Through the Eyes of Fintech CXOs
FinTech Trends

Top Five Questions Asked by Fintech CXO in 2018 review

As per Venture scanner data, Deloitte Centre for Financial Services analysis, during 2008-[Sept]2017 1498 companies were founded under Banking and Capital markets category. While other classes like investment management [313], Insurance [ 905],and  Real Estate [1022] made a mark,but Banking and Capital markets lead the way. Ever wondered what the …

Open Source Software
FinTech Trends

Open Source Software – Adoption, Initiatives, Value Proposition, Risks, Impact

Have you read the book written by Eric S. Raymond “The Cathedral and the Bazaar abbreviated as CatB” on software engineering methods?It’s an interesting piece where the author is differentiating between the two kinds of software development. One is the building a cathedral referred to the closed-source development that has central …

Blockchain could bring in financial inclusion
FinTech Trends

Could Blockchain Bring in Financial Inclusion?

Living in an Urban city I never had issues in spending money be it cash or electronically. But when India was under the spell of Demonetization, despite having sufficient funds in my account I was not able spend them for one simple reason that – the vendors, vegetable sellers or …

Open Banking/PSD2 Use Cases
FinTech Trends

Open Banking/PSD2 is all set to shake the financial services industry in 2018

Time and again we have positively accepted #Open creativities… be it when Philosophers guided us to have an open mind, Human resource [HR] representatives insisting on Open Communication or the new education system that does not mind in conducting open book test. Being #Open has helped, and this novice initiative …

Fintech and Payment Quiz
FinTech Content

Quiz: How Well Do you know Fintech and Payment Industry?

Fintech had made an impact in people’s lives, be it with Last Mile Banking, Microfinancing or integration with HealthTech to provide seamless medical care. Its evolving and fascinating to witness technology managing your financial portfolio, getting help from Robo-advisors, or looking for health insurance. The buzz is now a part …

Fintech-Innovations
FinTech Trends

Top Five Technologies that could boost Fintech in 2018

While Traditional Banking existed with a prime motive to secure and save money, they never bothered to create a social impact. The Fintech is on the rise, we do see how “Banking is now boosting the social change” with customized and apt solutions and dedicating themselves to improve the lives …

What-is-Blockchain
FinTech Trends

The Six Qualities of Blockchain

My first face-off with Blockchain was a year back when I in my hometown was keen to transfer my bank account to a new city. The banking officials mentioned the multi-step time-consuming process, which made me think why the same bank cannot be accessible from my new location. Isn’t just …

Biometrics empowering Digital banking
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How Could Biometrics Help in Digital Banking?

With biometrics and its application trending the social media, firms and organizations are jumping the bandwagon to reap benefits. But you would be surprised to know that Biometrics is an age-old process used for your identification. Surprised? If we trace the history of biometrics, as per wiki in 1891 fingerprints …

Vishal's take on OpenBanking
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Everything you need to know about – OpenBanking, OpenAPI, OpenData

Vishal’s take on OpenBanking In a recent post on McKinsey about Open banking, it said – The potential benefits of open banking include improved customer experience, new revenue streams, and a sustainable service model for underserved markets. Well, the benefits may be seen in the long run. However, the topic …

Banks and Technology
FinTech Products Market Survey

Technology Needs of a Payment Bank and Small Finance Banks, Fintech firms and Their Banking Solutions

Banks and Technology  In Part One of our Bank and Technology series we spoke about the technologies needed by Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Banks, and Foreign Banks and in Part two we narrated technologies desirable by Regional Rural Banks [RRB’s] and Cooperative Banks [ State and Urban Cooperative Banks]. …