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Q&A With Thea Anderson, Director of Financial Inclusion at Mercy Corps

WAM UK hosted a dinner with Thea Anderson, Mercy Corps’ Director for Financial Inclusion, with our members to learn more about the global organisation’s engagement in advancing access to financial services for women. 1,021 more words


iGTB attends Global Business Leaders Conference, which stresses the power of business for good

This month, Moorgate attended INSEAD’s Global Business Leaders Conference: ‘Europe: What Works!’, held in Vienna. The conference was attended by business leaders and strategic thinkers – including iGTB’s Phil Cantor, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of PreSales and Jacob Derbyshire of Giant iTab, the prize draw winner of iGTB’s soon to be published ‘SME Banking Needs’ Survey. 89 more words


BNY Mellon and iGTB discuss the future of transaction banking in FX-MM

Transaction banking is becoming increasingly recognised as the backbone of finance and the foundation upon which client relationships are built. Yet the transaction banking landscape is undergoing a period of immense change, with growing volumes of global trade, rapid developments in technology, the increasing presence of non-banks, and the evolving role of the corporate treasurer creating new challenges, as well as opportunities. 59 more words

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The Future of Money - BitCoin or Something Else?

As early as 12000 BC, obsidian was used not only to make tools, but also as a form of currency. Some time later, perhaps as early as 9000 BC, cattle became a form of currency. 688 more words

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It's Official: StreetShares Leads DC Tech Startups In Culture and Talent


Also wins first runner up for ‘DC’s Best Technology Work Culture’

WASHINGTON, DC – November 6, 2015 – StreetShares announced today that Chris McPeek, StreetShares’ VP of Product Technology, is the winner of the first ever Timmy Award for DC’s Best Technology Manager. 351 more words

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Specialist press covers Premier and Rutherford Wilkinson’s adoption of RiskFirst’s PFaroe

Consultancy Premier and financial planner Rutherford Wilkinson have been announced as the latest to sign up to
RiskFirst’s web-based reporting and risk analytics platform. 81 more words


In Banking Technology, BNY Mellon’s Fred DiCocco discusses how banks are adapting to global investment in fintech

Fintech is triggering a shift in the payments space, writes Fred DiCocco, Head of Marketing Management at BNY Mellon Treasury Services, in Banking Technology. As new market players – fintechs – quickly build up their business operations, DiCocco argues that their entrance into the payments market should be perceived in a positive light, since it creates opportunities for banks to optimise their offerings “and even their way of thinking”, and benefits the market as a whole. 60 more words