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Mobile banking and neo banks:

In traditional banks consumers have increasingly demand easy access to their bank accounts on a mobile device. And with the rise of digital first banks or neo banks that are banks without any physical branch locations and be completely mobile and digital 

Cryptocurrency fintech:

Crypto trading platforms have emerged in recent years; this apps allows users to trade different kinds of crypto 

Fintech investment and savings:

Because fintech exist an explosion in the number of investing and saving apps in recent years like Robin Hood, stash and acorns 

Machine learning and trading:

Predict where markets are headed is the holy Grail of finance, so it's no surprise that machine learning increasingly an important role in fintech, the power of the AI in finance lies in its ability to run algorithm data and spot trends and risks for customers and companies 

Payment Fintech:

Payment companies have changed the way we all do business, we have easier ways than ever to send money digitally anywhere in the world, so fintech is very good at moving money easier. 

Fintech Lending:

Fintech is also overhauling credit by streamlining risk assessment, speeding up approval processes and making access easier, thanks to that billions of people can now apply for a loan on their mobile devices 

Insurtech Insurance Fintech:

While insurtech is quickly becoming its own industry, they obviously fall under the umbrella of fintech, so this industry is a slower adopter of technology and they have as a partner at many fintech startups to help them in the automatization of processes and expand coverage 

Types of fintech companies 


A British company based in London that provides international money transfer services. This company operates online and has a mobile app, making it convenient for users to manage their international payments from anywhere.

Related apps


General and flexible is an American company with global reach that operates an online payment system that supports money transfers between users and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional payment methods such as checks and money orders. 


Allows its users to send and receive money through a simple mobile phone application to another user with a Venmo account. In addition, it has the particularity of working as a social network. 


A United States-based electronic payment system owned by Early Warning Services. It has partnered with leading banks and credit unions across the U.S. to bring a fast, safe and easy way to send money to friends and family. Money moves quickly - directly from bank account to bank account.

What does Fintech means?

Refers to the application of software and hardware to financial services and processes, making them faster, easier and more secure. This industry includes everything from payment processing solutions to mobile banking apps.

A lot of traditional banks are supporter and adopters of this solution, they investing and partnering with fintech startups in order to give digitally minded customers what they want.

Fintech involves any company that uses software or other tech in the provision of financial services. 

Fintech is likely a big part of your personal and professional day to day  

Digital Wallets:

Like apple pay and google pay, they allow people to store their payment information in a mobile app and then use that app when it comes time to pay for something. 

Blockchain in fintech:

They will greatly help with making the industry more secure and efficient because it is a public ledger capable of recording the ownership 

Embedded finance:

Is the term for when a non-financial business integrates fintech tools into its point of service, like in payment processing terminals at coffee shops and buy now and pay later buttons on e-commerce store checkouts  

Serving traditionally underserved populations:

Fintech promise is that technology makes ir easier to provide financial services to people who never have had little or no access to them, Fintech companies aim to eliminate long standing barriers so that people can more easily save, invest and build wealth for themselves. 

In the future the trends of fintech will be 

Some fintech trends to keep an eye include:  

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Finance + Technology, this refers to businesses that use tech to enhance financial services. The term encompasses a rapidly growing industry that serves the interests of both consumers and businesses in multiple ways. 

What benefits do Fintech offer? 

Lower costs:

This innovation not only comes with a reduction in cost for businesses but also for the customer. Because there are no costs associated with traditional firms such as salaries, rent and advertising, these costs can be saved by these firms and leading to inventing in their clients 

Greater convenience:

Fintech companies have enhanced the efficiency and convenience of transactions; the customers have a better experience with transparency and the information is more accessible to the public 

Faster rate of approval:

The advancements of fintech have made it possible for online lenders to deal with the application and approval process within a day, this is so value because customers demand services instantly so with the information provided by the customers, the use of AI allows users get all the services in a matter of seconds, yes as you read...

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Fintech Founders: Inspiring Tales from the Entrepreneurs that are Changing Finance
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Over 70 in-depth interviews of Fintech Founders provide lessons from some of the most successful fintech entrepreneurs that will help you understand the challenges and opportunities of applying technology and collaboration to solve some key problems of the financial services industry. This book is for entrepreneurs, for people working inside of large organizations and everyone in between who is interested to learn the secrets of successful entrepreneurs.

Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience
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Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience

Written by entrepreneurs and fintech trailblazers, Scarlett Sieber and Sophie Guibaud, Embedded Finance: When Payments Become An Experience delivers a thought-provoking discussion on the most impactful trend of fintech yet. The book details a transformation in financial services, banking, and technology that has already begun.

Advances in Financial machine learning
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Advances in Financial machine learning

Learn to understand and implement the latest machine learning innovations to improve your investment performance
Machine learning (ML) is changing virtually every aspect of our lives. Today, ML algorithms accomplish tasks that – until recently – only expert humans could perform. And finance is ripe for disruptive innovations that will transform how the following generations understand money and invest.
In the book, readers will learn how to:
-Structure big data in a way that is amenable to ML algorithms
-Conduct research with ML algorithms on big data
-Use supercomputing methods and back test their discoveries while avoiding false positives

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How does Fintech work?

They operate with newest advancements like machine learning, algorithms, blockchain and data science to do everything backdoor in banks processes. 

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