Fintech News Issue #123 June 22nd, 2017

Top Stories

    Why Banks Can’t Help But Help Fintechs
    via FinTech Weekly Magazine

    Would you stay with your cutting-edge bank or prefer to use four or five individual fintech companies? Most people would choose the convenient option of staying with their bank, right?

    I just got back from the ICEEfest in Bucharest, Romania. It’s a fantastic expo organised by Dragos Stanca and his team, and was very enjoyable even with the master of ceremonies, Jeff Leach, taking the mickey out of me.

    Microservices: Redesigning the Lego
    via FinTech Weekly Magazine

    In the not so distant past, enterprise computing relied on monolithic applications to provide access to business functions within an organization. These applications strove to meet all operational requirements through rich and ever-growing feature sets—think ERP systems.

FinTech Articles

More on Digital Innovation

    When you have a really tough problem, it often helps to expand skill domains beyond specialists in a single field. Many believe it is just these kinds of unlikely combinations that are key to coming up with breakthroughs.

    Insurance company Lemonade are turning the financial services industry head with their AI processes.

    The End of Car Ownership
    via The Wall Street Journal

    Ride sharing and self-driving vehicles will redefine our relationship with cars. Auto makers and startups are already gearing up for the change.