29 June 2017

Fintech innovation and startups

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Kit CoxEnate - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Struggling with Back Office Automation? The Answer Might be Simpler than You Think

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If you are struggling to create or maintain momentum in your automation initiative, the answer may be simpler than you think. Organisations that are successfully managing automation and digital service and transaction delivery are those who are creating and following an incremental approach that maps out where to start and how to evolve over time ...

Michael PearsonClarus Investments - London

The Profitability Challenge for Fintech Startups

27 June 2017  |  3222 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The evidence from a sample of 20 fintech startups in the UK is that there are substantial profitability challenges that still need to be overcome. As of June 2017, the total equity investment in the sample companies I have looked at has been £852m. The total valuation of the sample at the last valuation round for each company was £2.6bn, but none ...

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Mark Hipperson
Mark HippersonCenttrip - London

Have you ever wondered how to get a UK banking or e-money license?

21 June 2017  |  4280 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Have you ever wondered what it takes to start a bank or an e-money institution? Perhaps you think it’s out of the realms of possibility for anyone other than those that know the ins and outs of comple...

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Chris Principe
Chris PrincipeCollabatix, Inc. - Miami

Future Shout Out !!

02 June 2017  |  5285 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Future Shout Out !! I wake up every morning thinking about what innovation, idea's, enhancements, additions, changes, etc. I can offer that will push the future of finance another step forward. I beli...

Nischala Murthy Kaushik
Nischala Murthy KaushikBlockchain and AWS Cloud, Wipro - Noida

Round-up of key take-aways from Consensus 2017 - The global blockchain conference from CoinDesk

30 May 2017  |  6437 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend Consensus 2017, Coindesk's 3rd annual blockchain technology summit in NYC. It was a great learning experience to be midst among the who's who of the blockch...

Shivasankari Bhuvaneswaran
Shivasankari BhuvaneswaranHabile Technologies - Chennai

Opportunities for Fintech Startups in Singapore

30 May 2017  |  11749 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The “American Dream” was one of those overused buzzwords until a few decades ago. That promise of "No matter who you are, where you come from, if you work hard to reach your goal, you can achie

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Sameer Singh Jaini
Sameer Singh Jainiwww.TheDigitalFifth.com - Mumbai

Fintech - Bank Partnership - Friction Part 1

24 May 2017  |  3516 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Fintechs have started collaborating with banks across multiple areas and have begun helping the bank in building innovative products / services. This collaboration is happening across lending, deposit...

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Artjom Kartaschow
Artjom Kartaschowzeb - Hamburg

How hard is it to build a digital insurer?

17 May 2017  |  3944 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At least 10 teams in Germany are currently trying to build a new fully digital insurer. Among them are for example the startup Ottonova from Munich or the Finleap Venture Element. Other young tech c

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Hassan Waqar
Hassan WaqarUmmah Finance - Kingston Upon Thames

2017- The Year of Fintech?

16 May 2017  |  5248 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This year started out to be yet an exciting one for Financial Technology, I think it is safe to say 2017 is “the year of Fintech”. I support my statement by drawing attention to the growing interest i...

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Damian Kimmelman
Damian KimmelmanDueDil - London

Lenders need a new wisdom if they want to capitalise on growth

11 May 2017  |  6030 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The banking sector simply isn't lending. And when they are, lending to the wrong businesses. Access to finance continues to be a significant concern for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) compar...

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