The Truth About Blockchain

April 4, 2019

The blockchain has evolved a lot since we first heard of it. Even though it has existed for some time, his term was first introduced in 2008, along with the appearance of Bitcoin. Blockchain is a digital ledger, unhackable, that can be used to keep record of different financial transactions and not only – you can also use it to store anything that is valuable (virtually). Moreover, blockchain can be used in many other fields, such as education, medicine or, in general, other major companies, such as Google, Apple, or Amazon.

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State of the Fintech Industry

Infographic | December 24, 2019

Tech firms have enjoyed a deluge of funding in the last few years. As discussed in our State of Venture Capital report, 2018, in particular, was a bumper year, with a total of $254 billion invested globally into ~18,000 startups through venture capital funds—a sharp increase of 46% from 2017’s total. Figures for 2019 are not yet completely finalized, but initial reports point to a slowdown in funding levels in the first half of the year and a mild rebound in Q3.

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How To Track Your Expenses- Finance Tracking

Infographic | January 23, 2020

Today, everything is money. It is an asset for both individual people and business firms. But, expenses are killing it. A wise way to money management is money control. But, how to control it? The answer is via expense tracking. Yes, tracking your monthly expenses will give you a brief insight into your money flow. It will help you make better decisions to save money deducting unwanted expenses.

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Make Big Data Your Big Advantage in Financial Services

Infographic | December 1, 2021

But what is Big Data? In a nutshell, it is the ability to retain, process, and understand data like never before (Zikopoulos, 2015). Big Data is when you have challenges that cannot be handled by traditional database systems. Challenges in the context of Volume, Variety, Velocity, Veracity. These can be found in Financial Services. In fact, technology is so integral to banking that financial institutions are now almost indistinguishable from IT companies. This article looks at the Financial Services industry to examine Big Data and the technologies employed. It further covers ROI, Big Data analytics, regulation, governance, security, and storage as well as obstacles and challenges that have made the industry what it is today.

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MAKING DIGITAL WORK: FINANCIAL SERVICES

Infographic | November 30, 2021

With the acceleration of digital business, financial services organisations need to ensure their IT capabilities keep up with customer and employee demands. Seamless connectivity, end-to-end security and cloud readiness are just some of the IT prerequisites that the industry must address to support hybrid working models, compete with newcomers to the sector and comply with evolving regulations.

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Marketplace Payment Statistics

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Payment processing is one of the most crucial aspects of running an eCommerce marketplace. When you’re starting an online mall like Amazon or eBay, make sure you can offer the most convenient payment methods for your customers. It’s important to keep in mind that the payment method’s popularity greatly depends on the country you’re selling in. You can easily lose customers at checkout if they don’t trust or don’t like your payment methods.

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TOP 5 FINANCIAL TRENDS IN 2020 FOR BETTER MONEY DECISIONS

Infographic | January 16, 2020

The way people spend, save, and handle money nowadays have drastically changed. With the introduction of fintech solutions and new investment vehicles, it’s not surprising to see banking and financial industries now adapting to the modern needs of the younger generations. More tech trends are set to disrupt financial services in 2020,

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Orange Bank & Trust Company

For more than 125 years, Orange Bank & Trust has been dedicated to the financial strength and security of the mid‐Hudson Valley region of New York State. Today, our experience and breadth of services combines with continued commitment to local ownership in giving local residents and businesses a financial partner that has the strength and independence to meet their needs.

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