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FinovateSpring: The Power of Data and the Role of the Customer in the Post-COVID Era

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Our all-digital spring fintech conference is right around the corner. Here’s a look at some of the luminaries who will be sharing their insights at this year’s FinovateSpring, May 10 through May 13.

Seven in Seven

For years, we’ve put our demoing companies to the seven-minute test. Now its our experts’ turn on the clock. Our Seven in Seven main stage session on Tuesday, May 11, gives seven analysts, innovators, and executives seven minutes each to share their insights into the most critical issues facing banks and fintechs in 2021 and beyond.

  • Ronit Ghose, CitiBio
  • Hugh Shannon, OakNorthBio
  • Siri Borsum, HuaweiBio
  • Alex Weber, N26Bio
  • Charles Potts, Independent Community Bankers of AmericaBio
  • Nadia Edwards-Dashti, Harrington Star GroupBio
  • Alex Johnson, Cornerstone AdvisersBio

Main Stage Keynotes

Looking for a 30,000 foot view of the fintech landscape? Our mainstage, keynote addresses examine the terrain.

The Pandemic’s Lasting Impact on Financial Services and What Comes Next

The pandemic pushed financial services companies to innovate and accelerate their digital transformations overnight. Hitting the industry’s reset button has created growing pains and increased competition for some and opportunities for others, including new customers and partnerships– but what does this mean for the future of banking?

Melissa Manne, Marcus by Goldman SachsSessionBio

Enabling a Data-Driven Enterprise

To streamline and automate compliance activities, leading firms are now implementing an enterprise data fabric to bring together data from across the enterprise, reducing manual effort, increasing accuracy, lowering latencies, and simplifying operations.

In this session we will present a subset of the research findings, describe what top analysts are calling “the future of data management,” and how it is being used to streamline both compliance initiatives and accelerate strategic business initiatives at top financial services firms.

Joe Lichtenberg, IntersystemsSessionBio

How Covid Has Transformed Global eCommerce & Omnichannel Payments

How Will True Mobile Wallets Evolve & Will They Be Able To Connect Internationally?

Will Graylin, OV LoopSessionBio

A Digital Banking Roadmap For Community Banks & Credit Unions: Start With The Customer & Work Back

Rilla Delorier, Coastal Community BankSessionBio


Power to the Panels!

From insights into customer engagement to expanding the role of women in fintech, our mainstage Power Panel discussions offer deep dives and diverse opinions on key issues in our industry.

Customer Insights – Sharing Real Life Examples Of Best Practice In CX And How To Blend Human & Digital CX

  • Dominic Venturo, U.S. BancorpBio
  • Camilla Morais, BrexBio
  • Stephen Goldstein, RGAXBio
  • Lamont Young, Citizens BankBio
  • Alyson Clarke, ForresterBio
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How Will New Technologies, New Competitors And New Business Models Shape The Future Of Payments? Is Payments Orchestration About To Have Its Moment?

  • Andrew Steele, Activant CapitalBio
  • Carolyn Criscitiello, Santander BankBio
  • Eric Van Miltenburg, RippleBio
  • Gilles Ubaghs, Aite GroupBio
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Lending 2.0 – What Are The Problems That Need To Be Solved For Consumers & SMEs In The New COVID 19 World?

  • Mark Ruddock, BFS CapitalBio
  • Mercedes Bent, Lightspeed Venture PartnersBio
  • Tom Burnside, LendingPointBio
  • Louise Beaumont, TechUKBio
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Paving The Way For The Next Generation Of Female Founders & Executives – How Can We Reach A Gender-Neutral Future In Financial Services?

  • Nisa Amoils, A100xBio
  • Sarah Wolter, FinTech CollectiveBio
  • Cat Hernandez, Venture CollectiveBio
  • Michelle Tran, NYC Fintech WomenBio
  • Read more

Tickets for FinovateSpring are available now. Book your reservation by April 30 (this Friday!) and save $100 on the price of your four-day, all-access pass!


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The Spanish fintech Pecunpay strengthens its position as a leader in the issuance of corporate programs

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The Spanish fintech Pecunpay strengthens its position as a leader in the issuance of corporate programs

The entity, regulated by the Bank of Spain (BdE), adds 7 payment method programs aimed at social benefits and managing corporate expenses.

After the end of the confinement, the consumption of payment methods, through physical cards and virtual cards of corporate programs issued by Pecunpay reached 8 million Euro per month.

The company will end 2021 with more than one and a half million cards issued, of which 300,000 belong to corporate programs.

