Fintech is dynamically evolving, influenced by innovation's pace, changing regulations, and shifting global perspectives. In this issue, we delve into a sector that is more than just financial technology. We observe how all-in-one applications are becoming entwined with the rising significance of AI-enhanced banking and how countries are positioning themselves as leaders in the fintech realm. Witness Singapore's notable prominence in the East and the UK's enthusiastic adoption of cryptocurrency in the West. This isn't just about individual successes; it's about a collective momentum driving the industry forward. Pioneers like Mastercard and Google are not on the sidelines; they're in the thick of it, indicating their aspirations for finance's future trajectory.
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Chris Larsen, co-founder of Ripple, praises the UK for being one of the most crypto-friendly countries, endorses its fintech innovations, and supports the tweet from Chancellor Jeremy Hunt – who labeled the UK as “Europe’s Silicon Valley”.
Credit Union Times analyzes some trends that should be incorporated into fintech blueprints. Among them, open banking and the use of API, embedded finance and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS).
Google further supports the crypto space by adding data from 11 blockchains to its BigQuery program: with this move, Google seems to see a bright future for the crypto ecosystem.
Singapore currently attracts the highest level of fintech investments, especially thanks to the regulatory stability it offers. The Savills 2023 Tech Cities Index named Singapore the top fintech hub in Asia, and the fourth globally.
The difficulties experienced by Solaris might be a sign of the current troubles faced by the fintech industry in Europe. The German fintech startup is struggling to find the €100 million it needs to execute the credit card contract for ADAC, the Munich-based motor association – the association is currently approaching new potential partners.
Mastercard participated in the Annual Conference organized by FinanceMalta, sharing insights on the Maltese fintech landscape and a set of strategic actions to support the growth of fintech in the country.