Banking

Nordea drives prosperity with a blockchain trading solution

Written by Patrik Zekkar | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets...

Nordea drives prosperity with a blockchain trading solution by Patrik Zekkar originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse At Nordea Bank, digital innovation means becoming more relevant to our customers. We’ve made good progress in this as a founding partner of the we.trade trade finance consortium. Powered by blockchain technology, we.trade connects buyers and sellers in a trusted, efficient digital ecosystem that streamlines trade across ...read more


GMEX: Riding the second wave of blockchain technology

Written by Hirander Misra | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

The financial services industry is in a state of flux. We’re already moving into the second generation of blockchain, which is more exciting than the first. The first phase was very decentralized, with participants on disparate blockchains, whether permissioned or public, and none of them were talking to each other. The second wave will bring ...read more


How to outsmart crypto thieves with blockchain-based security

Written by Jay Baek | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

How to outsmart crypto thieves with blockchain-based security by Jay Baek originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse.   Over the past several years, digital intruders have stolen millions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency. Some crypto exchanges have been hit multiple times; some even went bankrupt. Last year’s series of record-setting hacks seems to indicate that crypto exchanges have a long way to go when it ...read more


Powering digital transformation with AI and hybrid cloud

Written by Guillermo Tolosa | AI/Watson, Banking, Cloud...

As in many industries around the world, banks in Argentina need to transform traditional business models to deliver innovative digital experiences. Tech-savvy customers demand more than in the past. To thrive, we must offer digital services that are trusted, secure, highly available, high performing and personalized to customer interests and preferences. At ICBC Argentina, our ...read more


Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster

Written by Sean Bennett | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster by Sean Bennett originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. My company, Stronghold, is a financial services provider of native blockchain solutions. When my co-founder and I saw the rise of blockchain platforms, we felt that most were focused heavily on the technology and too far removed from real-world use ...read more


How high-tech blockchain is changing the payments world

Written by Vladimir Lounegov | Banking, Blockchain, Computer Services...

Whether a financial institution is a universal bank offering a broad array of products and services or a niche digital startup, the basic challenges are the same: providing cybersecurity, reducing compliance costs and speeding time to market of new products and services. We at Mbanq know this because we provide a digital banking SaaS platform ...read more


How high-tech blockchain is creating new payment opportunities

Written by Juan Jimenez Zaballos | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

A time to experiment In the eyes of Santander’s corporate Innovation Group, which I lead, the year 2015 stands as a kind of turning point in the way the industry was looking at innovation. There was, in many ways, a deepening awareness that there were technologies coming onto the scene that would change the banking ...read more


How banks and blockchain offer new trading opportunities

Written by Patrik Zekkar | Banking, Blockchain, Cloud...

Call it a dilemma, or a vicious circle, or better yet, a Catch-22. It’s what most small companies face when they first look to engage in international trading. On its face, international trade is about buying and selling across national borders, representing new market opportunities. But like most opportunities, international trading also comes with a ...read more


Think tank and banks innovate to offer open banking

Written by Liliana Fratini Passi | Banking, Financial Markets, IBM Services

In Africa there’s a saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” That’s the philosophy behind my organization, Consorzio CBI, a pre-competitive think tank promoting collaboration and digital innovation among 450 banks in Italy and financial service providers throughout the European Union (EU). Some 2 million ...read more