Insight, ideas and answers from across the global financial ecosystem.
In this issue: The findustrial revolution
VOL 3 | EDITION 1 | 2016
The intersection of finance and technology is ripe with innovation today, transforming the Financial sector in ways that will only grow in importance. In this issue we embrace disruption and discuss crowdfunding, crowdfinance, blockchain, the future of money and the uberization finance.
Crowdnetic’s Luan Cox and Thomson Reuters Debra Walton discuss their partnership in the growing crowdfunding and marketplace lending industry.
Today’s technology is enabling “peer-to-peer” funding of business – facilitated by the blockchain, without the need for banks or stock exchanges.
As adoption of blockchain rises, financial transactions will become more streamlined and entities involved in exchange of capital will decrease.
The Findustrial Revolution represents an extraordinary developmental leap in the way we consider the business of finance and the future of banking.
Company tech networks, platforms and ecosystems are pushing innovation across the spectrum of global and emerging markets.
From bitcoin and blockchain, to crowdfunding and electronified money, FinTech innovation is transforming value transfer.
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FinTech firms are developing more efficient and technologically proficient ways of doing business.
2015 will be remembered by the record levels of M&A activity in industries from healthcare, energy & power to technology and industrials.
The next wave of FinTech start-ups are turning attention to disruption in the retail banking sector, which accounts for 52% of industry revenue.
Technology is being harnessed to give those previously considered “unbankable” access to basic financial services and payment systems.
Advances in technology, the emergence of new trading venues and innovation at the existing ones, gives buy-side traders an unprecedented set of options.
Basel’s principles call for an overhaul to the way banks handle data, governance and architecture, but will improve risk management and bring new business.
Commodities markets are driven primarily by the dynamics of supply and demand which ultimately drive price volatility; knowing more information brings more confidence.
Evolving customer expectations are driving businesses to rapidly innovate and offer better end-user applications and data, in order to stay competitive.
Consumers adopting Financial Technology (FinTech) will double in 2016, and firms need to revisit their customer service strategies.