Exclusive: ‘On a mission’ – Santosh Tripathy, SmartStream in “The Paytech Magazine”
Nov09

Exclusive: ‘On a mission’ – Santosh Tripathy, SmartStream in “The Paytech Magazine”

You can’t wait for the end of the day to take control of transactions that ‘don’t compute’, says Santosh Tripathy, Practice Lead for Digital Payments at SmartStream. This summer’s Wirecard AG scandal, shortly followed by the FinCEN files exposure – the disclosure of confidential suspicious activity reports (SARs) that banks send to the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – sent a shiver down the spine of data controllers the world...

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Discover Moneyfest by Money2020
Oct26

Discover Moneyfest by Money2020

Money20/20 in the year 2020 was always going to be a significant event. None of us could have foreseen just how significantly different it would turn out to be, of course!  Potentially, this will be the biggest and most diverse in the 18-year history of the payment industry’s premier conference. Forced by events to go exclusively online, it is free and open to all,  cross-sector and entirely without borders, thanks  to a global...

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AML specialist SmartSearch records busiest ever month in September
Oct20

AML specialist SmartSearch records busiest ever month in September

Leading UK anti-money-laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch recorded its best ever month in September, with record revenues, record profits and a record number of new clients. It comes at a busy time for the firm, based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, which it says is due partly to the increasing threat of money laundering and financial fraud from organized crime gangs, which are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis. The property market...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Magazine Issue 06
Oct19

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Magazine Issue 06

We at Fintech Finance are proud to present our latest edition of The Paytech Magazine! There has been so much going on this the Paytech sphere and we provide updates on key Neobanks, such as Banking Circle, Manzil and ESG. Included in this issue are commentaries by Marcel van Oost, who compares two leading neobanks as well as a delve into how ISO 20022 & SWIFT gpi show interoperability between crossborder payments. We finally look...

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SmartSearch named one of UK’s top tech firms for second year running
Sep08

SmartSearch named one of UK’s top tech firms for second year running

Pioneering anti-money-laundering firm SmartSearch has been named in the Sunday Times Sage ‘Tech Track 100’ for a second successive year. The list, published on Sunday, recognises Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over a three-year period. Earlier in the year, the Yorkshire-based firm also reached 15th position in the Sunday Times Profit Track list, which focuses on profits rather than revenues....

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Exclusive: ‘Elevated Decisions’ – Marcus Chambers, VMWare in “The Fintech Magazine”
Sep02

Exclusive: ‘Elevated Decisions’ – Marcus Chambers, VMWare in “The Fintech Magazine”

Financial institutions, with a timely nudge from COVID-19, have woken up to the transformational potential of the Cloud. We spoke to Marcus Chambers, VP of Sales for EMEA at CloudHealth by VMware, about the shifting balance between private and public Cloud, and the importance of customer-centricity. You have most likely seen software and digital infrastructure provider VMware in the headlines recently. And not in relation to financial...

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Exclusive: ‘Bringing clarity (and colour) to reconciliations’ – Andreas Burner, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”
Sep02

Exclusive: ‘Bringing clarity (and colour) to reconciliations’ – Andreas Burner, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”

With artificial intelligence and machine learning maturing rapidly, the number of use cases in financial services is rising. We caught up with SmartStream’s Chief Technology Officer, Andreas Burner, to discuss how reconciliations have jumped to the top of the tech agenda, how AI can support the most complex aspects of processing and what the firm’s Innovation Lab is cooking up next. Recent developments in deep learning have caught the...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 17
Sep01

The Fintech Magazine Issue 17

In this of The Fintech Magazine, From a messenger bank for Gen Zers to a challenger inspired by hip-hop, our look at neobanks of the world in this issue is a refreshing, upbeat change from the news of the past few months. There’s an urgency and optimism about these newbies – some spun out of more traditional institutions, others born out of pure, entrepreneurial genius, that haven’t been blown off course by the pandemic, and some that...

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Exclusive: The good, the bad and the ugly – Andreas Burner, SmartStream in The Insurtech Magazine
Aug11

Exclusive: The good, the bad and the ugly – Andreas Burner, SmartStream in The Insurtech Magazine

SmartStream’s Chief Innovation Officer Andreas Burner oversees the company’s research into AI that can identify bad and missing data for reconciliation purposes. In insurance, dirty data isn’t just a financial burden but, increasingly, an ethical one In June, the US-based Center for Economic Justice singled out the insurance sector as being particularly unimaginative and slow-moving in its approach to data bias. “In an era of big data...

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FF Virtual Arena: SmartStream and AI
Aug10

FF Virtual Arena: SmartStream and AI

In today’s Virtual Arena we learn all about the most science-fiction of technologies, Artificial intelligence. Andreas Burner, CIO at  SmartStream joins us to talk tech, innovation leads and how that leads right to the heart of finance. And Suduko. Is AI more fiction than science-fiction, find out at 14:30 BST today. Follow us on Linkedin to be alert when we go live.      ...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.08 – God From the Machine
Aug04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.08 – God From the Machine

This episode of The Fintech Show is all about the most science-fiction of technologies, Artificial intelligence. To find out more, Fintech Finance speaks with Jamie Broadbent, RBS, Stuart Riley, CITI and Andreas Burner, SmartStream, all tech and innovation leads right at the heart of finance. Is Ai more fiction than...

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SmartStream the first to launch a comprehensive intraday liquidity stress testing on demand solution
Jul22

SmartStream the first to launch a comprehensive intraday liquidity stress testing on demand solution

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today announced the launch of its Intraday Liquidity Stress Testing module, part of the TLM Cash and Liquidity Management suite of products. Carrying out a stress test and running it can take up to eight weeks, with the new module it allows banks to run this in minutes – which is essential for refining the scenario, making real-time...

