The Secret of Success in FinTech: Partner, Merge, Acquire

October 10, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Everything new is well-forgotten old. FinTech is not a disruptive force (and blockchain is not a disruptive technology). Rather, it’s the history of institutional banking repeating itself. And the further into 2017, the more apparent it is that the global

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Time for Regulators to Point Way Forward. FinTechs Can’t Wait Much Longer

July 5, 2017    By : Stefanie Schmidt

The digital transformation of the financial industry is advancing at breakneck pace. Marcus – Goldman Sachs’ new online lending business – just recently announced that it already hit a $1 billion milestone within less than a year of existence. P2P

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5 Ways Financial Companies Can Harness the Power of Digital Disruption in 2017

February 8, 2017    By : Tariq Scott Bokhari

Have you ever wondered why legions of taxi companies never tried to steal Uber’s thunder by building their own cab-hailing app? Taxi Magic tried it. Who? Right. It didn’t go well. I’ll leave the case study to Harvard Business School,

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Global FinTech Funding Reached $36 Bn in 2016 With Payments Companies Securing 40% of Total Funds

January 2, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The year 2016 will be carved in our memories for many reasons – unexpected political events (Trump, Brexit, to name a few), loss of iconic figures in sport, politics, art and entertainment, significant M&A deals, and much more. More importantly,

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The Future of Financial Services is Mobile and Instant

December 29, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

It’s now or never Customer expectations are often running ahead of the available options, creating a gap for innovators to fill. In the financial services industry, the speed of service delivery without security and quality compromise became a cornerstone of

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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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21 Areas of Blockchain Application Beyond Financial Services

December 1, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Despite mostly finance-related interest in blockchain technology, the areas of distributed ledger technology (DLT) application are not limited to the financial services industry. Along with banks and FinTech startups, non-financial players have been paying attention and looking for ways to

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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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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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Uber India Payments Powered by Paytm Wallet Plus 400 Mn Dollars Rumor

November 13, 2014    By : LTP Team

When it comes to a payments experience, the ‘Uber’ experience is hard to forget. This seamless payments experience requires one to simply add payment card details once, forget about paying your fare using a wallet and simply take the ride.

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