Tagged: artificial intelligence

China-Based AI-Powered Platform For Businesses IceKredit Secures $33 million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Guoxin Venture Investment

  China-based AI-powered platform for business IceKredit announced on Tuesday it secured $33 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Guoxin Venture Investment with participation from Guohe Capital, Yunqi Partners, and China Creation Ventures. Founded in 2015, IceKredit describes itself as an… Read More

UK-Based AI Fintech FinChatBot Secures £1.2 Million Through Latest Investment Round

FinChatBot, a creator of conversational AI solutions for the financial services industry, recently annonced it attracted £1.2 million from Saviu Ventures,  Compass Venture Capital, and Kalon Venture Partners. FinChatBot reported that both Compass Venture Capital and Kalon Venture Partners are solidifying their positions, having previously… Read More

U.S.-Based AI Insurtech Software Flyreel Secures $10 Million During Series A Financing Round LedBy IA Capital Group

Flyreel, a U.S.-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution for residential and commercial property insurance, recently announced it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by IA Capital Group with participation from Guidewire Software, Gradient Ventures, State Auto Labs, and Donan Engineering…. Read More

U.S. Fintech Wemlo Introduces AI Tech For Mortgage Processing

Wemlo, a U.S.-based fintech that’s focused on mortgage loan processing, announced on Friday the launch of its new AI technology called Athena. According to Wemlo, Athena is a virtual assistant AI developed to empower and improve loan processing by identifying discrepancies within a mortgage loan… Read More

Scotiabank Unveils Global AI Platform

Scotiabank announced earlier this week the launch of its new artificial intellignce (AI) platform. According to the Canadian banking group, the platform provides customers with intelligent and personalized financial advice. It also enables the bank to provide what it believes to be fast, relevant advice… Read More

Spain and Latin America based Insurtech Bdeo Secures €5 Million via Series A Round

Bdeo, an established Insurtech firm with offices in Spain and Latin America, has finalized a Series A investment round valued at €5 million. Bdeo’s latest round was led by BlackFin, a European investment company that’s focused on the financial services sector. Existing investors K Fund… Read More

Portugal based VC Firm Faber Closes €20.5 Million Round for its AI and Machine Learning focused Fund for European Startups

Portugal-based VC firm Faber has revealed that it has closed a €20.5 million round for Faber Tech II, which is a fund that will primarily focus on supporting early-stage initiatives. Faber plans to commit €30 million to the fund that will offer assistance to startups… Read More

Prashant Fuloria: CEO at Fundbox Explains how Fintech Platforms Can Leverage Machine Learning to “Democratize” Access to Funding

  We recently connected with Prashant Fuloria, CEO at Fundbox,  an AI-driven credit platform for B2B commerce. Fundbox focuses on “disrupting” the $21 trillion B2B commerce market by developing the first B2B payment and credit network. Sellers (of all sizes) are able to use Fundbox’s… Read More

Refinitiv Launches AI-Powered Due Diligence Report to Help Businesses Stay on Top of Complex Supply Chains Risks

Refinitiv, a provider of financial markets data and infrastructure that has served more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, announced on Tuesday it has launched a new AI-powered due diligence report, known as Snapshot, to help businesses stay on top of the risks associated… Read More

Bank of Montreal Introduces AI enhanced Feature for Identifying Potential Cash Shortfalls for its Finance Management Platform

The Bank of Montreal (TSE: BMO), a Canadian multinational investment bank and financial services firm, has reportedly introduced an AI-enhanced feature for its personal financial management (PFM) platform that helps clients with identifying potential cash shortfalls. According to a release, BMO’s CashTrack Insight feature uses… Read More

Oxford University AI Company Mind Foundry Secures $13.6 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance

  Mind Foundry, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company that spun out of the University of Oxford’s Machine Learning Research Group (MLRG), announced on Monday it raised $13.6 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by  Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. (ANDI) of the MS&AD… Read More

Fintech Solutions Offered by Banks Might Not be Effectively Using AI and Machine Learning due to Lack of Qualified Professionals: Report

There’s been a significant increase in demand for technical workers with data, advanced analytics, and AI skills in the modern banking sector. However, there aren’t enough qualified data and AI professionals to meet the requirements of major organizations across the globe. This major talent gap… Read More

Applying “Old Thinking” to New Problems and Use Cases Might Derail Artificial Intelligence Progress and Integration: Report

Although manufacturing and tech firms have made substantial investments in AI (artificial intelligence), the results have been “mixed,” according to a recent report from Lux Research. The report notes that companies have been “hampered” because they’ve been using traditional or outdated processes to manage AI… Read More

Mastercard Introduces AI-Enhanced Solution to Protect Digital Financial Services Providers and Online Businesses from Cyberattacks

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard (NYSE:MC), confirms that the payments giant is using artificial intelligence (AI) as “the first line of defense” to help the service provider detect cyberattacks, hacks and other types of security breaches. Last year, Mastercard reportedly saved its stakeholders… Read More

AI Startup Skan Secures $14 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Cathay Innovation

  Skan, the AI-enabled process discovery and operational intelligence, recently announced it secured $14 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Cathay Innovation with participation from Citi Ventures, Zetta Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Plug and Play Ventures, and Firebolt Ventures. Founded in 2018, Skan uses cognitive… Read More

Broadridge’s AI Digital Trading Platform LTX Integrates With Charles River Investment Management Solution

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Tuesday its new artificial intelligence (AI)-driven digital trading platform, LTX, has been integrated with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS. According to Broadridge, the integration is part of a strategy to improve efficiency in the corporate… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Cloud Tech Will “Drive Evolution” of Capital Markets

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that emerging technologies (Emtech) continue to “drive the evolution” of capital markets.  As covered, Friedman believes that Cloud technologies will transform financial services and… Read More

Mastercard Says its AI and Machine Learning Solutions Aim to Stop Fraudulent Activites which have Increased Significantly due to COVID

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard, notes that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are part of the payment company’s “first line of defense” in protecting over 75 billion transactions that Mastercard processes on its network every year. Bhalia recently revealed the different ways that… Read More

Ocean Protocol’s Native OCEAN Token Now Available on Kyber Network, A Decentralized Digital Asset Exchange

Ocean Protocol (OCEAN), which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, is now available on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets. The Kyber Network… Read More

U.S.-Based Fintech Provider Quavo Announces Fraud & Dispute AI for Financial Institutions

Quavo Inc., a U.S.-based fintech provider, announced on Thursday it has launched a fraud and dispute artificial intelligence (AI), called Auto Reasonable Investigation Agent (ARIA). The company claims that ARIA is the “first and only” SaaS platform AI and automation to conduct dispute investigations as… Read More

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