Category Archives: FinTech

Finovate in San Jose

Finovate 2017: Will Fintech Eat the World?

Silicon Valley icon Marc Andreessen famously commented that software is eating the world. If that’s the case, I can safely argue that fintech is eating financial services. And insurance. And Wealth management. And more. We’ll be live blogging for the next 2 days from the 2017 Finovate show in San Jose. About 60 fintech companies will

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Fintech and Financial inclusion

Fintech entrepreneurs tackle financial inclusion in Africa

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) have been engines of growth in countries around the world. Last month, there was news from Lagos, Nigeria, that a new online financial services platform – Lidya – will be offering loans and banking services to small businesses across Africa. This is a major step forward for global financial inclusion.

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Fintech - Finovate

Fintech innovators: 4 Companies to Watch

It’s time for a new season of innovation in financial technology (fintech), as Finovate innovators provide a glimpse at the future of banking, payments, and wealth management. This year’s attendance numbers are expected to top last year’s record breaking 1,600 senior executives, influential press, analysts, entrepreneurs and other attendees. With so much excitement, it may

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Banking and IoT – The Internet of Things will redefine financial services

For the banking industry, the Internet of Things (IoT) could be the Best…Thing…. Ever. While financial institutions have traditionally focused on products, in this Age of the Customer they are increasingly challenged with delivering compelling services and experiences to stand out in a crowded market. That’s where IoT can have the greatest impact. Financial providers

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