Browsing: Fred Swanepoel

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Nedbank’s geek in chief on the future of banking

Banking systems have not typically made for riveting conversation outside of business IT circles. Today, however, banks, including those in South Africa, are doing some of the coolest things in the technology field. Nedbank’s low-slung building at the top of Katherine Street in Sandton has been the company’s technology and operations

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Nedbank launches Innovation Lab

Nedbank has taken the wraps off an Innovation Lab to allow employees to experiment with new technologies, trial business ideas and initiate product concepts. Nedbank CEO Mike Brown says that the lab is the culmination of the banking group’s efforts

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R23bn flows through Nedbank app

Transaction values processed through Nedbank’s App Suite have exceeded R23bn in the little over 12 months since the transactional banking application was released. The number was disclosed by Nedbank chief information officer Fred Swanepoel in a statement on Monday in which the bank announced

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New row brewing over PFM sites?

A fresh row may be brewing over banking clients sharing their Internet banking details with online personal financial management (PFM) sites after Nedbank on Thursday announced it was launching its own PFM product in which it will allow

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In banking, Steve fights back

“Steve” from “Beep Bank” has become something of a meme among SA consumers. The First National Bank advertisements, which poke fun at the company’s rivals, imploring consumers to switch banks, have become the subject of everyday conversation, with people regularly wondering aloud which bank “Steve” really works for

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Nedbank still committed to M-Pesa

Nedbank, the financial services partner in Vodacom’s M-Pesa mobile payments initiative, says it is “disappointed” that the service hasn’t taken off as fast as it had hoped for but it remains committed to the venture and will introduce new products and streamlined services soon in an effort to