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Despite Crypto Market Crash, Major Firms are Filling Hundreds of Crypto Jobs: Report

  Deloitte reportedly has the highest number of open positions with 144 crypto-related vacancies in the last seven days, “followed by ex-Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Block (formerly Square) and Cash App with 59 and 24 new crypto-related roles in the last seven days, respectively,” according… Read More

EY, Deloitte Join PWC and KPMT in Ceasing Russian Operations

EY and Deloitte have joined their main competitors KPMG and PWC in exiting operations in Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine. EY explained in a series of tweets that it would continue to support its colleagues with financial support and more while ceasing operations…. Read More

Israeli Venture Group Team8 Extends Relationship with Deloitte to Support Tech Development for Financial Services

Team8, an Israeli venture group, recently revealed that it is extending its existing relationship with Deloitte to support the development of various technologies for financial services. Deloitte and Team8 will aim to lower the common risks associated with startups via early engagement with clients. As… Read More

European Central Bank Releases Action Plan to Address Recommendations after TARGET Incidents in 2020

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published an action plan to address the recommendations of an independent review “mandated by the ECB’s Governing Council in November 2020, following the five major incidents that affected TARGET2 and TARGET2 Securities in 2020.” The update from the ECB… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Recognized by Deloitte for Steady Revenue Growth, Innovation

The team at UK-based Fintech Modulr says they wanted to let their community know that they’ve been named a 2021 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 winner. Now in its twenty-fourth year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is one of the United Kingdom’s tech awards programs,… Read More

Deloitte Leverages Avalanche to Enhance Recoveries from Natural Disasters, Public Health Emergencies

Deloitte has entered an alliance with tech firm Ava Labs in order to support a new disaster recovery platform that leverages the Avalanche blockchain to “help state and local governments easily demonstrate their eligibility for federal emergency funding.” As mentioned in the announcement: “Developed with… Read More

UK’s Paymentology, a Digital Payments Tech Solutions Provider, to Offer Services in the UAE and other Middle Eastern Countries

UK-based Paymentology, a payment tech solutions provider, is reportedly working with banks and financial institutions based in the UAE and the Middle East in order to offer digital payments services. Paymentology claims that its payment services will change and improve the way customers conduct transactions… Read More

Deloitte’s Fastest-Growing UK Tech Firms List Includes CrowdProperty, Landbay, Lendable, Lending Crowd, Lending Works, Revolut

Four peer to peer lending platforms were recently ranked among the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing tech firms. Big Four auditing company Deloitte’s UK Fast 50 list ranks tech companies based on their overall revenue growth over the last 4 years. As stated on the accounting firm’s… Read More

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rankings is Peppered with Fintechs

Deloitte has released its annual list of the fastest-growing firms in North America. The 26th year of the list, The North America Technology Fast 500 is an annual ranking of companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, Fintech and energy tech sectors. Of the… Read More

60% of Major Global Banks have Shortened Opening Hours of Branches, Many Banks Offering Fully Digital Processes: Report

Digital Banking Maturity (DBM) is a global accelerator that assists banking institutions with responding to change. Digital Banking Maturity is the largest global digital banking study, offering an extensive “outside-in ’mystery shopper’ assessment of retail banks’ digital channels and furthering discussion about future developments,” according… Read More

Deloitte Canada to Help Clients Use Mendix, a Low-Code App Development Platform

Mendix, a Siemens business and a major low-code application development platform for large enterprises, has formed a strategic alliance with Deloitte Canada, a member company of one of the largest professional services firms, in order to use the Mendix low-code software development solution “on behalf… Read More

Report Says Global Fintech Founders Dominated by Men but Women Founded Startups are Experiencing an Increase in Funding Raised

A report published by Deloitte highlights the Fintech industry and the disparity in gender when it comes to founders. As many people know, traditional finance has historically been dominated by the old boy network. Innovative financial services firms have experienced greater participation from women executives… Read More

Apps for P2P Money Transfers and Account Aggregation are Most Popular Fintech Solutions in the Middle East: Survey

Approximately 20% or one-fifth of bank account holders in the Middle East are now using Fintech solutions, according to a recent survey performed by Deloitte. The survey, which examined nine key markets in the Middle East, reveals that consumers in the region are quite willing… Read More

Fintech Adoption: Over 80% of Middle East Consumers Say they’re Willing to Use Financial Technology Apps

Over 80% of banking customers in the Middle East say they’re ready or willing to use Fintech apps, however, many traditional lenders have not started integrating financial technology products, according to a recent study by Big Four auditing firm Deloitte. The study revealed that 18%… Read More

Initial Doubts about Blockchain or DLT’s Usefulness are “Fading” As Fintech Businesses See it As “Integral”: Report

Big Four auditing firm Deloitte claims that Fintech industry professionals no longer think that blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) is “groundbreaking and merely promising.” The professional services firm’s 2020 Global Blockchain Survey polled around 1,500 senior management professionals and found that: “Initial doubts about… Read More

Once Economy Shifts from Respond to Recover, Fintechs May Benefit: Report

Many Fintechs are actively engaged in supporter consumers and businesses in the battle to survive in an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Simultaneously, some funding has dried up putting some startups at risk. This may include Fintechs. Yet one report expects that Fintechs may… Read More

Deloitte Partners With Unqork & Plaid to Launch Small Business Lending Service For Those Affected By COVID-19

Audit, consulting, tax and advisory services  Deloitte has formed a new partnership with no-code enterprise application platform Unqork to launch a fully-managed small business lending service. According to the duo, this service will enable small business lenders to “streamline” the distribution of loans to small… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: World Economic Forum Releases Paper Explaining Importance of Effective Communication Between DLT Networks

During the past few years, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been adopted by a large number of companies from several major industries. There are currently hundreds of different DLT platforms being operated across the globe. Most of these blockchain-enabled networks are unable to… Read More

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

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