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Why Banks and Fintechs Make Better Friends Than Foes

If you’ve read any fintech news lately, you’ve probably seen this headline: “FINTECHS DISRUPTING THE BANKING INDUSTRY: BANKS, PREPARE TO DIE!” (Ok, we’re exaggerating, but you get the idea.) Maybe this headline makes you roll your eyes. Or maybe it makes you worry about your business. Either way, you’re probably as tired of hearing it … Continue reading “Why Banks and Fintechs Make Better Friends Than Foes”

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5 Fintech Buzzwords You Need to Understand

In a world full of exciting new financial technology, it’s hard to keep up with all the buzzwords. Right now, five buzzwords in particular are gaining a lot of attention in the digital banking space: artificial intelligence, chatbots, machine learning, deep learning, and data science. At Abe AI, these five buzzwords play an instrumental role … Continue reading “5 Fintech Buzzwords You Need to Understand”

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[Infographic] Chatbots: The Future of Digital Banking

Chatbots are transforming the banking industry. With recent advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing, chatbots are more accurate than ever before. Banking chatbots have the potential to create deeper, insightful connections with customers, automate backend operations, and create friction-free banking experiences. At Abe AI, we believe the future is conversational banking, … Continue reading “[Infographic] Chatbots: The Future of Digital Banking”

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What Banks Can Learn From the Top 10 Challenger Banks

    It’s no secret that the fintech industry is shaking up the banking sector. Nimble fintech firms are using the latest technology to solve complex banking problems, often faster and more efficiently than legacy institutions can. And this disruption is generating incredible new revenue. Just last week, the UK treasury announced that the British … Continue reading “What Banks Can Learn From the Top 10 Challenger Banks”

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Abe AI Selected for Barclays Accelerator Program Powered by Techstars

Today, we are very excited to announce that Abe AI has been selected to participate in the 2017 Barclays Accelerator program powered by Techstars in Cape Town, South Africa. The Barclays Accelerator program is the world’s leading fintech accelerator, fueling the growth and success of innovative fintech companies from across the globe. This year, companies … Continue reading “Abe AI Selected for Barclays Accelerator Program Powered by Techstars”

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How to Really Get to Know Your Bank’s Customers: Collect Better Data

How well do you know your bank’s customers? No, really, be honest. Sure, you know their current account balance and how often they’ve overdrafted in the past year. But do you know that they just had a baby? Or that they’re planning to purchase a home in the next few months? What about their vacation … Continue reading “How to Really Get to Know Your Bank’s Customers: Collect Better Data”

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Introducing the 2017 Fintech Madness Tournament

It’s March, and we all know what that means… March Madness! But we don’t mean basketball. It’s time for the 2017 Fintech Madness Tournament, a friendly competition to determine this year’s most innovative Fintech trend. The tournament bracket is comprised of 16 of the latest innovative industry developments, which will be pitted against each other … Continue reading “Introducing the 2017 Fintech Madness Tournament”

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10 Surprising Uses of Artificial Intelligence

There’s been a lot of buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) lately. It seems like every day, there’s another news story about the incredible uses of artificial intelligence and chatbots. You’ve probably heard about banking, travel, and e-commerce bots. But did you know that AI is also helping solve some of the world’s toughest problems? Enterprising … Continue reading “10 Surprising Uses of Artificial Intelligence”

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5 Steps To Prepare Your Bank For AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s becoming a reality faster than you might think. Owing to recent advancements in big data, computational hardware, and machine learning, artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly powerful and useful by the day. And the technology isn’t going away anytime soon. Andrew … Continue reading “5 Steps To Prepare Your Bank For AI”

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