Entries by qinsights

On the Ground at FinTech API Summit 2016 – Part I

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 […]

The Joy of Mobile (and Android Pay)

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.

Infographic: Global Tour of Faster Payments

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 […]

Betting on the Bitcoin Boom

  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 […]