Finance | Insights

May 14, 2018

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ARTICLE

Publisher | Holland Fintech

Author | Guy Tocker

As the financial services industry is continuously being transformed, alternative finance offers new opportunities for those who are in need of capital. This article provides an overview of the alternative finance landscape with succinct descriptions of different alternative finance models.

ARTICLE

Publisher | Accenture

Author | Elzio Barreto 

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm.

VIDEO

Publisher | MMP Global

Author | Accenture

Artificial Intelligence is a collection of advanced technologies that allows machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn. It is set to transform business in ways we’ve not seen since the Industrial Revolution; fundamentally reinventing how businesses run, compete and thrive. When implemented holistically, these technologies help improve productivity and lower costs, unlocking more creative jobs and creating new growth opportunities.

ARTICLE

Publisher | Holland Fintech

Author | Jean Leguy

Steadily climbing the innovative curve for a couple of centuries, the financial services industry is now progressing in leaps and bounds.

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Article

Publisher | Forbes

Author | WorkdayVoice

It’s easy to get caught up in the newspaper headlines and online media negativity around the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its alleged displacing of human jobs across all industries. After all, the potential impact, particularly on repetitive processes and manual tasks, is all too real.

ARTICLE

Publisher | Holland Fintech

Author | Maarten Bakker

In today and tomorrow’s world (personal) data is becoming increasingly available and easily shared due to the digitalization of our day-to-day interactions. This frequent and relevant interaction between businesses and their customers forms the basis of new business models in new ecosystems.

VIDEO

Publisher | Tedx Talks

Speaker | Henri Arslanian

FinTech is revolutionizing the banking industry and giving millions of people access to financial services for the first time. Also, new banking models are emerging, which might mean that FinTech start-ups and tech firms will disrupt the status quo.

Article

Publisher | Harvard Business Review 

Authors | Nadeem Shaikh

Despite rapid innovations in data processing and machine learning, many businesses have yet to make the leap from the Industrial Age to the information age —and the gap between technological and organizational progress is widening.

VIDEO

Publisher | Tedx Talks

Speaker | Matthew Dixon

Can Google’s Deepmind predict the future of financial markets? Google has released tensor-flow, an open source software, that provides special types of neural networks that perform well on gene sequencing and speech transcription problems. See here to learn how these networks help us predict the future of financial markets:

ARTICLE

Publisher | Accenture

Authors | Julian Skan & Eve Ryan

The Fintech revolution offers the prospect of a new energy source to power financial services. But making the best use of that power will require new infrastructure and a new ecosystem. And finding new revenue streams will be essential – nobody joins a revolution just to optimize costs.

BOOK

Publisher | Penguin Books Ltd

Author| Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott

Blockchain technology is powering our future. It is the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, open software platforms like Ethereum, and disruptive companies like Ripple. It’s too important to ignore.

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