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2018 Starts Off With A Host Of Exciting Tech, Fintech & Blockchain Events

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The New Year got off to a flying start with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas; from robots learning to play ping-pong to the latest electric cars and everything in-between was shown, in what is often hailed as the largest technological conference in the world. Stay on the lookout for a special piece outlining all that went down! Read more

Personetics: the era of cognitive banking is here!

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The Israeli startup Personetics, created in 2011, helps over 30 million digital users of the world’s leading institutions to receive personalized, real-time, relevant guidance at each step along the customer journey. Personetics’ unique advantage is the ability to accurately anticipate individual customer needs and subsequently deliver a truly personalized digital banking experience. During 2017, BGL BNP Paribas has been in collaboration with Personetics to test out these capabilities within BGL’s mobile channel. Hear more about this journey from Jason Curtis, European Sales Manager, himself… Read more

16 amazing startups pitched at the International Hackathon 2017 Demo Day

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During the Demo Day, a jury consisting of BNP Paribas' Top Management, led by its two deputies COOs – Jacques D’Estais (Head of International Financial Services) and Thierry Laborde (Head of Domestic Markets) – selected their “Coup de Coeur” in the three categories on BNP Paribas' 2020 strategic agenda. Read more

BNP Paribas Personal Investors and Cringle launch a powerful peer to peer payment solution!

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In Germany, over 40% of purchases exceeding 40 USD are made in cash, compared to only 20% of them in the United States . This propensity can be costly as cash withdrawals tend to be expensive in Germany. With the growing penetration of smartphones (by 2019, 69% of Germans will possess smartphones), payments habits could evolve in the coming years. To anticipate this trend, Cringle, a peer to peer payments provider and BNP Paribas Personal Investors, the bank’s specialist in digital banking and investment services, have just launched a dedicated peer-to-peer payment solution for Consorsbank, BNP... Read more