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U.S. Banking Investment in Fintech Start-Ups

U.S. Banking Investment in Fintech Start-Ups

U.S. financial services firms are actively investing in fintech startups. In 2018 (YTD 11/21), the top 11 U.S. banks by assets participated in a total of 49 equity rounds to fintech startups. This compares to 19 in 2017 and 33 in 2016.

via CB Insights

The Top Fintech Startups of 2018

The Top Fintech Startups of 2018

The financial services industry is being transformed by insurgent startups. From capital markets to insurance and digital banking to wealth management, the Fintech 250 are among the most promising of these companies globally.

via CB Insights

How Fintech Disrupts Retail And Commercial Banks

How Fintech Disrupts Retail And Commercial Banks

“Variations on the digital challenger bank model championed in Europe are spreading globally with new entrants targeting niche customer pain points. Collectively this year, startups in our market map have raised over $1.7B in venture capital.”

via CB Insights

Regtech Revenue will Reach $115 Billion in 2023

Regtech Revenue will Reach $115 Billion in 2023

The appeal of Regtech is that financial institutions can utilize new and disruptive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data analytics, biometrics, blockchain or chatbots to reduce their overall spending on compliance by unlocking more efficient practices.

via Digital Lifescapes

Annual Fintech Rankings: Top 100 and Enterprise 25

Annual Fintech Rankings: Top 100 and Enterprise 25

FIS and IBM top the 2018 IDC FinTech Rankings Top 100 and Enterprise 25 respectively. Now in its 15th year, the annual IDC FinTech Rankings categorize and evaluate technology providers based on calendar year revenues from financial institutions for hardware, software, and/or services.

via IDC

How Biometrics will Advance Mobile Payment Security

How Biometrics will Advance Mobile Payment Security

With password-based personal identity solutions becoming increasingly impractical, device vendors and mobile network service providers have begun implementing an alternative second factor — using a fingerprint, iris, facial feature or vein pattern to establish an individual’s identity.

via Digital Lifescapes

Mobile Merchant Transaction Growth in Emerging Markets

Mobile Merchant Transaction Growth in Emerging Markets

Numerous telecom service providers have expanded and tailored their services to offer the world’s poorest populations access to more sophisticated products  — such as personal savings and loans. Worldwide a large number of people who remain ‘unbanked’ are without a bank account or credit history.

via Digital Lifescapes