To create a full and powerful economy, we need input from all people with diverse experiences, viewpoints and outlooks. If you want to help “mobilize a global network of female business owners, entrepreneurs and change makers who support and empower this community of women entrepreneurs and their businesses,” take part in Women’s Entrepreneurship Day™ (WED)

On August 30th, 2016, network with Vancouver’s smart, fun and creative tech community at the TechVancouver Meetup at 6pm. Tickets are $12 before the event and $20 at the door. This month’s event will be hosted at Hootsuite headquarters located at 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and will feature top leaders and innovators sharing

For most countries, citizens and residents are issued national identification numbers in order to have access to government benefits and services. Another common use for these ID numbers is also for identity verification purposes. For China, the Resident Identity Card is the national standard for proof of identity. When doing business with Chinese citizens, it

Compliance is Good Business

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

As businesses are faced with greater regulatory demands, companies are placing more emphasis on building stronger compliance regimes. In its 2016 global Cost of Compliance annual survey, Thomson Reuters found that over a third of companies spend at least a full day every week to keep up with the continual changes in regulations. Eighty-three percent

The adoption of mobile phones has continually increased worldwide over the past several years, but in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), it is especially notable. Despite an overall slowdown in global growth in 2015, there are no signs of slowing in the region. Currently, there are roughly 680 million mobile subscriptions in MENA

One of the key concepts behind financial technology (fintech) is that it is intended to create innovative new approaches and solutions to challenges with existing financial services. Because of fintech’s rapid and agile development, the regulatory process has had difficulty keeping pace in many cases. On the other side, fintech startups in the early stages

Since making their debut in the 1990s, prepaid cards have become increasingly popular over the years. The last U.S. Federal Reserve Payments Study found that payments using prepaid cards between 2009 and 2012 grew at an annual rate faster than other forms of payment, including credit, debit, and check. By 2022, the global market for

Today, nearly every aspect of our lives has been impacted by technology, and banking is no exception. Bank customers no longer need to go to a branch to carry out most types of transactions. Even depositing a check can be done using a mobile phone for many financial institutions. However, despite all of the technological

We are pleased to announce that Trulioo’s online identity verification solution, GlobalGateway, now covers all BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) countries. In these regions, B2C eCcommerce growth rates are expected to grow faster than more advanced markets, including the U.S., U.K., and Germany. “We focused efforts in securing data sources in these particular markets due to the significant

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