Design Thinking: Evolving the Global Business Landscape – A Research Report by MEDICI

July 6, 2017    By : India Persson

The modern business landscape has evolved. The core business focus has moved from operational excellence to innovation. The customer is now at the center of the pyramid, around which processes and products revolve, all tied together with a common thread

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The Role of Social Media in Extending Financial Opportunities – FinTech Examples

June 19, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Facebook alone gathers 98 personal data points for targeted ads The number of social media users worldwide has reached 2.34 billion and is expected to grow to ~2.95 billion by 2020. Social media users generate 500 million tweets every day,

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Alternative Credit Scoring in the US: Innovators Applying Data Science to Unlock Financial Potential of ‘Thin-File’ Individuals

March 1, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Over the past 10 years, over a third (34.2%–36.9%) of the US population has been steadily categorized as having a subprime credit score (<620, which is considered to be a bad credit score). And even that part of the population

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Everything You Need to Know About Hong Kong’s FinTech Ecosystem: Startups, Regulators, Investors and Accelerator Programs

February 16, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Why Hong Kong? Charles d’Haussy, the Head of FinTech at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), gave a perfect answer to our question, saying, “Hong Kong has all the ingredients to be the global and regional FinTech hub. It is one of

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Six Ways FinTech Has Changed the Rules for 200 Million Financially Excluded Businesses

November 16, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

While accessible consumer credit options have been widely expanded with financial technology startups to the extent of not being a major problem, accessible business credit is still a tough question. According to the World Bank, 200 million businesses globally are

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How FinTech Forever Changed the Way Financial Institutions Look at Customers

October 24, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

FinTech is responsible for a multitude of significant achievements in the financial services industry including the transition from a closed-loop ecosystem to an environment that encourages open innovation, collaborative efforts and partnerships between institutional players and startups. Aside from opening

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Leonie Hill Capital Announces a Strategic Partnership With Life.SREDA VC

September 30, 2016    By : LTP Team

28 September 2016, SINGAPORE – International FinTech-focused venture capital firm Life.SREDA signed a memorandum of understanding with Leonie Hill Capital (LHC), a Singapore-based private equity fund, to become strategic partners in the the area of investments into financial technologies (FinTech)

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FinTech Innovation in Southeast Asia

September 14, 2016    By : Amit

Embracing the Southeast Asian digital revolution in financial technology, FinTech seems to be exploding with quite a lot of startups having been established from 2009 onwards. The breadth and depth of solutions across FinTech is quite impressive and clearly signifies

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The Hottest FinTech Investors in Europe to Back the Next Big Breakthrough in FinTech

April 27, 2016    By : Kate

Big breaks across industries don’t usually happen without VCs backing them. Success stories in most cases have co-authors and in 2016, VCs are the ones to provide a financial fuel to bright entrepreneurs and ideas with a high disruptive potential.

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15 Noteworthy FinTech Startups in Southeast Asia

April 8, 2016    By : LTP Team

We looked at the FinTech startups in the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand & Indonesia and came up with a list of the 15 most noteworthy FinTech startups in Southeast Asia: LoanSolutions.ph (Philippines): Founded in 2014, LoanSolutions facilitates fast and easy

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