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DTCC and Accenture Forward Proposed DLT Governance Model

Accenture and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) are circulating a white paper which, “explores the generalized governance model that DTCC is implementing for its TIW-DDL system, a real-world implementation of DLT…(for the) financial industry.” DLT (distributed ledger technology) is an enterprise-adapted version of “blockchain”… Read More

Accenture Acquires Engineering Services Provider Fairway Technologies

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has acquired Fairway Technologies, a U.S.-based engineering services provider. Accenture reported the acquisition will further power the Accenture Product and Platform Engineering Services practice, which helps clients manage and innovate software-based platforms. This news comes just one week… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of Global Financial Institutions Advisor & Consulting Partners Parker Fitzgerald

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has acquired global financial institutions advisor and consulting partner, Parker Fitzgerald. According to Accenture, Parker Fitzgerald advises financial services companies on financial and non-financial risk, regulation and financial technology. The company also provides strategic advice, independent assurance, and… Read More

Accenture Set to Acquire Australian Analytics & Data Specialist Analytics8

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specializes in data management, reporting, and visualization, data science and analytics services. According to Accenture, Analytics8 provides data and analytics… Read More

Accenture Fintech Report: Huge Jump in Funding in UK & US While China Declines Following Big 2018

Global Fintech funding declined during the first half of 2019, driven by a drop in China. But while China dipped, Fintech investment jumped in other countries led by the US and the UK, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider reported… Read More

World Economic Forum Publishes Report on the Value of Blockchain

The World Economic Forum and the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, with the support of Accenture, has published a report on the value of blockchain. While there has been more than enough hype regarding distributed ledger technology (DLT) and there remains an ongoing debate as… Read More

Accenture Announces Partnership & Investment In P97 Networks

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has invested in and formed a partnership with P97 Networks Inc. (P97), a cloud-based mobile commerce, in-vehicle payments, and digital marketing solutions provider for the convenience retail, fuel, and vehicle-manufacturing industries. Accenture reported that the partnership makes it… Read More

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Orbium

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry. As previously reported, Accenture revealed that the acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management… Read More

Accenture to Acquire Management Consultancy & Technology Service Provider Orbium

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Wednesday it has agreed to acquire Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, headquartered in Switzerland. According to Accenture, the acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management… Read More

Accenture Opens Canada Innovation Hub in Toronto

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced earlier this week it opened its new Canada innovation hub in the heart of Toronto’s business and technology district to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. Accenture reported that as part of its investment in Canada, it… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of TargetST8 Consulting to Enhancing Consulting & Advisory Capabilities

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced earlier this week it has acquired TargetST8 Consulting, a privately held financial services consulting firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending, with offices in New York. According to Accenture, TargetST8 focuses exclusively on the financial markets. By serving leading banks and investment firms in… Read More

Accenture & Partnership Fund For New York City Now Accepting Applications For FinTech Innovation Lab New York Program

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City announced on Thursday they are now accepting applications for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, which is described as a 12-week program that helps early and growth stage fintech companies accelerate product as well as business development… Read More

New Accenture CyberSecurity Report Predicts Escalation of Iranian Malware Attacks

The latest cybersecurity report from Accenture says that, “nation-state-sponsored cyberattacks (emanating from Iran have) grown, and this is likely to continue.” The report also claims that Iranian hackers are becoming more adept at cyberattacks involving cryptocurrencies, including mining malware attacks (where hackers create “botnets” of… Read More

Accenture Announces the Eight Startups Selected For 2018 Fintech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday the eight fintech companies that have been selected for the fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific 12-week mentorship program. According to Accenture, the 2018 program received a record number of applications from more than 160 companies. Accenture reported that… Read More

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Partners With Acceenture & The Floor to Develop New Blockchain Securities Lending Platform

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) announced earlier this week that it, Accenture, and The Floor are currently developing a new blockchain securities lending platform, which will be powered by Intel. According to the Exchange, there is currently no central securities lending platform in the Israeli… Read More

Digital Currency Market in Australia Grows as Trading on Crypto-Exchanges Tops AU $3.9 Billion in 2017

Australia’s digital currency market is booming. This is according to a report by the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ACDA) and Accenture that tallied the numbers for 2017. During the year, over AU $3.9 billion was traded on cryptocurrency exchanges with more than 300,000 active traders…. Read More

Accenture Opens New Innovation Hub in Boston

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has opened its new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay as part of its accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The company revealed it plans to add 400 technology jobs in the city by the end of 2020. It… Read More

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Full-Service Digital Commerce Agency Altima

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Monday it has completed its acquisition of Altima, a full-service digital commerce agency, headquartered in France. The company noted that Altima is now part of its Accenture Interactive program. According to Accenture, Altima is known for creating engaging customer experience for… Read More

The Regtech Future: Accenture Shares List of Tech Firms Attacking Regulatory Challenges Shortlisted for their FinTech Innovation Lab

Accenture has released their shortlist of Fintech startups that are tackling regulatory challenges with a digital solution. These Regtech firms seek to participated in Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London to participate in a three-month fintech accelerator program running from January 2 – March 22, 2018…. Read More

Accenture To Launch Connected Digital Hackathon With Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, announced on Friday it was challenging participants from 11 cities around the world to develop prototypes of human-centered digital solutions that help improve the quality of urban living through its first global digital hackathon. Accenture reported that… Read More

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