Alt-Finance

Stories exploring the world of alt-currencies like Bitcoin, alt-banking, invoice-discounting and more

Galileo, Robinhood partner on Robinhood Checking & Savings

Galileo, a technology partner for fintech and payments, this week announced its technology is helping to power Robinhood Checking & Savings. Galileo’s highly customizable payments infrastructure has been integrated into Robinhood Checking & Savings, which earns three percent annual interest, has no ...

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Veem opens global payments platform to Canadian market

Veem, a global payments company built for small businesses, announced it has extended its payments platform to Canada. Effective immediately, Veem will offer fast, cost-effective, and secure transfers between international business partners in more than 95 countries. The integration allows ...

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Personetics leading financial institution AI adoption

Traditional banks’ use of artificial intelligence and data analytics is growing slowly, but the tools exist to accelerate that pace, Personetics’ vice president of marketing Eran Livneh said. A leading provider of AI-powered applications for the financial services sector, Personetics ...

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Can the gig economy help transform banking?

While modern conveniences such as mobile check loading and digital alerts have transformed the banking industry, in many ways, banking remains old-fashioned and tired. Many brick-and-mortar banks still operate on a 9-to-5, Monday through Friday schedule that doesn’t mesh with ...

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1 in 5 cloud-based online user accounts may be fake

DataVisor, a leading fraud detection platform, recently announced in its quarterly fraud index report that more than one in five user accounts set up through cloud service providers may be fraudulent. The Q2 2018 DataVisor Fraud Index Report is a quarterly assessment of ...

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