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FINOS In The News: Open Source Contributions on the Rise in FinTech, Healthcare and Government

August 04, 2020

In a recent article in The New Stack, FINOS is mentioned by Lawrence E. Hecht, who discusses open source contributions being on the rise in fintech, healthcare and government. 

FINOS In The News: FINOS Targets Retail Banking

July 13, 2020

"The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) is looking to expand its mission to bring in retail financial services providers."

A recent article in Waters Technology, Mariella Reason discusses FINOS relationship building with more banks and tech companies; more of which can be found in the Waters Wavelength podcast with FINOS Executive Director, Gabriele Columbro.

FINOS In The News: Waters Tech Wavelength Podcast Ep 203

July 09, 2020

In a recent podcast with Waters Technology, Wei-Shen Wong interviews FINOS Executive Director, Gabriele Columbro, to discuss how capital markets' acceptance of open source has changed; as well as FINOS APAC expansion plans.

 

FINOS In The News: Finos Sees Opportunity for Open Source in RegTech Space

June 18, 2020

"The nonprofit is in talks with regulators to determine where open source could ease regulatory burdens felt by financial institutions, while keeping them competitive with tech companies."

A recent article in Waters Technology, Rebecca Natale interviews FINOS Executive Director, Gabriele Columbro, to discuss the new FINOS initiative within open source and financial services: FinReg.

FINOS In The News: Banks Eye More Open Source in Light of Covid-19

June 18, 2020

"Driven by common industry pain points and unforeseen complications, capital markets firms have begun using open-source technology more widely."

A recent article in Waters Technology by Rebecca Natale breaks down how banks are turning more and more to open source in order to fundamentally remove "friction from trying to innovate in finance" ~ Alejandra Villagra, Global Head of Citi Velocity.

FINOS In The News: Fintech Focus TV COVID-19 SPECIAL - Gabriele Columbro

May 15, 2020

In a recent interview with Tony Babb of Fintech Focus TV, Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director of FINOS, talks about his passion for open-source and where the opportunity for his not-for-profit business came about. He also looks at the effect of the pandemic from his perspective out on the west coast and much more.

FINOS In The News: Now under the Linux Foundation, the Fintech Open Source Foundation wants to accelerate software development across financial services

April 28, 2020

A recent article in Tearsheet by Zoe Murphy breaks down some of the main points of why FINOS has decided to join the Linux Foundation as an LF organization. FINOS Chair Alejandra Villagra of Citigroup, Dov Katz, FINOS Vice Chair of Morgan Stanley, Chris Wright, CTO of Red Hat, Jim Zemlin, ED of The Linux Foundation, and FINOS ED, Gabriele Columbro were all quoted.

FINOS response to COVID-19: An Open Letter to the Community

March 13, 2020

Dear Community,

As the world responds to the unprecedented risk posed by COVID-19, our team is constantly monitoring the situation and adjusting our plans as needed, I wanted to reach out to you for two reasons, to outline our plans to respond to this situation and to describe how we are redesigning our operations to ensure our Community continues with its momentum.

In response to COVID-19, firstly we fully realized that the kind of in person interaction that often characterizes and cements open source Communities will simply not be possible over the foreseeable future. The safety of our Community and team will always be our first priority.

For this reason, over the course of the last two weeks we had to make the following difficult decisions:

FINOS In The News: Opening The Technology Gates

March 11, 2020

In a recent interview with Global Finance Magazine, Alessandro Petroni, Head of Strategy & Solutions for Financial Services at Red Hat (a FINOS Gold Member), mentioned FINOS when asked about banks releasing proprietary software into the open source community.

FINOS in the News - Financial Times: Platforms vie to become the connective tissue of Wall Street

January 31, 2020

The Financial Times' Richard Henderson recently reported that "Automation of trading has brought a new challenge of integrating disparate systems. Big banks and asset managers are grappling with a common problem: how to link the scores of computer programmes that dominate today’s markets." FINOS, as well as our members: Citi, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Symphony, Wells Fargo, HSBC, OpenFin, ChartIQ, and Glue42 were all mentioned in the article.