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Dan Gray

Dan has worked in online media and marketing across a variety of industries, from data science to interactive entertainment, building online communities around technology interests and innovative startups.

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CitiDirect BE(SM) Mobile, a mobile extension of Citi’s flagship online banking platform, CitiDirect BE(SM) was declared the winner for the Mobile service or App for consumers at the GSMA Mobile World Conference in Barcelona earlier this month. CitiDirect BE(SM) Mobile is intuitively designed for the global Corporate Treasurer’s busy on-the-go

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Everlink Payment Services Inc.,  a provider of payment solutions & services for credit unions,banks and ISO’s in Canada announced today that it has completed a proof of concept market trial for its latest debit card innovation – DebitWear. DebitWear is a contactless-only, debit card form factor that uses the same EMV

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Markit announced that they would be supporting Nationwide, a Columbus based insurance and financial services organisation, for enhanced portfolio management and trade generation compliance. Nationwide has selected its thinkFolio platform for portfolio and trade management across all asset classes. Nationwide, the US-based mutual insurance company, holds more than $158 billion

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Xignite has joined seven other data providers in providing free data to Boston based non- profit Sandbox that helps FinTech startups around the world build products and applications. Xignite which is a leading provider of cloud- based financial market data will provide market data at no cost to non- profit

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The Berlin-based FinTech incubator FinLeap today welcomed a new venture into the market. Their latest startup Valendo is in essence a ” luxury online pawn shop”, providing their customers with quick, no-fuss access to capital, with no need for external credit checks. Andreas von Buttlar, Valendo’s Managing Director, explained the

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Bank Innovation and the Open Bank Project will undertake a research survey to better understand how banks worldwide are prioritising API initiatives and why. “We intend for the query to uncover the drivers behind the banking industry’s current API practices.” – bank Innovation said. The Open Bank Project is an

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FinTech

What is Currency Cloud’s mission statement? Our mission is to drive the transformation of the payments landscape so that international business and new markets are accessible to everyone. Every business should be able to send and receive funds quickly and transparently. Currency Cloud is at the heart of the API

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Halifax bank has come up with a new wearable technology in place of biometrics to protect customer privacy. The wearable will use human heart beat as a unique signature for unlocking banking services. As opposed to hard to remember security questions and easily forgeable fingerprints, the heartbeat sensor is way

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France based telco, Orange and Airtel have joined hands to allow money transfers between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso. In addition, thanks to the interconnection between the two operators’ mobile money platforms, it is also the first time that people living in Burkina Faso will be able to send money

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International Business Machines Corp is considering adopting the underlying technology behind bitcoin, known as the “blockchain,” to create a digital cash and payment system for major currencies, Reuters first reported. The blockchain – a ledger, or list, of all of a digital currency’s transactions – is viewed as bitcoin’s main

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