Talk of a ‘bubble’ in fintech, or of the sector ‘peaking’ misses the point about the transformation of finance by technology. In the grand scheme of disrupting an industry that’s been around for hundreds of years, we’re only at the very beginning of that transformation. From payments and foreign exchange to the way we ensure our pets to the birth of new brands in banking, each vertical in finance is now a honey pot for investors looking to back the next generation of financial services. This infographic explores why that gold rush isn’t stopping any time soon, as innovation continues to thrive.
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Although the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is now better understood by asset management firms, too many grey areas still surround the regulation, claims Linedata.
“Corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better cross-border payments experience today,” announced the financial messaging services provider.
The UK bank is launching a digital site and will offer SMEs up to £150,000 for a maximum period of five years.
The European Banking Authority proposes “strong customer authentication” for all electronic payments of more than €10.