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What I’m Reading: AI for Businesses, Blockchain, Crypto Scammers

UK companies that adopt AI late or not at all could lose 20pc cash flow British companies that fail to invest in artificial intelligence soon are at risk of losing 20pc of their cash flow, McKinsey has warned. New figures claim that AI could boost the UK economy by 22pc in the next decade by making companies more productive, […]

Relaunch of UK Islamic Fintech Panel; Al Rayan partners with the broker

Ahead of the UK Fintech Week, the independent group of Islamic finance and fintech practitioners has reconvened under the UK Islamic FinTech Panel (the Panel) chaired by Harris Irfan. The Panel, formed last year, aims to promote the UK Islamic fintech sector and bring together thought leaders to support the development of the sector. In […]

What I’m Reading: AI for Manufacturers, Fintech Startups, Digital Economy

The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics in manufacturing today. The range of business and operational applications that it can be put to is almost limitless. Yet, it’s fair to say that we’re still very early in the AI adoption curve. Success with […]

What I’m Reading: AI for Small Biz, Fintechs Unite

AI-Driven Business Advisor Attracts International Interest CEO and Founder of Runagood, Duncan Collins says the London based start-up firm has received enquiries from North America, Australia, Africa and the Middle East. “The business aims to use the funds to launch its innovative artificial intelligence-based technology and start marketing to Britain’s 5.5 million small businesses, including […]

What I’m Reading: Fintech Stats, Solvency and Stocks

Addressing the Gender Issue and Securing the Future of Fintech The report was released alongside a panel discussion chaired by Marcus Scott (Chief Operating Officer, TheCityUK) and featuring Anne Murphy (Managing Partner, Odgers Berndtson), Professor Phil Sutton (Imperial College London), Mark Hoban (Chair Skills Taskforce) and Josh Bottomley (Global Head of Digital, HSBC). The breakdown […]

What I’m Reading: AI, Blockchain and Fintech

AI Spending by Retailers to Reach $12 Billion by 2023   According to the new research, AI in Retail: Segment Analysis, Vendor Positioning & Market Forecasts 2019-2023, AI use by retailers will unlock efficiencies across back office operations. Advanced analytics employed in functions such as demand forecasting and automated marketing will make retailers more agile and […]