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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A must-read for every disruptor, innovator, creator, banker.” Derek White, Global Head of Customer Solutions, BBVA “FinTech is reshaping the financial experience of millions of people.
“FinTech is reshaping the financial experience of millions of people and businesses around the world today, and has the potential to dramatically alter our understanding of financial services tomorrow.
Today, the company boasts more than 100 million active accounts and processes an average of US$315 million in payments every day.2 The payments market is evolving fast and this evolution will chase convenience, speed, and data collation ...
Other platforms such as Funding Circle and RateSetter followed. To date, the industry has lent a cumulative figure of £2.6 billion and the market is growing. Lending in the first quarter of 2015 came in at £459 million, an.
first quarter of 2015 came in at £459 million, an increase of one-third on the previous three months.5 These figures are small when compared to the sums advanced by the big banks but it is a young and rapidly growing market.