Fintech News Issue #42 November 17th, 2015

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Top Stories

    As investment continues to pour into the FinTech sector and competition heats up, we take a look back at 2015’s biggest trends and most important deals of the year, alongside the key investment figures taking the industry in new and exciting directions.

    As new forms of digital payments begin to take hold, the old assumptions no longer work.

    Back in 1995 Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema wrote a book called The Discipline of Market Leaders, and in it, they broke down the three critical strategic domains of any business– Customer Intimacy, Product Leadership and Operational Excellence.

FinTech Articles

Podcasts & Videos

    [german only] Heute ohne einen Sondergast und zu einem vielleicht unerwarteten Thema: Das Revival der Banken. Nachdem wir ja häufig Kritik an der aktuellen Strategie / den Produkten von Banken äußern, heute mal ein anderer Blick auf das Thema.

    Brett talks to Erica Young of Anthemis about the new possibilities of Robotics in the financial services industry and then has a frank conversation with Number 26 founders, Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal about their success starting a mobile only bank in Berlin.


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