Fintech players have proved that mass-market growth is achievable and are now providing other financial service entrants with a blueprint of how to scale exponentially. What sets the newer banks apart from incumbent providers is that they adapt their offering to meet the needs of their users.
There is no universal formula for success that can work across all business models, and across the entire EMEA region. The most common way of generating revenue is charging customers, which would work well in a startup model as these organisations are unencumbered by legacy infrastructure and cost structures.
However, untrusting customers want more than an improved customer experience, and companies need to establish revenue sources that can be diversified over time. Additionally, banks must give their customers a reason to bank with them.
This research paper by Finextra, in association with Mambu, gathers the views of several experts from Bain Capital, Barclays, Citi, EY, OakNorth, Santander InnoVentures, SEB, Starling Bank and Tink on how to build a bank in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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