The man who runs America's biggest bank can't stop worrying about tech startups. In his annual letter to shareholders this week, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon warned investors and those in the banking industry that "Silicon Valley is coming."
There’s an age old question in wealth management and investment advice: Man or Machine. Today the battle has begun.
I recently found some exceptional insights into how China is leading the world of banking, as we saw the opening of digital banks WeBank and MYBank.
No-one can ignore the developments taking place in China’s banking system, as their two largest internet players launched banks this year. What does this mean for the global banking system, and will we see Google, Amazon and Facebook following similar paths?
Fintech hackathons and competitions occur globally. In January 2012, Swift launched theInnotribe Startup Competition as an initiative to bring together disruptive startups and incumbents in financial services…
“GAMIFICATION” means making the services or products more enjoyable and motivating for the users. Considering the BANKING is not the most entertaining industry in the eyes of the majority, bankers should work harder to deploy principles of Gamification in Banking.
This has been a song for as long we remember and we had vowed not to cover anything to do with the M-PESA API ever because it had become a cliche as the giant telco couldn’t announce it was going to open its API to developers at every function.
When payments giant PayPal launched its stripped-down service, PayPal.me, on Tuesday, Asia was notably missing from the roster of 18 launch areas. In Asia, where the Internet populace goes online heavily via mobile phones, you'd think PayPal would ensure it didn't miss the region in launching a mobile-focused consumer service.
The Futures Industry Association has announced it will host a pavilion for selected startups at its November meeting in Chicago. It will show new companies providing forward-thinking solutions for the futures, options and cleared swaps industry.
The first Podcast after the summer break does not come with a specific subject. We'll just review the happenings of the past month and then return to dealing with one subject per issue in the next week. Regardless of the summer break, there has been a lot going on. Tune in for more details.
Handling other people's money requires security and lawfulness, which means that governments often have to intervene with regulations. But regulations are often cited as stifling to innovation, which is the motivating purpose behind FinTech