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Why is Fintech a major interest? British companies tour Vienna and Zurich

Vienna. For fintechs with British roots, the “# fintech2019” is currently taking place in Austria and Switzerland: Big players like BA and Bawag are on site. The event, the second of its kind The event is already the second of its kind and will take place from 22nd to 24th…

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Forbes lists in “2019 Fintech 50” half of the blockchain companies that in the 2018 edition

Forbes’ 201 “Fintech 50” list of the world’s leading financial technology companies, published on February 4, includes six blockchain companies, just over half of the amount listed in the 2018 edition. Launched in February of last year, the list “Fintech 50” of Forbes contained 11 companies related to blockchain and…

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In addition to N26 – you should also know these German fintechs

In subways and on billboards N26 advertises just offensively for its direct bank offer. Apparently, the banking startup from Berlin has grown so fast that its own marketing department with the comma did not come after. In the ads, it promises “no hidden fees” and “#nobullshit”. Now N26 has collected…

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Banks are copying fintech startups!

An interesting phenomenon is taking place in the world of finance: The Banks, are adopting technological advances and innovation that come from startups “fintech”. According to what the newspaper Cronista publishes, from digital onboarding (opening of digital accounts), biometric validation of identity for all types of procedures, until obtaining an…

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How fintechs can improve women’s lives

How fintechs can improve women’s lives IMF head Christine Lagarde discusses the future of fintechs at the industry meeting of financial technology – and emphasizes the importance of regulation. Every year, the world of the future gathers in the 200-year-old Paris stock exchange ‘Palais Brongniart’. With 220 participating company directors,…

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Fintech: what is it exactly and how does this new financial industry work?

A new financial industry born in the digital era Have you imagined a world without physical bank branches, in which all the services could be solved at any time of the day through your smartphone? This reality is getting closer every day thanks to the new online financial products of…

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PSD2: Banks are more afraid of Amazon & Google than of FinTechs

For the banking sector in the EU, it is not enough simply to become digital. Cognizant’s research into “The New Banking Genome: Building the Resilient Bank of Tomorrow” found that PSD2 and open banking make it easier for new entrants to get involved. Above all, the technology giants. The latest…

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What banks are suffering from: Customers in focus, contaminated sites, Saturday work, …

“The bank always wins,” is a popular saying. Anyone looking at the press releases of the last few years will have great doubts about it. At the turn of the millennium, when I decided to start a bank education, the (banking) world was still in order. Banks and savings banks…

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Banks dilemma: Make or Buy B2B FinTechs?

B2B FinTechs could not have had a sustainable foothold in corporate banking in 2018, reports ING Germany. Although FinTechs and banks have come closer together in the cooperation, the persistently difficult market environment still poses enormous challenges for both players: corporate customers are more likely to avoid risks, have extremely…

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