What’s the Impact of Coronavirus on FinTech?

Chris Skinner

Someone asked me what the coronavirus pandemic means for the future of FinTech. However, some may think that times are dull and boring, locked in at home and nothing going on, but there’s loads … The post What’s the impact of coronavirus on FinTech? Crisis Fintech Future Grid

The Retail and Tech Firms That Could Upend Mainstream Banking

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'Open Banking' is What 'Banking' Has Rapidly Become

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Fintech women of distinction

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NYC Fintech Women announced its second annual, 50 Inspiring Fintech Females awards. There were more than 400 nominations for recognition in five different categories.

Bye-bye FinTech

Chris Skinner

What lesson was the most important one I … The post Bye-bye FinTech appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech GridI just spent time with a bank talking about Doing Digital. The host had read a preview copy of my new book and was asking a few questions about it.

The end of FinTech

Chris Skinner

Originally, I was a technologist; then a financial technologist; and now a FinTech guy. However, I see the FinTech piece as being irrelevant. Whether it’s FinTech or TechFin, it’s all still just finance and technology. The difference is … The post The end of FinTech appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Future GridI’ve been involved in finance and technology for a long, long time.

Fintech on Fire: Deals to Watch

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The fintech market is smokin’ hot right now. Fintech is no different. Q1 2021 was the largest funding quarter on record, according to CB Insights , with fintechs raising $22.8 Banks and fintechs are in a heated mashup and seeking niches.

FinTech Forecasts for 2019

Chris Skinner

There are many pundits predicting change in banking and FinTech this year. American Banker published seven FinTech predictions for 2019 by Bob Legters, Chief Product Officer of Banking and Payments at FIS. The seven headlines are: We won’t … The post FinTech Forecasts for 2019 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Future GridHere’s a review of a few of the ones that have some depth.

When did FinTech become cool?

Chris Skinner

When did FinTech become FinTech? I guess the first thing is to define FinTech, which I did badly four years ago. I say badly because my definition back then was: FinTech [is] a new market that integrates finance and technology. This new market … The post When did FinTech become cool? Fintech GridWhen did technology in finance become cool?

Fintechs rush to go public

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FinTech needs more men!

Chris Skinner

Here’s the result … FinTech needs more men! Yes, you read this right, the FinTech sector … The post FinTech needs more men! I was recently asked to respond to the idea that men are not supporting diversity enough.

Cities work to bring fintech to underserved communities

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FinTech challenger and neobanks in Brazil

Chris Skinner

As a result, when I saw a great article about banks in Brazil by Contexto, who … The post FinTech challenger and neobanks in Brazil appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Case Studies Digital Bank Fintech Grid

Five phases of FinTech (2005-2027)

Chris Skinner

Three years ago, I blogged about three phases of FinTech. Three years later, I can expand on that theme and talk about five phases of FinTech. The five phases of FinTech are (dates are rough guide): Disruption (2005-2014) Discussion (2014-2017) Partnership (2017-2022) Integration (2022-2027) Renewal (2027+) Phase One: Disruption (2005-2014) … The post Five phases of FinTech (2005-2027) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Future Grid

The new FinTech bank

Chris Skinner

The requests would get prioritisation and be delivered in sequence over time, sometimes a very long … The post The new FinTech bank appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech GridFor years, I’ve been wondering why people in business operations couldn’t align their needs with the people delivering technology in the organisation. The CIO would sit outside the business, watching and responding to requests.

When a FinTech CEO steps down (#Monzo)

Chris Skinner

… The post When a FinTech CEO steps down (#Monzo) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Grid OpinionIn any business, there are different movers and shakers.

FinTech or TechFin (speech transcript)

Chris Skinner

I recently gave a speech where the title was FinTech or TechFin? Here it is: FinTech or TechFin? I’m a technologist … The post FinTech or TechFin (speech transcript) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Opinion PresentationsEveryone had been give a copy of my book Digital Human, and the speech was transcribed. Thank you for inviting me to join you here. It is a great honour.

Fintechs and crypto pose a creative threat to traditional banking

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Mexican FinTech Yaydoo Closes $20M Series A

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Yaydoo is joining a sector of fintech that is heating up — the global B2B payments market is valued at $120 trillion annually,” per a TechCrunch article. B2B Payments B2B Fintech Investments News What's Hot In B2B Yaydoo

Does FinTech worry policymakers?

