Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

JPMorgan Chase Reportedly Combines its Commercial Banking Groups to Better Serve Startups

Reuters reports that the financial services company will be merging its emerging growth commercial banking and middle-market technology teams to help cater to tech startups positioned to become large companies.

The article states that the focus will be made towards companies that operate in the semiconductor, software, health and wellness, lifestyle, food, and pet products spaces.

Services reportedly include assisting and providing advice on topics ranging from credit and financing to payments, to mergers and acquisitions.

Microsoft Launches a Business Course to Focused on Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft Blog Post

The technology company announced that the free online course will focus on AI strategy, culture, and responsibility.

The course looks to help business leaders and executives understand and navigate the implementation of artificial intelligence technologies within their respective organizations.

According to a company blog post, course materials include case studies, guides, and lectures.

IBM Teams up with CULedger to Collaborate on Blockchain Services for Credit Unions
News Release

The multinational technology company announced that it’s working with CULedger, a credit union service organization to help credit unions provide a better experience for its customers.

According to a company press release, the initiative will use blockchain technology to create an “audit trail that can be used to create new business models and transform existing business processes for credit unions.”

The service looks to make it easier and more convenient for consumers who need to conduct any interactions that require authentication.