Post Tagged with: "KPMG"

What’s Next for Blockchain and Roboadvisory Funding

What’s Next for Blockchain and Roboadvisory Funding

by December 2, 2016 at 8:38 am 0 comments

Confused by the most recent KPMB CB Insights report on fintech investing in the third quarter? We were too. Especially on what’s next for blockchain and robo advisors in North America. So we dialed up KPMG Fintech Practice Lead Anthony Rjeily who parsed the contradictory comments on these sectors. First blockchain, whichRead More

Fintech in Europe: Is Berlin the New London?

Fintech in Europe: Is Berlin the New London?

by November 23, 2016 at 10:33 am 1 comment

London is a bustling metropolis of commerce, thought of as a titan of industry and innovation—no matter what industry is under discussion. However, recent economic concerns, most notably the effects of the Brexit on business sectors including fintech, have led some to suggest that the city is no longer theRead More

3Q Fintech Funding Slows; Blockchain, Robo Advisors Face Challenges

3Q Fintech Funding Slows; Blockchain, Robo Advisors Face Challenges

by November 17, 2016 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Exhibits No. 1 and 2: Brexit. The U.S. Presidential election. It’s all their fault that funding for fintechs continued to fall in the third quarter. (We’d also add that the exuberance in the first part of 2015 was making some investors nervous.) Now that we’ve gotten that out of theRead More

Blockchain Or No-Chain: Is Blockchain Really the Future Of Fintech?

Blockchain Or No-Chain: Is Blockchain Really the Future Of Fintech?

by August 19, 2016 at 9:54 am 5 comments

Former bitcoin champion Stefan Thomas caused a small stir in the blockchain world today when he posted an essay entitled “The Subtle Tyranny of Blockchain,” which, as the title suggests, does not reflect favorably on the technology. “In any protocol, everyone has to act the same. But in a blockchainRead More

Vikram Pandit, Citigroup's former CEO, will be among the speakers at Bank Innovation Israel.

Accenture, Intuit, KPMG & Xignite Sign On as Sponsors of Bank Innovation Israel

by October 14, 2015 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Four leading financial services companies have signed on as sponsors of Bank Innovation Israel. Accenture, Intuit, KPMG and Xignite will all participate in the event as sponsors. The sponsorships are a major vote of confidence for the first-year event, which will take place November 10-11 in Tel Aviv. “We at KPMGRead More

Average Pay for Fintech Software Engineers Tops $100k

Average Pay for Fintech Software Engineers Tops $100k

by April 9, 2015 at 9:56 am 1 comment

The average salary for a fintech software engineer is now more than $100,000, according to a Bank Innovation analysis. The exact average salary for a software engineer — a bread-and-butter position for a technology startup — is $100,188. With all the talk of an “overheating” fintech venture capital market, keeping an eyeRead More

The Convergence of High Tech and High Touch in Wealth Management

by September 5, 2012 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

I wrote a piece for the popular fintech blog netbanker yesterday on how high tech and high touch are converging in wealth management, and what I will be watching for in that convergence zone next week at Finovate Fall 2012 in New York. In the article…

Banker Jones and the Last Crusade: Is Wealth Management the New Holy Grail?

Banker Jones and the Last Crusade: Is Wealth Management the New Holy Grail?

by June 14, 2012 at 8:37 am 0 comments

In my June 6 post 9 of 10 Banks Are Mulling an Overhaul I linked to the American Banker article that cited the findings from a KPMG study that also said: Forty percent of the respondents said that asset and wealth management would be essential to expan…