July 30, 2018

Eight Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific After Record Number of Applications

HONG KONG; July 31, 2018 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the fifth annual Fin Tech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 25, 2018

US Insurers Could Boost Profits by $20 Billion Through Intelligent Solutions, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 25, 2018 – By embedding intelligent solutions such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and analytics into every business process, insurers in the U.S. could increase annual profitability by as much as US$20 billion, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 16, 2018

Accenture to Implement New Core Banking IT System for Coventry Building Society

LONDON; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Coventry Building Society, a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider, as its delivery partner in a major transformation of Coventry’s core banking platform.
July 09, 2018

Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

MALVERN, Pa. and NEW YORK; July 9, 2018 – The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced today that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will serve as the lead framework architect responsible for building a production-grade platform to develop and implement blockchain and distributed-ledger use cases. The platform will enable the RiskBlock Alliance to implement and test multiple use cases by the end of 2018.
June 25, 2018

Efma and Accenture Open Applications for 6th Annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; June 25, 2018 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the sixth edition of their joint Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in global retail banking and encourage banks to share best practices in retail banking distribution and marketing.
June 21, 2018

Tech Entrepreneurs to Debut Breakthrough Solutions at Eighth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York

NEW YORK; June 21, 2018 – Eleven emerging technology companies will debut their innovations at the FinTech Innovation Lab New York’s Demo Day today at the Bank of America Tower at Bryant Park.
June 12, 2018

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Efma – Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2018

PARIS; June 12, 2018 – Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards at the annual awards ceremony, held at the Elyseum in Paris. Showcasing the best examples of insurance technology innovations in multiple categories, the awards competition this year attracted 320 entries from 237 institutions in 45 countries.
May 11, 2018

Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Demonstrate Feasibility of Instantaneous Equity Settlement through Distributed Ledger Technology

TORONTO, May 11, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group and Accenture have demonstrated that the instantaneous clearing and settlement of securities on-ledger is feasible, showing for the first time that both central bank cash and assets can be tokenized to complete an instant, end-to-end equity settlement on distributed ledger technology (DLT).    
May 08, 2018

Trust in Banks Highest Since 2012, but Declining Branch Visits and Increased Digital Transactions Risk Eroding Customer Relationships, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; May 8, 2018 – U.K. consumers’ trust in their banks is at the highest level since 2012, but the decision of some banks to increase digital-only interactions risks alienating customers of all ages, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
May 05, 2018

Dubai International Financial Centre and Accenture Sign Agreement to Further Cement FinTech Hive at DIFC Position Globally

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 5, 2018 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to foster innovation in the financial services industry globally.