Efma articles

Standard Chartered creates unit to invest in FinTech and promote innovation
18 January 2018
Standard Chartered has established a new business unit, SC Ventures, to lead digital innovation across the Group, invest in fintechs and other start-up…

Robot Pepper now has front of office capabilities
17 January 2018
SoftBank Robotics America, the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Group, announced an enhanced feature set for Pepper, the humanoid robot, including…

MetLife launches Digital Ventures and Digital Accelerator
12 January 2018
To deliver digital solutions that offer a differentiated customer experience and disrupt the industry, MetLife, Inc. one of the world’s leading…

Finance professionals preparing for innovation and disruption
12 January 2018
Technological innovation and disruption, now commonplace in consumer services, is poised to greatly influence the investment priorities and business plans…

CIBC Innovation Banking launches to serve North American companies
11 January 2018
CIBC introduced CIBC Innovation Banking, a full-service business that delivers strategic advice and funding to North American technology and innovation…

Efma feature
Nedbank to present at Efma’s Learning Expedition in Cape Town
09 January 2018
Chris Wood, executive for Card Issuing and Payments in Nedbank’s Card, Payments and Transactional business, shares what delegates will learn about…

The power of One Sigma
02 January 2018
After spending 20 years as a part of the leadership team growing a $6B regional bank into an industry leader with over $400B in assets, JP has been working…

Banker's view
Why retail banking struggles with innovation
29 December 2017
Paolo Barbesino is SVP, Head of Digital, at CEE Retail UniCredit Group. Based in Vienna, he crafts the digital strategy and customer experience for one…

Banker's view
Creating a model where a bank can work with other brilliant companies
28 December 2017
Jose M. ‘Seppe’ Villa is the head of open innovation at BBVA in Spain. In this interview, Villa discusses the innovation process at BBVA and…

How to measure the success of innovation
26 December 2017
Oracle and Efma’s recent ‘Making Innovation Pay’ report uncovered not only what banks need to do to be seen as innovative, but outlined…

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