The FINTECH Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries
A front-line industry insider's look at the financial technology explosion
The FINTECH Book is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein. Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech investment space, this book aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative volume to provide entrepreneurs, bankers and investors with the answers they need to capitalize on this lucrative market. Key industry developments are explained in detail, and critical insights from cutting-edge practitioners offer first-hand information and lessons learned.
The financial technology sector is booming, and entrepreneurs, bankers, consultants, investors and asset managers are scrambling for more information: Who are the key players? What's driving the explosive growth? What are the risks? This book collates insights, knowledge and guidance from industry experts to provide the answers to these questions and more.
The fintech market captured over US$14 billion in 2014, a three-fold increase from the previous year. New startups are popping up at an increasing pace, and large banks and insurance companies are being pushed toward increasing digital operations in order to survive. The financial technology sector is booming and The FINTECH Book is the first crowd-sourced book on the subject globally, making it an invaluable source of information for anybody working in or interested in this space.
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Many are familiar with disruption and innovation. Yet, few truly understand how different an animal is the ... It captures and highlights the disruptive forces at play. Start-up FinTech firms across the globe will have a profound impact ...
We are also a city of great creativity, where new ideas thrive and disruption is welcome. All these ingredients will help London to become the FinTech capital of the world. It is important that we continue to promote the sector and ...
... and Marketplace (P2P) Lending – Online Capital Marketplaces as New Asset Classes to Access Funding 144 The Digital Investment Space – Spanning from Social Trading to Digital Private Banking – A FinTech Sector Made for Disruption?
My Robo Advisor was an iPod – Applying the Lessons from Other Sectors to FinTech Disruption 152 Crowdsourced Alpha 155 To Crowdsource a Hedge Fund 160 Providing Capital and Beyond 162 7. Enterprise Innovation Can Banks Innovate?
So how will financial institutions – and particularly the big banks – respond to this wave of FinTech innovation? The banking sector is vulnerable to disruption, partly as a result of recent history. Until the onset of the financial ...
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7 Enterprise Innovation
8 More Success Stories
9 Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains
10 The Future of FinTech
List of Contributors
6 Capital and Investment