Chris Skinner

Not sure if anyone noticed that the Financial Stability Board – the world’s central banks tasked with maintaining financial stability – produced a white paper on FinTech last month. … The post Does FinTech worry policymakers? Fintech Grid RegulationIt was published on Valentines Day, so you were probably busy, and I only just stumbled across it. Here’s the Executive Summary. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

London is still the major European FinTech centre

Chris Skinner

FinTech investment numbers are variable dependent upon how they are counted. That number came from KPMG in 2019, who noted that most of that investment was flowing … The post London is still the major European FinTech centre appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

The best FinTech startups in Europe

Chris Skinner

The link provides a comprehensive article on European FinTech developments. THE BEST FINTECH STARTUPS IN EUROPE Government support for the financial … The post The best FinTech startups in Europe appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Case Studies Fintech GridI received a long and lengthy article last week from Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai (tryan@valuer.ai). It’s so good that I am happy to share it with y’all. Enjoy.

Are these FinTech unicorns worth it?

Chris Skinner

The itch is an alarm call really, and it’s asking whether all this FinTech investment is worth it. billion was invested in over 12,000 start-up FinTech … The post Are these FinTech unicorns worth it? Fintech Grid UncategorizedThere’s a regular itch that I feel in the back of my neck. I scratch it, but it won’t go away. Last year, $111.8 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

What does the #coronavirus crisis mean for #FinTech?

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Banks Spend More To Fend Off FinTechs

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Banks are forecasting higher expenses and lower revenue amid a continued slowdown in lending as they scramble to fend off FinTech rivals and stay ahead of technology, Financial Times reported on Monday (July 19). Banking Bank of America Banks Citigroup economy FinTechs Goldman Sachs J.P.

When will the FinTech bubble burst?

Chris Skinner

Reading about FinTech unicorns and pizzas worth $80 million, you would think that the world was bubbling over with wealth. FinTech investments last year peaked at over $110 billion, more than double the year before, and IPOs for firms like Uber and WeWorks are seeing valuations in the stratosphere. Everything … The post When will the FinTech bubble burst? Fintech Future Grid Opinion

39 FinTech Unicorns Valued at $147.37 billion

Chris Skinner

39 FinTech Unicorns Valued at $147.37 billion 2018 was a phenomenal year for FinTech. Over a course of 12 months, Venture Capital-backed FinTech deals and funding set an annual … The post 39 FinTech Unicorns Valued at $147.37 Fintech GridI spotted an article by Linus Beliunas on LinkedIn this week, and liked it so much that wanted to share. Enjoy!

Bank Wars, Episode XX: The Rise of FinTech

Chris Skinner

Nevertheless, I … The post Bank Wars, Episode XX: The Rise of FinTech appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Grid HumourOver the years, a few people have likened me to the Yoda of banking.

Community Banks Embrace FinTech Pairings

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From helping banks service legal marijuana firms to connecting financial institutions (FIs) to tech that streamlines business account opening, the latest bank-FinTech pairings target a range of use cases for corporate financial services. CheckAlt Eases mRDC Access To Banks' FinTech Clients.

How UK FinTech took over the world

Chris Skinner

The movie is all about the 11 years since the financial crisis hit and how the conditions led to the rise of FinTech and, specifically, UK FinTech. It’s an hour long, so set aside some … The post How UK FinTech took over the world appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech GridIn case you missed it 11FS, as well as doing podcasts, have made a movie.

Best Fintechs to Work For

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Time for a global FinTech platform?

Chris Skinner

I find it interesting when I read perspectives on FinTech, money and banking. It’s hard to go digital if the country has little infrastructure; … The post Time for a global FinTech platform? Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Inclusion Innovation Numbers OpinionGoing digital, getting rid of branches, becoming cashless seem to be the main themes, and yet this ignores that every part of the world is different.

The FinTech outlook for 2018

Chris Skinner

There are four big things for 2018 from a FinTech viewpoint that are obvious to me however, which are: Getting down to business with Artificial … The post The FinTech outlook for 2018 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Future Grid OpinionI usually start the new year by making some predictions, but so many others have been writing about 2018 trends that I’m not going to.

Happy 7th Birthday Daily Fintech

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That data is from VC funded startups and as Daily Fintech is bootstrapped/self funded, it may take a bit longer; fortunately being bootstrapped means I own 100% of Daily Fintech so I can be […]. The post Happy 7th Birthday Daily Fintech appeared first on Daily Fintech.

#Singapore’s #Fintech Festival

Chris Skinner

I count these as my hotbeds of fintech innovation. These are … The post #Singapore’s #Fintech Festival appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Grid OpinionAs I look back on my travels this year, it’s interesting to see where I have and haven’t been. Spent a lot of time in Singapore, Istanbul, London (obviously), New York and Washington. I’ve also briefly dropped in to Hong Kong, Berlin and Bangkok.