Oh, what we wouldn’t do to know the future! Like Biff and the Almanac in Back to the Future, all we need is a guide. Luckily the team over at Pivotl is on hand to give us one for the future of fintech.
Be it money transfers, health insurance, bitcoin or entirely new banks, the fintech space is enticing investors across more and more verticals.
What’s more impressive is just how much the level of investment continues to grow. Last year saw more than $7.2bn raised globally by fintech companies, up 71% from 2014 and, as their latest infographic explores, it doesn’t look like slowing down as we head into 2016.
It’s not yet the end of the first quarter, but already investment is up nearly three quarters on Q3 2015. Check out this latest infographic to see how this fast-moving industry continues to evolve.
Want to dine, drink and network with some of London’s fintech stars? There’re still a few tickets left for the Fintech Innovation Awards! Taking place on the 13th of April at The Brewery, the event will feature keynotes from London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith and Professor Dan Ariely, as well as Julia Streets as host and Alan Dedicoat ‘Voice of the Balls’ as the Voice of God. To secure your place, register your interest here, contact Stephen McMaugh or call +44 (0) 208 080 9164.
Marca Wosoba, Head of International Development at World First, looks at the changes and disruptions in the financial sector, and identifies the importance of strategic partnerships.
Fresh off securing $63m in funding and appointing a new CFO, the Stockholm-based provider of contactless and mobile card readers has partnered with China's payments giant, UnionPay, on increasing card acceptance for European SMEs.
Coinable became the latest cryptocurrency exchange company to receive a licence that allows it to operate in the state of New York.
Wirecard has partnered with Apple Pay in France to launch boon, its mobile payment application.