Forget NFTs and the ups and downs of cryptocurrency – when it comes to Web3 and fintech there are more substantial impacts to talk about. Fintech is, frankly, on fire! Pandemic-driven shifts toward online banking gave an already hot mobile vertical a boost – but the story doesn’t stop there. With more than 25,000 fintech… Continue reading Web3 and Fintech: Obstacles and Opportunities
Security and privacy concerns are, increasingly key concerns for app users. This is especially true for fintech apps, but any app that asks customers for sensitive information needs to put security first. Customer identities in particular have become prime targets for cybercriminals, and are therefore a key focus of the global fraud detection and prevention… Continue reading Why Apps Need to Put User Security First
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been applied to a wide variety of businesses and is transforming almost every industry. Financial services is one industry that has deployed AI and leveraged huge sets of consumer and transactional data to develop a variety of competitive advantages. Of course, AI requires a significant amount of infrastructure to have an… Continue reading Accelerating Financial Services with NVIDIA AI
Perhaps no other tech company in the world is more ubiquitous than Google. From dominating search engine traffic to providing apps and tools for individuals and businesses alike to delivering mobile experiences to more than 2.5 billion active Android users globally, Google touches nearly every person in the world with an internet connection.
As we enter the Thanksgiving and holiday season, gratitude is a popular emotion and theme. Reflecting on and sharing gratitude is often on the mind for many of us. While gratitude fits with the spirit of the season, it also brings benefits to those who practice it. A recent article on PositivePsychology.com noted that “gratitude… Continue reading Using Mobile Technology to Share Gratitude
When we talk about Fintech, we often talk about using technologies to deliver new digital banking services to underbanked customers. Or evolving the banking experience. Or how technology is democratizing access to financial and economic opportunities.
We all know that change is hard, and while large strides have been made in making Fintech more diverse, there’s still a way to go. That’s the frank assessment that Tracey Davies delivered in this week’s Fintech Growth Talk.
When we talk about Fintech, we often focus on upstart companies in the United States or Europe. However, according to the World Bank, the fintech investments in Southeast Asia have grown 700 percent since 2015. This is not only digital banks, but the overall ecosystem.
According to global accounting and business consultancy KPMG, investors poured $105 billion into fintech startups last year, the third-highest annual total ever recorded. This clearly demonstrates significant growth in the industry and interest in developing tech firms that are modernizing payment and financial infrastructure.
Mexico’s fintech scene has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Between being the first in the region to implement a law specifically dedicated to fintech to boasting seriously innovative homegrown talent, Mexico is in many ways leading the way when it comes to fintech in LATAM. Mexico represents fertile ground for fintech growth… Continue reading LATAM Country Spotlight: Mexico’s Fintech Success