Virtual Currencies and Beyond: Initial Considerations

New technologies are driving transformational changes in the global economy, including in how goods, services, and assets are exchanged. The development of monies and a variety of payments systems throughout history have helped make exchange more efficient and secure. The rapid spread of Internet-based commerce and mobile technology supported by advances in encryption and network computing has driven the development of several innovative technologies. Companies such as Uber and Airbnb have developed radical new business models. Secure online payments systems (for example, PayPal) and mobile payments and transfer solutions.

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Open Banking, Open Finance, Open Economy: THE NEW IDENTITY OF FINANCE

whitePaper | May 24, 2022

Trends in customer demand, technology, and regulation drive the development of an open financial ecosystem in which the consensual sharing of customer data among financial institutions (FIs) and businesses creates new value for consumers and business users. This Aite-Novarica Group report analyzes this trend and the evolution from open banking to open finance and to a truly open economy. The report is based on interviews with executives from banks and fintech firms in Europe and North America.

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Data Search and Discovery in Banking

whitePaper | November 22, 2019

Banks seem to be adopting AI applications ranging from business process automation to credit scoring. Historically, banks have collected vast amounts of data records and even some of the more conservative banks tend to have the resources needed for AI projects. Efficiently navigating the vast data stores to gain valuable business insights involves understanding the capabilities of AI in information search and discovery applications for the banking sector.

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Re-wiring financial services operations for a bold future

whitePaper | May 5, 2022

Massive changes has been underway for some time across the Industry .fintechs disrupted tradition introducing consumer to new ways to get the service they need.

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ESG Investing Analytics

whitePaper | June 13, 2022

There are new global risks in the capital market that are impacting traditional investment approaches and investment managers’ decision-making capabilities. While extreme weather changes like floods and wildfires are becoming frequent, privacy, data security and regulatory pressures are accelerating new risks for investors. Investor perception towards investment has changed; they are increasingly thinking about methods to avoid investments that are harmful to the environment or contribute to societal problems; instead they are focusing on investments that are beneficial for all the members of investment stakeholder community.

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INTERCONNECTEDNESS REVISITED

whitePaper | May 24, 2022

DTCC’s 2015 white paper, Understanding Interconnectedness Risks, underscored the importance of looking at the global financial system as a complex network of interdependent components. Building on efforts by academics and researchers to apply network theory and other insights to financial risk management, the paper highlighted how the failure of a large and highly interconnected entity can impact the financial system and the real economy to the point where it can cause worldwide financial instability.

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The digital drive to replace the passport in financial services

whitePaper | February 17, 2020

Despite the onward march of technology, especially in the financial services sector, methods of authentication and identity confirmation appear to be falling behind the curve. While biometrics may be making inroads into the industry, the passport and the paper document remain the dominant way that many organizations authenticate their users via know your customer (KYC) checks and controls, which have become an ever-more important factor in a banks’ success.

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Duart Mull

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Duart Mull is an investor with a unique approach and a clear vision for building business success. We put capital to work by mobilizing our own funds or teaming with strategic co-investors to partner with private businesses, giving entrepreneurs and founders access to the capital and management expertise they need to drive dynamic growth. We’re driven by an entrepreneurial spirit – with heritage born from generations of business creators and innovators – that inspires and fuels all that we do. We’re endlessly creative, exploring opportunities in growing businesses that no one else sees, while earning trust and confidence to forge powerful partnerships.

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