A GDPR fintech Q&A – AltFi Opinion

With GDPR on our doorsteps, Spotcap’s managing director Niels Turfboer sits down for a Q&A with Luke Scanlon (pictured), global head of fintech propositions at Pinsent Masons. Let’s start with the big picture. What does the introduction of GDPR mean for the fintech industry? It’s essential that fintech businesses get GDPR and

Financial heavyweights pour scorn on bitcoin

Some of the biggest names in finance have lambasted the bitcoin market and poured scorn on the meteoric rise of the digital currency, calling it one of the "greatest scams" in financial history. Renowned fund managers including investment guru Mark Mobius and Davide Serra, the founder of UK hedge fund Algebris Investments, have likened the bitcoin market

Fintech: beware the fake news – FinTech Futures

Ben Robinson, Temenos In every aspect of life, sentiment overshoots. We overbuy and oversell securities. The political pendulum swings from left to right. Shops run out of ultra-fashionable goods only to heavily discount excess stock a couple months later. Ben Robinson, chief strategy officer at Temenos, explains how this is not a

Wealthtech In Switzerland: A short Overview | Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News – FintechNewsCH

Wealthtech, a sub-category of fintech which involves creating digital solutions to transform the investment and asset management industry, is thriving. In 2016, wealthtech companies raised a record of US$796 million through 98 deals, according to CB Insights, and the sector is set to further grow in the years to come with