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The Insurtech Magazine Issue 04
Jul21

The Insurtech Magazine Issue 04

In this of The Insurtech Magazine, with more people spending time at home, there has been a nice big increase in pet ownership… and the demand for pet insurance. We speak with Charlotte Halkett from Bought By Many and Michael Fulton from Nationwide Insurance about innovation within this space. IFRS17: The new supermodel – The long-awaited International Financial Reporting Standards will make reporting streamlined and...

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Exclusive: ‘Next-level normal’ – Gulru Atak, Citi and Andreas Burner, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”
Jul09

Exclusive: ‘Next-level normal’ – Gulru Atak, Citi and Andreas Burner, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”

Citi’s Gulru Atak and SmartStream’s Andreas Burner discuss how COVID-19 is propelling use cases for artificial intelligence in financial services, and how the best approach lies in collaboration between human and machine. COVID-19 has triggered a ‘new normal’ in many aspects of our lives, and banking is no exception. Previously unseen patterns in data, which have torpedoed normal forecasting, together with widespread disruption to...

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SmartStream launches API for firms requiring fast access to reference data for meeting the SFTR deadline
Jun23

SmartStream launches API for firms requiring fast access to reference data for meeting the SFTR deadline

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today extended its Reference Data Utility (RDU) Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) service to include an API for firms requiring fast access to the technology and data needed to manage their reference data challenges – critical for meeting the ESMA SFTR reporting deadline of July 13th. With the addition of the API,...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 16
Jun12

The Fintech Magazine Issue 16

In this of The Fintech Magazine, with Covid-19 putting a spotlight on the point of sale, we look at Regtech & SCA with G+D, Trulioo and Aptitude, and what it means for the future of payments. Neobanks galore! We catch up with exclusive interviews the CEO’s of the current and next wave of challengers to take on the world of financial services, including banks from five continents – Bunq, Rizq, free2, Mox, KudaBank, 220,...

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SmartStream extends Public API to promote access to collateral management technologies
May27

SmartStream extends Public API to promote access to collateral management technologies

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today extended its Public API (Application Programming Interface) for collateral management, to enable its clients with faster access technology to better service their individual business needs The approach has been taken to deliver a Public API which allows clients to have direct programmatic access to SmartStream’s TLM Collateral...

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FF Virtual Arena: All About AI
May05

FF Virtual Arena: All About AI

Catch our Virtual Arena “All about AI” with our host Ali Paterson as he gets to hear from innovation legends Gulru Atak Gundem at Citi and Andreas Burner from SmartStream. This week we look to the future and find out what will AI do for us in the future and how it’s helped during the Corona Crisis.  ...

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The Virtual Arena: All About AI
May05

The Virtual Arena: All About AI

This afternoon at 14:30 BST, catch our Virtual Arena “All about Ai” with our host Ali Paterson as he gets to hear from innovation legends Gulru Atak Gundem at Citi and Andreas Burner from SmartStream. This week we look to the future and find out what will Ai do for us in the future and how its helped during the Corona Crisis.

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Exclusive: ‘Doing the thinking for you’ – Roland Brandli, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”
Apr30

Exclusive: ‘Doing the thinking for you’ – Roland Brandli, SmartStream in “The Fintech Magazine”

In the post tap-and-pay world, businesses don’t have the luxury of time to identify and correct problems in the lifecycle of a transaction. But with SmartStream’s new portfolio of AI services, they won’t need it, says Strategic Product Manager Roland Brandli. With its specialisation in financial transaction lifecycle management, SmartStream’s dedicated innovations team, which is made up of highly skilled researchers, mathematicians,...

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 05
Apr30

The Paytech Magazine Issue 05

Many of the interviews for this issue were conducted when the world was a very different place… not that long ago! But if you look at our spine-tingler on our printed edition, “Life is 10 percent what happens to us, and 90 percent how we react to it.” So with that, we at Fintech Finance are very pleased to present, The Paytech Magazine! Payments as an industry has reacted to Covid-19 with imagination and fortitude,...

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Exclusive: ‘A question of choice’ – Santosh Tripathy, SmartStream in “The Paytech Magazine”
Apr29

Exclusive: ‘A question of choice’ – Santosh Tripathy, SmartStream in “The Paytech Magazine”

As the pandemic sends normality into freefall, many question the ability of cash to withstand such an epic shock. Ron Delnevo, Chairman of Cash and Card Consultants, and Santosh Tripathy, Practice Lead for Digital Payments with SmartStream, share their prognosis for payments. There are many things we don’t know about the long-term effects of COVID-19. The strain it will put on our 2,600 year-old relationship with cash is one of them....

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Jumhouria Bank of Libya goes live on SmartStream for reconciling payments
Apr21

Jumhouria Bank of Libya goes live on SmartStream for reconciling payments

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today announced that Jumhouria Bank, the biggest bank in Libya, has successfully gone live on SmartStream’s solution for the reconciliations of cash payments – the first of a two phase implementation to consolidate and automate the reconciliation process across its 170 branches to deliver real-time operational control. The...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 15
Jan23

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade!  In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital explorers to the far side of the earth to...

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Andreas Burner, SmartStream – How scalable are SmartStream AI solutions?
Nov06

Andreas Burner, SmartStream – How scalable are SmartStream AI solutions?

We speak with Andreas Burner, SmartStream about how scalable are their AI solutions.

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