April 25th - Issue #8
Hi Reynold Doe,
Happy Tuesday, and welcome to Abe’s best Fintech content of the week!
This week, we have a very exciting announcement to make. A little over a year ago, Abe AI started out as a small team with a big idea. Since then, we’ve grown enormously, both in terms of our team size and in the scale of our goals. And we're only getting started.
Today, we’re excited to announce that Abe AI has been selected for the 2017 Barclays Accelerator program, powered by Techstars! Our company was one of ten selected to participate in the prestigious 13-week program in Cape Town, South Africa. We are honored to have been selected and can’t wait to expand our business abroad.
For more details, read the full blog post announcement below!
The Latest from AbeAbe AI Selected for Barclays Accelerator Program Powered by Techstars
Abe AI is going global! Read the full company announcement of our acceptance into the 2017 Barclays Accelerator program in Cape Town, South Africa.
What is Conversational Banking? [Video]
Welcome to our very first video blog, hosted by our head of growth, Orrett Davis! In this episode, Orrett’s talking about what conversational banking is and why it matters for banks.
5 Financial Services Bots Launched at Facebook F8 | Bank Innovation
Facebook is all-in on chatbots. At the annual F8 developer conference, the company announced new initiatives to encourage and support enterprise bot solutions, and big brands are taking advantage. Here are 5 new financial services bots launched at the conference.
Neural Networks Made Easy | Techcrunch
Artificial intelligence… machine learning… neural networks? Does anyone know what these terms actually mean? This article breaks down the basics of how this complex technology works in layman’s terms.
Wellness in a World of Fintech | Bank Innovation
April is financial literacy month, so it’s the perfect time to consider consumer financial wellness. This year’s London Fintech Week featured a panel discussion of how financial service firms can learn from Fintech companies: by understanding the emotions behind money management and supporting customer financial wellness.
Allianz Goes for Lemonade | Business Insider
Fintech firms are disrupting the banking and insurance industries, and traditional firms are taking notice. This week, legacy insurer Allianz invested in the innovative Insurtech company Lemonade.
The First Wave of Corporate AI is Doomed to Fail | Harvard Business Review
AI is a profoundly transformative technology. Unfortunately, most companies that want to use AI in their business won’t approach it correctly. Read on to find out how your bank can avoid this mistake.
Abe in the News
The official Techstars press release announcing our selection as one of ten Fintech companies participating in the 2017 Barclays Accelerator program.
An excellent article from our local business journal covering our acceptance into the Barclays Accelerator program.
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