Financial services organisations have a wealth of data at their disposal to create unique experiences for their customers and compete against raising FinTechs. While many FinTechs’ digital-first origins play into the preferences of younger, tech-savvy consumers, the truth is that traditional financial services companies have often been the first to adopt new technologies, from credit cards to internet banking – even blockchain.
Traditional banking is often held back by outdated technology and a lack of innovation. However, digital banks are on the rise in the UK, Germany, and parts of Europe. How do digital banks differ from traditional solutions, and why should developers be taking note of this up and coming financial institution?
Centralized services risk being manipulated from within, but decentralized solutions come with their own drawbacks. How can we use blockchain and distributed ledger technology to build a trustworthy platform that cannot be manipulated and that orders transactions quickly and correctly? Hedera Hashgraph Product Manager, Donald Thibeau shares his thoughts.
Can a mobile application perform card payment using contactless card technology? We talked to Aivars Kalvans about how FinTech can change the field of banking and how it needs to develop further.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Elina Räsänen, Head of Marketing & Communications at Holvi.
New year, new JAX Magazine issue. What better way to celebrate the beginning of a new year than with a DevOps goody bag?
JAX Finance is almost upon us with the coolest topics in FinTech and we would hate for you to miss it! Get your Early Bird ticket before the offer expires on March 8th!
Last year, we talked about the love-hate relationship between banks and Fintech. Now it’s time to take this discussion forward and focus on the next phase of their collaboration. Fintech influencers Brett King and Mike Quindazzi weigh in.
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats; what does Java have to offer to the FinTech movement and what obstacles should it overcome in order to replicate the success it already has in finance?
Whether we like it or not, blockchain and the future of FinTech are interconnected. Smart contracts and the transition from corporate to individual data ownership and privacy are just two of the changes that we’ll have to adjust to but in order to figure out how to use them to our benefit, we need to keep the conversation going. Today, we invited FinTech influencers Brett King and Mike Quindazzi to talk about where FinTech is headed.
Who are the most influential FinTech people in the Twittersphere? After analyzing thousands of accounts, we created a list of people that every FinTech enthusiast or pro should be following.
Staying loyal to security or falling for the performance trends? Here we take a look at why different types of financial industries have a specific preference for Java or Python.
Blockchain is becoming more than a trend — some people are going as far as calling it a necessity. Why should we expect blockchain to dominate the sector of economic transactions in 2018? Let’s find out.
Traditional money and the financial system will not disappear overnight but they will change. Have you considered using cryptocurrencies? We haven’t so far but they have just become more accessible to the everyday user. We talked with Evgeny Vigovsky, COO of Saifu about how the company wants to help make every currency transaction a breeze.