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Fintech discussions and conversations around the development of fintech.

Shawn Conahan

Shawn Conahan Chief Revenue Officer at Wildfire Systems, Inc.

Navigating the Evolving Fintech Landscape in 2024

After years defined by explosive growth and disruption, the business environment for fintechs is shifting. Fintechs and financial institutions alike will need to chart a strategic course to navigate these headwinds. To succeed this year, firms must understand and adapt to the key trends that will reshape their markets. Looking ahead, three trends ...

/retail /predictions

Francesco Fulcoli

Francesco Fulcoli CCO at Flagstone

EU Agrees on Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Rules

Francesco Fulcoli - Chief Compliance Officer The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on reforms to strengthen the EU's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing framework. The new rules aim to close regulatory loopholes and ensure illicit money from criminal activities and terr...


Ben Borodach

Ben Borodach CEO at april

5 predictions for fintech in 2024

The last 24 months were turbulent for the financial industry to say the least. After initially believing inflation was transitory, the Federal Reserve did a complete 180 and increased interest rates at the fastest pace in decades. Combined with international supply chains disrupted by a pandemic and wars in Europe and the Middle East, the whiplas

Brad Van Leeuwen

Brad Van Leeuwen Co-founder and COO at Cledara

Shadow IT is on the rise and it could cost you

We’ve all done it right? Downloaded a bit of software which will help do our jobs. Nothing wrong with that you might say. We all can get bored with the company provided software that doesn’t quite match what we need. And who wants to go to the IT department, make the case for a new expense and all the paperwork that’s required to get it up and wo...

/people /startups

Henning Holter

Henning Holter Director, Business Development at Star Global

Preparing for 2024: FinTech developments for payment innovators

The new year brings interesting areas to understand and prepare for, especially if your business is positioned to take advantage of innovation in payments. By no means exhaustive, here are some developments in the FinTech sector I think will be worth watching in 2024. Payment rails development: The infrastructures behind different payment solutio...


Scott Dawson

Scott Dawson Head of Sales & Strategic Partnerships at DECTA

Survival of the fittest: Why low fintech investment can be good for Fintech

“Hard times create strong men, strong men create good times, good times create weak men, and weak men create hard times.” This quote from author G. Michael Hopf (which in modern terms obviously relates to all human beings) has spread far beyond its origins in a middling science-fiction novel and has become a catch-all explanation of ‘decadence’. ...

/payments /predictions

Donica Venter

Donica Venter Marketing at Traderoot

Payment and Tech Trends Shaping the Future

Keeping up with banking trends is not easy, especially when the competition is so tough, and the trends are ever developing. In this article, we look at some of the top trends banks should be exploring to avoid losing customers to fintech disruptors. In this blog post, we outline five key trends shaping the payments industry: Contactless Payments; ...

/payments /predictions

Henning Holter

Henning Holter Director, Business Development at Star Global

Driving towards in-car payments

One of the areas gaining considerable attention in the automotive industry is in-car payments. Many industry observers categorize potential applications into three main use cases, each offering a unique avenue for innovation: Functions-on-Demand: In-vehicle payments for additional software upgrades within post-vehicle delivery. Examples include c...


Nick Hall

Nick Hall Co-Founder at Stocknet Institute

The future of retail trading relies on trust and transparency

Following a turbulent year for retail trading, Nick Hall, co-founder at Stocknet Institute, discusses why trust, transparency and education must become the essential ground rules for a positive and innovative future for retail trading. From FX to crypto firms, bad actors in the retail trading space have come under increasing scrutiny from regulator...

/startups /markets

Dave Scola

Dave Scola Chief Executive - US at Form3

Trends in fintech that drive growth

Fintech is a fast-changing ecosystem where there are few certainties. As 2023 comes to an end, it’s worth taking a temperature check and assessing the lay of the land. For the past few years, fintech pioneers have been breaking new ground and pushing financial services to heights never before seen. However, post-pandemic the fintech landscape has b...

/payments /cloud

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