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Eric Karpman

Eric Karpman
Consultant, GridGain
The financial technology (fintech) industry is exploding. Join me for a webinar on how to build faster and more scalable fintech solutions with in-memory computing on Wednesday March 22.     More than $35 billion has been invested in financial technology companies since 2011, with investments doubling year after year. Fintech is now at the core of financial transactions, payments, lending,…
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On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 I hosted a webinar "Learn How Retail Banking Goes Digital with In-Memory Computing". The main premise was that technology is changing traditional retail banking business models. Online banking and mobile banking are generating significantly more transactions than live teller-based banking.  This increase in automation is challenging banks to redesign their legacy…
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Join GridGain Systems and me on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET for the next webinar "Learn How Retail Banking Goes Digital with In-Memory Computing" in our series on financial services and in-memory computing.  Technology is changing traditional retail banking business models. Online banking and mobile banking are generating significantly more transactions…
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Spread betting has been one of the major global growth markets since the financial crisis of 2008. There are several reasons for this, including preferential tax treatment, low entry and transaction costs, wider bid-offer spreads, less regulation, and a diverse universe of products and options. However, spread betting can be a very risky business. To limit risk and increase the rewards from…
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Asset and wealth management continues to be one of the most attractive segments of the financial services industry, promising profitability and growth in a world of financial uncertainty.  However, most financial institutions are observing a shift in their client demographics.  The new client base demands different ways of placing and managing their financial holdings. As a result, technology is…
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Bitcoin and Blockchain technology has driven a lot of discussions around its possible use within the banking and financial services industries. According to analysts, 80% of top banks have launched experimental Blockchain projects. While an estimated 15% of these banks will likely launch new Blockchain-based services into the mass market in the next 12-24 months, an enormous investment in new…
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