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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How Tech Giants Took Over the Mobile Payment Market

July 31, 2017    By : Blake McCall

In the last decade, mobile payments have started taking hold worldwide as consumers ditch cash and cards, and instead use their smartphones to complete transactions. While many of the financial innovations we see today are spearheaded by insurgent FinTech trendsetters, the mobile payment

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The Uncertain Future of WealthTech

July 7, 2017    By : Sumit Gilitwala

If you’re someone who was born during or before the 1990s, you would have definitely heard about the 2008 financial crisis; maybe some of you have even faced negative consequences as a result of the crisis. According to the US

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Billing and Acquiring in Asia, Latin America and Africa

April 13, 2017    By : Artem Tymoshenko

How to Choose a Payment Services Provider The first thing you need to do to start monetizing your products in an exotic country is to select a supplier of payment services. For any project that has previously operated in just

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Insights from Google and Facebook at the Future of Digital Banking, Asia Pacific – Hosted by MarketForce

April 3, 2017    By : LTP Team

“The Future of Digital Banking: Asia-Pacific” was hosted by Marketforce on March 21 and 22, 2017 in Singapore. The conference managed to bring together an interesting set of C-suite, senior bankers, industry experts, tech companies and the startup community. Bankers

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Making a Difference with FinTech – Three Examples

January 28, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

There is enough said about the scale of the FinTech industry, its inclusive agenda and massive surrounding ecosystem, but the real value of this industry is not in millions that are moving around in funding, expansion and acquisition deals. The

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Voice Is the New OS: Getting Ready for the AI-First World – Part 2

December 5, 2016    By : Gaurav Sharma

PART-II: What the Future Holds Advanced voice technology will soon be ubiquitous, as natural and intelligent UI integrates seamlessly into our daily lives. Within the next four years, 50% of all searches are going to be either images or speech. Human-Voice will be

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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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