Category: FinTech

In-Memory Computing Can Digitally Transform Financial Services And FinTech Applications For Capital Markets

In-Memory Computing Can Digitally Transform Financial Services And FinTech Applications For Capital Markets

FinTech – Financial services companies in the capital markets face three major application performance challenges. They must squeeze value from every ounce of soaring amounts of data. They must handle an increasing number of asset classes, the use of automated quantitative trading algorithms and continually evolving regulatory and cybersecurity requirements. And to reach business goals, they require that multiple business applications have real-time, massively scalable access to operational and historical data from disparate sources.

COVID-19 Has Put Many British Businesses On Life Support Systems – Can Fintech Help Save U.K. SMEs?

COVID-19 Has Put Many British Businesses On Life Support Systems – Can Fintech Help Save U.K. SMEs?

Half of U.K. adults with debts have mental health issues and one in four people with a mental health problem are also in debt. The relationship is cyclical and much of it boils down to a sense of feeling in control of your money, of being financially resilient and capable. According to Martin Lewis’ Money…
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Top 5 Banking And Fintech Trends For 2021

Top 5 Banking And Fintech Trends For 2021

FinTech – I’ve never been a big fan of “Year of the [fill-in-the-blank]” proclamations. Google the term “year of the customer” and you’ll find that every year for the past 15 years has been heralded as the year of the customer.

Chinese Fintech Mogul’s Wealth Soars 460% As Investors Flock To His Site

Chinese Fintech Mogul’s Wealth Soars 460% As Investors Flock To His Site

Chinese retail investors thronging to join Futu Holdings’ online brokerage during the pandemic have sent the company’s stock soaring this year, and boosted the wealth of its founder Leaf Li by nearly 460%.

The Importance Of FinTech In Traditional Banking System

The Importance Of FinTech In Traditional Banking System

There is no better example of evolution than what we have seen in the financial world. From traditional in-person banking to internet banking which eventually moved from your desktop to the comforts of your palms through mobile banking. The strides that technology has taken have further changed the way we bank today introducing us to digital banking.

How Fintech can help the Healthcare Industry

How Fintech can help the Healthcare Industry

Fintech has been a major factor on the financial market for a while now, and it’s becoming quite hard to ignore its presence and wide sweeping effects. It doesn’t just exist in a vacuum though – there is a very real link between fintech and certain other sectors. One of the most notable examples is…
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How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

As the world moves rapidly online, the distinction between B2B and B2C is becoming increasingly hazy. Today, consumers have more visibility and connection to businesses further up the value chain. And smart businesses are taking advantage of this direct relationship to become more relevant to a new audience. One business that is leveraging its B2B…
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What Conversations With 15 FinTech CEOs Revealed

What Conversations With 15 FinTech CEOs Revealed

A month ago, my investment banking group hosted Rosenblatt’s 12th annual FinTech summit, bringing together 400 investors and senior industry executives from the US, UK, Europe, India, Hong Kong, and Singapore. There were three panel discussions on cutting-edge FinTech topics with the CEOs of 15 leading FinTechs. Here are salient points discussed during each of…
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Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted how rapid business response and the ability to quickly pivot have differentiated winners and losers across retail, telecom, supply chain and financial services.  Despite fast growth over the past decade, many financial services and fintech players may not survive the latest downturn because they’ve lost sight of a key business…
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Fintech app Robinhood is driving a retail trading renaissance during the stock market’s wild ride

Fintech app Robinhood is driving a retail trading renaissance during the stock market’s wild ride

For a trading firm, there are few bigger blunders than clients being unable to move money when markets hit historic highs. Yet that’s exactly what happened at start-up brokerage firm Robinhood earlier this year. The aftermath? A surge in new users, record trading activity and a new round of venture capital funding. Despite its missteps,…
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