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10 Reasons to Get Identity Verification Right

November 28, 2017

If you’re shopping for an identity verification solution, comparing solutions is tough. Most of us are making the same claims, using the same vocabulary, and hoping you can tell the difference. There’s a fair amount of high level content about the features and benefits, but how can you truly separate the contenders from the pretenders?…

Top 10 Themes from Money20/20

November 09, 2017

After a frantic week in Las Vegas for Money20/20, I can finally take a moment to reflect on some of the big themes and takeaways from the show. Here were the big ideas: 1. Identity is Front & Center Because of the Equifax breach, there’s renewed interest in accurately establishing the true identity of online…

AML Infographic: 7 Reasons Why ICOs Should Comply

November 08, 2017

2017 has been the year of initial coin offerings (ICOs) — an innovative new form of financing that involves issuing a new digital token to early investors of a (usually) blockchain-based project in exchange for bitcoin or ether. Since the start of the year, ICOs have raised over $2 billion in funding. This surpassed the…

Considering an ICO? About AML/KYC Compliance Solutions

November 02, 2017

ICOs, also known as “token sales,” are relatively new fundraising phenomena used to launch new companies or fund a development project. According to ICOStats, nearly $2.3 billion has been raised in 2017 in ICOs. This amount eclipses the amount of money raised by early stage venture capital (VC) funding for internet companies. This type of…

10 Signs Knowledge-Based Authentication is Going Extinct

October 03, 2017

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. But, as bad as this breach was, there’s a larger concern. Given how much personally…

Jumio’s Top 5 Highlights from Finovate Spring 2017

May 23, 2017

Banking and financial technology professionals came together in a big way at FinovateSpring in San Jose last month. Conversations spanned from payments to security and companies presented many innovative solutions to help the finance services industry address the digital transformation that is impacting the industry in every way imaginable. For our part, Jumio was proud…

[Infographic] How Millennials Really Feel About Mobile Banking

February 15, 2017

There is no bigger demographic right now than the ‘mighty Millennials.’ Yes, they have surpassed the baby boomers in sheer numbers and will likely surpass them in buying power if they haven’t already. They are digital natives and expect their smartphone to be a fully operational personal bank. The unique characteristics of this demographic demand…

Survey Says: Millennials Expect (Way) More from Mobile Banking

November 15, 2016

Recently we released the results from our global survey of more than 700 millennials about their mobile banking experiences. 92% of respondents confirmed they use their devices for mobile banking more than other services including on-line shopping. In addition, many also revealed key complaints that need to be addressed in order to satisfy this crowd…

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ID Scanning and Verification throughout the Travelers’ Journey

June 29, 2016

Fighting Fraud and Delighting Travelers – Every Step of the Way The travel industry is continually challenged to create faster and more intuitive mobile experiences that are both secure and convenient for travelers. With the help of digital ID scanning and verification, customers and businesses experience far-reaching benefits. Travelers can avoid standing in long lines to get an airline boarding pass and…

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Are you mobile-ready for another busy online gaming year?

April 29, 2016

Online gaming operators are preparing for an exceptionally busy sports year, and mobile is a critical piece of the puzzle. As Euro2016 and the Summer Olympics add to the annual mix of football, rugby and tennis events happening globally, gaming operators are devising their ambitious multi-channel strategies, with a focus on mobile. At a recent…

Welcome to the Future of Travel

March 04, 2016

During the two days at Travel Technology Europe we tried to do more than just exhibit, with our little stand and pop-up displays; we took the time to speak with and listen to the pain points and success stories of our clients and prospects. From start-ups browsing for the latest technologies to established travel operators…


Mobile devices becoming platform of choice for consumers

September 17, 2015

Digital bankers and retailers have long been aware of the growing strength of mobile devices as the to-hand platform of choice for consumers. This was confirmed this week with news that mobile commerce was growing 300% faster than e-commerce. This is testimony to the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets worldwide. It’s a truly global phenomenon…