Shield raises $15M to monitor financial industry employee communications

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Shield, a startup developing software to monitor communications of employees at financial institutions, has raised $15 million in capital. Read More.

AI and financial processes: Balancing risk and reward

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When merging AI and financial processes, the smart money lies in mitigating risk while focusing on that sweet monetary reward. Read More.


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DC Fintech Week Tackles Financial Inclusivity

Information Week

Digital currency, startups, and other fintech resources could create more banking and lending opportunities for minorities

Collaborative financial planning and analysis platform Abacum raises $25M

Venture Beast

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Tough Bosses, Unrealistic Goals, and Other Corporate Challenges That a Customer-Centric Product Strategy Can Empower You to Solve

Speaker: Bob Caporale, Founder of Strategy Generation Company

Join Bob for his session where he will discuss driving your company’s “top-down” goals with a clear and well communicated “customer-up” product strategy!

Pilot on the AI-driven ‘financial back office’

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Winner of the AI in Business Applications category, Pilot complements its financial expertise with supervised machine learning models. AI Enterprise Software VB Home Page ai AI financial management AI startups AI.

Financial sector leading the way on hybrid cloud


Financial services companies are benefitting hugely from embracing hybrid cloud platforms as the industry continues its digitial transformation journey, new research has found.

Snowflake targets financial services with its first industry-specific data cloud

Venture Beast

Snowflake has announced its first industry-specific data cloud, with a focus squarely on the financial services industry. Read More.

The 5 Digital Transformation Identities of Financial Services Organizations


One-third of financial services CIOs identified digital as their top business priority for 2019, up by more than 8% from last year, according to Gartner. Digital business usually means different things for financial services CIOs,” says Juergen Weiss , Practice Vice President at Gartner. “We We can differentiate two completely different digital strategies in the financial services industry: Digital optimization and digital business transformation.”.

Why the Financial Services Industry is Embracing the Cloud

Information Week

Financial services firms, such as banks and insurance providers, are rapidly heading into the cloud, lured by the promise of multiple monetary, innovation and performance benefits

Report: Breaches of more than one target amplify financial damage by 26 times

Venture Beast

Commerce Data Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial cybersecurity data data breach financial reportsThe data point to how widely the waves of impact from a security incident at a single organization can spread across multiple industries. Read More.

2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

Ethereum now among top 10 financial services; value higher than m-cap of Citigroup, SoftBank


Months after cryptocurrency king Bitcoin became the largest financial […]. Ethereum’s price has scaled up over 1300 per cent from $138.5 as of April 2, 2020, to $1,944 as of April 1, 2021.

How Nationwide taps Kafka, MongoDB to guide financial decisions

Venture Beast

Nationwide Building Society CIO Gary Delooze discusses how data technologies such as Kafka and MongoDB offer customers financial insights. Read More.

New ACH rule requires enterprises to obscure financial transfer data

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AI-powered financial research platform Sentieo nabs $20M

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Sentieo, which offers AI-powered financial investment research tools, raised $20 million in a venture funding round. AI VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial financial research Fintech funding daily machine learning Sentieo

Freedom Financial CIO Taps Analytics for COVID Tracking

Information Week

As employees trickle back to the office, Freedom Financial is using technology and analytics to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

compelling to customers), list the benefits of your premium- tier analytics offering and try to quantify the financial results. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

Google launches Datashare to help manage financial services data

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Google Cloud's new service, Datashare, is designed to address the needs of data consumers and publishers in the financial services sector. Read More.

Report: Most global execs say AI drives financial, cultural benefits

Venture Beast

A new report from MIT-SMR and BCG shows that AI deployment not only brings financial gains but also significant improvements to team culture. Read More.

The Downside Of digital Labs For Financial Innovation

Forrester IT

The race to digital is heating up in financial services (FS) organizations; increasingly, the engine making this happen is Agile. Quite simply, it is software that makes any financial business truly digital. financial services. Agile Application Development DevOps Insurance Scrum agile software development banking continuous delivery continuous integration digital disruption digital innovation financial services waterfall

What Financial Services Executives Need To Know About Data Security


Read why financial services executives need to know about data security on Forbes : The financial services industry experiences 35% of all data breaches, earning it the unflattering title of the most-breached sector. It’s easy to understand why. The industry is known for its wide array of interconnected systems and the processing of millions of […]. Cyber Security News

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Nation’s Financial Heavyweights Issue Cyber Warning


I have a sense that 100% of my business associates, and the entire online community of and are not the least bit surprised at what is in new cyber threat warnings from the Department of Treasury’s Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the independent Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). In fact, […]. News FDIC FFIEC OCC

How businesses can reduce the financial impact of data breaches


Read Lance Whitney explain how businesses can reduce the financial impact of data breaches on the Tech Republic : Data breaches can be costly for an organization in terms of lost or stolen data, customer mistrust, legal investigations, and recovery efforts. As a result, the sheer financial costs of a data breach can severely weaken […].

