Oh, hi there. Had enough of discussing Uber's data breach? Here comes: a guide to regulating cryptocurrencies and ICOs. CX should be your top priority as a bank. Why we still need bank branches and the essentials of regtech. Among loads of different news and insights. Enjoy this week's news issue. – Michael and the FinTech Weekly team
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Over the past few years there has been a growing proliferation of cryptocurrencies. More recently, companies which may have limited access to fundraising through traditional methods are turning to cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offering (“ICO”), as a means to raise funds.
For many years we have had discussions about bank branches and a branchless future. I personally don’t believe in a branchless future, but many do. And yes, there are many branches disappearing, much to the annoyance of those who lose that physical store.
Why do banks need a digital transformation framework? According to McKinsey, global banking revenues totaled 4.6 trillion in 2016, up 3% from 2015. If the market is growing, why do banks need to change?
Agile regulatory technology helps companies of all sizes to better understand and manage their risks by adding value to data and reporting. Regtech, like fintech, has a fluid definition that varies across industries where it is employed.
Fintech is only beginning to scratch the surface of possibilities. Despite significant inroads in payments, lending and investing, amounts handled remain small in comparison.
When it comes to advertising, are some banks and credit unions too eager to tickle the funny bone?
Someone who invested just USD 1,000 in bitcoin in 2010 will now have a net worth of USD 70 million. With predictions that bitcoin’s value will jump up to USD 50,000, more and more “investors” are jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon in a bid to benefit from the “mysterious” cryptocurrency’s phenomenal climb in value.
The year 2017 was the most pivotal year for wealth management – technology startups shot themselves in the foot, empowering the next wave of transformation in one of the most asset-heavy segments. Taking their time to watch, interact, and learn, financial institutions have evolved beyond recognition in their strategies.
Artificial intelligence, also known as AI, has taken the tech world by storm, allowing companies to cut costs, automate a variety of their processes, as well as boost their bottom line.
How many FinTech startups does it take to create one comprehensive payment solution? Apparently, close to 1.5K.
Retail banking is being attacked by both small fintech firms as well as the big tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and others. The best defense that traditional financial institutions can use against this invasion is a strong, personalized digital banking offense.
Bitcoin’s ongoing meteoric price rise has received the bulk of recent press attention with a lot of discussion around whether or not it’s a bubble waiting to burst.
An excellent speech from Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on the opportunities for innovation in customer facing services enabled by the digital revolution and the risks arising – specifically looking at “financial autopilots”.
The EC has decided to make the PSD2’s regulatory technical standards applicable around September 2019, giving payment market payers the opportunity to upgrade their security systems.
Those who are unfamiliar with the global remittance industry may be surprised to learn that it is a multi-billion dollar market. The world bank estimates that officially recorded remittances to developing countries amounted to $429 billion in 2016.
In this episode, Ali Paterson, Editor of Fintech Finance; Valentina Kristensen, Head of Marketing & PR at Oak North; & Tanya Andreasyan, Editor of Banking Technology join hosts David, Jason and Simon to discuss the last week's news.