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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

Accenture Teams Up With Duck Creek Technologies to Launch Blockchain Proof-Of-Concept for Medical Bill Auditing

Earlier this week Accenture announced it has formed a partnership With Duck Creek Technologies to launch a blockchain proof-of-concept for medical bill auditing. While sharing details about the collaboration, Cindy DeArmond, managing director and P&C Core Platforms Lead for Accenture in North America, stated: “These new… Read More

The Inescapable Fintech Revolution

Big consultancies, such as PwC, Cap Gemini, KPMG, Deloitte and Accenture, research and analyze fintech developments to support the digital transformation of their banking customers. They promote this work through well-crafted free reports and white papers. The latest of such reports was published by Julian… Read More

How Banks Can Utilize Machine Learning

Last week, Accenture Consulting published a presentation on how banks can utilize machine learning to draw quicker insights from their data. Machine learning is the specific application of artificial intelligence (AI)  in which computers can learn without being explicitly programmed to do so. How Does it… Read More

Accenture Announcement: Applications to Open For Asia-Pacific’s Fourth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday that applications will soon open for its Asia-Pacific’s fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, which is described as a 12-week program that helps early and growth-staged fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to financial institution executive…. Read More

Accenture Opens North America Innovation Center for Finance & Risk in New York to Help Financial Institutions Accelerate & Scale Advanced Analytics, Data, & Reporting Initiatives

Accenture announced on Wednesday the opening of its North America Innovation Center for Finance and Risk, which is located in New York City. According to Accenture, the new center seeks to help financial services companies quickly develop and scale advanced data and analytics capabilities. The… Read More

Accenture Appoints Former U.S. Treasury Official Valeria Abend As New Managing Director of Security-Financial Services

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has appointed former U.S. Treasury official, Valerie Abend, managing director of Accenture Security – Financial Services, North America. Abend notably brings expertise deploying cyber risk management and mitigation strategies to counter the wide spectrum of threats facing the… Read More

Accenture Announces Fintech Innovation Lab London’s Largest Program Class

Accenture announced on Monday that 20 startups were chosen for the 2017 Fintech Innovation Lab London’s 12-week program. This class is considered the largest class in the London Lab’s five-year history and this year’s program reported received the greatest number of applicants, with an increased… Read More

Dubai International Financial Centre & Accenture Announces FinTech Hive at DIFC Accelerator Program

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial hub for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, and global professional services company, Accenture, announced on Tuesday the launch of their FinTech Hive at DIFC Accelerator Program. The companies stated that the program is considered… Read More

Can the U.S. & Europe Keep Up with Asia in Fintech Investments?

Accenture recently highlighted that Fintech investments in the Asia-Pacific region have accelerated over the past six years, growing from $103 million in 2010 to nearly $10.5 billion by the end of September 2016. Fintech investments in Asia are outpacing those in Europe and the U.S…. Read More

Working Together: Highlights from Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day

A group of fintech companies demonstrated their products and services during the third annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day. Launched by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) in June 2014, the FinTech Innovation Lab is a 12-week mentoring program to enhance fintech innovation and drive high-tech job growth in Asia-Pacific… Read More

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