Retail and commercial banks and diversified financial enterprises
June 22, 2017

FinTech Innovation Lab Celebrates Seventh Anniversary, Entrepreneurs Debut Breakthrough Technologies in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Fraud Detection

NEW YORK; June 22, 2017 – The New York FinTech Innovation Lab, founded by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, celebrates seven years as it kicks off its annual Demo Day, hosted at the Bank of America Tower at Bryant Park. Eight startups will debut the innovations that came out ahead from this year’s applicants, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and fraud detection technologies. 
June 19, 2017

Accenture, Microsoft Create Blockchain Solution to Support ID2020

NEW YORK; June 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is leading a “call to action” and responding with blockchain and biometric technologies to support ID2020, a global public-private partnership dedicated to solving the challenges of identity faced by more than 1.1 billion people around the world.  
May 23, 2017

Accenture Makes Minority Investment in and Forms Strategic Alliance with Nomis Solutions, a Provider of Pricing and Profitability-Management Solutions to Retail Banks

NEW YORK; May 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has taken a minority position in and formed a strategic alliance with Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a leading provider of analytics-driven pricing and profitability-management solutions to retail banks. 
May 15, 2017

Strengthening Fintech Ecosystem Must Be a Top Priority for Financial Services Industry and Governments to Maintain Canada’s Global Position, TFSA Report Says

TORONTO; May 15, 2017 – Strengthening the fintech ecosystem in the Toronto region must be an imperative for the country’s financial services sector and governments in order to maintain and grow the region’s international market position, according to a new report from the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA), researched and written by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and McMillan LLP.
April 19, 2017

Accenture Report: Banks Confident in Cybersecurity Capabilities But Lack of Real-World Testing Leaves Gaps in Their Defense

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Many senior bank executives are confident about their cybersecurity strategy, yet a lack of comprehensive, practical testing is leaving gaps in their defense, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 18, 2017

Accenture and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for the Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2017

HONG KONG; Apr. 18, 2017 – Applications will soon open for Asia-Pacific’s fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at www.fintechinnovationlab.com between April 24, 2017 and May 31, 2017.
April 17, 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre Calls on Applicants for FinTech Hive at DIFC

DUBAI, UAE; Apr. 17, 2017 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has today announced that applications for its ‘FinTech Hive at DIFC’ accelerator program will open on 17 April 2017, following registered interest from over 200 companies since its launch in January. The 12-week program helps early and growth-stage financial technology (FinTech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. 
April 10, 2017

Compliance Costs for Financial Institutions Will Continue to Increase Over the Next Two Years Driven by Regulations and Emerging Risks, According to Global Accenture Survey of Executives

NEW YORK; Apr. 10, 2017 – Nine out of 10 (89 percent) financial services industry executives globally expect continued cost increases in their compliance departments over the next two years, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) based on a survey of 150 compliance executives conducted between December 2016 and January 2017. 
March 28, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of First Annapolis, Enhancing its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Payments

NEW YORK; Mar. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of First Annapolis, a privately held payments consulting and advisory firm that serves a wide range of clients globally, including leading financial institutions, retailers, travel and entertainment companies, communications/technology companies, and private-equity firms.
March 28, 2017

Bankers Believe Artificial Intelligence Is Key to Creating a More-Human Customer Experience, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Mar. 28, 2017 – In the next stage of artificial intelligence adoption, banks will use AI to help understand the intentions and emotions of customers and enable better interactions, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).