Confusion And Vendor Adolescence Stalls AI Innovation In Financial Services

Forrester IT

AI is a hot topic in financial services. And its easy to see why. Increasing margins on transactions, decimated by compliance costs and low interest rates, reaching new market segments, and automating routine tasks, makes AI innovation attractive. And in one sense, FinServ has always been about algorithmic innovation. There is no higher potential ROI than beating the market.

AWS launches FinSpace, a data analytics service for financial industry

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Amazon's AWS cloud business has launched FinSpace, a new data management and analytics service for the financial industry. Read More.

Build Trustworthy AI With MLOps

Machine learning operations (MLOps) helps companies deliver machine learning applications in production at scale. Discover the importance of secure MLOps in the four critical areas of model deployment, monitoring, lifecycle management, and governance.

Finland’s OP Financial Group outlines digital ambitions

Computer Weekly

Chief digital officer at financial services group describes how new technology is fundamentally changing the business

Microsoft to launch financial services cloud on November 1, 2021

Venture Beast

Microsoft has confirmed that its financial services-focused industry cloud will be officially available on November 1, 2021. Read More. Cloud Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics Microsoft

Karat Financial raises $26M for corporate cards for creators

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Karat Financial has raised $26 million to create corporate cards that extend credit for the creator economy. Read More.

How voice biometrics is saving financial services companies millions and eliminating fraud

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5G In Financial Services

Forrester's Customer Insights

5G will become a general-purpose technology for financial services firms. Age of the Customer banking customer experience management customer-centric design financial services Insurance mobile technology omnichannel customer experience 5G

Surviving the new normal: What to do when a customer asks to see your startup’s financials

Venture Beast

It's possible that enterprise buyers will ask to see your startup's financial statements before committing to buy your product. Business Entrepreneur category-/Business & Industrial category-/People & Society startup financials

Financial malware more than twice as prevalent as ransomware

Computer Weekly

While ransomware continues to make the headlines, particularly in the wake of WannaCry, research has revealed that financial threats are 2.5 times more prevalent

Russian-speaking hacker targeting financial institutions

Computer Weekly

A Russian-speaking cyber criminal gang is targeting financial institutions in the UK, US and Russia, a Moscow-based security firm reports

G7 sets financial sector cyber defence guidelines as attacks grow

Computer Weekly

G7 countries have agreed cyber security guidelines in response to concerns about the safety of interconnected global financial systems that are increasingly coming under attack, according to Symantec

Silent Eight leverages AI to detect and solve financial fraud

Venture Beast

Silent Eight, a startup leveraging AI to help detect and solve financial fraud, has raised $8.8 million to expand its reach. Read More. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security funding daily Silent Eight

The Future Of Financial Brands: Less Financial, More Brand

Forrester's Customer Insights

A new crop of challenger brands, such as Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Google, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Tencent, and Walmart, are on the prowl in the financial services category. And that should have traditional financial brands worried — very worried.

Where Do US Consumers Stand On The Financial Well-Being Spectrum?

Forrester's Customer Insights

Forrester’s Financial Well-Being Segmentation helps firms better assess their customers’ level of financial resilience and attitude toward their financial situation. Age of the Customer customer experience digital business financial services Sustainable finance

Will financial advice be delivered primarily through Netflix-like subscription platforms?

Trends in the Living Networks

The ideas presented in the report include the rise of “fit-nance” tracking of holistic advice, financial advisors focusing on life coaching, and ubiquitous user ratings of advisors. Financial services Uncategorized

Why 2019 Was Actually A Secret Success For Blockchain In Financial Services


Read Biser Dimitrov explain why 2019 was actually a secret success for blockchain in financial services on Forbes : Now, as most of the 2020 blockchain predictions have settled in and the year is near its end, let’s review the highlights in the enterprise blockchain and digital assets space, especially in the financial services vertical. […].

Accelerating cloud adoption in financial services

Computerworld Vertical IT

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