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Here’s what financial institutions need to know to be ready for 2030

Over the next decade, an estimated 74% of global consumer payments will be handled by non-financial services institutions. This pressures industry players to become well-versed in a broad range of solutions. “Those institutions that accept this will make the necessary moves, and a lot of…

How ‘future-ready’ payments technology is reshaping the financial services industry

Approximately 74% of consumer payments are expected to be handled by non-traditional financial companies by 2030, according to a study commissioned by Episode Six.  Financial institutions must be prepared with a ‘future-ready’ payments infrastructure to enable payments anywhere and everywhere for any asset class, present…

By 2030, 74% of consumer payments will be handled by non-traditional financial service providers

“Future ready” paytech investment to date by Financial Services Institutions has not been sufficient in slowing down this shift, resulting in a loss of $250 billion in payments revenue by 2030 73% of FSIs have payment infrastructures that are not well equipped to handle payments…

Third anniversary of Episode Six and HSBC’s partnership shows the power of banks and fintechs working together

PayMe, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet, uses Episode Six’s payments platform HSBC is an early-stage investor in Episode Six, which has raised US$40m of funding HONG KONG [January 19, 2022] – Episode Six and HSBC are celebrating the third anniversary of a technology partnership that has…

A ‘Trilium’ reasons why games show us the future of payments

As we question the future of payments and where to even begin, gamers may hold the answers on where we should start.  Believe it or not, video games are acting as a catalyst for broader adoption of alternative ways to store and transfer value. Gamers…

2021 Wrap-up: Q&A with CEO John Mitchell

What are you most proud of from 2021?  “After securing our Series B funding in February, we rapidly accelerated our growth in 3 areas: our global team, our client footprint, and the payments use cases supported across the globe. We’ve tripled our headcount and continue…

8 fintech founders on lessons learned, opportunities earned in 2021

Mastercard today welcomes its newest wave of startups to its award-winning Start Path startup engagement program. Start Path alums share their insights into the top trends of 2021 and what they’ve learned from a challenging year. READ MORE

Winning Strategies to Deliver Digital Banking Customer Journeys

The global pandemic has undoubtedly catalysed the drive to digitisation in Financial Services.  There was an increasing trend to move to digital banking already, the pandemic has accelerated this by perhaps a decade, and across all age groups.  Traditional banks were already being challenged to step up,…

Why the metaverse will go far beyond Meta

Users will have more choice in Web 3.0 than they do on the internet today. READ MORE

Who’s ready to bridge fiat and crypto today?

The global pandemic has undoubtedly catalysed the drive to digitisation in Financial Services.  There was an increasing trend to move to digital banking already, the pandemic has accelerated this by perhaps a decade, and across all age groups. Traditional banks were already under pressure from neobanks, whose slick…

Consumers lay down a US$250bn challenge to financial institutions as they seek more flexible, customized digital products

By 2030, the majority of consumers will have used crypto, digital or other non-fiat currencies, according to research commissioned by Episode Six. From crypto to loyalty points, financial institutions need to respond to the proliferation of new units of value – and that means overcoming…

Singapore Fintech Festival 2021: Day One Review

This talk featured Ravi Patel, Head of Partnerships, Episode Six and Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director – Financial Services & FinTech, IDC as speakers. The issue at hand was a recent report that, by 2030, 60% of global consumers will have made a transaction using a unit of value other than fiat…