October 25, 2018

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards – North America

BOSTON; Oct 25, 2018 – Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of the first Innovation in Insurance Awards, North America chapter, at a ceremony held yesterday at the Boston Public Library. The awards celebrate the best of innovation in North America and act as a benchmark for excellence across the insurance industry.
October 25, 2018

Eight Startups Featured at Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day

HONG KONG; Oct. 25, 2018 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies presented their solutions and services to top banking, insurance, venture capital and technology executives today at the fifth annual Accenture (NYSE: ACN) FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day, which highlighted the evolution and growth of the industry.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed and tested two technology solutions that enable two or more blockchain enabled ecosystems to integrate, solving a critical challenge for broad adoption of blockchain technology.
October 22, 2018

New Report from Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Proves that Distributed Ledger Technology Can Enable Equity Settlement

TORONTO; Oct. 22, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
October 18, 2018

Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

NEW YORK; Oct. 18, 2018 – Applications are now being accepted for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives. Applications for a spot in the 2019 class are available at  www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com and are due by Saturday, December 1. An information session will be held for applicants on Monday, Nov. 5.
October 17, 2018

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

PARIS; Oct. 17, 2018 – Eight banks from South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are winners of the sixth annual Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in retail banking distribution and marketing. The awards were presented today at an awards ceremony streamed live from the Altis Grand Hotel in Lisbon.
October 17, 2018

Accenture Acquires TargetST8 Consulting, Enhancing Its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Commercial and Corporate Lending

NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired TargetST8 Consulting, a privately held financial services consulting firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending, with offices in New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
October 17, 2018

Banks’ Revenue Growth at Risk Due to Unprecedented Competitive Pressure Resulting from Digital Disruption, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK, LONDON, HONG KONG; Oct. 17, 2018 – New entrants to the banking market — including challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companies — are amassing up to one-third of new revenue, which is challenging the competitiveness of traditional banks, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 16, 2018

Accenture and Digital Ventures Co-Develop and Launch First-of-its-Kind Blockchain Solution in Thailand

BANGKOK; Oct. 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Digital Ventures Co. Ltd, a fintech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, have co-developed and launched a unique blockchain solution to simplify the way companies buy and sell goods, make and receive payments, and obtain financing.
October 08, 2018

Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Open Banking IT Services

NEW YORK; Oct. 8, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as highest “Leader” in the new Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ on Open Banking services. The report, Open Banking IT Services: Orchestrating Experiences in the Platform Economy – Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018, placed Accenture above all other competitors, commending it for its depth and breadth of talent and technology partnerships across the Open Banking value chain.