Anthony Back

Anthony Back

Anthony is currently a Senior Fintech Analyst at Expert Market Insight and the Director of Content at BreakingFinance, a fintech content creation firm. After spending several years tracking and analyzing technologies and investments at Israel Venture Capital, he now focuses his time conducting research and analysis on the global fintech industry to help startups, financial institutions and finance-related companies develop insightful content. Anthony’s areas of expertise include payments, trading & investing, banking, blockchain and digital currencies. He is also the lead contributor at thefintech.buzz industry blog.

Australia is the current battleground between Apple Pay and the banks

Australia is the current battleground between Apple Pay and the banks

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Australian banking industry is in an increasingly bitter dispute. Things are starting to heat up down under in a fight over access to the iPhones NFC chip. This week Apple accused an Australian banking consortium of attempting to delay & block the expansion of Apple Pay into the country. In a statement received by […]

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Machine learning will disrupt exchange dealing more than blockchain

Machine learning will disrupt exchange dealing more than blockchain

Written by on February 7, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Newly appointed Nasdaq Chief, Adena Friedman believes machine intelligence will transform the exchange industry more than any other technology, including blockchain. Ask most people what technology they think will change the exchange industry and there is a good chance it will be blockchain. The technology is believed by many in the sector to be a […]

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If you are thinking of a career in banking, think again – it’s over!

If you are thinking of a career in banking, think again – it’s over!

Written by on February 2, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

In a recent interview with efinancialcareers, Kerim Derhalli, Ex-Deutsche Head of Equities says banking careers are over for future generations. The reality for students embarking on a career in banking is bleak according to Derhalli. After spending 22 years in equities sales and trading, he believes that banking careers are over. Massive job losses in the […]

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