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Dubai International Finance Center and UAE’s Mashreq Bank Are Promoting the Use of a Secure Blockchain-enabled KYC Data Sharing Solution

Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC) and Mashreq Bank, the oldest privately-owned bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with over $2.2 billion in annual revenue, are trying to encourage  other banks in the Middle East to take part in a blockchain-enabled know-your-customer (KYC) data sharing… Read More

Investment in Fintechs Hits All Time High in 2019 but Drastic Drop in New Fintechs Founded: Report

Last week, Deloitte published an update on investment activity in the Fintech sector. In brief, the good news is that Fintech investments were at an all time high in 2019. The bad news shared by the report that the number of new Fintechs founded experienced… Read More

Deloitte Becomes Exclusive Legal and Professional Services Partner of “Deep Tech” Phd Entrepreneurship Program Conception X

Laura Bygrave, the innovation and ventures lead at Deloitte Legal, confirmed on February 17 that the Big Four auditing firm’s legal division became the “exclusive” legal and professional services partner of “deep tech” Ph.D. entrepreneurship program Conception X. Bygrave, a former assistant director at Ernst… Read More

PeerStreet Celebrates Being Named One of the Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies By Deloitte

PeerStreet, a leading platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced on Monday it celebrated being named one of the top 25 fastest growing companies by Deloitte. The platform revealed the exciting news last fall the ranking is based on fiscal-year revenue growth over… Read More

Legaltech: Deloitte’s Law Division Introduces New Program Aimed at “Propelling” Early Stage Legal Technology Firms

Big Four professional services firm Deloitte’s law division has introduced a program aimed at “propelling” early-stage Legaltech firms while using their products. Via Deloitte Legal Ventures, the Legaltech startups will allow the Deloitte Legal team to use their line of products and services from their… Read More

Survey: Almost 50% of Australians Have Not Heard of Neobanks or Digital-Only Banks

Several digital banks have been launched in Australia during the past few years. However, these direct banks that are 100% digital currently face challenges around awareness and consumer trust. This, despite millions of customers being dissatisfied with traditional banking services, according to the latest research… Read More

The Monetary Authority of Singapore Announces Fintech Research Platform to Help Investors and Financial Institutions Connect to Fintechs

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with Deloitte and S&P Global Market Intelligence to develop a prototype platform for a Fintech Research Platform to help pair Fintech startups with investors and financial institutions. The goal of the platforms is to help fintechs partner… Read More

Deloitte Releases 2019 “Global Blockchain Survey”

Consultant group and “Big Four” accounting firm Deloitte has released its 2019 Global Blockchain Survey. The company has been conducting blockchain surveys since at least 2015. The current survey was conducted between February 8 and March 4, 2019 and a sample of 1,386 senior executives from… Read More

Reports Says Security Tokens are the Future But Needs a Well Defined Regulatory Framework

This falls under the category of recently discovered as this report by Deloitte Luxembourg was released several months ago. But while much of what the authors have to say will come as accepted gospel to industry advocates, Deloitte makes a few interesting points. The Deloitte… Read More

LiteLink and Deloitte Canada Collaborating on Blockchain Supply Tracking Database for Unnamed Government Agency

LiteLink, a publicly-listed Canadian company (CSE:LLT)  that bills itself as ” a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions,” has announced that it has been chosen by Deloitte Canada, “…to bring technical experience to key client engagements.” More specifically: “This collaboration has already generated… Read More

Crowdcube to Offer New Support Program with Thrive for Fintech, Includes Legal & Accounting Plus Some VC Money

Crowdcube, the UK’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, has announced a new service, “Thrive for Fintech.” Crowdcube explains that Thrive is a “series of support programmes for companies raising on Crowdcube, where [they] partner with leading VCs, and top-tier law and accounting firms to help companies… Read More

Deloitte & Innovate Finance Publish Report on UK FCA Fintech Sandbox

The Fintech Sandbox set up by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has now been in operation for the past two years. The trailblazing project has since been replicated multiple times around the world. The concept was simple: create a safe haven for Fintech… Read More

Singapore Exchange and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Join to Offer Tokenized Securities Using Blockchain. Partners Include: Nasdaq, Deloitte, & Anquan

In a significant move by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX), the government entities announced its intent to offer digital assets including tokenized securities and virtual currencies. MAS and SGX will develop “Delivery versus Payment (DvP) capabilities” by using different blockchain… Read More

Deloitte Survey: 44% of US Execs Suspect Blockchain Overhyped but Expect Future Disruption: “Not Quite Ready for Prime Time”

Though many executives at large enterprises still feel blockchain will disrupt their industries, exuberance for blockchain amongst them has deflated in the past two years, says Deloitte in a recent global blockchain survey report. The company’s 2018 global blockchain survey of 1053 “blockchain-savvy” managers at companies… Read More

Schwarmfinanzierung: Deloitte Study on “Crowdlending” in Germany says Banks Win

Deloitte Germany has published research on the crowdfunding sector and when it comes to comparing new forms of online capital formation and old banks – banks win. That is, at least in the eyes of the Deloitte research. Deloitte states that when it comes to… Read More

When it Comes to Online Lending, Size Matters: Deloitte Cost of Capital Survey

Earlier this year, the Deloitte Center for Financial Services (DCFS) and LendIt Fintech joined together to publish a survey on online lending and the current state of the ecosystem. The numbers were highlighted this past April during the LendIt Fintech conference but Deloitte has recently shared… Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces New Strategic Partners & First Chairman

On Friday, Fintech Scotland announced its inaugural chairman and its new strategic partners. According to the organization, these appointments were confirmed at the joint Scottish Government and industry Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB) meeting chaired by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon and Chair of Scottish Financial… Read More

Deloitte Launches Regional Blockchain Lab in Hong Kong

Earlier this month, Deloitte announced the launch of its regional blockchain lab located in Hong Kong. According to the company, this new lab will implement and deploy Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for corporate clients across the region. Joe Guastella, Deloitte Global Consulting Leader of Financial Services… Read More

Deloitte Announces Winners of Inaugural Technology Fast Hong Kong Program

On Wednesday, Deloitte announced the winners of the inaugural Technology Fast 20 Hong Kong program. The top three companies are WeLab Holdings Limited, SenseTime Group Inc., and GoGo Tech Holdings Limited. While sharing details about the program, Philip Law, Deloitte TF20 Hong Kong Program Leader,… Read More

World Economic Forum Releases New Report “Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment Of Disruptive Potential In Financial Services”

This week, the World Economic Forum released its latest report, Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment Of Disruptive Potential In Financial Services. According to the organization, the report represents the culmination of three years of research into the transformation of financial services prepared by the World Economic Forum… Read More

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