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6 FinTech Trends That Are Disrupting Traditional Banking

Last month, EY released their 2017 FinTech Adoption Index, providing incredible insight into the top FinTech trends of 2017. FinTech Adoption Has Grown from 16% to 33% Since 2015 In the past 2 years, the world has experienced a dramatic increase in FinTech adoption, especially in emerging markets...

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For Banks, Platformification and Customer Service are Key to Survival

This week, we’re proud to be sponsoring the BBA Annual Retail Banking Conference in London when Avoka’s Cliff Van Tonder will be speaking on one of the biggest trends in banking: “platformification.” Bank platformification is gaining traction due primarily to the encroachment of Fintech...

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2017 Awards & Recognition

The banking industry continues to become more digital and more personal, and Avoka is leading the effort to enable better customer acquisition and onboarding experiences. We are proud our work has been widely recognized, as evidenced by the numerous awards we’ve won over the past year recognizing...

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Why “Platformification” is the Biggest Banking Trend of 2017

Last month, we hosted Ron Shevlin from Gonzo Banker for a webinar on the biggest trend he’s seeing in banking: Platformification. His findings and predictions have now been summarized into a new whitepaper, which you can download for free. In this blog, we highlight the key areas of this new...

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Avoka Wins at the 2017 FinTech Australia Finnie Awards

We are excited to announce that Avoka was recognised as winner of the Excellence in Establishing Market Presence: Global category at the inaugural Fintech Australia Finnie Awards in Sydney at Madam Tussauds in Sydney on Wednesday 24 May. The FinTech Australia Finnie Awards recognise innovative...

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Announcing Transact Manager 5.1 and Maestro 5.1

Avoka Transact is our digital transformation platform, purpose-built for the financial account opening and onboarding experience. Avoka Transact incorporates three modules to Design, Manage, and Optimize the customer experience across channels without impacting back-end systems. We...

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What is the Future of Banking? More Digital, and More Personal

It’s been almost 25 years since Bill Gates famously called traditional banks “dinosaurs” in an interview with Newsweek. The software billionaire may have been right in his prediction that technology companies were going to dramatically change the financial industry, but the evolution has...

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Avoka to Present at Retail Banking Conference & Awards: London 2017

We are delighted to announce that Avoka are sponsoring the Retail Banking conference & Awards ceremony which will take place on 11th May 2017 at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Aldwych, in London. The conference brings together high-street banks, retailers, new market entrants, and financial...

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What is FinTech?

The term FinTech is being used more and more, so in this blog we set out to help define what FinTech is and what most frequently characterizes FinTech organizations. FinTech is a shortening of the term Financial Technology, and is a segment of the technology community that is focused on...

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