In our third article in series on how the fintech industry is being covered at Davos 2017, Henry Blodget, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Business Insider, opens up the discussion to the panel to discuss the digitalisation of payments, and generational divides within consumers.
There’s a new generation of consumers who don’t have the... read more
Financial Services technology is changing the shape of the industry at a rapidly increasing rate. This will create opportunities for organisations to enter new markets, transform existing products, and introduce new business and delivery models. New and exciting technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence are constantly being hyped... read more
With President Trump now in office, the fintech industry should reflect on some of the key questions concerning where the industry is heading next.
Will shift in fintech investment from the U.S to Asia continue to accelerate?
The pull effect on investment capital towards Asian fintech companies, of which the clear majority is located in... read more
In our second article in series of how the fintech industry is being covered at Davos 2017, Francisco Gonzalez, Group Executive Chairman at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria and Cecilia Skingsley, Deputy Governor of the Swedish Central Bank, discuss how payment innovations are affecting the fintech sector
Francisco, in running an 160 year old... read more
London Blockchain Week returns to the capital next week, with blockchain industry professionals and financial services providers from across the UK and further afield set to descend on the city.
The event kicks off with ‘Hack-The-Block’, a three-day hackathon competition where teams will be challenged to use blockchain technology to... read more
In our first article in series on how the fintech industry is being covered at Davos 2017, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman and CEO of Ant Financial Services Group Eric Jing discuss the trends they see in the financial services industry as disruptors
Dan, given your status as one of the original payments disruptors, what trends... read more
Seven of the world’s leading global banks, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit this week announced an agreement in principle to develop a shared blockchain platform with the intention of making cross-border commerce a more reasonable process for small and medium-size... read more
Last week we attended Passport to the future, a conference held by the Emerging Payments Association (EPA) to discuss thobsguide e next move for jurisdiction after Brexit.
The aim of conducting the report was to give fintech professionals and companies an analysis of the business possibilities to them after Brexit. The EPA report was written by... read more
Of the 760 financial institutions that The Financial Brand interviewed, the highest ranking prediction (54%) was that the industry was going to remove friction from the customer journey. The next two most mentioned trends were the improved use of data and advanced analytics and improvements in multi-channel delivery (mentioned by 54% and 45%... read more