokerage space with its own commission-free stock trading platform, which is being run in partnership with U.S. broker DriveWealth. The company launched the service, which lets users buy or sell popular stocks with the tap of a button, as a way …

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Online foreign currency deposit options in Uzbekistan

With Uzbekistan’s national currency depreciating for 15 consecutive weeks and the United States dollar setting new records almost every 2 weeks, here is an overview of the 7 financial institutions in Uzbekistan that offer online foreign currency deposits: Learnbank – the Comfort Deposit can be opened remotely and requires a …

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Tinkoff to launch capital management company

Tinkoff Bank Group plans on launching the Tinkoff Capital Management company in the 4th quarter of this year. The company will offer clients exchange funds for investments, with an entry threshold of just RUB 50. Funds will be tied to assets in both rubles and dollars, although the exact list …

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The difference between FinTech and TechFin

In 2019, FinTech is not a new concept, with most people having at least some understanding of it. But this is not the case for TechFin. What is it? And how is it different from FinTech?  At its most simple level, FinTech refers to financial companies looking at technology as …

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China’s TechFin giants

Chinese tech firms are moving into the banking sector in a much different way then their Western counterparts. Whereas Western BigTechs like Amazon and Google seem content in serving financial institutions with cloud features and advertising, Chinese ones like Tencent and Alibaba seem far more interested in competing with financial …

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Tinkoff-Yandex merger: benefits for both

A proposed merger between Yandex and Tinkoff is being heralded by many as a move that will greatly benefit both sides. For Tinkoff, they will gain access to an expanded customer base, and Yandex will benefit from the ability to integrate credit and financial services into its vast digital ecosystem.  …

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Commercial financial institutions embracing FinTech partnerships?

As commercial financial institutions strive to keep pace with consumer demands, many are looking to FinTech partners to help deliver improved service and value. In fact, a majority already use some kind of third-party FinTech solution, and many plan to (or are willing to) increase investments in such partnerships. This …

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Top B2B FinTech Companies

B2B FinTech companies don’t often get the recognition of their B2C cousins; however, they play a key role in the future of financial services and deserve some acknowledgment. That being said, our friends over at Tearsheet have created a list of the top B2B FinTech companies, broken down into 9 …

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UniCredit teams with FinDynamic to enhance invoicing service

Italian banking group UniCredit has teamed with Italian FinTech company FinDynamic to enhance its working capital offering for corporate clients. The partnership will allow bank clients to offer suppliers early payment of invoices in exchange for a discount that changes dynamically in relation to the number of days discounted from …

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5 ecosystem and B2B solutions for FinTech startups in Southeast Asia

The platform-based business model has taken hold in the digital economy, and the concept is quickly spreading to banking and financial services. This has resulted in companies springing up to offer extensive ecosystems and business-to-business (B2B) solutions. Here are five of the most popular in Southeast Asia: Ancileo – this …

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Banks for entrepreneurs

Today’s entrepreneurs are used to taking advantage of new and innovative solutions that automate operations and make doing business easier. As such, banking is an important consideration for them. While large traditional banks cover the needs of a business at all stages of development, newcomers like neo-banks and FinTech banks …

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Polish banks reluctant to embrace open banking

With open banking growing in popularity across the globe and the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) coming into full force, many Polish banks are reluctant to embrace open banking. Leaders at many Polish banks believe that open banking is unnecessary for them as the point of open banking is to …

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Huawei, Forms Syntron release distributed open platform solution for banks

Huawei and Forms Syntron, a leading Chinese bank solution provider, have jointly released Fincube, a distributed open platform solution for the financial industry. Fincube will help banks at various scales better meet the challenges of the “Bank 4.0” era, reduce innovation costs, optimize technologies and continuously improve service openness capabilities …

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Consumer satisfaction survey gives hope to smaller banking providers

According to a major study released by Market Force Information, consumer satisfaction with banking providers is rising overall, with consumer satisfaction with primary banking providers jumping from 49% to 57% in just one year. Despite the seemingly positive news for established banking providers, brands are still vulnerable as consumers are …

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