How Fintech Uses Computer Vision Technology

Jonathan Simnett

Computer Vision is the term given to machines that can see and all the associated science and technology that helps make that a reality. In business, it’s manifested mostly in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) applications. The fintech sector is using computer vision to boost growth, transforming financial services by using appealing visuals and helping accentuate the difference …

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Why Blockchain in Pharma is Beneficial for Patients and Healthcare Businesses

Jonathan Simnett

When you think of blockchain, the first thing you think of is probably cryptocurrency. But blockchain has the potential to revolutionise many other industries due to its ability to securely record transactions. The pharmaceutical industry has a high potential for disruption from blockchain, which can solve problems for patients and pharma businesses alike—and in some cases, it is already doing …

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Top Tech Trends in M&A for 2019

Miro Parizek

While we have experienced fluctuations in volume and value over the past 10 years, there has been an overarching upward trend in Tech M&A and there is every reason to be bullish as we move towards the next decade. Technology is being integrated everywhere – into brick & mortar retail, buildings, cars, clothes, factory floors, meters, refrigerators, streets, and even …

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Does insurtech threaten the established insurance industry?

Miro Parizek

Technology has been disrupting the financial and insurance industry since the Big Bang in 1986, when automation and electronic trading revolutionised the London Stock Exchange. Now it’s the turn of the insurance sector to face fundamental change as new companies, offering new ways of doing business, take on established incumbents. Whether it’s price comparison sites giving customers quick and affordable …

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Why Tech M&A is on the Rise

Jo Goodson

After a slower year in 2017, tech M&A is bouncing back. So far in 2018, we’ve seen major deals, such as AT&T acquiring Time Warner for a reported $85.4 billion and the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint in a $26 billion deal. While these multi-billion dollar deals between tech giants make the headlines, there is more going on under the …

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