RedSnap’s FinTech Cappucino podcast features Chris Skinner

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Hosted by Conny Dorrestijn (Founder of Bankifi) and Brian van Wachem (Founder of RedSnap), the podcast series will invite fintech experts from around the globe to discuss all things fintech.  The first episode featured a man everyone in the fintech scene is familiar with: Chris Skinner. Introduced as the “godfather of fintech”, he was invited […]

RefundMe launches pre-seed round

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Digital VAT refund platform RefundMe is currently raising a 100k pre-seed round via LeapFunder, which will go towards accelerating their development, delivering support to its partner retailers and airports in the Netherlands, and purchase hardware. The year-old start-up, which is currently participating in Startupbootcamp’s FinTech & CyberSecurity accelerator in the heart of Amsterdam, leverages IoT […]

Member Spotlight: Virtual Affairs

“No bank or insurance company can afford to disregard digital channels,” says Dorien van der Linden, marketing manager at Virtual Affairs. Virtual Affairs is a one-stop shop for companies in finance and insurance who want trans-formative digital experiences, offering a full suite of products and services that create engaging customer journeys. Last week, we sat down […]

Week 21: Research in a Glance

Breaking down the Blockchain by PYMTNS An e-book compilation of expert, stakeholder and industry veteran opinions on the true utility of blockchain and its disruptive potential in business applications. Trends in innovation, diversity and inclusion by Anthemis Group Drawing from the survey results of senior executives, the report is an overview of innovation, diversity and […]

KPMG Smart Tech increases automation

Consultant KPMG has launched its end-to-end automation suite for shared services. The product, KPMG Smart Tech, is a step towards full automation of Shared Service Centres. The software solutions from the product result in ‘drastic cost savings, better business results and greater agility.’  KPMG Smart Tech incorporates a suite of services which improves processes from end-to-end. […]

A seamless customer journey – Levi Nine

In Levi Nine’s whitepaper ‘A Seamless Customer Journey’, author Sylvain Slieker discusses the impact of digital transformation on the financial services sector and the challenges that banks may face while undergoing these changes. Digital Banking According to Slieker, customers now expect a simple and seamless end-to-end digital experience from banks; a standard set by non-banking […]

Atos launches 3 new fintech services offerings

On January 17, Atos announced the FinLab, FinHub, and FinNet initiatives to support its global FinTech Partner programme. The programme brings together fintechs, regtechs, insurtechs and leading financial services companies to create and deliver new services to the market. Dan Cohen, group senior vice president for global financial services at Atos, commented on the launch […]

Outsystems publishes state of application development 2017 report

Low-code development platform for digital transformation Outsystems recently published its State of Application Development 2017 Research Report, which sets out to better understand the challenges surrounding digital transformation and the overall state of application development. Outsystems recently published its research report reviewing the state of application development in 2017. To better understand the digital imperative and the […]