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Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 1

Bankingtech reports: Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 1 Source: Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 1. [Source: Bankingtech]

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Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 2

Bankingtech reports: Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 2 Source: Daily News at Sibos 2014: Day 2. [Source: Bankingtech]

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Power to the people

Bankingtech reports: Power to the people The growth of peer to peer lending demonstrates that there is an alternative to the traditional lending model of banks. But can crowd funders ever replace the incumbents and do they enjoy long-run advantages or face being co-opted? Source: Power to the people. [Source: Bankingtech]

30 Sep 2014 09:06

BAI Retail Delivery Sneak Peek with Barclaycard U.S. Plus a Chance to WIN!

BANKNXT reports: We’re giving away one free ticket to the BAI Retail Delivery conference on November 12 – 14 in Chicago, Illinois! Source: BANKNXT [Source: ]

30 Sep 2014 08:59

Barclays Debut London Fintech Cohort Eyes Real Estate, Wider Access And Hardware

TechCrunch reports: Barclays Debut London Fintech Cohort Eyes Real Estate, Wider Access And Hardware  The Barclays Accelerator is holding its inaugural demo day today, with 11 startups presenting to potential investors after 15 weeks of mentoring and financial services hot-housing. Read More Source: Barclays Debut London Fintech Cohort Eyes Real Estate, Wider Access And Hardware. [Source: TechCrunch]

29 Sep 2014 08:45

What frictionless means for MasterCard

Finextra reports: What frictionless means for MasterCard Ann Cairns, President – International Markets, MasterCard, discusses the real-world example of frictionless payments, the relationship MasterCard has … Source: What frictionless means for MasterCard. [Source: Finextra]

29 Sep 2014 08:45

Lloyds Bank launches first real-time online appointment booking system

BBR reports: Lloyds Bank launches first real-time online appointment booking system Lloyds Bank has launched a new online booking system to help customers make face to face branch appointments online or on their mobile phone. Source: Lloyds Bank launches first real-time online appointment booking system. [Source: BBR]

29 Sep 2014 08:44

Changing the world

Bankingtech reports: Changing the world Change is a theme at this year’s Sibos. But what type of change? A cross-section of delegates discuss what they think will be the main disruptive forces in their part of the business. Source: Changing the world. [Source: Bankingtech]

26 Sep 2014 05:10

Report: Millennials Have Appetite for Imaging Solutions

Banktech reports: Report: Millennials Have Appetite for Imaging Solutions A newly released Zogby survey polled those aged 18-34 on their smartphone habits. Source: Report: Millennials Have Appetite for Imaging Solutions. [Source: Banktech]

26 Sep 2014 05:10

Citi Calls Coders to Develop Apps for ‘Internet of Things’

BTN reports: Citi Calls Coders to Develop Apps for 'Internet of Things' Citigroup has issued a fintech challenge that asks developers to propose banking technologies that interact with the Internet of things and consumers’ wearable devices. Source: Citi Calls Coders to Develop Apps for 'Internet of Things'. [Source: BTN]

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Albert van den Broek (1970) started his career in 1995. After 6 years of studying Economics, and obtaining his Master's degree in International Economics & Economic Geography. In 2000, he founded a company focusing on the development of an online platform for communication of employee benefits, being one of the firsts offering an online platform for the financial industry. Two years later, his company merged with Figlo, the current market leader in The Netherlands for personal financial planning and advice software, and Albert became CIO and member of the board of Figlo. A couple of years ago, Figlo decided to extend their solutions to the worldwide market and given the educational and business background of Albert, it was a logical step to become Figlo’s Chief Globalization Officer & Executive Director with one very important mission: putting Figlo on the global map to bring inside in the financial future for any individual in the world.
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Written by  01 Oct 2012 07:47

The Brazilian Financial Industry: a booming and interesting market

Brazil is a very attractive market in terms of economic growth and is one of the BRIC countries. From my experience people don’t know that much about this very interesting country, therefore I want to share  some facts and figures with you, of course mostly related to the Brazilian Financial Industry. Economy and GDP Brazil’s  Continue Reading »

Written by  16 May 2012 03:10

Next Bank Asia: “the TedTalk of Banking”

On May 9 – 10 I attended Next Bank Asia in Singapore; a conference discussing the REAL future of banks, financial services and money. It was actually the first time the event took place. Being one of the sponsors, I had the opportunity to follow Rob Findlay, Founder of Next Bank Asia, quite closely during  Continue Reading »

Written by  23 Apr 2012 08:25

Retail banking in a consumer-centric world

Today’s connected, consumer-centric world is putting pressure on businesses to deliver timely, personal and compelling communications across diverse channels. Businesses are communicating with better-informed and increasingly demanding consumers via a multitude of channels, including e-mail, websites and/or portals, SMS and social media networks along with traditional mail and telephony via call centres. Effective customer communication  Continue Reading »