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The latest news & insights from our team of banking, fintech, and AI experts.

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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Fail with a Banking Chatbot

Banking chatbots are the latest innovation in banking. Because of their ability to streamline, automate, and improve customer service, many banks are rushing to develop and launch their own banking chatbots. (Not sure what a chatbot is? See this infographic for a handy visual guide.) We’re confident that banking chatbots are the way of the […]

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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, […]

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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 fintech sector […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How 10 Big Banks Are Using Chatbots to Boost Their Business

Chatbots are exploding in the finance industry, and it’s no surprise why. With the ability to automate operations, reach more customers, and provide a more friction-free banking experience, chatbots are streamlining and optimizing many banks’ digital services. Here’s how the world’s biggest banks are using chatbots to boost their business. 1. Bank of America As one […]

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