Fintech innovation and startups

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Disruption, destruction, harmony and creation; Fintech’s new frontier – a place to discuss the cutting edge of innovation.

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Freddie McMahon

The emerging market to digitalise regulation is an USD 1,000 billion opportunity

Regulatory distribution is systemically broken The conventional way governments distribute rules for use by citizens, businesses, other private actors and for the institutions of government is through...

16 Jul 2020
Jamie Nascimento

How Auto-Code empowers citizen developers to do more

Citizen development is a proven, powerful tool to build better applications faster. But, it has its limitations. Could there be a better solution? Let’s find out more. There’s no doubt that no-code an...

06 Jul 2020
Joey Kim

Survive and Accelerate: Marketplace lenders’ varied paths to the next growth stage post-Coronavirus

Rising unemployment, small business failures, and impending recession pose an existential threat to marketplace lenders who take risks to accurately identify creditworthy borrowers underserved by trad...

30 Jun 2020
Joris Lochy

Customer acquisition cost: probably the most valuable metric for Fintechs

With the word "tech" in Fintech, there is automatically a strong focus on technology in this sector. As a result, we tend to think that the biggest cost of a Fintech company is in building a...

03 Jun 2020
Mahesh Pawal

'Desperate times call for Innovative measures!' - New Opportunity for SME and FI

“What do you call China – Villain or change-enabler?” You can call whatever, but China, as a country, has magnificent impact on the globe. According to Worldbank, China’s share of global GDP in 2019

03 May 2020
Payson Johnton

Smart Tech Partnerships are Vital in Driving Better Access to SMB Finance

Small and medium-sized business (SMBs) are often cited as a major economic driver and force for job creation, and it’s for good reason; with SMBs making up over 90 percent of all US businesses, while ...

12 Mar 2020
Anish Kapoor

Why getting the right technology mix isn’t your biggest challenge

As we hurtle forward into a new decade, we are surrounded by a seemingly limitless range of new technologies. All we have to do is reach across the sofa to our smartphones, think of anything we want o...

18 Dec 2019
Hamza Khan

The race for alternative data

'Data is the new oil.’ It’s a dramatic statement – and certainly a contentious one. Just as one publication makes the case for it, another rubbishes the concept. The first argument points out that dat...

11 Dec 2019
Douglas Anderson

In praise of maps

From maps to stats, and back again Since I was a teenager in the 1970s, I have loved studying maps. Back then I was growing up in rural eastern Scotland, not far from St. Andrews, the home of golf (

07 Oct 2019
Yahya Mohamed Mao

The role of Fintech Innovation in Smart Cities

First published on (Zurich, Thursday, October 2nd, 2019) Considering children as our legacy for the future has never been as striking as after the emotional speech of Greta Thunberg ...

05 Oct 2019
Paul Shumsky

How to Personalize Digital Experiences in Finance

Customers have come to expect a level of personal service from companies that is the digital version of a 24/7 concierge. Think Netflix, Amazon, and Spotify, all companies that have set the bar for pe...

17 Sep 2019
Hamza Khan

Elevating trust with lessons from the past

In 1852, Elisha Otis invented the safety elevator. If the hoisting rope broke, its safety mechanism automatically brought it to a halt – as he demonstrated to dramatic effect at the 1854 world fair. A...

16 Sep 2019

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