L'Atelier BNP Paribas L'Atelier BNP Paribas : Accelerating Innovation https://atelier.bnpparibas/en Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:10:01 +0200 <![CDATA[Tech tools designed to teach young people about money]]>

According to a recent survey, US Americans tend to overestimate their knowledge of financial matters. A number of tech startups have set out to help them learn more about this subject from a young age.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/tech-tools-designed-teach-young-people-about-money Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[AI now doing the job of traffic officer]]>

Chinese giant Alibaba has designed an Artificial Intelligence-based system for improving urban mobility. Having been trialled in Chine, the system is soon to be deployed in Malaysia.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/ai-job-traffic-officer Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:44:53 +0200
<![CDATA[Hydrogen: the 'missing link' to the energy revolution]]>

The potential of hydrogen, which has been tested and approved as a source of propulsion energy by merchant navy officer Victorien Erussard on board the Energy Observer, is still hugely underestimated. We met up with this ocean-racing sea captain, who has been criss-crossing the seas in order to help transform maritime transport.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/hydrogen-missing-link-energy-revolution Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:28:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Employers providing the gateway to financial services]]>

FinTech firms and banks no longer have a monopoly when it comes to targeting people with personal finance solutions. Nowadays companies in various sectors are making forays into this market as part of their overall responsibility towards their employees.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/employers-providing-gateway-financial-services Wed, 13 Jun 2018 19:17:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Movin'On 2018: highlights of the World Summit on Sustainable Mobility]]>

From 30 May to 1 June Montreal played host to a large number of players from the mobility sector attending Movin'On, the World Summit on Sustainable Mobility, hosted by French tire manufacturer Michelin. Three days of lectures, dialogue and workshops provided the thousands of attendees with an opportunity to discover and reflect on transport solutions for the near future.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/article/movin-on-2018-highlights-world-summit-sustainable-mobility Tue, 12 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Blockchain technology gaining ground in connected vehicles]]>

Automotive sector manufacturers are becoming increasingly interested in blockchain applications. There is a wide range of potential use cases, stretching far beyond those relevant to automakers and OEMs, and the first are just beginning to appear. However, their success will largely depend on companies working together in consortiums to create the solutions.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/article/blockchain-technology-gaining-ground-connected-vehicles Fri, 08 Jun 2018 19:59:49 +0200
<![CDATA[Movin'On 2018: Michelin's idea of tomorrow's sustainable mobility]]>

From May 30 to June 1st, a cleaner and smarter future of mobility has taken shape in Montreal. From decarbonization to automation, tomorrow's innovations will focus on sustainable mobility.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/movin-on-2018-michelin-s-idea-tomorrow-s-sustainable-mobility Thu, 07 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Subscribe now: a business model analysis]]>

Subscription models are continuously adopted for tangible and intangible products and services – is this only hype? Technology is percolating into the majority of business models, transforming them, perhaps for good.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/article/subscribe-now-business-model-analysis Wed, 06 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Harnessing the blockchain to help save our oceans and reduce poverty]]>

Using the blockchain to provide a safe, transparent way to monetize the collection of plastic waste, Plastic Bank is on a double mission: to protect our oceans and provide a regular source of income to people in some of the world's poorest areas.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/harnessing-blockchain-save-oceans-reduce-poverty Tue, 05 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Is AI a driver of inequality?]]>

Algorithms are playing an increasingly important role in our daily lives, the aim usually being to simplify things. Now however, some commentators are starting to point out the risks for vulnerable people who are ill-equipped to cope with a situation where decisions are taken by AI systems in automated, black box mode. So will researchers be able to come up with a solution?

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/ai-driver-inequality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Airbnb seeks to burnish its image through sustainable tourism initiatives]]>

Airbnb has published a report on sustainable tourism, which goes some way towards silencing the private accommodation platform's critics by highlighting the benefits to society of its innovative approach to tourist lodgings.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/airbnb-seeks-burnish-image-sustainable-tourism-initiatives Fri, 01 Jun 2018 22:50:00 +0200
<![CDATA[A sustainable wood substitute to help combat deforestation]]>

Last month's IndieBio Demo Day highlighted a number of environmentally-friendly solutions, including biomaterials, designed for use in tomorrow's homes and buildings.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/sustainable-wood-substitute-combat-deforestation Thu, 31 May 2018 23:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Can smart data help predict the future?]]>

With his team of goldsmiths 3.0, Thanh-Long Huynh, co-founder of QuantCube Technology, uses Artificial Intelligence to rough out the data, trim it, smooth it out and polish it up in order to extract real-time financial and economic forecasts.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/article/smart-data-predict-future Wed, 30 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[QEDit shares proof, not data]]>

Israeli startup QEDit is using the blockchain to provide businesses with proof of partners' identity, actions or compliance while protecting their private data. Welcome to the era of the 'zero-knowledge proof'.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/qedit-shares-proof-data Tue, 29 May 2018 18:25:45 +0200
<![CDATA[Blockchain is good for your health!]]>

The progress of Artificial Intelligence in the health sector is currently being held back by the difficulty of accessing the data needed to train algorithms through deep learning. As a transparent, secure database, the blockchain could provide a means of centralizing health information while respecting patient anonymity.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/article/blockchain-good-health Fri, 25 May 2018 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[GreenTech: will digital technologies help accelerate the energy transition?]]>

The energy transition in the United States seems to be at a standstill. Fossil fuels are still popular, investments in GreenTech have declined, and federal authorities seem to be disengaged... Yet, a new wave of green technologies holds the promise of a renewal for the planet.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/greentech-digital-technologies-accelerate-energy-transition Thu, 24 May 2018 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Will we all soon be voting via the blockchain?]]>

The blockchain provides an excellent means of verifying a person's identity without divulging his/her personal data. This could be a real boom for online voting.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/voting-blockchain Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Brazil: a hotbed of urban mobility solutions]]>

While Silicon Valley is usually held up as the outstanding example of an ideas lab and testing ground, a number of 'smart mobility' solutions are now beginning to flourish elsewhere on the American continent.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/brazil-hotbed-urban-mobility-solutions Tue, 22 May 2018 19:59:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Harnessing Big Data to predict financial market sentiment]]>

Metz-based startup SESAMm is drawing on Artificial Intelligence in order to predict stock market movements by analyzing the emotion behind the data.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/harnessing-big-data-predict-financial-market-sentiment Mon, 21 May 2018 19:18:10 +0200
<![CDATA[FinovateSpring 2018: update on banking industry trends]]>

For over ten years, Finovate international conferences have been highlighting the most innovative banking and financial technologies. The recent Finovate California conference provides us with an opportunity to take a look at the FinTech trends of 2018.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/article/finovatespring-2018-update-banking-industry-trends Fri, 18 May 2018 23:10:05 +0200