Post Tagged with: "Fintech Global Tour"

The radical change coming to Financial Services; Fintech in Switzerland

The radical change coming to Financial Services; Fintech in Switzerland

by November 16, 2016 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Financial Services accounts for 10% of GDP and 5% of employment in Switzerland and the country is a global leader in Wealth Management. So, what happens here really matters and what is happening is earth-shattering (and we normally avoid hyperbolic language on Daily Fintech).  I mean radical in the positiveRead More

Oh, the things you could do with the enormous Cash pile!

Oh, the things you could do with the enormous Cash pile!

by November 3, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

At Daily Fintech we have been monitoring cash for various reasons. The more Fintech factors relate to watching digital currency trends, digital wallets and the potential of a cashless economy; and the more traditional Finance reasons, relate to income yielding options and flows towards public investment vehicles. The latter onesRead More

The Big and Scary Prize – Marketplace Lending in China

The Big and Scary Prize – Marketplace Lending in China

by October 19, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source This is a two part investigation. Part two will be on Friday. Big: a big and fast growing middle class and a banking sector that has been asleep at the switch on the consumer side; the idea of China as a consumer market is relatively new and ChineseRead More

Wrap of Week #39: SIBOS, Goldman & Marquee, Fintech product ROI, Lemonade, Unicorns

Wrap of Week #39: SIBOS, Goldman & Marquee, Fintech product ROI, Lemonade, Unicorns

by October 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Wow, what a week! Daily Fintech is delighted to share with you 10 takeaways from SIBOS and 7 insights directly from Palexpo. You can catch up on these conversations at your own convenience and add from your own takeaways on the Fintech Genome. From our curated research, we shared twoRead More

#SIBOS Geneva 10 Takeaways

#SIBOS Geneva 10 Takeaways

by October 2, 2016 at 2:45 am 1 comment

Coming down from a 4-day conference with 8,000 attendees and wrapping it all up in a blog post is hard, because one has to focus on the signal despite all the noise being so interesting. Last year in Singapore, I had 6 takeaways, having not been to SIBOS for aRead More

Wrap of Week #35: Thematic XBRL week and conversations on the Fintech Genome

Wrap of Week #35: Thematic XBRL week and conversations on the Fintech Genome

by September 6, 2016 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Thematic week on Daily Fintech with a focus on XBRL which may sound geeky and techie, but there are interesting applications to watch. On Monday we offered an overview of the technology. We then looked at XBRL use cases for better, cheaper, and pay-as-you consume Data and Metadata. We searchedRead More

Happy Birthday Switzerland: Searching for Crypto in Valleys and Alps

Happy Birthday Switzerland: Searching for Crypto in Valleys and Alps

by August 3, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image courtesy Eiger Hotel Today is Swiss National Day, so although Daily Fintech is a global business and we do not take sides in the Fintech Capital of the world debate, today is a day to celebrate all things Swiss. First, a personal note, I chose to live here forRead More

Banking API innovation from emerging and frontier markets

Banking API innovation from emerging and frontier markets

by July 21, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Two big themes on Daily Fintech are: First the Rest, then the West (the idea that innovation in the 20th century flowed from the West (America and Europe) to the Rest (Of the World, aka ROW, emerging, developing, frontier, high growth) and in the 21st century that flow of innovationRead More

India may take the lead in mobile payments by cracking the digital ID problem

India may take the lead in mobile payments by cracking the digital ID problem

by July 15, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

A lot has changed since the Fintech Global Tour went to India in January 2015, when the action looked uninteresting. Days later we discovered Paytm and digging into that story we could see how India is leapfrogging the West in mobile payments. Later that year we looked at the PaymentRead More

Sentiment Fintechs in the US

Sentiment Fintechs in the US

by July 13, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

Last week we reviewed the Fintechs using Sentiment analytics, in Europe and the East. We opened up the topic further, asking the Fintech Genome community to share their knowledge on the differentiating factors of each of these Fintechs, their business models and their partnerships. Join the Fintech crowd-sourced and curatedRead More