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Investment pours into Asian Fintech start-ups

Investment pours into Asian Fintech start-ups

Written by on March 11, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Investors poured a record $4.5 billion into financial start-ups in Asia last year, four times as much as the previous year, data shows, putting the region at the center of the global tech revolution poised to shake up the financial services industry. Total investments into peer-to-peer lenders, payment services companies and […]

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In fintech – inertia or disruption?

In fintech – inertia or disruption?

Written by on January 13, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

I came across an article in Finextra about fintech and disruption. I put it to one side, meaning to respond to it, but I didn’t bother because Brett King got in before me. However having just come across my notes while looking for something else, I thought I’d spend a few minutes on it because […]

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Banks or banking for Africa, or will Fintech reign?

Banks or banking for Africa, or will Fintech reign?

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment

Over the years, the ‘Fintech’ (financial technology) industry has acquired extensive experience in addressing Africa’s business needs, consumer needs, technology challenges and has continued broadening its boundaries, scales and improving peoples lives by providing and developing a broad range of innovative solutions and services. On the other hand, banks with their restrictive approach when it […]

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Fintech explosion puts banks in digital firing line

Fintech explosion puts banks in digital firing line

Written by on July 1, 2015 in Features with 1 Comment

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The world’s top banks and insurers are seeing their business models challenged by ‘fintech’ start-ups, which are reshaping what consumers and businesses expect from financial services, industry insiders and experts say. A report out Tuesday from the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Swiss-based corporate think-tank which runs the Davos summit of world […]

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