Ten nuggets of knowledge from our Fintech Week to take away for the weekend, incuding: Ireland’s fintech hub; women leading fintech revolution; and understanding blockchain.
Never before have customers interacted with their banks so often, with account management but a touch of a thumb away. But what are banks doing with all the data they have collected, and what does it mean for me and you?
The figures don’t favour women in financial technology, but that hasn’t stopped these leaders from taking their place at the forefront of an exciting new sector.
Ireland is becoming a powerful fintech hub as the fintech sector grows massively in Ireland. Along with that growth, as always, come jobs.
The first chapter of our Fintech A to Z breaks down automation, banking, commerce, data and economy in terms of the fintech sector.
A start-up is only as good as the ground swell behind it, and getting one off the starting blocks can be a colossal challenge. Throughout Europe, accelerators and incubators are making things just a little bit easier.
What’s the secret to scoring big investment in fintech? It seems to be all about payments, payments, payments.
Does Ireland have what it takes to consider itself a leading fintech nation? Siliconrepublic.com asked some of the country’s leading fintech figures at the recent Fintech Nation event.
The Irish Management Institute looks at how blockchain can be used to transform the operations of businesses in a wide variety of sectors.
While start-ups are racing to innovate on financial services, regulators are trying to keep up.
There are some who believe the disruptive forces of fintech threaten the banking world. The reality is fintech could help banks reinvent themselves, writes John Kennedy.
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