Tagged: digitalization

Federal Reserve Board Makes Updates to Board’s Rule for Debit Card Transactions

The Federal Reserve Board announced that it has finalized updates to the Board’s rule concerning debit card transactions. Pursuant to statute, the updates “specify that debit card issuers should enable at least two payment card networks to process all debit card transactions, including ‘card-not-present’ transactions,… Read More

Zebec to Introduce its Rollup Chain via Eclipse to Provide Seamless Payment Standards

With Solana’s repeated run-ins with bots and outages, it affects not just traders but projects “building on top of Solana,” according to an update shared with CI. Zebec claims it is “becoming the largest business-facing protocol on Solana, with over 200 Solana projects utilizing Zebec.”… Read More

Malaysia’s Maybank Increases Online Banking Security

Maybank will fully migrate to a more secured authentication method via Secure2u by June 2023 for online activities or transactions “relating to account opening, fund transfers and payments as well as changes to personal information and account settings.” This is in line with Bank Negara’s… Read More

Li Jun: Founder of Ontology Explains How ONTO Wallet Acts As Gateway to Web3

Li Jun, the Founder of Ontology, the project bringing trust, privacy, and security to Web3 through decentralized identity and data solutions, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Li Jun talked about how Ontology has evolved over the years and achieved significant milestones…. Read More

PNC Bank Partners with Blend, a Provider of Cloud Banking Software

PNC Bank (NYSE: PNC) recently announced a strategic partnership with Blend (NYSE:BLND), a provider of cloud banking software, in order “to digitally optimize the company’s end-to-end online mortgage application process for an improved customer experience.” Peter McCarthy, PNC executive vice president and head of Mortgage, said:… Read More

Algorand, Artory Announce Art Collaborations

This month, Artory announced two major projects that deliver the benefits of the Algorand Blockchain to the traditional art market: the blockchain registration of Provenance Revealed: Galerie Steinitz in partnership with Christie’s and the launch of “a diversified and tokenized art fund which will secure… Read More

Account Takeover Fraud Is Now an Increasingly Common Online Crime: Report

Account takeover fraud is an alarmingly common type of online crime, which can “affect businesses and individuals alike,” according to an update from SEON. This form of attack tends “to occur when a fraudster poses as an established, genuine client of a business, or as… Read More

Digital Agreements Security Firm OneSpan Introduces Virtual Room Supporting Secure Face-to-Face Transactions

OneSpan (NASDAQ: OSPN), the digital agreements security company, announced the general availability of its secure Virtual Room cloud service which “enables organizations to deliver live, high-touch assistance to their customers in a high-assurance virtual environment.” This next-generation customer engagement solution “gives organizations the ability to balance… Read More

Emirates NBD Introduces Digital Payment Solutions for ENOC Group

ENOC Group has accelerated its digitization strategy through a collaboration with Emirates NBD, a banking group in the MENA region (and Turkey), in order “to implement innovative payment solutions.” ENOC Group has “successfully implemented Emirates NBD’s Host to Host (H2H) services for payments and account… Read More

Robinsons Bank Selects BPC to Drive Financial Inclusion Across the Philippines

Robinsons Bank (RBank), owned by JG Summit Holdings, Inc., one of the Philippines’ largest and most diversified conglomerates, announced that it has chosen BPC as its solution partner to co-innovate, “to drive financial inclusion and digital adoption across the nation.” Using BPC’s SmartVista Platform, RBank… Read More

BBVA Switzerland’s New Gen Acct Boosts Its Global Expansion via Digital Onboarding

BBVA New Gen, the investment product offered by the Group’s Swiss franchise, has completed its first year of existence. In a move to streamline the onboarding process, the bank now “lets prospective customers sign up online just by uploading a ‘selfie’, after which their identity… Read More

Digital Banking: Wio Bank PJSC Launches in the UAE

Wio Bank PJSC announced its official launch in the UAE, “becoming the first platform bank in the region, aiming to transform banking operating models towards a more digital future.” This is in line with the UAE’s Digital Economy Strategy that aims “to double the contribution… Read More

Digital Bill Payments Supported by ACI Worldwide for GOLDPoint Systems

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), which claims to be the global leader in mission-critical, real-time payments software, will enable GOLDPoint Systems, a loan management software provider, “to digitalize its bill payments and enhance the entire customer experience with seamless transaction flow.” The ACI Speedpay solution “serves… Read More

Franklin Templeton Introduces Metaverse ETF, Tracking Solactive Global Metaverse Innovation Index

The metaverse is a virtual shared space “created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the Internet,” according to an update from Solactive. The firm further notes that it… Read More

Identity Verification Firm Ondato Introduces Virtual Branch Service

Ondato,​​ a KYC and AML firm that offers video-based ID verification systems to banking institutions as part of its techy, has introduced a virtual branch service that supports physical, digital and hybrid banking platforms with providing clients with virtual face-to-face appointments. The solution has the… Read More

Insurtech Paper Acquires £152,615 from 102 Investors via Crowdcube

Paper, which claims that it is focused on bringing the insurance industry into the 21st century, has secured 101% (£152,615.27) of its £152,000.00 target (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube from 102 investors and has 16 days left in its crowdfunding campaign. Located in… Read More

Novant Health Improves Patient Collection Rates Through Partnership with Cedar

Novant Health, which claims to be one of the largest healthcare systems in the Southeast, has significantly improved its patient financial experience by partnering with Cedar, an enterprise healthcare engagement platform that “improves the end-to-end consumer financial journey.” By investing in Cedar Pay, Cedar’s post-visit… Read More

InvestCloud Introduces New Features for NaviPlan, a Financial Planning Software Solution

InvestCloud, which claim to be the global leader in digital transformation for the financial industry, announced 80 new features to its digital planning tool NaviPlan, “to further support the most complex needs of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs).” The upgrade also “further integrates NaviPlan into the InvestCloud… Read More

Surecomp, BIDV to Improve Trade Finance in Vietnam

Surecomp announced that the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam, commonly known as BIDV, has “gone live with its DOKA-NG™ and allNETT™ solutions to fully digitize trade finance processing.” Supported by local partner, CMC Technology and Solution (CMC TS) in Vietnam,… Read More

Reliable Digital Identity, ID Verification Systems Offer Significant Value Additions to Individuals: Report

Digital identity is a constantly evolving concept and one that is “increasingly entwined with allied areas such as security, privacy, and management of identity-related data,” according to an update from Juniper Research. Usually issued and/or regulated by national identity schemes, a digital identity can “serve… Read More

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