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Venture Funding Increases for Second Straight Quarter, Reaching $65.7B, Up 8% QoQ – Report

CBInsights has released the State of Venture Q2’24 Report CB Insights notes that you may review the latest investment data to make more well-informed decisions. According to the update from CBInsights, AI startups steal the show, “grabbing nearly a third of all funding, while the… Read More

Tonik Digital Bank Teams Up with GupShup to Enable GenAI Communications Tech for Mobile Banking

Gupshup, the Conversation Cloud, announced its partnership with Tonik Bank, the digital-only neobank in the Philippines, to develop a Generative AI chatbot for Tonik’s mobile app. The solution aims to provide Tonik’s customers “with instant and accurate answers to frequently asked questions, improving the way… Read More

AI Development Platform Landscape has Reportedly Transfomred How Industry Participants Assess ROI, Use-Cases

The team at CBInsights has shared key industry insights in an update, entitled Enterprise AI Roadmap: How the AI development platform landscape has transformed, changing how buyers assess ROI, use cases. The researchers reportedly mined CB Insights data and spoke “with 50+ buyers of AI… Read More

Central Banks Must Prepare for AI’s Impact on Financial System – BIS Report

The rapid adoption of AI requires central banks to embrace the new technology, the Bank for International Settlements said recently, urging policymakers to anticipate the transformative effects of AI on the economy and to use it to sharpen their own analytical tools in pursuit of… Read More

Nubank Announces Acquisition of Hyperplane to Support AI-first Strategy

Nubank (NYSE: NU) announced the acquisition of Hyperplane, a data intelligence company from Silicon Valley. The partnership will usher in a new era for digital banking platforms, “bringing smarter, fairer, and more personalized financial products and services to Nubank’s customers.” Hyperplane, launched in 2022 and… Read More

Feedzai’s AI-based Fraud Management Solution Leveraged By European Fintech STET

Feedzai and STET, a European company focused on payment market infrastructures, which processed more than 35 billion transactions in 2023, are working together “to offer concrete and innovative solutions to financial institutions to help them in the fight to protect their customers from payment fraud.” Feedzai’s… Read More

UK Consumers Are Reportedly Struggling with Financial Terminology, It’s Costing Nation Over £6B Per Year

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, released the results of a national survey exploring financial language understanding across the UK. The report, part of Klarna’s commitment to “improving greater transparency in the financial industry, reveals millions of UK adults (40 per cent)… Read More

Regtech Jumio Research: Consumers Are Ready to Switch Banks Over Inadequate Fraud Protection

Jumio, a provider of automated identity verification, and risk signals has released new findings from its Jumio 2024 Online Identity Study. This year’s results highlight growing anxiety “among consumers that weaknesses in their banks’ fraud-protection measures could leave them exposed to scammers, which would result… Read More

AI Adoption Report: Assessing Global Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Indicates Prospects Diverge

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released an update titled “Mapping the World’s Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Shows Prospects Diverge.” The IMF noted in a blog post that the new AI Preparedness Index Dashboard “tracks 174 economies based on their digital infrastructure, human capital, labor… Read More

Global Fintech Klarna Announces Divestment of Klarna Checkout

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping assistant, announced the divestment of Klarna Checkout (KCO). The buyer is a consortium of investors led “by Kamjar Hajabdolahi, CEO & Founding Partner at BLQ Invest.” This strategic move will allow KCO to “continue its evolution… Read More

UK’s PensionBee Research: Shareholders of Tech Giants Fail to Address Pension Savers’ Concerns About AI

Despite mounting concerns from pension savers, shareholders of three of the biggest US tech companies that form a significant portion of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ have dismissed calls to address the risks associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments. This, according to an update from UK’s PensionBee…. Read More

Neo and Phoenix to Support AI-enhanced Blockchain Adoption

As technologies currently capturing the world’s attention, there are significant synergies to explore between blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). In their efforts to develop and build the ecosystem for our EVM-compatible sidechain Neo X, the Neo team is announcing a new partnership with Phoenix, a… Read More

Digital Assets Could Rival and Redefine Traditional Asset Classes – Research Study

ARK Invest says it aims to deliver long-term capital appreciation by investing in the leaders, enablers, and beneficiaries of disruptive innovation. ARK has shared a detailed report that explores the potential impact of disruptive innovations, including AI and decentralized virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum…. Read More

nCino Introduces Banking Advisor, a GenAI Solution to Support Efficiencies at Financial Institutions

nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a firm focused on cloud banking for the global financial services industry, made generally available its new artificial intelligence (AI) solution, Banking Advisor. nCino’s Banking Advisor is said to be “a banker-focused, conversational co-pilot tool that provides financial institutions a modern… Read More

Engagement Banking Fintech Backbase Strengthens AI Capabilities with New Appointment

Backbase, the creator of the Engagement Banking Platform announces the appointment of Chris Shayan as the new Head of Artificial Intelligence. This strategic move is set to significantly “advance Backbase’s AI vision and adoption across its tech offering, reinforcing its commitment to re-architecting banking around… Read More

As Fraud Rises, More Executives Paying Attention: Veriff

Most U.S. businesses are seeing an increase in fraud, and key decision-makers see the need for vigilance. Those are among the findings of Veriff’s U.S. Fraud Industry Pulse Survey for 2024. Almost 87% of companies saw an increase in online fraud in 2023, while 78%… Read More

Growing Consensus Among Portfolio Managers and Central Bankers that Interest Rates Will Stay Higher for Longer – Report

BlackRock (Nasdaq: BLK) recently noted that there’s broad agreement among portfolio managers that a concentrated group of AI winners “will drive returns over a short-term tactical horizon.” BlackRock also mentioned in a recent market update that US stocks reached record highs and bond yields fell… Read More

LTX, a Broadridge Firm, Introduces GenAI-enhanced List Trading Functionality

Further building on its GenAI focus in the fixed income market, LTX, an AI-powered corporate bond trading platform backed by global Fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR), announced GenAI-powered List Trading functionality. The new feature allows users “to leverage GPT technology to generate and execute… Read More

Worldcoin Investment in Argentina Reportedly Increases as Initiative Announces Expansion of Services

In Argentina, Worldcoin contributors have been working hard to increase access to important AI tools like World ID, a private digital passport that differentiates humans from bots online. Now, the project is poised to grow in Argentina, “resulting in significant direct investment in the country.”… Read More

AI Accounting Platform AccountsIQ Secures $64m to Expand Workforce

AccountsIQ, a cloud-based accounting platform, has raised €60 million (about $64 million) in a Series C funding round anchored by business-to-business (B2B) software-as-a-service (SaaS) growth equity fund Axiom Equity. The investment is set to bolster AccountsIQ’s product development, enabling the firm to integrate advancements in… Read More

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