July 25, 2017

Ten Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG; July 25, 2017 – Ten leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) 12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help financial institutions improve efficiencies, increase cyber-security, and provide more user-friendly customer services.
July 18, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader by Gartner in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for North America Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems

NEW YORK; July 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned for the fourth consecutive time as a Leader in Gartner’s June 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America*” report. 
July 11, 2017

Top 10 Life and Annuity Insurer Modernizes New Business and Customer Experience Capabilities with Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; July 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that a top 10 life and annuity insurance carrier is now live with the latest version of Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP).  
June 28, 2017

Efma and Accenture Open Applications for 5th Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; June 28, 2017 – Efma and Accenture today launched the fifth edition of their joint Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which identify and reward innovative projects in the global retail banking sector and encourage banks to share best practices in retail banking distribution and marketing. 
June 26, 2017

Majority of Financial Institutions to Ramp Up ‘Change Programs’ over the Next Year to Reduce Costs, Enhance Customer Experience and Support Digital Innovation, Says Accenture Survey

NEW YORK; June 26, 2017 – An Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of nearly 800 financial services executives across Europe, Asia and North America found that more than half of financial institutions plan to increase their investments in major corporate transformation initiatives, or “change programs,” over the next 12 months, primarily due to cost pressures, new regulations, increased customer expectations and digital disruption.
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.