Make no mistake, the FinTech space is booming. But what makes it so important? We invited eight of the world’s biggest FinTech influencers to talk about innovation, a term heavily used to define the FinTech movement and offer a sneak peek into the future of finance.
Make no mistake, the FinTech space is booming. But what makes it so important? We invited eight of the world’s biggest FinTech influencers to talk about the growing relationship between FinTech and entrepreneurship and blockchain’s relevance in this context.
Make no mistake, the FinTech space is booming. But what makes it so important? We invited nine of the world’s biggest FinTech influencers to identify the biggest trends in Fintech and discuss whether it has managed to leave its disruptive label behind.
Make no mistake, the FinTech space is booming — it has changed the way we do business and it is constantly challenging banks’ supremacy in the financial sector. But what makes it so important? We invited nine of the world’s biggest FinTech influencers to weigh in on the love-hate relationship between banks and the FinTech scene.
IT is a must have for most banks these days – a massive change from its previous “optional” status. That being said, if banks are trying to win developers over, why shouldn’t the latter learn a bit about this sector? This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!
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.
The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, a firm which offers back-end trading services to countless Wall Street companies, announced plans to replace one of its central databases with a distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework. The project will not use Bitcoin’s blockchain —instead, it is building a distributed ledger which will be open exclusively to invited parties.
If the organization can give the IT team a tool that is useful to them and their role, and satisfy data governance requirements while, at the same time, meeting the requirements of finance and accounting professionals, the enterprise can achieve a win-win for all parties and, in so doing, ensure that everyone has the information they need to do their jobs.
Blockchain adoption is gaining momentum not only in banking but also in the enterprise. The first sign that 2016 was going to be a good year for blockchain was the amount of money invested into blockchain companies: almost $300 million in the first half of 2016. The second sign was that blockchain consortia began to spring up like mushrooms after the rain. But will it be smooth sailing from here on?
IBM is actively trying to lure developers into the blockchain world. The giant believes that blockchain “has the potential to transform the way industries conduct business transactions” but that can only happen if industry players work together and allow businesses to benefit from the network effect of this technology.
Bitcoin has broken its own record as the price has been trading above $500 for six consecutive months. Its volatility has always been a real deal-breaker but it seems that the overall positive sentiment is fuelling global bitcoin adoption.
A few months ago, the World Economic Forum claimed in a report that blockchain can become the future of FinTech. After a plethora of banks decided to give blockchain a chance, it’s IT companies’ turn to become blockchain believers.
The blockchain technology is the perfect recipe for disruption. If only the FinTechs and banks learned to play nice. A new report sheds some light on blockchain’s limitations and points out that this technology is not “a magic potion for everything.” Learn all about the obstacles that prevent the blockchain technology from being implemented across all industries.