Visibility Vs Credibility In FinTech – Which One Will Win?

In perfect free markets, credibility would trump visibility every single time. But online consumer markets are not perfect, and nor are they free. And online consumers tend to mix visibility with credibility. Market forces run the risk of getting skewed from the ‘Fin’ part to the ‘Tech’ side of FinTech, i.e. the credibility required to…
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Amazon: next in fintech

  BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The arrival of the age of fintech is about to shake up the financial services world as we know it. Traditional powerhouses are already trying to figure out ways to co-exist with startups that are…
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FINTECH BRIEFING from BussinesInsider: Global regulation is coming? and more

  CENTRAL BANKERS TO EVALUATE FINTECH RISKS: Last month, Mark Carney, Chairman of the G20 Financial Stability Board (FSB), informed G20 finance ministers that the FSB would begin evaluating the risks posed by fintech to global financial stability. Last week, the FSB proposed a framework for categorising major areas of fintech and evaluating each area's potential risks to consumers, public authorities, and financial stability. Regulators can…
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Funding into startups and fintech is drying up

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_text] Times are getting tough for the startup industry—and its starting to affect financial technology startups. According to CBInsights, a research firm, says the fintech startup industry saw a pullback in venture capital funding in the fourth quarter of 2015. Tech as a whole saw a slower quarter, but the fintech industry suffered…
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POLAND as the leader in the consumer banking innovation

  That should be a no duh statement, but it is worth reiterating by first debunking three alternative explanations of what drives innovation: – Big companies do not drive innovation. That one is easy.  They used to drive innovation Before Internet, but people reaching adulthood today only read about Before Internet in history books or tales…
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