Daily Review: The Rise of Ecosystems & Platforms

January 11, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

One of the most interesting reads of the day brings up a grand picture of business model development – ecosystems and platforms. While both with industry-specific opportunities and challenges, particular attention is paid to the ecosystem approach being the future

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Let’s Talk About Insurance Before Amazon Disrupts It

January 5, 2018    By : Matteo Carbone

I love insurance, and I have dedicated my career to the innovation introduced by InsurTech. The year 2017 has been a year full of InsurTech discussions for me: I took 187 flights to discuss InsurTech in 35 cities in 15

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The Rise of the Chinese Dragon: An Inside Look at Factors Affecting the Growth of BAT

August 23, 2017    By : Sumit Gilitwala

As a FinTech and startup aficionado, we already know the three Chinese giants, most commonly referred to as BAT: Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent. All of us have read about the success story of Robin Li of Baidu, Jack Ma of

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FinTech Story: Hits and Misses From 2013 to 2016 and the Way Forward

January 9, 2017    By : Amit

We have watched 35+ FinTech segments through the ups and downs every single day in the last 3.5 years at LTP. We developed a lot of listening tools and an army of analysts to catch everything in FinTech like a

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Five Factors That Will Drive Dramatic Rise of China’s FinTech in 2017 and Beyond

December 30, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

With a population of over 1.35 billion and the second largest economy in the world, China plays an important and influential role in the global ecosystem. Summarizing the hallmarks of China’s FinTech market, ITA puts China among the top financial

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The New Global FinTech Mumbai Event: RegTech and Blockchain

December 23, 2016    By : LTP Team

On December 21, LTP in partnership with Opus Consulting organized a FinTech meetup in Rise Mumbai called “The New Global FinTech Event: RegTech and Blockchain.” The meetup had attracted over 100+ audience members from Mumbai. The attendees were a mix of

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VR Payments Will Take the Technology into the Mainstream in 2018

December 5, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Virtual reality (VR) is probably one of the biggest shots for the retail industry given the rapidly increasing number of adoption cases. In fact, some professionals suggest that by the end of 2016, an estimated 43 million people will own VR

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Innovation Is Not Always Disruption

December 2, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

However honestly and passionately entrepreneurs might believe in a disruptive power of their solutions, most of them mistake some sort of innovation (business model, operational, UX, etc.) for a massive transformative force. Meanwhile, innovation is not always disruptive and should

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India FinTech Awards: The Winners

November 29, 2016    By : LTP Team

India is at the beginning of a FinTech revolution with significant rewiring of financial services happening with Aadhar, mobile, UPI among others.The India FinTech Awards (IFTA) 2016 platform, organized by the India Fintech Forum, provided a great opportunity for FinTech

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How Banks Can Protect Themselves From Challengers

November 20, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

With close to $14 billion in venture capital invested in a range of FinTech companies globally in 2015, and ~$19 billion in the first nine months of 2016, the industry is expected to blossom beyond expectation and have a transformative

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