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Accenture Announces Acquisition of German Embedded Software Company For Car Brands & Suppliers ESR Labs

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) recently announced the acquisition of ESR Labs, a Munich-based company that develops embedded software for German car brands and suppliers. This news comes just days after Accenture acquired Mudano, which is a strategic data consultancy to UK financial services firms, further enhancing its… Read More

Banking Challengers Attracted Record Levels of Investments Last Year: Report

Digital Banking Banking challengers have been introducing innovative financial products in order to compete with traditional banks. Challenger or neobanks attracted $5.2 billion in funding last year, which is more than triple of what they received back in 2018 ($1.6 billion). Italy-based Nexi, a digital… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of UK Data Consultancy Company Mudano

Accenture announced on Monday it has acquired Mudano, which is a strategic data consultancy to UK financial services firms, further enhancing its analytics, data and artificial intelligence (AI) transformation capabilities. Founded in 2014, Mudano notably advanced analytics, applied data science and modern data technologies to… Read More

Accenture’s UK-based Fintech Innovation Lab to Encourage Female Entrepreneurs to Establish Financial Technology Firms

It’s been eight years since Accenture’s London-based Fintech Innovation Lab was launched. The innovation lab is now welcoming a new group of 20 Fintech companies, with reportedly a 50% increase in the number of women founders when compared to last year. The Lab has been… Read More

Accenture Announces Completion of Consulting Firm Silveo Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Friday it has completed its acquisition of consulting firm, Silveo. According to Accenture, Silveo is a French consulting company providing services and solutions for digital manufacturing and intelligent supply chains. Accenture also noted that Silveo brings a team of 50… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of U.S. Data Consultancy Clarity Insights

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Friday it has agreed to acquire Clarity Insights, a U.S.-based data consultancy with deep data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) expertise. Accenture claims that Clarity Insights is a leading provider of data science and AI/ML engineering capabilities for large… Read More

Fintech Investments in Singapore Surged 69% from Previous Year to $735 Million

Investment in Fintech-related projects in Singapore increased significantly during the first nine months of this year. It was mainly led by fundraising rounds for payment companies and insurtech startups with a shift toward mature firms. As of October 2019, the combined value of Fintech deals… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of French Data Marketing Firm Sutter Mills

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Friday it is set to acquire Sutter Mills, a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. According to Accenture, the acquisition would strengthen Accenture Interactive’s ability to help brands, in France and throughout Europe, to… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of Product & Engineering Company Nytec

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced last week it is set to acquire product development and engineering company, Nytec. Accenture reported that Nytec will become part of Accenture Industry X.0, which notably offers capabilities that drive the digital reinvention of industry. This also includes creating new types of… Read More

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

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