Post Tagged with: "Fintech Global Tour"

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

Sentiment Fintechs in the East & Europe

Sentiment Fintechs in the East & Europe

by July 5, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

The pre-referendum discussions reminded me of the fact that we have more and more noise in the markets. For me, this was a great time to look into the value of sentiment analysis, which overlaps with Artificial intelligence, Big Data analytics, and the wisdom of the crowd. All three domainsRead More

The Blackrock Tale Told in the UK: ETFs & Robo-Advisors

The Blackrock Tale Told in the UK: ETFs & Robo-Advisors

by June 13, 2016 at 2:00 am 3 comments

The tale of the shoe salesmen in Africa Thomas Bata, the founder of Bata Shoe, was fond of telling the story of how he sent two salesmen to explore market potential in Africa. One cabled back to the home office: “No one here wears shoes. No potential.” The second salesmanRead More

Fintech in action on stock exchanges of the ‘REST’

Fintech in action on stock exchanges of the ‘REST’

by May 24, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

Source: The money project (size accounts for all asset classes, not only stocks) The Northern hemisphere clearly dominates in the world stock exchanges realm. This 35,000 feet perspective includes all the assets traded through these exchanges (fixed income and multiple derivatives) and of course, a slice of the private shares market.Read More

Fintech in Action on Western Stock Exchanges

Fintech in Action on Western Stock Exchanges

by May 23, 2016 at 2:43 am 2 comments

Source: The money project (size accounts for all asset classes, not only stocks) Bats, speed bumps, Transatlantic M&A bids; are part of the tangled web of exchanges as we speak. I’ll focus only on equities on exchanges, even though they aren’t the largest asset class (bonds and derivatives – futures, options;Read More

What else was echoed out loud at AFTS?

by April 5, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

In the first part of my reflections from the FuW forum: Advance Finance Together in Switzerland: AFTS, I focused on perspectives originating from the financial sectors (e.g. Credit Suisse, BLKB) and from other stakeholders like incubators and the regulator. Today I want to take a less traditional periscope that willRead More