The #Sibos conference in Geneva this year is just wrapping up, and the 8,000 and change businesses and fintech companies that attended this year had a lot to discuss. Since what some might call the fintech boom, which, broadly speaking, occurred after the financial crisis of 2008 and has sinceRead More
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ID:38626297 Image source. Next week, 8,000 bankers and their vendors fly into Geneva for 4 days of talking about FinTech. Last year I had to fly to Singapore. This year, I can just hop on a train from Bern (sayonara jet lag). Last year Emergent Fintech started to move ontoRead More
Image source That is why the Blockchain session at SIBOS Singapore last year was standing room only and at SIBOS Geneva next week I counted 10 sessions with Blockchain as the primary theme (it will probably be mentioned in at least half the sessions). This is the year when BlockchainRead More
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
Ravi Patel is contributing to Daily Fintech as a Guest Author. He is the co-Founder and CEO of YoloPay, a Singapore-based mobile payment company developing payment solutions for families. Prior to this, he was a consultant and business strategist in the financial services industry. Ed Note: I asked Ravi toRead More
What happens when you bring 8,200 delegates together for a banking event? Well, you get at least some bizarre tweets. Here are the 8 oddest tweets from this year’s Sibos, which took place last week in Singapore. They say as much about the uncertainty of the future of banking as they doRead More
Swift is pivoting its strategy for financial startups. First, the global collective that powers inter-bank payments, will move away from its “boil the ocean” strategy of supporting the startup ecosystem, irrespective of the startup’s focus. Instead, Innotribe, its startup support system, will shift more toward initiatives in particular areas of fintech, likeRead More
Innotribe, SWIFT’s FinTech startup initiative, announced its 2015 Startup Challenge locations today, and opened the competition to applications.
Innotribe, the innovation arm of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, more commonly known as SWIFT, has closed one chapter and opened another. Three of its founders have moved on from Innotribe to pursue other ventures, all of them related to Innotribe’s mission of positive social change and workRead More
At this week’s Sibos conference in Dubai, fully a half dozen speakers addressed the “future of money” during a panel discussion. But it ends up that the future of money — at least according to those in the Sibos bubble — is more a function of fixing banks that areRead More