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 •  October 17

If the history of FinTech teaches us something, it’s that unexpected things happen. Seemingly successful cases meet speed bumps, pivoting the history of the whole segment. Today’s picks are dedicated to that – to ups and downs of remarkable businesses and technologies. Square Has Just Begun Its Ascent With Loans And High Tech Square, being one of...

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 •  October 16

Depending on your perspective and predisposition, the future of FinTech is exciting and terrifying for the exact same reason: change. Incumbents, FinTechs, and tech giants like Amazon, Apple & Google are relying on new technology to lead consumers and businesses to a new era of financial services. Will it happen? Yes. However, we seem to focus a...

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 •  October 13

The choice was difficult today – talented people are tireless in enriching the pool of knowledge for the community of finance and tech professionals. On the other hand, the Internet age doesn’t make it easy to weed out read-worthy pieces. You cannot buy experience online. The first one to catch attention was a curious piece about the transformation...

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 •  October 13

MEDICI now! startup stories highlight the companies that are shaping the new FinTech industry. On the quest to shed light on some of the most talented FinTech entrepreneurs developing innovative technology solutions for the financial sector, the LTP Team had the pleasure of interviewing Zor Gorelov, Co-founder & CEO of Kasisto, the company behind...

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 •  October 12

Renaud Laplanche, Co-founder & CEO of Upgrade, shares his thoughts on where online lending is today, where it is going, and how it fits the broader FinTech trends. Online Lending 2.0 by Renaud Laplanche In an insightful, data-rich presentation, Laplanche shares predictions on where online lending is heading: Prediction 1: The growth of online...

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 •  October 11

In an age where collaboration is key for success in the financial services industry, banks and technology providers are looking to build deeper relationships with FinTechs. The task at hand is not an easy one – the total number of FinTechs in the industry today stands at more than 15,000 (MEDICI estimates), which makes finding the right FinTech...

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 •  October 11

It appears I haven’t fully realized that the future is here until the news on EEG being applied to reinvent shopping popped up. While it’s still early – experimental – the approach is nothing short of outstandingly futuristic. More interestingly, it falls perfectly into the paradigm of fading physical experiences in favor of invisible interfaces...

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 •  October 10

FinTech is not a disruptive force (and blockchain is not a disruptive technology). Rather, it’s the history of institutional banking repeating itself. And the further into 2017, the more apparent it is that the global market is extremely limited for ~8K FinTech startups to have a sustainable future altogether. In the years ahead, the success...

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 •  October 10

The regulatory tide is inevitable when it comes to investments of unprecedented scale, involving vulnerable parties. Whether ruled out as illegal or met with hope and wisdom, regulatory authorities around the world are taking a hard look at modern financial instruments, acknowledging their role in the financial services industry. A few new...

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 •  October 9

When it comes to payments in the B2B world, customers are looking for more convenient ways to pay their bills. With the latest technological advancements, their options are expanding. As with any new technology, however, new challenges arrive that can slow down the invoice-to-cash process. But if a supplier has the right A/R process in place, new...