Sharing with you relevant and exciting utilization of a number of innovative technologies, be it disruptive or sustaining to the existing financial services industry.
This week we take look at the World Economic Forum’s Global COVID-19 Fintech Market Rapid Assessment Study, a great in-depth 125 pages long analysis that is free to download, a new fintech’s novel bank charter application drawing industry’s ire, how Ping An became a fintech super-app, plus much more.
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The World Economic Forum’s Global COVID-19 Fintech Market Rapid Assessment Study has gathered empirical data from 1,385 fintech firms that are currently operating in 169 jurisdictions globally with the aim of helping to understand: the impact of the global pandemic on the fintech markets, the response of the fintech industry to the challenges of COVID-19, the most pressing fintech regulatory and policy issues.
Figure Technologies would only accept uninsured deposits, so it would not be subject to Fed or FDIC oversight. A major concern for banks is that the effort could open the door to incursions by bigger tech companies.
weavr is an embedded banking provider that enables businesses to integrate financial services into their products. It claims that business of all sizes and industries, use its solution to issue and accept payments and to move money around the world.
The Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency is changing its name to Diem. The organization has been held up in part by concerns over its ties to Facebook, and the name change is meant to reflect its “organizational independence.”
S&P Dow Jones Indices, a division of financial data provider S&P Global Inc, said on Thursday that it will launch cryptocurrency indices in 2021, making it the latest major finance company to enter the nascent asset class.
Alessandro Ravanetti- Freelance content writer and copywriter. Working in the fintech industry since 2011, I built and managed digital companies with distributed teams and international partners, gaining experience with both startups and large corporations. I am an independent expert with the European Commission, FundingBox and the Eureka Network, and an advisory board member of SXSW. firstname.lastname@example.org
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