Tagged: deloitte

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

Deloitte Looks into the Crystal Ball, Reveals the Future of Finance in India

Deloitte has recently released a report concerned with how finance will look in the years to come, titled “Crunch time – Future of Finance in a Digital World: An Indian Perspective.” In this report, Deloitte takes into account how rapidly digital adoption has improved within… Read More

Hanging Ten: Deloitte CIS Partners with Waves to Provide ICO and Blockchain Solutions

Deloitte CIS and Waves Platform, a leading developer of blockchain solutions, signed a memorandum on strategic partnership. The partnership is aimed at providing clients with comprehensive ICO services and customized blockchain solutions tailored for specific business tasks. Waves Blockchain Platform will provide technology solutions for the introduction… Read More

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Announces 86 New Members Including Toyota, Merck, and Deloitte

The Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA) has announced the addition of over 86 new members to the group. The EEA is an alliance of fortune 500 companies, startups, academics, and technology vendors with a shared goal: to build and develop Ethereum with a clear roadmap for… Read More

Deloitte Partners With Personetics to Host AI & Chatbot Boot Camps for Financial Services in Paris & Warsaw

Deloitte announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Personetics to host AI and Chatbot boot camps for financial services in Warsaw and Paris. Both events will be taking place in next week, with the Warsaw event on May 16th and the Paris event on May… Read More

Blockchain Tech Company Humaniq Announces Partnership With Deloitte

Blockchain company Humaniq announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with global consulting firm Deloitte. This news comes just after Humaniq secured $3.9 million through its initial coin offering.  Humaniq stated its currently on a mission to provide financial inclusion products and services powered… Read More

Chicago Rising: New Entry to List of Fintech Hubs is Important Gain for the Windy City

Deloitte’s recent report on Fintech Hubs entitled A tale of 44 cities – Connecting Global FinTech: Interim Hub Review 2017 indicated that London remained at the top of the list with Singapore closely behind it and obviously hoping to become number one. But alongside the original 20… Read More

Deloitte Publishes Report on Global Fintech Hubs: A Tale of 44 Cities

Deloitte has published a report on emerging Fintech Hubs around the world that analyses 44 different cities. Entitled “Connecting Global FinTech: Interim Hub Review 2017,” the document was released at the opening of the Innovate Finance Global Summit taking place in London this week. The… Read More

Zopa, Funding Circle UK, Lemonade Among Winners of the 2017 LendIt Awards

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, held its first annual awards on Tuesday in New York City. As previously reported, The organization stated out of hundreds of applicants worldwide; the selected finalists were placed in 18 categories, which notably celebrate fintech market leaders, emerging… Read More

Deloitte: 2016 Economic & Political Upheavals Challenge Financial Services Companies

Weapons present in the South China Sea.  The U.S. backs out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal. South Korea’s president facing impeachment.  Duterte wins the Philippines presidential election. These are just a few of the explosive economic and political events that have continued to unfold in the… Read More

Government of Malaysia Invests $22M in US Startup Phunware

Phunware, a U.S. tech startup based in Austin, Texas, raised $22 M earlier this month from Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. Khazanah is not a stranger to investing in companies beyond the Malaysian borders; it has also invested in companies… Read More

SETL, Deloitte & Metro Bank Initiate Blockchain Smartcard Payment System

SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank have successfully demonstrated a contactless blockchain smartcard retail payment system for 100 customers of the UK-based challenger bank, according to a release. The project is part of SETL’s FCA Sandbox participation, which creates a ‘safe space’ in which businesses can test… Read More

Marketplace Lending: The Challenge of Keeping It Simple And Transparent

LendIt Europe gathered over 900 attendees from 50 countries on the banks of the Thames river to network and hear about the latest trends in online direct lending. The tone of the conference was clearly set by the UK keynote speakers. The UK being 4… Read More

Deloitte & FinanceEstonia Partner to Craft Best Practices for Crowdfunding

FinanceEstonia and Deloitte have collaborated on a document that defines best practices for the emerging investment crowdfunding sector in Estonia. The first five Estonian crowdfunding platforms joined the “Crowdfunding Best Practice” in May of this year and were granted the Best Practice Labels at Law Firm… Read More

Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana: Leading UK P2P Lending with Superior Service, Transparency and Cutting-Edge Fintech

Armed with an undergraduate degree in Electronics from Dharmsinh Desai University and MBAs from both the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and McGill University, Jaidev Janardana spent 12 years with Capital One, in the US and the UK. He was the CMO for Capital One UK, responsible… Read More

Deloitte Report Asks if Marketplace Lending is a “Temporary Phenomena”

Global consulting firm Deloitte has thrown some serious shade at the online lending industry. In a report entitled; “Marketplace Lending – A Temporary Phenomena?”, the firm makes the statement that traditional finance need not worry about the fast growing marketplace lending industry; “Our findings suggest… Read More

Disrupted: European Banking Model Under Siege

A recent report from global consulting firm Deloitte declares the European banking model is under assault as technological advances are attacking the fortress of retail banking giants. The report – ‘Banking disrupted: How technology is threatening the traditional European retail banking model’ – highlights how… Read More