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Efma feature
7 innovative trends in retail banking you need to know now
13 June 2019
A co-branded report by Efma and Accenture reveals the top seven must-know trends in retail banking for 2019.


News
Desjardins introduces a strategic $45 million fintech investment pool
11 June 2019
Desjardins announced a new fintech investment pool to support businesses that use innovative operational, technological or economic models to address…


News
Intesa Sanpaolo and its partners to create an innovation ecosystem in Torino
11 June 2019
Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and Turinese foundations Compagnia Di San Paolo and Fondazione CRT, and Intesa Sanpaolo…


Efma feature
Applications open for Efma and Accenture’s Customer Insight & Growth Banking Innovation Awards
10 June 2019
Efma and Accenture today launched the seventh Customer Insight & Growth Banking Innovation Awards, formerly known as Distribution & Marketing…


News
Metlife ‘Speed Dates’ 16 cutting-edge insurtech start-ups in 8-hour innovation hunt
09 June 2019
MetLife will host its fifth “Ignition” summit, an annual one-day experience to identify emerging digital capabilities that will drive transformation…


News
Northwestern Mutual announces $150 million venture capital commitment
07 June 2019
Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures will continue to grow the company's venture investment portfolio and transform how consumers achieve financial security.


News
Mastercard extends commitment to the proliferation of FinTechs with Accelerate 2.0.
06 June 2019
Mastercard announces the next generation of its initiative to drive growth at scale for the fast-evolving FinTech industry, Accelerate 2.0.


Banker's view
Fibank launches mobile payments in partnership with Garmin
05 June 2019
We talk to two of the directors of Fibank - Ilona Staneva - Director of Marketing and Advertising and Teodor Petrov - Director of Card Payments. Teodor…


Feature
Why we should think differently about success and failure
04 June 2019
Paul Louis Iske is the founder and chief failure officer at the Institute of Brilliant Failures. He spoke with Efma’s Boris Plantier about why so…


Efma feature
World FinTech Report 2019: The industry is transitioning from Open Banking to “Open X”
04 June 2019
The World FinTech Report (WFTR) 2019, published today by Capgemini and Efma, indicates that even though Open Banking has yet to reach maturity, the financial…

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