In my last post of the two-part blog series on the FinTech API Summit, I highlighted observations I took away from the sessions from the earlier part of the one day event. This is a continuation of those insights.
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I just returned from a one day FinTech API Summit held on February 10, 2016 sponsored by Apigee at Nasdaq. From the awe-inspiring venue where such companies as PayPal have been listed, the tremendous turnout (it was a sold out show), to the line-up of notable speakers and even the array of fine cuisine options […]
My last weekend’s experience is illustrative of how much technology is slowly becoming intertwined and transforming our lives. Stuck with hotel rewards points that we needed to use or lose, my husband, Michael, and I made plans to head to the Big Apple for an extended Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.
Are you dizzy keeping track of all the mobile payments announcements? Its seems like every other day a new company throws its hat into the mobile payments arena – from Apple Pay, Android Pay, SamSung Pay to coming soon LG Pay, Chase Pay, and Walmart Pay. These digital wallets share one common feature – instead […]
It’s been a wonderful year, and we are deeply grateful to all those who provided support in this new venture. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for the Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year from our family to yours
Across the globe there is frenzied discussion around faster payments aka (near) real-time payments, immediate payments and instant payments. Here in the U.S., the Federal Reserve System kicked off a Payments Taskforce to identify and evaluate alternative approaches for implementing a safe, ubiquitous, faster payments capability. Until now we’ve had pockets of innovation efforts ranging […]
SIBOS, the global event that brings the financial world together to discuss significant industry issues, exchange ideas and views, learn, network and execute business, is now fast approaching and with it – growing excitement around ISO 20022. News of the Federal Reserve Banks imminent announcement of a timeline and approach for converting the U.S. wires […]
Following the overwhelming response and many queries from my article on the Blockchain, I thought it may help to provide a quick overview of the Blockchain – what it is, how it works, and the ways it is being applied.
Whether it’s Bitcoin, or the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency gold rush cannot go unnoticed. From traditional finance, Venture Capitalists, traders to governments around the globe are all stepping up their activity keen to get a piece of the action on the promise of the digital currency. To keep track of all the […]
Am I the only one who hasn’t fallen under Apple Pay’s spell? It’s not just that it’s not available to those who don’t own an iPhone nor that the tap and pay NFC (near field communication) technology can’t be used at most point-of-sale (POS) devices. While reports of consumers linking their debit and credit cards to […]