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YES BANK, India’s fifth-largest private sector bank, has been a pioneer of several key technology innovations since its inception in 2004. YES BANK continues to be at the forefront of technology innovation and endeavors to continue its focus on delivering world-class banking services to its institutional and retail clients through best-in-class technology and collaborative support from all parts of the FinTech ecosystem. YES BANK has been collaborating with and supporting more than 100 FinTech startups in the country to provide innovative financial solutions to its corporate, SME, and retail customer base.

On January 9, 2018, YES BANK launched YES FINTECH Autumn Cohort – a 15-week program run in close collaboration with MEDICI as the Strategic Partner and PwC India as the Program Partner.

Commenting on the event, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK, said, “We are pleased with the outcomes of our second cohort, which has addressed multiple focus areas with material impact on productivity, data intelligence, new MSME business generation, and enhanced customer service, among others.

“At YES BANK, we believe in collaboration over ownership and have successfully been able to forge meaningful relationships with startups around the world, which has helped us access innovations and solutions. Since launching the accelerator program, we have seeded and scaled several such technologies, which has had a multiplier effect on the entire FinTech ecosystem.”

Showcased use cases

Seven finalists of the accelerator program showcased a mix of innovative solutions, covering automation, virtual assistants, risk management, lending, etc.

Use cases (&startups)

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currensceneFLOGO WHTsquareThough not the oldest form of currency, some form of shell money appears to have been found on almost every continent. The shell most widely used worldwide as currency was the shell of Cypraea moneta, the money cowry.

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