MBA Students & VC’s – Sights On Fast-Growing Fintech Industry

Banking on the intersection of finance and technology

London 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.

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MaybankFintech lender to support growth of fintech startups – SE Asia PITCH EVENTS

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.

Democratize Access to the Financial Markets – Financial Technology

As retail investors gain ‘’ access, jury remains out on whether reward outweighs risk

As 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

Keep Up With Technology — Without Going Bust

Rising coins on keyboard

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

32 FinTech VCs Entrepreneurs Need to Know

$3.97 billion invested in 2014. Top Venture Capitalists.

The “fintech” industry is booming right now.

In 2014, the value of investment in U.S. 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