Navigating the Maze of Blockchain Consortia

April 20, 2017    By : Aman Trivedi

We have always asserted that blockchain is an ecosystem-level technology that stands to bring about cost-related and operational efficiencies in interconnected systems, an exchange, for instance, perfectly fits the bill. We have come across three general approaches that enterprises consider

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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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FinTech Is a One-Stop Shop

November 22, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

A milestone moment in the financial technology world happened when a first challenger bank received its banking license, making FinTech a one-stop shop for financial services for individuals and businesses. Any service in banks’ value chain can now be substituted

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The Best FinTech Startups to Support Your Startup

November 15, 2016    By : Artem Tymoshenko

Every time money moves, someone gets paid. Which is why investors are pouring money into the hands of FinTech startups that promise a piece of the $4.7-trillion pie. Leading banks and investment firms are well aware of what is at

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What’s the Endgame for FinTech?

October 27, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Amidst all the excitement and sometimes overinflation of financial technology startups’ disruptive potential, entrepreneurs often can’t zoom out a bit out and see a bigger picture. While it is understandable when your startup rapidly gains traction and there are no

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Five Ways Financial Institutions/Authorities Work With Blockchain Technology

September 29, 2016    By : Sofia

With endless trials/projects/initiatives/region-specific consortiums/pilots, blockchain sometimes looks like one of those ‘fashion items’ in the financial services industry that institutions want to have to keep the title of ‘innovative and modern.’ Undoubtedly, some of those initiatives will end up perpetuating

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Is Consolidation in Banking a Response to an Increasing Threat?

August 31, 2016    By : Kate

The perception of FinTech’s effect on traditional banking varies across industry professionals – while some see it as a threat to revenues, others give an evaluation of the upward trend in essential financials in banking as a result of FinTech’s

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MEDICI Top 21 – Blockchain Awards: Announcing the Leaders Working With Technology of the Future

July 19, 2016    By : LTP Team

Throughout the three years of dedicated ongoing research in the FinTech space, the LTP team has explored, defined and shaped the global FinTech startup ecosystem unlike anyone else. Eventually, LTP established the foundation to build MEDICI – the ultimate FinTech

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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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Bitcoin Companies Funding Hit Almost Half a Billion in 2015

February 26, 2016    By : Sofia

Bitcoin, as any cryptocurrency, is quite a debatable topic. The opinions are diverse when it comes to the question of security and other risks related to cryptocurrency. There are even some compelling reasons why bitcoin may be dead soon. Despite

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