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6TH EDITION CONNECTED BANKING – WEST AFRICA


15 & 16 November, Accra Ghana

15 & 16 November, Accra Ghana Africa’s financial services markets are among the most stimulating in the world. The banking and financial services market in Africa is the second-fastest-growing and second-most profitable of any global region, and a locus of innovation. The West African financial sector has been witnessing a wave of digital innovation that

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WHY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY NEEDS TO EMBRACE CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING


While financial data has always been considered sensitive, the growing number of companies working with sensitive data has brought renewed attention to the issue. Financial institutions are among the most targeted by hackers due to the large amount of critical customer data they handle. Any loss of personally identifiable information (PII) can lead to lawsuits,

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SQUARE LAUNCHES TAP TO PAY ON IPHONE FOR US SELLERS


Square launched Tap to Pay on iPhone to its millions of sellers across the U.S. Available within the Square Point of Sale iOS app, Tap to Pay on iPhone lets sellers of all sizes accept contactless payments directly from their iPhone, with no additional hardware required and at no additional cost to the seller. With Tap

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5 STEPS TO INCREASE DIVERSITY, INCLUSION IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY


While the financial services industry is viewed as lacking significant diversity, many studies have shown a strong business case for promoting diversity and inclusion. A recent study, The Journey of African American Insurance Professionals, offers some practical suggestions for recruiting and retaining African Americans, a group that is underrepresented in the industry. The study, conducted in

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DTCC PARTNERS WITH SNOWFLAKE TO TRANSFORM FINANCIAL INDUSTRY DATA ECOSYSTEM


The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that it is partnering with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, to transform how data is accessed, shared and leveraged across a number of its services. Using the Snowflake Data Cloud, DTCC aims to further promote market

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HSBC AND NOVA CREDIT LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER CUSTOMERS BORDERLESS INTERNATIONAL CREDIT CHECKING


Nova Credit, the world’s leading consumer-permission credit bureau, today announced that it has partnered with HSBC to provide the bank with global access to its cross-border credit data product, Credit Passport, creating more opportunities for credit access to cross-border customers across the globe. Through this partnership, HSBC will have the authorization to access the translated

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SWIFT PARTNERS WITH CHAINLINK ON A CROSS-CHAIN INTEROPERABILITY PROTOCOL


SWIFT, the interbank messaging system that allows for cross-border payments, is working with Chainlink, a provider of price feeds and other data to blockchains, on a cross-chain interoperability protocol (CCIP) in an initial proof-of-concept. The interbank network will be able to interact across all blockchain systems thanks to CCIP, which will make it possible for

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PREZENT ANNOUNCES ZOOM VENTURES AS LATEST INVESTOR TO HELP POWER PRESENTATION PRODUCTIVITY FOR THE ENTERPRISE


Prezent, the AI-powered presentation productivity platform for enterprise teams, announced that it has added Zoom Ventures as an investor. This comes after the $20 million raised in a Series A funding round in April 2022 and the $4.3 million raised in seed capital in August 2021. “As an immigrant and engineer working in corporate America, I have found that great business storytelling

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3 FACTORS THAT AFFECT HOW YOU SERVE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS BANKING CLIENTS


Small businesses make up more than 99% of the economy and are responsible for 65% of new job creation. In our opinion, there’s nothing “small” about that. Many financial institutions (FIs) disregard small business owners despite these statistics. Only 25% of small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) have awarded relationship managers a “very good” rating since COVID-19, according to

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CHASE, DOORDASH AND MASTERCARD ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH CREDIT CARD


Chase, the largest co-brand card issuer in the U.S., and DoorDash, the local commerce platform, today announced plans to launch the first-ever DoorDash credit card, with Mastercard as the exclusive payments network for the new card. The DoorDash Rewards Mastercard will allow cardmembers to unlock benefits and earn rewards on purchases both on and off the DoorDash platform.