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“How’s the View?” And Other Questions for Our New VP of German Sales

    Our new VP of Sales in Germany, Steffen Schreiber, comes to us with deep experience in payments technology, working with organizations like J.P. Morgan and Adyen. Read on to hear his thoughts on German banking trends, the advent of PSD2, and why Feedzai is the right place to be in the year 2017.

    What are the particular challenges you’re seeing with payments in Germany?

    PSD2 is top of mind in Germany as banks face new non-bank innovators entering the payments ecosystem. These new players pose threats to German banks, since PSD2 is giving innovators full access to customer bases that used to be exclusive to large banks.

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    New Revenue and New Risk, In a Payments World Powered by Partnerships

      “Most banks get it.” That was the finding of this year’s Accenture study on Banking Technology. They conducted a survey where 79% of North American banks agreed that that AI will “revolutionize” the way that banks and customers interact.

      Now that most banks are seeing immense value from using some form of machine learning to power back-end processes like fraud detection, we’re seeing a shift in AI from the back office to the front office. AI is beginning to power every touchpoint along the customer journey, from marketing to sales to service, and 2017 is the year of this transition.

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      Our CTO Tells Us the Surprising Things He’s Learned Along the Way

        Over the past few years, from his vantage point as Feedzai’s head technologist, CTO Paulo Marques has seen the question change. For leaders at major banks, the original question was: “Do I need machine learning?” Now that the answer is yes, the new question is: “How can I operationalize machine learning?”

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        Fidget Spinners and Four Other Trends from Money 20/20 Copenhagen

          1. PSD2

          PSD2 is dominating the EU conversation, and companies are eager to describe their offerings as PSD2-compliant. But the specifics of PSD2 regulations are months from being released, so PSD2-compliance is still being defined with broad, fuzzy strokes. So, what do we know? As we’ve stated before on this blog, stronger authentication is at the heart of PSD2, and enterprises are sharpening their focus on risk. The companies with stand-out PSD2 messages were talking about flexibility. 2018 will come with a need to have systems that can adapt to new threats at scale.

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          From Space to Commerce: Our CEO Shares His Journey at Money 20/20

            Money 20/20 is Europe’s largest Fintech event, with companies coming together to share their visions of the digital economy disruption that’s well underway. Our CEO, Nuno Sebastiao, delivered the keynote  address on Day 3, closing the event that also featured the likes of Square’s Jack

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            PSD2 and You: Why Banks Are Turning to Artificial Intelligence

            by Richard Harris, Head of International Operations You know how the Chinese word for “crisis” is the same for “opportunity?” The bad news is that’s actually a myth. The good news is the metaphor still applies to PSD2. Whether banks like it or not, the

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            London Business School Awards Nuno Sebastiao Entrepreneur of the Year

              Feedzai CEO and co-founder Nuno Sebastiao was announced as the winner of the prestigious London Business School (LBS) 2017 Accomplished Entrepreneur Award this week. As Feedzai continues to ramp up its global scale and become the global leader in artificial intelligence to fight fraud, Nuno’s leadership and

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              New Ebook: How to Choose a Machine Learning Platform for Risk

              If you’re a merchant, an acquirer, or a payment service provider, you might be searching for a unified strategy that can manage risk without creating customer friction. We can help you procure the right solution. The Feedzai platform powers 1 in 5 of the world’s top 25 banks,

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