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Microsoft Unveils Financial Services Cloud

  Microsoft announced on Wednesday the plans to release Microsoft Cloud For Financial Services. According to Microsoft, the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services is an end-to-end solution designed for even the most complex control frameworks and regulatory requirements.  “By integrating existing and new capabilities in… Read More

Cloud enabled ClearBank to Offer Access to the UK’s Faster Payments Network, Allowing Payments to be Settled within Minutes

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank will be offering access to the United Kingdom’s Faster Payments network, allowing payments that would normally take three working days to be settled within minutes. Cloud-powered ClearBank will be teaming up with Manchester Credit Union in order to streamline digital payment… Read More

Ripple’s RippleNet Cloud Product Reportedly Offers Highest Standard in Safety, Security, Privacy, Is Now SOC 2 Certified

Fintech firm Ripple notes that in May 2020, McKinsey had identified that consumer and enterprise digital adoption had “matured five years, in a matter of eight weeks.” For financial institutions, digital technologies — such as Cloud-enabled models — provide the flexibility and scalability needed to… Read More

Switzerland based Wealth Management Fintech WealthArc Acquires $4M in Capital to Expand Overseas Operations

Switzerland-based wealth management Fintech WealthArc is reportedly planning to strengthen and expand its overseas business after acquiring over $4 million in capital. WealthArc’s Cloud-enabled platform is being used by wealth management services to access investment data that is automatically gathered and curated by AI algorithms…. Read More

Schroders Wealth Management to Use Banking Software from Temenos to Enhance its Financial Advisory Business

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), a banking software company, has revealed that Schroders Wealth Management in Switzerland has decided to use its solution in order to automate and improve its financial advisory business. Schroders Wealth Management will reportedly launch the Temenos Wealth Front Office which is described… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Mambu Reports 100% Year Over Year Growth in 2020

Mambu, a cloud banking service provider that powers the likes of N26, ABN AMRO, OakNorth and more, says it experienced a 100% year over year growth in 2020. The rapid rise of Mambu was driven by the 26 financial institutions that signed up for Mambu’s… Read More

Global Business Payments Company Fleetcor Announces Acquisition of Accounts Payable Cloud Software Platform Roger

  FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a global business payments company, announced on Thursday it has acquired Roger, a global accounts payable (AP) cloud software platform for small businesses. FLEETCOR reported that the acquisition will extend its portfolio of accounts payable automation solutions to small… Read More

70% of Hedge Fund Managers are Now Hosting At Least Part of their IT and Fintech Platforms in the Cloud: Survey

Enfusion, an established provider of global investment management software and fund services that’s focused on “automating and simplifying full front-to-back office functionality with one vendor,” notes that as funds continue to grow, many patch together tech solutions, adding new functionality or capabilities as they become… Read More

Asia Is Expected to Experience a Dramatic Surge in Digital Banking and Fintech Adoption, with Around 50 New Challengers

Asia might be getting ready to experience a digital banking revolution. During the next few years, the continent is expected to see over 50 new digital banks that could completely transform the financial services sector. GFT’s Christopher Ortiz claims that these developments may just be… Read More

Simplify Asset Management Set to Announce New Exchange-Traded Funds For Fintech, Pop Culture, RoboCar, & Cloud/Cybersecurity

Simplify Asset Management, a U.S.-based investment adviser, announced on Monday the launch of four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for fintech, pop culture, robocar, cloud/cybersecurity. Founded earlier this year, Simplify was created to help advisors tackle pressing portfolio challenges with option-based strategies. “By accounting for real-world investor… Read More

Industrial Bank of Korea Partners Naver’s Cloud Affiliate for Development of Fintech Services to Enhance AI Capabilities

The Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) has teamed up with a platform managed by Naver’s Cloud affiliate for digital innovation and development of Fintech-related services, the state-run bank confirmed on December 23, 2020. Through the partnership, both organizations will aim to enhance their Cloud and artificial… Read More

Netherlands based Core Banking Platform Five Degrees Secures €22 Million in Capital

Netherlands-based core banking platform Five Degrees has acquired €22 million in capital through an investment round that was led by Velocity Capital Fintech Ventures. Reggeborgh and Atlas Invest also took part in the round. Karmijn Kapitaal, 5Square and several other existing investors made contributions to… Read More

CBDCs: Modern Central Sandbox Introduced by EMTECH to Help with Testing Central Bank Digital Currencies

EMTECH has introduced its “pilot-ready” innovation and regulatory compliance platform, the Modern Central Bank Sandbox, which will focus on serving reserve banks that are planning to “streamline regulatory reviews,” work with innovators on emerging technology (EmTech), or safely test their Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)…. Read More

Wilmington based Fintech nCino Is Reportedly Planning to Make Strategic Investments including Hiring New Staff Members

Pierre Naude, CEO at nCino (NASDAQ:NCNO), a Wilmington, North Carolina based Fintech firm that offers a Cloud banking platform built on the Salesforce platform, says his company will invest in various opportunities as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates the shift towards all-digital platforms and services. Naude… Read More

Outsourcing Cloud Tech Requirements Allows Fintechs to Focus on Core Business, According to Phillip Liu from Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

Phillip Liu, GM at Alibaba Cloud Intelligence for the MENA region, recently commented on what’s required for regional Fintech firms to succeed in an increasingly competitive global environment. Fintech platforms are beginning to transform the traditional financial services sector. Fintech companies have developed solutions to… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says COVID-19 Is “Fundamentally Accelerating” Adoption of Fintech and Software as a Service Solutions

Adena Friedman, CEO at Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of around $17 trillion, notes that the COVID-19 pandemic is “fundamentally accelerating” the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. According to Friedman, the current environment has also led to the increased usage… Read More

PAG, a Major Asian Investment Group, has Selected Broadridge as Cloud enabled Portfolio Management Solution Provider

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), an established provider of investor communications and tech-driven solutions to banks and asset managers, has announced that PAG, a major Asia-focused investment group, has selected Broadridge as a Cloud-enabled portfolio management solution provider. As confirmed in a release, the enhancement… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Reveals that the Stock Exchange Is Embarking on a Cloud Centric Strategy

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that Nasdaq began transforming financial markets with the launch of the very first electronic stock market back in 1971. Friedman notes: “From day one,… Read More

Eran Noam From Shield Explains How Natural Language Processing and Financial Context Recognition Help with Business Compliance Processes

Israel based Regtech firm Shield was recently chosen to join the IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem. Many financial institutions have been migrating or deploying new applications on Cloud-powered platforms that streamline routine banking and related business processes. We recently caught up with Eran Noam,… Read More

Accenture to Invest $3 Billion in Fintech Initiatives that Will Help Companies become Cloud First Businesses

David Jimenez Maireles, Customer Experience Officer at TNEX, a Vietnam based digital bank, claims that despite the skeptics, banks have been “no laggard when it comes to cloud adoption.” Banks have been migrating incrementally, and today “the average bank has 58% of its workloads in… Read More

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