There are still countless problems to be solved and opportunities to get involved in across traditional and trendy fintech verticals. But as we tackle those problems, the technical transformation of this industry will evolve.
Members of Forbes Finance Council take a look at the trends in fintech that could rise to prominence over the next year.
Fintech Trends You Need to Notice
Get up to speed on one of the most important growing industries in today's tech world, by knowing these important Fintech trends.
10 UX Trends That are Driving the Fintech Revolution
Fintech is very much the Brave New World of personal finance. A host of new companies are radically transforming the financial landscape…
Four Major Fintech Trends In The Self-Directed IRA Industry
New digital technology offers self-directed IRA investors the ability to establish, fund and invest their self-directed IRA funds electronically in a secure environment.
10 Fintech Trends for 2020: Top Predictions According to Experts
In this article, we list the most fundamental fintech trends that are changing the face of the financial industry, from the emergence of digital-only banks, the increasing importance of blockchain and smart contracts that make it all work together; the reliance on AI and machine learning, payment innovations and the pressing need for inclusion.
What is FinTech?
I recently listened to a webinar presented by Morningstar, Inc., and the speaker defined it as follows: ”FinTech companies are businesses ...
The Top Three Things Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report Means for Fintech
Every year, Mary Meeker, the co-founder of Bond Capital (and long-time Kleiner Perkins partner) and her team publish the vaunted “Internet Trends” report. The report has important insights on the future of fintech.
How Fintech is Improving Ecommerce
Fintech has brought about efficiency in e-commerce. Indeed, eMarketer predicts that online retail sales will hit $4 trillion by 2020. The speed and efficiency of fintech remittance and payments continue to revolutionize e-commerce in great new ways. The emergence of international e-commerce platforms like Magento and Shopify and payment platforms like Stripe and BlueSnap has […]
What about the ethics of FinTech?
FinTech is rapidly becoming the backbone of consumers’ buying and investing habits, increasingly entrenching different technologies into everyday use. FinTec...
Why AI will determine the future of fintech
More investors are setting their sights on the financial technology (Fintech) arena. According to consulting firm Accenture, investment in Fintech firms rose by 10 percent worldwide to the tune of $23.2 billion in 2016. China is leading the charge after securing $10 billion in investments in 55 deals which account for 90 percent of investments …
The U.S. Treasury Fintech Report and the OCC Fintech Announcement: What They Mean for Banks and...
Wolters Kluwer expert, Stevie Conlon, distills key takeaways of the U.S. Treasury's 223-page Fintech report and the OCC’s Fintech Announcement allowing fintechs to apply for special purpose national bank charters. Read the summary.
Why PropTech and MortgageTech Are the Future of Fintech
If this is the first time you’ve heard the term proptech, it won’t be the last. Proptech (also known as real estate tech or REtech) and its subset mortgagetech have been around since 2014. Here’s why 2017 is poised to place proptech among the ranks of wealthtech, insurtech, regtech. This year has already been favorable Read more...
Webinar: How to Make it in the Fintech Industry
What does it take to turn your fintech startup into one of the industry’s great success stories? The growth of fintech worldwide is creating more opportunities than ever for entrepreneurs and startups. The same industry that is making it easier for the underbanked to build a financial future is also making cross-border payments cheaper, safer, and more transparent Read more...
How Fintech and Payments Innovations Will Disrupt Global Ecommerce
The global payments landscape has significantly evolved over the past decade. The rapid rise and equally rapid evolution of online and mobile commerce has given rise to a wave of new payment methods. E-wallets, in-app purchasing, and peer-to-peer payments are all products of consumers’ increasing comfort with digital commerce. In many developed markets, older payment ...More →
How London Startups Are Dominating FinTech
London has grown to have some of the world's top FinTech startups. Here's a look at the reasons behind that.
How Fintech Can Win On Financial Crime
Juan Zarate, a former Treasury official and now adviser to Coinbase, writes in his book Treasury’s War that “financial warfare...has started to form a..
How Law Firms Can Prepare for FinTech Wave
The innovations and industry disruption should have law firms snapping to attention.
How fintech can help control spending in the face of mental health struggles
It’s never been easier to shop online – not only can you buy pretty much anything you want, but the process of doing so is increasingly quick and frictionless. Most of the time this is considered to be a good thing, but for people with mental health struggles it comes with its own set of
How fintech lenders give mortgage borrowers an edge
Borrowers get their loans approved faster, but that’s not the only advantage.
What the Gig Economy Means for the Emerging Fintech Industry
When thinking about the implications of the gig economy, all industries must take notice of its disruptive nature in order to remain smart and streamlined, a...