The Emerging Payments Association discuss the impact of Brexit on the fintech industry at the latest payments industry event.
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Blockchain is going to be big. We know. Just like sessions at the subject at most other conferences we’ve been to recently, the blockchain panels and speakers at this year’s Tech Open Air conference in Berlin were packed to bursting.
If you think innovation in consumer cross border payments has been big, just wait for the business-to-business (B2B) side of the equation. Speaking at Money 20/20 Europe as part of The Bancorp’s Finetics™ Studio interview series, CEO Mike Laven talks about what’s next for cross-border payments.
Balancing the need for regulation with allowing innovative ideas to flourish is tough, and nowhere more so than in finance. That’s precisely why the UK’s progressive approach to regulating fintech companies stands out in Europe and the wider world.
Fintech is talked about as one of the most exciting segments of technological disruption right now, but after the implosion of so-called UK unicorn Powa Technologies and trouble at high profile US online lenders Lending Club and Prosper there’s been something of a sobering in the space.
The UK is already touted as the best place to build financial tech in Europe, if not the world, but there are still challenges facing companies in the industry.
What is the role of traditional banks moving forward in an increasingly digital world. Will they adapt or die?
If there’s a word to sum up the feeling at PayExpo this year it might be ‘momentum’.
The European payments and fintech space has built strong momentum over the past couple of years, boosted by favorable regulation in key markets like the UK and surging investment in financial tech startups. But what needs to happen to sustain that growth, what role should the banks be playing, and what’s next for this industry?
There's a huge amount going on in the European payments and fintech startup space right now, which is great news for the industry but makes staying on top of everything challenging at best. With that in mind we've picked out five what we think are the most-interesting stories across the region right now.