Big data is one of the most rapidly growing industries in the world and was valued at $169 billion in 2018, with expectations to approach the $300 billion mark by the end of next year. Even with such monetary influence in the world already, the industry is still figuring itself
Technologies like machine learning and AI are changing the way that we do many things, including asset management, investing, trading, and managing money. Fintech solutions have been gaining popularity and challenging many key aspects of our financial landscape in the digital age. Commission-free transactions and unlimited access make well-known stock
Banking as a Service (BaaS) is the democratisation of financial capabilities that have fiercely been protected, isolated and hidden in silos for hundreds of years by banks. The fact that BaaS opens up banks’ capabilities and essentially empowers anyone to be able to create their own financial products, goes against
Fintech is opening floodgates of opportunity for ambitious startups that previously had no hopes of overcoming barriers to entry in the finance field. With the desire to innovate and succeed, however, gutsy startups are now promoting financial literacy and reaching previously underserved groups with brand-new retail banking and investment services.
The rise of financial technology and digital payment solutions is helping the world go cashless. Cashless payment methods now cover a wide range of technologies – there are physical cards, online gateways, mobile apps, and digital wallets. Blockchain-enabled payments and cryptocurrencies are also on the rise. Methods are enjoying varying
Fintech is becoming an increasingly competitive market. A KPMG analysis saw investments decline in 2016 and investors are now more cautious about betting on segments that are becoming saturated. Lending and payments are two segments that saw increased participation over the past two years. Competitors come in all forms. We
Bitcoin is currently trading at over $1250 and if you are someone who invested a grand in bitcoins back in 2011, your investments are potentially worth over $600K. The most valuable contribution of the bitcoin community is not in the financial returns itself, but in the introduction of blockchain technology.
As humans, we were born to trust and form social connections. When we enter the world, within an hour we will draw our heads to seek the eyes or face of the person gazing at us. The Oxford Dictionary defines trust as “a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability,
Did you doze off and miss the digital banking revolution? If so, here is your indispensable guide to choosing a digital banking platform The innovative nature of the financial services industry calls for constantly introducing new solutions to the market. Nowadays, implementing digital banking platform is a must, and should
Financial data finally starting to pay off If you are in Finance, you would have read at least one of the many predictions articles that poured from all directions on the internet in the past month. This is not trying to be yet another one but focus on the CX