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Current Challenges in Cross-border Payments

One of the great weak spots in the global payments ecosystem is when money leaves one country and goes to another. As the economy becomes more global, the great issue that rings forth is whether a business can reasonably pay someone in another country, often…

Data and Algorithm Acquisition Can Improve Machine Learning

Machine learning consists of three structural elements that are core to its function: the data received for analysis, the algorithms that turn the information into structural adaptations and the visualized results that appear when the first goes through the second. By training the machine to…

Money20/20 Hackathon Challenge: Triumph Over Evil

Triumph Over Evil – The Money20/20 Hackathon will bring together more than 500 of the world’s most skilled developers from over 15 countries, and 10 influential FinTech brands, making it the largest Fintech hackathon globally. With more than $125K in prizes on the line, hackers will…

Alternative Lending Risk is About to Take Off

With successful IPO’s such as Lendingclub, we’re witnessing startups beginning to apply this alternative lending model to specific sectors such as mortgages and automobile loans. Startups like Autofi, Driverup, Lendinghome and Upstart are creating lending marketplaces that rely on non-traditional credit-history data. Online or alternative lending…

Trump Breach Aftermath and Ramifications

When these breaches break through the defenses of data security firms employed to keep Trump Hotel’s data and networks safe, what happens after the breach? What are the ramifications to your business. After the “point of compromise,” Feedzai’s business is about keeping payment transactions safe at the…