FINOS In The News - Want to Achieve True Digital Transformation? Stop Writing Traditional Desktop Applications

April 03, 2019


FINOS Director of Programs Rob Underwood recently spoke at a TABB Forum &  Glue42 webinar The Last Mile of the Digital Transformation Journey, on March 20, 2019.

Prior to that, Monica Summerville, TABB Group Head of FinTech Research posted an article about "true digital transformation."

FINOS In The News - FINOS Debuts FDC3 Version 1.0

April 01, 2019


The FINOS Community recently celebrated a great milestone, by releasing version 1.0 of the FDC3 (Financial Desktop Connectivity and Collaboration Consortium) Standard.

Rob Daly, of Markets Media, interviewed FINOS Executive Director, Gabriele Columbro about the Community's accomplishment. 

FINOS in the News - Why Open Source Matters for Square? Cheddar interview with FINOS ED, Gabriele Columbro

March 26, 2019

Square’s commitment to open source, which CEO Jack Dorsey introduced in a short Twitter thread late Wednesday night revealing Square Crypto, demonstrates the company’s commitment to the quest for a native internet currency ー which Dorsey first spoke about almost a year ago at the Consensus conference in New York City in a speech that made him somewhat of a hero in the crypto community. 

FINOS In The News - Is Quantum Computing a Threat to Crypto?

March 12, 2019


FINOS hosted its first Open Source In FinTech Event of the year on March 5th, 2019 at Moody's Analytics Accelerator. We were joined by Amber Baldet and Patrick Nielsen of Clovyr, and Dan Guido of Trail of Bits to discuss "Building a Decentralized Economic Ecosystem".

Both Dan and Patrick were interviewed at the event by Markets Media. Here's a snippet of that interview - with a link to the full article below:

FINOS In The News - Open Source Financial Services Trends for 2019

February 27, 2019

Alessandro Petroni, Head of Strategy for Financial Services, from FINOS member firm Red Hat, shares his insights on open source trends for financial services in 2019. We share his optimism and look forward to increased openness and collaboration across the industry in 2019.

FINOS In The News - Movers & Shakers Interview with Gabriele Columbro

February 06, 2019


FINOS and Executive Director, Gabriele Columbro were featured recently in a Frost and Sullivan article titled: Movers & Shakers Interview with Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director of the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS).

FINOS In The News - ‘This is not a big boys club’: FINOS seeks to open up open source

December 14, 2018

Attend an event about open source development and collaboration in financial technology, and you will see developers and executives from Capital One, Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, BlackRock and perhaps a handful of other financial institutions, along with open-source-focused vendors like Red Hat (now part of IBM).

You’re unlikely to see community bankers, regional bankers or very many actual bankers at all.

FINOS In The News - Amber Baldet: Don’t Force Public Blockchains ‘Down Enterprises’ Throats’

November 26, 2018

Clovyr’s Amber Baldet was at the FINOS Open Source Strategy Forum to announce a partnership with IHS Markit on the FINOS Decentralized Ecosystem Growth Program and here discusses the specific needs of enterprises and the potential of open, decentralized systems.

FINOS In The News - Red Hat: What’s the future of open development platforms? Find out at an upcoming FINOS forum.

November 12, 2018

FINOS Platinum Member Red Hat's ( Alessandro Petroni, Director and Head of Strategy for Financial Services, recently published an article about their plans to speak at the Open Source Software Forum (OSSF) in London, November 14th and 15th.

Three FINOS Members Named to CB Insights Top Fintech Startups Of 2018

October 29, 2018

Three FINOS Members - Symphony, Cloud9, and OpenFin - were named last week to the prestigious CB Insights 2018 Top Fintech Startups list. FINOS congratulates each of these firms on this milestone.