Fintech News Issue #82 August 24th, 2016

Welcome to issue #82 of your weekly fintech news roundup. This week, we lay the focus on conferences, because the upcoming months are going to be packed with the most exciting events all around the world. Meet influencers and business partners there. – Michael and the FinTech Weekly team

Top Stories

    Great interview with Huy Nguyen Trieu. By night writes blog Disruptive Finance. Founder of The Disruptive Group. Passionate about #Fintech and #DisruptiveFinance.

    Bursting Fintech's Bubble
    by Lionel Laurent

    If you can't beat them, buy them. European banks are acquiring mobile-savvy fintech start-ups rather than building their own.

    Blockchain: what to expect for 2017?
    by Carlo R.W. De Meijer

    We are now 8 months further on in 2016. Blockchain seems to be not a hype anymore but increasingly becoming a reality. What can we learn from what happened in the area of blockchain up till now. Is it possible to make predictions for 2017 and further? Let's give a try!

Top Events

    What will the digital future of banking look like? And how do topics like retail and smart data play into it? Find out at the POST /bank Hackathon Roadshow...7 cities, 3 hackathons, 3 meetups, 1 grand final!

    Kickoff is soon – in Cologne, June 3rd!

    FinTechStage is glad to announce its collaboration with BAI for the Conference which will be held in Chicago, on October 5-6th. At McCormick Place - West Building, Chicago, USA

    LEND360 is the premier conference that connects every angle of the online lending industry. From consumer, small business and marketplace lenders to service providers, including credit bureaus, payment processors and advertising/marketing companies, the entire ecosystem of the online lending spectrum is represented at LEND360. At Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile, Chicago, USA

    Where platforms and investors come to learn, network and do business. At InterContinental London—The O2, London, United Kingdom

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