Tagged: machine learning

AI and Machine Learning Technologies Are On the Rise Globally, with Governments Launching Initiatives to Support Adoption: Report

Kate MacDonald, New Zealand Government Fellow at the World Economic Forum, and Lofred Madzou, Project Lead, AI and Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum have published a report that explains how AI can benefit everyone. According to MacDonald and Madzou, artificial intelligence can improve… Read More

Ocean Protocol Developers to Build Bridge between their Marketplace and Energy Web Decentralized Operating System

The developers of Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, will be creating a “bridge” between the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS) and Ocean’s data marketplaces. As mentioned in a… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Algorithms are Increasingly being Used to Identify Fraudulent Transactions, Cybersecurity Professional Explains

The retail banking sector has been hit with numerous scams during the past few years. Cybercriminals are now also beginning to increasingly go after much larger corporate accounts by launching sophisticated malware and phishing attacks, according to Beate Zwijnenberg, chief information security officer at ING… Read More

Binance Alum Fetch.ai, a Blockchain focused AI Firm, Introduces Decentralized Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, has introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto, and commodities derivatives trading platform. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Working alongside a consortium of steel mills, shipping companies, trading… Read More

Brazil’s Fuse Capital to Allocate Funds to Startups Focused on Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Credit Card Firm to Assist Wealthy Investors

Fuse Capital, a company established by experienced VCs and business owners based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, recently revealed that it’s raising its first overseas fund for investors looking for long-term, but high-risk investment opportunities. Launched in November 2019, Fuse Capital aims to assist Brazilian… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Partners Open-Source Blockchain Protocol Waves to Conduct R&D on DLT

The decentralized finance (DeFi) space is growing rapidly. Oracle protocols like Chainlink, BAND and Gravity have experienced a significant increase in adoption in a cryptocurrency market that’s still highly speculative and plagued by market manipulative and wash trading. Fetch.ai, an open-access machine learning network established… Read More

Brazil’s Money Management Fintech Allya to Use Machine Learning to Create Digital Assistant for Financial Advice after Successful Seed Round

Saving money and effectively managing monthly earnings or income should be a key priority for company employees, however, they usually don’t have access to the appropriate tools to make informed decisions regarding how to manage their finances. Brazil-based Fintech firm Allya, which aims to help… Read More

Uruguay’s Kona, which Enhances Customers’ Banking Experience with AI, Machine Learning, Chatbots, Signs Contract with Canadian Bank

Uruguay’s Kona, a company focused on enhancing customer experience with machine learning (ML) enabled solutions for businesses, which includes chatbots and various cognitive solutions for call centers, has reportedly landed a deal with a major Canadian bank. Established in Montevideo, and now headquartered in Toronto,… Read More

Fintech Adoption in China Remains Strong due to Increased Use of AI, Digital Wallets, WealthTech, Robo-Advisory Services by Businesses: Report

Guided by the government’s Fintech focused development plan and innovation strategy, China is reportedly leading the charge when it comes to establishing financial technology businesses in the country. A recent survey of business Fintech usage, performed by CPA Australia, an established accounting firm, reveals that… Read More

Fintech Adoption in India will Lead to More Contactless and Digital Payments, but Cybersecurity Risks Must be Addressed, Industry Exec Says

China and India had the highest Fintech adoption rate (at 87%) out of all emerging markets, as of March 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. The Fintech sector has been expanding during COVID-19 because more consumers and businesses are conducting transactions online. Many… Read More

Fintech Masters Course, including Machine Learning, Offered by Smith School of Business at Queen’s University for Digital Transformation Specialists

The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University has introduced Canada‘s very first Fintech Masters course. According to the Smith School of Business, the course has been designed mainly for financial or tech professionals who are already working in the industry. The first Master of… Read More

Poland’s mPay Partners with iDenfy to use its Biometric Facial Recognition Software to Complete KYC Checks Needed for Mobile Payments

Poland’s mPay has teamed up with iDenfy to use its biometric facial recognition software, (selfie) liveness detection, and ID verification tech, in order to take care of its Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance checks for processing mobile payments. The mPay app allows users to conduct… Read More

Machine Learning, a Specific AI Application, Poses Challenges for Market Surveillance, but Might Help Identify Manipulative Activities: Report

Machine learning (ML) is increasingly being used in trading in order to help investors with improving their decision-making and trade execution strategies. However, ML poses various challenges when it comes to capital markets surveillance, but its proponents argue that the technology serves a useful purpose…. Read More

Truera, a Firm that Offers Fintech Sector’s First Model Intelligence Solution, to Address Black Box Problem in Machine Learning

Truera, a company that provides the Fintech industry’s first Model Intelligence platform, has reportedly emerged from stealth to officially launch its tech solution that aims to remove the “black box” surrounding machine learning (ML) and offers intelligence and “actionable” insights during the ML model lifecycle…. Read More

European Marketplace Lender October Reports a “Record Month,” 55 Projects Received Funding During July 2020

October, a leading European online lender, reveals that it was definitely not “idle” during the month of July 2020, despite the challenges created by the global COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic uncertainty. October claims that July 2020 was a record month, during which 55… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Royal Bank of Canada Shifts Apps Under Development at AI Reserach Unit, Borealis AI, to Private Cloud Platform

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), a multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market cap, has reportedly shifted applications under developments at its AI research division, Borealis AI, to a private cloud infrastructure. The high-performance cloud platform will be supported… Read More

A Robot Factory or Digital Workers Powered by Machine Learning to Be Introduced by Russia’s VTB Bank to Read, Comprehend, Process Financial Documents

VTB Bank, a leading Russian universal bank with over $6 billion in annual revenue, has introduced a “robot factory.” The bank, which has more than 77,000 workers, says it’s planning to introduce 250 “digital employees” off the production line in the coming years. VTB Bank’s… Read More

UK Fintech Galytix to Offer AI and Machine Learning Enhanced Smart Data Analytics Solution for Obtaining Reliable Company Data

Banking professionals, asset managers, insurance providers and Big Four auditing firms need access to reliable information about businesses. Fintech firm Galytix has introduced an economic intelligence platform that allows users to gain access to important information about companies. Galytix is reportedly planning to establish operations… Read More

Regtech Firms Lucinity, Hummingbird Secure Millions in Funding, will Further Develop AML Tech to Prevent Financial Crimes

Lucinity, an AML software developer established by a compliance professional who previously worked at Citigroup, has acquired $6.1 million in capital. Meanwhile, Regtech company Hummingbird, which is also an anti-money laundering software developer, has finalized an $8.2 million Series A investment round. Lucinity’s recent round… Read More

Core Banking Modernization Firm NYMBUS Partners Digital Payments Company Payrailz to Enhance its Cloud Banking Products

NYMBUS, a core banking modernization firm, has teamed up with digital payments company Payrailz in order to enhance its cloud-powered “Smart Ecosystem” of digital-first banking products and services. NYMBUS aims to serve as an effective alternative to the legacy business model. The company plans to… Read More

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