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This is how BBVA confronts the external disruption of the ‘fintech’ and the digital giants

The transformation of BBVA has a very important pillar in the search for new business models that can directly impact the current way of understanding financial services. Normally these disruptive models come from digital companies and ‘startups’ that redefine part of the value chain of banking services, generating a new…

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Fintech and Insurtech aspires to a growth of 35 percent in 2019

The Spanish Association of Fintech and Insurtech (AEFI) announced at its General Assembly held recently in Madrid, its aspiration to grow by 35 percent throughout 2019. This was announced by Füture on March 18. Fintech, what is it? The term Fintech applies to companies that link technology with finance, while…

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Why the government helps fintech: This Federal Council comes to late fintech honors

As a former Minister of Economic Affairs, he helped the Swiss fintech scene to a public relations coup. Also for this Johann Schneider-Ammann now comes to late honors. A fintech influencer? It is quite possible that Johann Schneider-Ammann would not easily dismiss the word “fintech influencer” – in May 2016,…

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The issue of Banking in the Age of Google, Facebook & Co.

For the banking industry, the EU directive with the inconspicuous name “PSD2” is a small revolution. Because: The “Payment Service Directive 2” breaks since last year the monopoly that banks have on the account data of their customers. This allows completely new business models under the slogan “Open Banking” and…

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Massachusetts Regulator Creates FinTech Advisory Group

The office of the Commonwealth Secretariat of Massachusetts, which oversees the state securities regulator, formed a FinTech advisory group, according to American Banker. The entity formed a group that includes representatives of the Eastern Bank in Boston, a blockchain company called Arwen, legal and academic experts and other companies. In…

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Search for talent: A challenge for the Fintech sector

Faced with a greater number of Fintech companies (financial technology), there is a need for collaborators willing to transcend in multiple disciplines and build effective relationships. The company 3 Hunters points out that the growth of the Fintech industry is attracting more and more people of diverse origins, such as…

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A Spanish fintech raises $75 million for its e-commerce financing platform

In Spain, the chain of success began. When Pagantis was born in 2011, his idea was to develop a leading business in the country, as its CEO Rolf Cederström recalls. “We were pioneers in online consumer credit and after the strong demand from our international merchants and partners, we are…

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Germany is working on a National Blockchain Strategy

The German Cabinet announced that the strategy for the country’s block chain industry will be presented by mid 2019. Through a document, the institution commented on the development of the fintech of the country. After a request for information from parliamentarians in the Bundestag. The Cabinet declared that it will…

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