Industry Advocates Insights
15th March 2016
The team behind PaymentEye and bobsguide are proud to present Payments (R)evolution, a special edition magazine available for download now.
Featuring exclusive content and in-depth conversations with Europe’s most exciting FinTech innovators, Payments (R)evolution is an astute examination of an industry in the midst of an incredible... read more
15th March 2016
As the hype around fintech grows, cities are competing to crow the loudest about their fintech credentials. Here’s a snapshot of the hot hubs to watch this year with key stats, notable exits and who to watch.
10th March 2016
“The biggest domestic risk to financial stability” - this is how Bank of England governor Mark Carney described how the potential Brexit would affect the UK.
If the UK votes to leave in the 23rd June referendum, Carney predicts that this would result in consequences for Britain’s balance of payments with the rest of the world,... read more
9th March 2016
Is the fintech bubble bursting? No. Not according to investors speaking across numerous panels and in interviews at the #execfintech conference in Frankfurt this week.
Speaking on the topic of the future of fintech, investor and advisor Nasir Zubari said not only is the bubble is not bursting, but that talk of there being a bubble in fintech at... read more
29th February 2016
15.5% of digitally active consumers have used at least two fintech products within the last six months. This finding emerged from the survey that was conducted by Ernst and Young (EY), where more than 10,000 people in the UK, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and the US were questioned about their current and potential future use of fintech.... read more
22nd February 2016
Over the past few years, the fintech scene has really exploded in the UK, with big players in the payment and alternative funding sectors taking centre stage, to the extent that London is now regarded as one of the world’s most high-profile fintech hubs.
Firstly, what is fintech?
Well, according to the site Hot Topics, “as a... read more
11th February 2016
Could 2016 be the year of the fintech enablers? More and more banks are experimenting with and investing in new technology such as blockchain, big data and machine learning algorithms. However, we are yet to see the full effects of these partnerships but day 2 at Finovate showcased many products that could provide alternative financing.
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10th February 2016
Innovation in fintech has moved in a new direction in 2016 and with new players coming to the surface, the traditional sector has started to become digitally savvy after understanding that the consumer is looking for simplicity and cost effective solutions. Since the financial crisis, billions of dollars have been spent on startups in order to fund... read more
8th February 2016
“In China, you see a lot of stuff happening for the first time over the mobile and Internet platforms. China is far ahead of the rest of the world," Tim Pagett, financial-services industry leader at Deloitte China, told The Wall Street Journal. Fintech has exploded in China and many innovative startups have benefited from the... read more
5th February 2016
The FinTech Innovation Awards are now in their second year, and the judging panel is only getting more illustrious. Meet a few of the FinTech wonders selecting this year’s winners.
Chaired by Dan Cobley, this year’s prestigious line-up of judges comprises leading authorities and specialists from across the FinTech sector. Find... read more