The year 2017 brought a consequential shift in fintech investing, with a retreat in private funding for technology company start-ups and the advance of financial services giants pouring billions of dollars into innovations that will affect customer interactions. According to this solid roundup from the Economist Intelligence Unit, transformative improvements are possible in four broad technology areas. getAbstract recommends this accessible overview of future fintech directions to executives in banking, insurance and other financial services industries.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why executives at financial services giants are investing heavily in fintech innovations and
- What four technology areas are the most promising.
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10 months agoIt appears that most innovations take a sequential approach to development - building upon or segueing from previous innovations leading to 'long tail' innovations with diminishing values/ returns.
The current financial systems of capital investments/ depreciation etc. seem to prevent us from taking a step back from what has been built and rebuild/ innovate in a completely new direction for even better benefits?