Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Financial Institutions Bullish on Intelligent Chatbots

Research reveals that most banking providers will be using automated chatbots to handle a significant volume of customer conversations in the near future. Some are doing it already. Powered by chatbots, conversational commerce (Voice-First...

Robot ETFs Give Investors Chance to Own Next Technology Wave

Technological leaps in robotics and artificial intelligence will change the way people live and work, and two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may help to make money along the way. The Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence...

AI Applications in the Insurance Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) encompasses everything from machine learning to the Internet of Things (IoT). Thanks to these tech advancements, AI systems are now able to perform tasks that previously required human intelligence, such as...

AI for Insurance: Friend or Foe?

Over the past five years, we have witnessed substantial startup activity across a broad range of financial services sectors, with fintech funding overall surging from $2.2B in 2011 to $14.4B in 2015 (per CB...

Fintech Accelerating Chatbot Deployments

Your bank really wants to chat. This week Bank of America, MasterCard and several financial start-ups announced new tools — known as chatbots — that will allow customers to ask questions about their financial accounts,...

Bank Of America’s IT Transformation: Benchmarking Against Uber and Amazon

Bank Of America Merrill Lynch is in the midst of sweeping digital transformation involving all aspects of its customer-facing operations. InformationWeek spoke with several of the company's technology executives to find out where IT...

Mastercard deploys conversational commerce bots

The rise of ‘chatcommerce’ continues. Not only has Amazon launched its Echo services that, among other things, lets shoppers tell Amazon what they want to buy, but Mastercard is now launching an artificial intelligence...

ComplyAdvantage raises $8.2M to help companies manage compliance

Back in the days when I did a startup I almost de-railed our VC funding after discovering my passport had expired. Without it I couldn’t pass the anti-money laundering checks imposed on the fancy...

Let these chatbots help you manage your money

Can a chatbot help you manage your money? Three London-based fintech startups are betting on the answer being yes and have jumped aboard the messaging gravy train as they seek to entice millennials to...

4 Predictions about AI and Fintech

Neither artificial intelligence nor fintech – or even the union of the two – is really anything new, despite the recent buzz regarding all of the above. With that being said, we are indeed...






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