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The Five Best Fintech Books To Get You Started

Fintech is exploding by any metric: funding, customer counts, revenues, corporate acquisitions... The number of people working in fintech has also grown prodigiously over the last few years. As people migrate from other sectors into fintech for the first time, I frequently get asked the same question: what can I read to learn about the

2021-02-09T00:25:44+00:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

How Fintech Can Help Streamline Your Company’s Financial Operations

“Huge.” “Surging.” “Very hot.” Those were just a couple of the terms financial news outlets used to describe the fintech market in 2020. They weren’t just buzzwords. Fintech has seen double-digit growth in transaction numbers and volumes during the pandemic, according to a study that included the World Bank. And digital banking surged during Covid-19,

2021-02-09T00:21:08+00:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Female-Founded Fintech Makes It Easy To Invest In Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Americans want to support their local economy by shopping small. More than half—53%—of consumers indicated that they are more likely to buy from a local business than a national retailer during the coronavirus pandemic, according to ZypMedia, a TV platform for local media companies. Shopping small is one way to help, but there are others.

2021-02-03T20:42:06+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Compliance In Financial Services Goes Digital To Meet New Covid-19 Demands

Collaboration to finally realize GFC reforms via digitalization The good news about compliance is that financial firms are finally getting the last generation of G20 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) regulations under control, said PJ Di Giammarino, CEO of JWG, a financial regulation think-tank based in London. The not so good news is that the industry

2021-01-27T19:49:30+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Fintech In ‘The Next Normal’: Three Predictions For 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically transformed the way we do business, and one of the pandemic's greatest impacts has been on fintech. Tens of thousands of businesses and millions of consumers began using contactless payment systems that have allowed them to stay safe. Similarly, e-commerce and delivery platforms like Instacart and DoorDash have grown exponentially

2021-01-25T17:48:46+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Bitcoin, U.S. tech stocks seen as biggest market bubbles – investor surveys

According to nearly 90% of respondents in Deutsche Bank’s monthly money-manager study, many price bubbles were now being blown. The most extreme though is bitcoin, with nearly half of those surveyed seeing it at a maximum 10 on a 1-10 bubble scale. More generally, too, when asked specifically about the 12-month fate of bitcoin -

2021-01-20T20:36:59+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Walmart to create fintech start-up with investment firm behind Robinhood

Walmart said Monday that it’s creating a fintech start-up with Ribbit Capital, one of the venture capital firms behind Robinhood. The big-box retailer did not share the name of the new company or say when its services will be available. It said it will develop unique and affordable financial products for Walmart employees and customers. READ

2021-01-12T20:36:33+00:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

Nine Payment And Fintech Predictions For 2021

At the beginning of the year, I spelled out three key payments investment themes for 2020. This was prior to the rise of the global pandemic that saw most of the year obliterated for many. However, the unexpected viral pandemic only accelerated the rate at which “alternative” payments have been thrust into the spotlight. At the

2021-01-04T17:24:38+00:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

The future of fintech is female

Fintech may have shaken up the financial landscape, but in terms of diversity, there remains much to be done. Four leading women in the world of fintech share their views. Fintech is a brave new world of creativity and exploration, but you wouldn’t necessarily know that by looking at the boards of most leading institutions

2020-12-28T19:21:07+00:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Tech Up Financial|

3 Top Fintech Stocks To Watch After Bitcoin Reaches All-Time High

Fintech stocks are growing in popularity today. Wednesday marked a major milestone in cryptocurrency history. With Bitcoin recently eclipsing $22,000 for the first time, it is renewing interests among retail investors in a way it hasn’t since Bitcoin last peaked in 2017. READ MORE FROM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE HERE

2020-12-22T13:35:58+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Tech Up Financial|