Financial Technology

Fintech Recruitment in UK

Recruitment into fintech, as a result, is soaring. Where the total amounts of jobs being created in the sector are still small compared to banking, the rate of growth is significant. For context, the sector created 61% more vacancies in 2018 compared to 2017, making it the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. The […]

Global Analysis of Investment in Fintech

Over the past year, insurtech matured significantly as a sector, with insurtech companies attracting larger and larger funding rounds globally. On a global level, there were 13 insurtech deals over $100 million during 2018, including a $375 million raised by Oscar Health Insurance in the US and $200 million raised by PolicyBazaar in India. Insurtech […]

London’s Emergence as a Fintech Location

In the early days of fintech, much was made of the potential of start-ups to disrupt the retail banking industry winning over customers on the virtue of improved user experience and capitalising on a decline in levels of confidence in banks following the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). London proved to be a remarkably fertile ecosystem […]

Global Analysis of Investments in Fintech

Corporate VC investment in fintech for 2018 of $23.1 billion nearly doubled the previous high of $11.6 billion seen in 2016, with the number of corporate fintech deals growing for the eighth successive year. Increasing corporate participation highlights fintech going mainstream as well as a competitive response to the emerging threat of Fintech companies that […]

Fintech is an Evolution of Financial Services

Fintech is a radical evolution of the financial services industry, driven by a combination of technology advancements and changing customer expectations. Fintech has grown significantly in recent years. Investments peaked in 2015 , with a total deal value of $60 billion globally. Banking has led the growth of fintech with insurance and asset management beginning […]

Emerging technologies disrupting the financial sector

Emerging technologies have reshaped the financial services industry through innovative means to cater to evolving customer expectations of personalisation and convenience. FinTech has evolved as one of the most innovative and cost-effective disruptive technologies. Early adaptation of FinTech solutions has enabled several start-ups, financial service providers and other diverse sectors to achieve an accelerated pace […]