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 22, 2017

Women in Blockchain Take Center Stage on Accenture Panel at Consensus 2017

NEW YORK; May 22, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching a program to engage women in blockchain technology and address imminent skills shortages in this technology. The program kickoff will be two luncheon sessions that will take place in New York at Consensus 2017, an annual summit organized by CoinDesk focused on blockchain technology, and involve a number of leading technologists.
 
May 18, 2017

Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Companies from Abroad in Advanced Technologies and Fintech

TOKYO; May 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to support recruiting companies from outside Japan in the fields of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), big data and analytics, as well as in the fields of asset management and fintech.

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 27, 2017

New and Disruptive Technologies Take Center Stage at Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards in London

LONDON; Apr. 27, 2017 – Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet-of-things and blockchain were prominently featured among the winners of the second annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance awards announced in London. Aimed at showcasing the best examples of insurance technology innovations in multiple categories, the awards this year attracted nearly 220 entries from nearly 150 institutions in 38 countries.
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 19, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Insurance Industry but Integration Challenges Remain, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Insurance executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly transform their industry in the next three years, with insurers investing in AI to empower agents, brokers and employees to enhance the customer experience with automated personalized services, faster claims handling and individual risk-based underwriting processes, according to Accenture’s Technology Vision for Insurance 2017
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.