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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Such vectors as regulation, compliance, risk, handling other people's money, the psychological behaviours around money and capital ensure that our financial services industry is full of quirks and complexities.
Preface About the Editors Acknowledgements 1 Introduction Banking and the E-Book Moment The Shifting Financial Landscape An Unfinished Revolution The Challenge to the Banks The Utilities Risk The Future for the Banking Sector Notes Why ...
... of Trust Conduct Risk as a New Core Focus of Financial Regulation and Supervision Trust and Regulating Rapidly Evolving Online Capital Marketplaces Professional Education for Advancement of the Online Capital Marketplace Ecosystem.
... of non-financial asset ownership and, coupled with digital currency, could provide a platform for future innovation to reduce costs and speed up transactions. Effective regulation of this environment is required to reduce risk.
Effective regulation of this environment is required to reduce risk for all participants. Move away from the corporate face of FinTech innovation – PayPal, Apple, Google, et al. – and thousands of companies are working in technology ...