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Brett KingMoven - New York

2016: Fintech’s breakout, formative year

02 January 2017  |  3358 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Reading your Facebook news or Twitter feed you’d have to conclude that 2016 was a pretty awful year, but by all accounts, Fintech had easily its best year yet. In 2015 we saw a net investment in Fintech ventures that has been estimated at $22.3[1] Billion in total, but by January 2016 some $7 Billion[2] had already been invested into the sector gl...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

The day I realized Fintech was becoming just the same as everything else

25 October 2016  |  21146 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I've been in Fintech since before we called it Fintech. Some would say that Fintech has been around for decades, as soon as Bank of America deployed ERMA (Electronic Recording Method of Accounting) in the 1950s, but even though the term was commonplace by 2009 amongst practitioners, the term Fintech got very little industry use until 2013, and the...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

Predicting the future is hard, but online surveys are useless trending indicators

19 December 2015  |  5127 views  |  6 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

A recent study by YouGov and ACI Worldwide seemed to suggest that the whole digital disruption of banking thing all adds up to a hill of beans. The study which says that mobile banking and payments a...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

Innotribe's blockchain keynote gets swamped

12 October 2015  |  8126 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

In Singapore this week, the incredible response to the discussion on the “blockchain” at SIBOS Innotribe is indicative of a massive shift taking place globally in banking today. FinTech, or Financial ...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

What Jack Ma can teach Santander about the role of branches and growth

04 February 2015  |  8927 views  |  6 comments | recommendations Recommends 4

I know there's been considerable debate about the Santander press coverage today where they 'intend to use old-school branches, plus a more aggressive IT budget to beat off competition' from tech star...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Ebola might kill cash

17 October 2014  |  9507 views  |  28 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The Fear Factor on Ebola is over the top right now. We are spending countless hours in the media analyzing footage of health workers, figuring out how a nurse in Texas contracted the disease despite s...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

Africa, ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance is futile

10 September 2014  |  26764 views  |  11 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

If you've followed my bullish ramblings on mobile payments here at Finextra, you'll know that talk of the coming ubiquitousness of mobile payments is nothing new for me: Why Square Wallet failed, and...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

Can we stop talking 'Branch of the Future'?

05 August 2014  |  7200 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Whether it is Bank of Queensland with their Hipster Branch launch, Citi's famed Apple-Store Branches, NAB's Crowd concept, Unicredit "Branch of the Future" in Italy and Bulgaria, PNC's Tel...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

USA - world's largest closed loop payments system?

02 October 2013  |  15138 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Last year the US contributed close to 20% of the world's GDP despite coming off the back of the biggest economic downturn since the 1930's Great Depression. The US, UK, Germany, Russian and CIS State...

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Brett King
Brett KingMoven - New York

The biggest threats to the banking sector

19 October 2011  |  17689 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently I've been discussing with bankers, economists, strategists and futurists the future of the banking industry. At a time when we've got the likes of the"Occupation of Wall St" (#OWS)...

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