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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For example, Johannesburg has become a centre for bitcoin development, while across Africa entrepreneurs are developing mobile-based banking and payment systems appropriate to the local telecoms and financial services infrastructures.7 ...
The bank of the future could be a place to deposit not just your money, but other valuables – for example, your medical records, your will, or the biometric data used to start your car. With their customer base and experience in ...
Although they are taking a somewhat slow foothold, there are clear signs that crypto-currencies are here to stay – for example, California made them legal tender in 2015.6 In Europe some countries are already seeing bitcoin – an example ...
For example, banks and payments firms can send money internationally through Currency Cloud's API, rather than having to develop proprietary technology. The flexibility of APIs means that it is also easier to create experiences that ...
A company that wanted to support musicians could, for example, use one technology firm such as Kickstarter to provide loans, and another firm such as Currency Cloud to make the payment. The success of these players is in part due to ...
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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