A digital revolution in the wealth management industry has long been talked about, but the pandemic has hastened its arrival. For millions, technology has transformed lives while shifting the global economy to a more enduring transformation than usual. [Read more…] about Fintech Revolution Will Usher The New Age Of Human Connection
Building and scaling a FinTech anywhere is a daunting challenge that requires overcoming technology, consumer and regulatory hurdles.
This challenge is even more difficult in developing markets where a large portion of the population lacks access to even a basic bank account that can be used to support a FinTech offering. To get around these constraints you need to adjust your product development approach and be ready to work through challenges you likely never would have predicted. [Read more…] about Breaking The Cash Logjam In Developing Markets
It’s been over a year and a half since COVID-19 first emerged, disrupting everything in its path in one way or another. While all industries were forced to shift aspects of their business model, few were hit as drastically as those within fintech. [Read more…] about Canada’s Role In The International Fintech Community Is Dependent On The Friends We Make Here At Home
Slowly but surely over the past few decades, Canada has transitioned into a nation of oligopolies (industries that are dominated by just a few companies). This is evident in the telecommunications and airline industries where consumers only have a few companies to choose from. It’s also incredibly noticeable in the financial sector, where the five largest banks own a whopping 89% of the total market. [Read more…] about Why The Bundled Financial Services Era In Canada Is Over
Banking and financial inclusion help drive the world’s economic development. With the introduction of blockchain technology, blockchain-based applications can play a significant role in driving financial inclusion. [Read more…] about Blockchain And Its Role In Driving Financial Inclusion
The global ecommerce opportunity offers new customer bases, bigger revenues and unbridled growth for retailers who are ready to grasp it. Consumers all over the world are now so comfortable with online purchasing they’re increasingly buying from retailers outside of their home countries, with the result that cross-border ecommerce is now growing at twice the rate of domestic ecommerce. [Read more…] about Why Localization Matters In Global Ecommerce