Pecunpay issues cards under the VISA and Mastercard brands.

 

 The Spanish fintech Pecunpay, the trade name for the electronic money institution Pecunia Cards EDE, specialised in groundbreaking electronic money processing and payment solutions, consolidates its position as a leader in the issuance of payment method programs based on social benefits and corporate expense management.

Seven clients have put their trust in Pecunpay to issue their corporate programs through both physical and virtual debit cards. The latest program that has been launched is Coverflex, for the Portuguese market, which joins the rest of the programs, such as Cobee, Tickelia and Fuell.

Jaime Rentero, the Chief Commercial Officer of Pecunpay, explains the main reasons why clients of corporate programs decide to issue their corporate programs with Pecunpay. ‘We bring years of experience with this type of program, and we consider that our value offer is focused on the flexibility of our Banking Core, which we have been adapting to offer different rules, restrictions, parameterisations, etc.”

Some of the rules that Pecunpay’s platform allows to adjust in real time maximum daily or weekly amounts, limit payments by type of businesses, block payment methods on weekends or outside business hours, block the use of the card outside of identified geographical areas, etc.

In 2020, Pecunpay reached one million cards issued. In 2021, it will issue one and a half million, which places the company as the leading Spanish electronic money institution. 300,000 of these cards belong to corporate programs.

After the situation we have been through due to the COVID-19 confinement, where all these programs suffered a regression in consumption, the situation is returning to the path experienced before the pandemic, and 8 million Euro of monthly consumption have been reached.

The fintech has been very active during last year, where they have communicated their direct processing connection agreement with VISA, the launch of Xpays (Mobile Payment) for their payment method programs and the launch of the first virtual card issuance platform for marketing, loyalty and promotion agencies, inter alia.

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Source: https://www.fintechnews.org/the-spanish-fintech-pecunpay-strengthens-its-position-as-a-leader-in-the-issuance-of-corporate-programs/

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Crypto.com Now Enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication Functionality for Cross-Chain Transfers

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Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Thursday it is now enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) functionality for cross-chain transfers. According to Crypto.com, According to the duo, this integration creates new capabilities for future cross-chain implementations of the Crypto.org Chain and other IBC-enabled chains. 

The integration allows for the transferring and receiving of assets (tokens) and data using the ICS20 standard on the Crypto.org Chain Mainnet.  IBC assets will be available in the Bank module of the Crypto.org Chain, and CRO on other IBC-enabled chains.”

Cosmos and Crypto.com further revealed as part of its development on IBC, the project will create a bridge between Crypto.org Chain to Ethereum protocols, bringing on board Ethereum developers as innovative projects to the Crypto.org Chain ecosystem. Sharing more details about the integration, Eric Anziani, COO of Crypto.com, stated:

“The Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC) enables self-sovereign networks to connect, which will lead to building a strong ecosystem of networks thanks to the flexibility and open nature of IBC. The IBC launch marks the end of “network tribalism”. It also aligns with one of Crypto.org Chain’s goals of building  an open ecosystem — one that is welcoming to and supported by innovative projects, including Payments, DeFi and NFT initiatives.”

Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers today with its crypto app, along with the Crypto.com Visa Card, the Crypto.com Exchange, and Crypto.com DeFi Wallet.

“Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 27701:2019, CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance, and independently assessed at Tier 4, the highest level for both NIST Cybersecurity and Privacy Frameworks.”

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Source: https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2021/05/175098-crypto-com-now-enabling-cosmos-inter-blockchain-communication-functionality-for-cross-chain-transfers/

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Community bank taps Neocova to ramp up data-driven insights

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The Bank of St. Elizabeth, has tapped technology provider Neocova to help it derive business insights from its data in a partnership announced Thursday that will help the $180 million community bank unify its data on a single platform to run atop the bank’s core technology. Like other community banks and credit unions, the St. […]

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Source: https://bankautomationnews.com/allposts/retail/community-bank-taps-neocova-to-ramp-up-data-driven-insights/

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5 Questions with Citizen Bank VP of Innovation RJ Sherman

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RJ Sherman, the chief innovation vice president at Citizens Bank, isn’t a believer in using technology for technology’s sake. Sometimes, he noted, older technology can be a better solution than trendy technology. Sherman spoke with Bank Automation News about the role automation plays at the Providence, R.I.-based bank, the emerging technology he’s most excited about, […]

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Source: https://bankautomationnews.com/allposts/cust-xper/5-questions-with-citizen-bank-vp-of-innovation-rj-sherman/

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