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Feb. 3, 2023 • Abay Serkebayev
Users are stoppping using useful services because of an incomprehensible interface.

The fintech market is full of mobile applications, but not all of them are convenient and understandable. I conducted more than a thousand in-depth interviews with users and found out that many...

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Feb. 1, 2023 • Mykyta Grechyna
Latin America is the second largest region of the world after the Middle East & North Africa for year-over-year cryptocurrency transactions volume growth rate

According to the 2022 cryptocurrency market research conducted by Chainanalysis, Latin America is the second largest region of the world after the Middle East & North Africa for year-over-y...

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Jan. 31, 2023 • Abay Serkebayev
Driven by trends, many fintech companies introduce a lot of newfangled features that don't meet user needs.

Driven by trends, many fintech companies introduce a lot of newfangled features that don't meet user needs. Often, people cannot appreciate the innovations and don’t understand the interfa...

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Jan. 26, 2023 • Aicha Zerrouky
Is diversity, ethnicity, and inclusion (DE&I) really present in the industry?

Fintech is broadly known as one of the more forward-thinking industries. Despite the fact that both technology and finance have traditionally been white male-dominated sectors, fintech leaders ...

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Jan. 23, 2023 • Johnny Steele
As interest rates increase to tackle high inflation and further tax rises are announced, the outlook is set to be challenging for some time to come.

The cost-of-living crisis has left many people in precarious financial situations, with some unable to afford their essential monthly outgoings, such as mortgage repayments and fuel bills. As i...

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Jan. 17, 2023 • Pat Patel
Some more thoughts after Singapore Fintech Festival

The Times They Are A-Changing. Three months ago, I wrote a piece calling for an urgent step change in the FinTech industry in this very tune of Bob Dylan. In perspective, the modern-day FinTe...

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Jan. 12, 2023 • Matteo Carbone
Once upon a time, Insurtechs were used to talking s**t about incumbent insurers. Nowadays, they definitely have more sweet words for the sector.

Once upon a time, Insurtechs were used to talking s**t about incumbent insurers. Nowadays, they definitely have more sweet words for the sector. Lemonade moved from affirming the customers...

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Jan. 11, 2023 • Mykyta Grechyna
. Crypto companies do not have bank-like or securities firms-like regulation, and to date, there is no single oversight governmental body over the industry.

On 11 November 2022, the FTX group of companies, including quantitative trading firm Alameda Research, co-founded in September 2017 by Sam Bankman-Fried, and approximately 130 additional affili...

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Jan. 10, 2023 • Abay Serkebayev
When we analyze promising areas for development, we see that cybersecurity and artificial intelligence will be the fastest growing segments in 2023. What other trends should we expect?

New technology will change the financial industry and allow it to expand its business offerings, improve customer service and increase revenues. Discussions about the "fintech bubble"...

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Jan. 9, 2023 • Ivan Nevzorov
A considerable part of the market is still occupied by traditional banks, which sometimes have little to do with Fintech

The Fintech market is developing at an unprecedented pace. According to the Pulse of Fintech H2'21, total global fintech funding reached US$210 billion across a record 5,684 deals in 2021....

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Dec. 20, 2022 • Abay Serkebayev
Most companies spend money to attract customer personas who soon lost interest in their product

At the early stage of creating a fintech startup, the neobank application, one can suddenly encounter an interesting dilemma. In studying consumers and competitors, it was found that most co...

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Dec. 2, 2022 • Matteo Carbone
Last week Lemonade had its Investor Day, a few days before they released their Q3 results.

Last week Lemonade had its Investor Day, a few days before they released their Q3 results. This edition of the newsletter is dedicated to their surprises, some new facts & figures about t...

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FINTECH

Jan. 31, 2023 • Abay Serkebayev
Driven by trends, many fintech companies introduce a lot of newfangled features that don't meet user needs.
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Jan. 26, 2023 • Aicha Zerrouky
Is diversity, ethnicity, and inclusion (DE&I) really present in the industry?
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Jan. 10, 2023 • Abay Serkebayev
When we analyze promising areas for development, we see that cybersecurity and artificial intelligence will be the fastest growing segments in 2023. What other trends should we expect?
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BANKING

Jan. 23, 2023 • Johnny Steele
As interest rates increase to tackle high inflation and further tax rises are announced, the outlook is set to be challenging for some time to come.
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June 6, 2022 • Anthony Walton
A significant 39% of demand deposit accounts (DDAs) in the US are still not connected to the Real-Time Payment RTP Network
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April 15, 2022 • Yahya Mohamed Mao
The ability to understand and control risk allows organizations to be more confident in their business decisions.
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BLOCKCHAIN

May 21, 2022 • Piroune Balachandran
The public nature of the blockchain introduces privacy concerns about data-privacy for retail and institutional users
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March 23, 2022 • Bethan Watson
The potential of blockchain when applied within the Regulatory Technology space
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March 14, 2022 • Nakul Gupta
Why developer infrastructure for creator economy will become the new frontier tech
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CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Feb. 1, 2023 • Mykyta Grechyna
Latin America is the second largest region of the world after the Middle East & North Africa for year-over-year cryptocurrency transactions volume growth rate
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Oct. 25, 2022 • Yulia Barabash
Crypto market is going through wild changes, and record drawdown of key coins during the last five months has made people nervous
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July 25, 2022 • Shane Rodgers
The crypto shake-out is long past due. The $2 trillion hit to the industry has caused massive losses for both early investors and, unfortunately, for the smaller investors who followed suit.
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INSURTECH

Dec. 2, 2022 • Matteo Carbone
Last week Lemonade had its Investor Day, a few days before they released their Q3 results.
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Nov. 2, 2022 • Matteo Carbone
Some incumbents are getting more and more serious about innovation
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Sept. 14, 2022 • Matteo Carbone
Waiting for a clear sign that one of listed insurtech carrier can survive in the middle term
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PAYMENTS

Nov. 9, 2022 • Esther Groen
Innovation is enabling new types of payments and creating a truly dynamic ecosystem. Yet in order to create a market where new schemes like account-to-account payments can compete, regulation must play a central role argues
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Nov. 3, 2022 • Gary Prince
Banks are less inclined to create SME-specific products and services, favouring consumer and corporate markets.
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Oct. 26, 2022 • Louis Carbonnier
While there may be some consolidation in the B2C BNPL space in the medium term, it seems likely to remain a popular payment method for consumers and will continue to grow
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OPEN BANKING

Nov. 10, 2022 • Charles Damen
Variable Recurring Payments (VRP) are a major step forward for payments and the wider Open Banking movement
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May 12, 2022 • Andy Taylor
Before any action can be taken to support customers who might be struggling, they need to be identified
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April 11, 2022 • Alexi Karalis
With high level adoption of Open Banking by financial institutions introducing ground breaking capabilities at pace, what’s next?
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