Financial institutions have become data hoarders Banks, hedge funds, and asset managers have become data hoarders. However, many of these firms find it difficult to make use of all of this data. They need tools that can be used to extract information from various internal unstructured content and to democratise
The term ‘Fintech’, applies to a very broad range of innovative solutions for the financial sector. Because this term is so broad, it doesn’t just impact financial businesses. All kinds of companies must make financial decisions, accept payments, and pay invoices. Since new and cutting-edge financial tools may impact the
Interest in fintech disruption is at an all-time high, but who will be the winners and who the losers is far from clear. Banks themselves have been sending mixed messages. As a particularly high profile example, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon famously raised the alarm when he said in
“Smart Data Is The Future of FinTech” – Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Patrick Koeck – Data Natives Berlin 2016
Patrick Koeck is a Chief Operating Officer and a previous Chief Risk Officer in European Smart-data powered lender Creamfinance. Before coming to Creamfinance he tested his mettle in companies such as Alkoe GmbH, the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and KPMG Austria, where he focused on database management and Financial Controlling.
Meet the people at the forefront of Big Data and world changing technology Where: Rise Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel When: September 25th 2016 datanatives.io Taking place in one of the world’s largest startup nations, Data Natives Tel Aviv celebrates four areas of technology that are driving business innovation and
FinTech is easy to get wrapped up in. It’s an exciting field that’s taking power away from traditional, bloated banks and giving the industry a much needed facelift. It’s helping the underbanked (as any FinTech enthusiast will tell you a hundred times), and many popular FinTech technologies are becoming integrated
“From my point of view, FinTech won’t exist as a stand alone industry…” – Interview with SolarisBanks’ Peter Grosskopff
As CTO, Peter leads the tech team of solarisBank. He’s the former CTO of HitFox Group and software engineering company Zweitag. Peter is experienced in building tech-heavy startups and fintechs. Tell us about the mission of SolarisBank and why you chose Berlin as your headquarters? We’re offering a horizontally-integrated
“We believe that personalization is the key word for FinTech this year”-Interview with Meniga’s Georg Ludviksson
Serial entrepreneur Georg Ludviksson co-founded Meniga in 2009in the wake of the global financial crisis in Iceland. Georg has spent 20 years founding, building and managing global software start-ups. Georg holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School with emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Finance. He also holds a BS degree
“I expect the market to become much more fragmented as some areas of FinTech”… – Interview with LaterPay’s Cosmin Ene
Cosmin Ene is an entrepreneurial founder with an excellent first-hand understanding of the life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures, which he has accumulated over 18 years. Between 2005 and 2009, Ene was co-founder and managing director of DELUXE Television. Prior to this, he was analyst and associate at TecVenture Partners. In
Despite some ups and downs over the years, Bitcoin is still hanging round as an alternative currency. There are those who still believe that the future is bright, and that Bitcoin may just represent the future of money. Indeed, we’re still pretty early in the life of the leading cryptocurrency.