Artificial Intelligence

Prashant Fuloria: CEO at Fundbox Explains how Fintech Platforms Can Leverage Machine Learning to “Democratize” Access to Funding

  We recently connected with Prashant Fuloria, CEO at Fundbox,  an AI-driven credit platform for B2B commerce. Fundbox focuses on “disrupting” the $21 trillion B2B commerce market by developing the first B2B payment and credit network. Sellers (of all sizes) are able to use Fundbox’s… Read More

Oxford University AI Company Mind Foundry Secures $13.6 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance

  Mind Foundry, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company that spun out of the University of Oxford’s Machine Learning Research Group (MLRG), announced on Monday it raised $13.6 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by  Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. (ANDI) of the MS&AD… Read More

Fintech Solutions Offered by Banks Might Not be Effectively Using AI and Machine Learning due to Lack of Qualified Professionals: Report

There’s been a significant increase in demand for technical workers with data, advanced analytics, and AI skills in the modern banking sector. However, there aren’t enough qualified data and AI professionals to meet the requirements of major organizations across the globe. This major talent gap… Read More

Applying “Old Thinking” to New Problems and Use Cases Might Derail Artificial Intelligence Progress and Integration: Report

Although manufacturing and tech firms have made substantial investments in AI (artificial intelligence), the results have been “mixed,” according to a recent report from Lux Research. The report notes that companies have been “hampered” because they’ve been using traditional or outdated processes to manage AI… Read More

AI Startup Skan Secures $14 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Cathay Innovation

  Skan, the AI-enabled process discovery and operational intelligence, recently announced it secured $14 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Cathay Innovation with participation from Citi Ventures, Zetta Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Plug and Play Ventures, and Firebolt Ventures. Founded in 2018, Skan uses cognitive… Read More

Broadridge’s AI Digital Trading Platform LTX Integrates With Charles River Investment Management Solution

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Tuesday its new artificial intelligence (AI)-driven digital trading platform, LTX, has been integrated with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS. According to Broadridge, the integration is part of a strategy to improve efficiency in the corporate… Read More

VAIOT Becomes First Digital Asset Regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority

  VAIOT has become the first digital asset to be regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) falling under the Maltese Virtual Financial Assets Act (VFAA), according to a note from the company. VAIOT seeks to enable both businesses and consumers to utilize a… Read More

Digital Commerce and Fintech Platforms with Experience-Centric Models Enable “Long-Term Value Creation”: Report

Digital commerce platforms with experience-centric models are attractive to investors because of their focus on “long-term value creation,” according to a report from KPMG. Other businesses are also taking advantage of the benefits of experience-centric models, including ridesharing apps, media channels, Edtech companies, healthcare service… Read More

Mastercard Says its AI and Machine Learning Solutions Aim to Stop Fraudulent Activites which have Increased Significantly due to COVID

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard, notes that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are part of the payment company’s “first line of defense” in protecting over 75 billion transactions that Mastercard processes on its network every year. Bhalia recently revealed the different ways that… Read More

Ocean Protocol’s Native OCEAN Token Now Available on Kyber Network, A Decentralized Digital Asset Exchange

Ocean Protocol (OCEAN), which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, is now available on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets. The Kyber Network… Read More

U.S.-Based Fintech Provider Quavo Announces Fraud & Dispute AI for Financial Institutions

Quavo Inc., a U.S.-based fintech provider, announced on Thursday it has launched a fraud and dispute artificial intelligence (AI), called Auto Reasonable Investigation Agent (ARIA). The company claims that ARIA is the “first and only” SaaS platform AI and automation to conduct dispute investigations as… Read More

Regtech Shield Launches INSIDERS Service to Track Insider Trading

Shield, a UK based Regtech, has launched a solution that is said to combine its Insider Trading and Information Handling feature to provide greater monitoring of employees. The Shield “INSIDERS” is described as using AI, to provide a highly accurate integrated approach to monitor all… Read More

Eran Noam From Shield Explains How Natural Language Processing and Financial Context Recognition Help with Business Compliance Processes

Israel based Regtech firm Shield was recently chosen to join the IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem. Many financial institutions have been migrating or deploying new applications on Cloud-powered platforms that streamline routine banking and related business processes. We recently caught up with Eran Noam,… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai to Launch Incentivized Testnet Program on October 22, 2020

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai is inviting developers and software testers to take part in its incentivized testnet program – which will be launching next week on October 22, 2020. The Fetch.ai team noted that their goal is to develop the infrastructure needed for… Read More

AI, Big Data, and Blockchain Firm Bianjie Partners Wuhan Run He De Kang to Implement DLT Solution for Fighting COVID-19

Bianjie and the Wuhan Run He De Kang (RHDK) have partnered to implement a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) enabled Epidemic Early Warning System, in order to help in the fight against Covid-19. As mentioned in the announcement, Wuhan RHDK is a healthcare-focused, Big… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Can Help Fintechs if We Focus on Practical Implementation and Move Away from Overhyped Narratives, Researcher Says

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms are increasingly being used by Fintech platform developers to make more intelligent or informed decisions regarding key processes. This may include using AI to identify potentially fraudulent transactions, determining the creditworthiness of a borrower applying for a… Read More

Digital Banking Solution Meniga Announces Operations Expansion to the U.S.

Meniga, UK-based AI-powered digital banking solutions announced on Friday it has expanded its services to the U.S. The U.S. launch comes less than six months after Meniga secured €8.5 million through its latest strategic investment round, which was led by French banking group Groups BPCE with… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Integrates Chainlink (LINK) Decentralized Oracles on its Mainnet

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai has integrated Chainlink (LINK) Oracles. The integration is now live on mainnet. It connects real-world asset price data to autonomous software, according to a blog post published by Fetch.ai on October 8, 2020. Fetch.ai is a Cambridge-headquartered artificial intelligence… Read More

Michael Rennie: Product Manager at Mendix Explains How Low-Code Addresses Developer Talent Shortage, Delivers on Desired Business Outcomes

We recently connected with Michael Rennie, a U.K.-based product manager for Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code. Mendix pioneered the low-code product category 15 years ago. The low-code approach addresses the coder crunch, the growing demand for software applications, and… Read More

Fintech Harvest to Offer AI and Machine Learning enhanced Financial Wellness Reports

US-based Fintech firm Harvest is reportedly planning to transform the existing credit scoring systems. Like many other Fintechs, Harvest will be using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms to offer clients a dynamic view of their financial profile. This should help people with… Read More

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