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Insurance of Things: Driving a New Era of Digital Disruption

Standing in one line with other disruptive technologies, IoT keeps on popping up in discussions here and there as one of the overarching trends. With IoT breaking into insurance, the alliance spawned yet another concept – Insurance of Things, which is driving a new era

FinTech Without Borders

Brett King and Jason Henrichs talk with their international guests about trends in FinTech and how these advances will spread across regions. Jason is joined by Amit Goel, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at MEDICI to discuss FinTech funding – in June 2018, FinTech startups

H1 2018 Global FinTech Investments Round-Up

The year 2018 is proving to be an explosive one for global FinTech investments: the global FinTech community has raised more than $61.86 billion in a combination of VC/PE investments and acquisitions/buyouts in H1 2018. In terms of YoY growth, global FinTech VC/PE funding grew

The Impact of Microfinance

How poor is the world? In 2013, 10.7% of the world’s population lived on less than US$1.90 a day. By fall 2015, for the first time in history, less than 10% of the world’s population was living in extreme poverty — down from 37% in

How to Engage the New Generation of Investors

As Generation X hits its prime earning years, and millennials enter into the workforce, they’re taking center stage as the new generation of investors. Technology has not only altered the way individuals shop for products and services but also the way they interact with the

11 Major Risks Faced by Banks in 2018 and Beyond

Over the decades, the financial services industry has undergone significant transformation due to internal and external factors, including business model transformation, adoption of advanced technologies, changing regulatory environments, etc. Modern banking sector is a highly complex ecosystem, where stakeholders of different backgrounds — internet, tech

The Key Drivers of Change in the Quest for Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion is one of the biggest themes underpinning the transformation of the global financial services landscape. Although the use of emerging technologies in the banking finds the most lucrative use cases in CX and process efficiency, its true power lies in the capability to

Designing Delightful Banking Experiences

“Good services are verbs, bad services are nouns,” the UK Government states. “To a user, a service is something that helps them to do something – like learn to drive, buy a house, or become a childminder. Notice these are all verbs.” For a variety