RETHINKING IMPACT TO FINANCE THE SDGs

November 10, 2018

Investment needs for the SDGs are huge, with the bulk in developing countries and their infrastructure. The scale of current financial flows is insufficient: private finance is constrained by risk and return requirements, while public finance is in scarce supply. If the resulting financing gap remains unresolved, investment needs will grow over time because of a cumulative effect.

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Fintech Trends 2020

whitePaper | January 15, 2020

Investment into Fintechs has grown exponentially and the expectation is that this boom will continue in 2020, if at a slightly slower pace. Venture capital (VC) poured about $40 billion into Fintechs in 2018 – an increase of 120% on 2017, an up from just $1.8 billion in 2011.1 Almost a third of survey respondents believe that investment in 2020 will be at least 50% higher than in 2019, and just under half predict it will be somewhat higher.

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TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN CAPITAL MARKETS

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

Banks are also open to innovation, with a perhaps surprising 83% focusing most of their technology efforts on the front office and 56% on CRM in the last three years. This reflects a focus on improving the digital customer experience and becoming more customer-centric. We're now seeing the wave of digitalization that has swept through retail banking move through SME business banking, which represents $1 trillion (20%) of bank revenues worldwide but sees the biggest gaps in funding and customer satisfaction (estimated at $5tr by the World Economic Forum).

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REARCHITECTING AND SIMPLIFYING POST-TRADEOPERATIONS

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Capital markets institutions have traditionally devoted the bulk of their mind and wallet share on front office revenue-generating activities. Post-trade operations have been overlooked; they are mired in legacy systems and siloed operations that require significant manual intervention, making it a critical source of inefficiency and operational risk. As revenue streams are challenged by uncertain economics and growing competition, post-trade operations are coming under scrutiny for reducing costs, boosting margins, and improving return on equity.

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Real-Time Risk Management for Banking

whitePaper | February 21, 2020

Does a “regular” bank that does not deal in complex instruments still need real-time risk management? To date, banks have generally accepted having risk analyses available one or two days after the fact. And for years, they have made ends meet with this delayed risk insight. So why invest in something new? Why rock the boat?

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TOP 5 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CHALLENGES INWEALTH MANAGEMENT

whitePaper | January 24, 2020

Although the wealth management industry is in agreement on the importance of digital innovation, few organizations manage to achieve any business value from their transformation initiatives. This is because most wealth management firms pursue digital transformation as a feature selection exercise, implementing stop-gap solutions that address a pressing need to keep up with competitors or consumer trends. As a result, firms are left with digital capabilities that are basic, disconnected and insufficient to meet clients’ needs.

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Fintech on Alibaba Cloud

whitePaper | May 17, 2021

The FinTech industry has undergone a period of rapid growth, thanks to advancing digitization and the integration of smart devices into our day-to-day lives. As a result, a range of innovative e-lending and e-payment solutions now exist, helping customers around the world gain access to these financial services. This is especially true in emerging markets, where traditional financial services companies are not growing quickly enough or providing the level of ubiquitous that FinTech companies can seamlessly provide, thanks to their impressive accessibility. Learn how the Alibaba Cloud FinTech on the Cloud solution can boost end user satisfaction and expedites their time-to-market.

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Artiman Ventures

Artiman is an early stage venture fund based in Silicon Valley. We invest in white spaces companies, with no identifiable competitors, where we seek to create or disrupt multi-billion markets. We are sector agnostic and trans-disciplinary by design. Artiman is typically the first institutional capital, often at the concept phase. We work as active partners with our entrepreneurs, helping drive strategy, market definition and execution.

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