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

Joust founder launches fintech with a twist on credit building

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Economic pressures stress payment fintechs

Payments Dive

PayPal, Klarna and Bolt have chopped their workforces in the face of mushrooming macro-economic pressures, suggesting a potential fintech shakeout in the offing

The Retail and Tech Firms That Could Upend Mainstream Banking

Payments Source

Fintech Retailers Digital payments Gig economy

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

Payments Source

Fintech Digital payments Payment processing APIs

Fintech women of distinction

Payments Dive

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

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.

Friendly fraud: How should fintechs view the risks?

Payments Dive

With friendly fraud, fintechs don’t always consider the whole picture when it comes to fraudulent disputes

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Dealing with a crisis: FinTech versus Bank

Chris Skinner

I realised this early on, when I saw that FinTech firms who were born on the internet were far more ready for working from home than traditional banks who depend on branches, buildings, office and physicality. Crisis Digital Bank Fintech Grid

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?

Brex's move has fellow fintechs ready to pounce

Payments Dive

Brex cutting small business customers – the handling of which prompted a mea culpa from the co-founder – may provide opportunity for B2B fintechs like Ramp or Divvy.

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

4 powerful payments insights from recent fintech news

Accenture

The post 4 powerful payments insights from recent fintech news appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Payments Fintech future of payments Payments Innovation Payments Trends“Learn from the mistakes of others.

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

Fintechs rush to go public

Payments Source

Fintech IPOs

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.

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.

Happy 8th Birthday Daily Fintech

Daily Fintech

I can celebrate that Daily Fintech has come a long way from a single blog post in 2014; but I also know that we have a long way to go. The post Happy 8th Birthday Daily Fintech appeared first on Daily Fintech.

This Week in Fintech ending 3rd September

Daily Fintech

Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at Kryptonio a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto, without private keys or passwords and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […].

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.

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.

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.

Fintech Amount cuts about 18% of workforce

Payments Dive

The Chicago-based banking technology provider, valued at $1 billion last year, said this week it had pared 108 workers in what the company called “proactive adjustments &rdquo

Best Places to Work in Fintech 2022

American Banker

Fintech Best Fintechs to Work for 2022 Workforce management

Knock & iBuying in US Real Estate Fintech  

Daily Fintech

Efi Pylarinou is the founder of Efi Pylarinou Advisory and a Fintech/Blockchain influencer – No.3 The latest Fintech deal was focused on a real estate disruptor in the US, OpenDoor. The post Knock & iBuying in US Real Estate Fintech appeared first on Daily Fintech.

This Week in Fintech ending 6th May

Daily Fintech

Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at Kryptonio a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto, without private keys or passwords and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […].

CFPB aims to level playing field between banks, fintech

Payments Dive

Banks have long complained that fintechs are able to offer many of the same financial services without abiding by the same laws. In an effort to level the playing field, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday it would invoke a largely unused legal provision

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.

Will COVID-19 burst fintech’s funding bubble? 

Bank Innovation

Fintechs will likely have a tough time securing funding as the coronavirus pandemic continues to shake up the U.S. Carousel Innovation Strategy Investing Premium 11:FS CB Insights fintech funding Investment venture capital funding

JPMorgan hires exec from PayPal to head fintech partnerships

Payments Dive

Peggy Mangot joined the bank this month to lead a team responsible for designing and developing fintech partnership strategy at JPMorgan Chase's commercial bank

This Week in Fintech ending 22 April

Daily Fintech

Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at Kryptonio a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto, without private keys or passwords and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […].

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!