Banking on the intersection of finance and technology
London #fintech successes include Transferwise, founded by an INSEAD MBA and valued at $1 billion; WorldRemit, incubated at London Business School and valued at $500 million; and Nutmeg, founded by Stanford GSB graduate Nick Hungerford, which in June raised $32 million in venture capital.
Curated from MBA Students Set Their Sights On Fast-Growing Fintech Industry | BusinessBecause
MaybankFintech has garnered participation of a total 115 technology startups.
The programme, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, entries from far-flung areas such as Tunisia, Ukraine, Chile and the United States, the 21 startups shortlisted for the final session were from Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam and Japan.
As retail investors gain ‘#fintech’ access, jury remains out on whether reward outweighs risk
As #financial technology companies expand their trading services to retail investors, experts are unsettled over what the democratization of these technologies means for the average investor.
Financial technology firms, collectively known as “fintech,” are swiftly bridging the technology gap between retail traders and their institutional counterparts. They are developing
Each day, technology continues its steady advance on a traditional advisor’s world. These advisors seem to be threatened on every side.
Don’t take my word for it. According to a recent study by Scottrade Advisor Services, 90% of respondents believe robo-advice will impact the wealth management industry, citing things like fewer prospective clients to compressed fees and new client interaction models. In addition, these same
$3.97 billion invested in 2014. Top #Fintech
The “fintech” industry is booming right now.
In 2014, the value of investment in U.S. #financial technology companies was approximately $3.97 billion, which in reality shouldn’t be all that shocking. The “fintech” industry is booming right now.
I’m in the fintech space with my startup Due.com. Over the past three months I’ve started networking