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Ping An Set to Develop National Open Innovation Platform For Next Generation AI in Consumer Puhui Finance

Ping An Insurance Group announced on Thursday it was selected to develop the national Open Innovation For Next Generation Artificial Intelligence. The company reported that the announcement was made at the World Artifical Intelligence Conference 2019 in Shanghai and Ping An is claimed to be… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China Construction Bank Approves to Launch Digital Banking Business in Malaysia On August 26th, China Construction Bank Co., Ltd. Labuan Branch announced that it had received regulatory approval from Labuan Financial Services Authority to conduct digital banking business. According to the statement, it would become… Read More

Loan Origination AI Platform Blooma Secures $2.75 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Floodgate

Blooma, a U.S.-based loan origination AI platform, announced earlier this week it secured $2.75 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Floodgate with participation from Abstract Ventures, Crescent Ridge Partners and Serra Ventures. Blooma reported that it launched its first production module… Read More

Wirecard Launches New Grab & Go Prototype to Offer New Shopping Experience Through AI

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Thursday the launch of its new Grab & Go Store prototype. According to Wirecard, the store offers an entirely new shopping experience through AI. “Consumers enter the store via smartphone, pick products which are… Read More

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Joins with World Economic Forum in Research Project Regarding Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to jointly launch a research project addressing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial services. CCAF is an academic research institute at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and is the… Read More

House Financial Services Committee to Hold Hearing on Securities Exemptions, IPOs & Retail Investment

Both the US House and Senate are out of session now as the pols exit the sweltering heat of Washington, DC, during the month August for a summer recess. Congress returns the following month to continue its work and the House Financial Services Committee, under… Read More

Temenos Pushes Into Artificial Intelligence with Acquisition of Explainable AI Platform

Fintech software provider Temenos (SIX: TEMN), has acquired Logical Glue Ltd., a UK-based creator of the “Explainable AI” (XAI) platform. In a release, Temenos explained that the acquisition will accelerate Temenos’ artificial intelligence (AI) roadmap by providing AI credit scoring models that are immediately available… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: AlphaSense Raises $50 Million Series B led by Innovation Endeavors

AlphaSense, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, has secured $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Innovation Endeavors. AlphaSense already claims over 1000 corporate clients that use its market intelligence service. Other investors in the funding round include Soros Fund Management LLC, through… Read More

Near Claims the World’s Largest Data Set of People’s Behavior and it Just Raised $100 Million

Backed by JP Morgan and Sequoia, Near has just raised $100 million in new financing from PE firm Greater Pacific Capital. Near is a company that uses AI to make “real-world data actionable.” The company claims to have the “largest data set of people’s behavior… Read More

How AI is Shaking Up the Finance World

While artificial intelligence (AI) might sound like something out of science fiction movies or a Philip K. Dick Novel, it’s fast becoming a key feature of many of America’s biggest and most dynamic industries. The financial services industry, where small margins can mean millions of… Read More

Seoul Building Data-Surveilling “Smart City” Undergirded by Blockchain, AI

Seoul’s blockchain-enthused mayor, Park Won-soon, has announced at the Korean Future Forum his administration’s plans to turn Seoul into a data-accumulating “smart city” using a network of 50 ooo censors, blockchain databases and AI (artificial intelligence), Korean media outlet Queen reports. A cadre of business,… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Fintech Research Institute of People’s Bank of China Starts Recruiting Blockchain Talent The Fintech Research Institute, established by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), has posted several job vacancies about blockchain on recruitment website Lagou.com. Shenzhen Fintech Research Institute is a unit jointly established by… Read More

House Financial Service Committee’s New Task Forces Schedule First Hearings on Fintech Regulation and AI

The House Financial Services Committee under the leadership of Representative Maxine Waters announced the creation of two new task forces earlier this month. The Committee created a task force on Fintech  (Financial Technology) and AI (artificial intelligence). Yesterday the Committee included the first two meetings… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Announces Two Task Forces: Fintech and Artificial Intelligence

The House Financial Services Committee under the leadership of Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the Committee, has announced the creation of a Task Force on Financial Technology or Fintech and a Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI). These two specific topics have emerged in importance… Read More

Financial Conduct Authority Includes, AI, Regtech, and Distributed Ledger Technology in their 2019 Research Agenda

Alongside their 2019 Business Plan, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published their research agenda for 2019. The FCA states that research plays a fundamental role in their mission of evidence-based policy and staying ahead of trends in financial services. The regulator says their research… Read More

Algo AI Firm Imandra Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Imandra, an artificial intelligence (AI) firm that analyses algorithms, has raised $5 million in seed funding led by Live Oak Venture Partners, IQ Capital, and AlbionVC. In 2015, Imandra won the UBS Future of Finance Challenge by using its AI technology to find a fundamental… Read More

Travel Upgrade Marketplace Upgrade Pack Soaring on Seedrs: Now Overfunding

UK-based fintech startup Upgrade Pack, a closed marketplace for global user access to discounted flight and hotel upgrades, has surpassed its Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign target goal, swiftly surpassing £500,000 with the help of over 425 investors. To date, over £545,000 has been raised for 4.1% equity at… Read More

Pelican Announces Expansion of Pan-European Open Banking API Interoperability

Pelican, a global provider of AI-powered payments and financial crime compliance solutions for banks and corporates, announced on Wednesday the further extension of its API Interoperability solution, with expanded support for the six popular Open Banking API standards, now including the UK’s OBWG, France’s STET… Read More

Insurtech Startup Zesty.ai Forms New Partnership With Aon to Improve Underwriting With Property Data Solution Powered By AI

Insurtech startup Zesty.ai has recently formed a new partnership with Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, to enhance insurers’ underwriting through access to more than 130 billion data points on buildings and their… Read More

BizEquity Debuts New AI Engine & Lead Service “Franklin”

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U.S. fintech and online provider of business valuation big data BizEquity announced on Monday the launch of its new patent-pending artificial intelligence (AI) engine and lead service, Franklin. BizEquity reported that with Frankin it is launching a new lead generation and intelligent routing service to prospect and engage… Read More

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