The FINTECH Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 21, 2016 - Business & Economics - 312 pages
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.
From inside the book
The banking industry is ripe for change with the rise of fintech startups, the growing popularity of blockchain technology, ... 1 Forbes, 20 November 2015: “Millennials and FinTech are Top of Mind for Traditional Banks”, ...
The implications for the traditional banking industry are immense. Developments in FinTech have the potential to erode the brand equity of the incumbent players and eat into market share. But banks also have an opportunity to embrace ...
Until the onset of the financial crisis, banks enjoyed a degree of public trust that was crucial to their brands. ... than one announced by their incumbent bank.9 In that respect, traditional financial service providers are at risk.
While many of these options still use the plumbing of the banking system, in the medium term we may see payment and foreign exchange ... While traditional banks are dealing with increasing layers of compliance, The Utilities Risk.
While traditional banks are dealing with increasing layers of compliance, consumer protection, and their own bureaucratic structures, P2Ps have a transparent approach to borrowing and lending, based on disclosure by the company seeking ...