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Open Banking’s Next Wave: Perspectives from Three Fintech CEOs
McKinsey reached out to the CEOs of three innovative fintechs—Ping Identity, Plaid, and Tink—for their perspectives on global prospects for open banking. While these firms address varying perceived pain points in financial services and pursue different business models, common themes emerged across the three interviews. The implications for banks...
Video: Tax Implications of Blockchain
As cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity, so have questions regarding their tax implications. In addition, given the digital asset’s global nature, many questions are being asked about how the harmonisation of tax policy could play out. Caroline Malcolm, Senior Advisor on Tax and Digitalisation at the OECD, talks about the tax implications...
Twinco Capital Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Twinco Capital's CEO, Sandra Nolasco, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Twinco Capital is a global supply chain that offers a global supply chain finance solution that covers the full production cycle of SMEs and corporates. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13...
Gigas Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Gigas’ Co-Founder and CEO, Diego Cabezudo, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Gigas is cloud computing and provides an innovative and powerful cloud solution with superior local technical support in Spain and Spanish-speaking markets. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity...
Digital Tnsurance in 2018: Driving Real Impact with Digital and Analytics
Highlights from articles this year show the progress that has been made in reinventing the insurance landscape—and suggest more disruption to come. This Mckinsey article extracts points from the Digital insurance in 2018: Driving real impact with digital and analytics report. It discusses: Claims in the digital age: How insurers can get started...
The Truth Machine: Blockchain and the Future of Everything
Erik Feyen, Lead Financial Sector Economist, FCI and Michael Casey, author and senior advisor at MIT Media Lab's Digital Currency Initiative presented The Truth Machine: Blockchain and the Future of Everything on Nov 5. View Feyen's presentation slides from the discussion. A walk through the 7,000 history of record-keeping and its role in helping...
Field Notes - Women and Digital Financial Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Understanding the Challenges and Harnessing the Opportunities
Here is one of three Field Notes from the Partnership for Financial Inclusion, a joint initiative of IFC and the Mastercard Foundation, to help DFS providers to tailor products and services to particular market segments as they shed new light on two particular market segments, youth and women, as well as the potential for digitizing social...
United Commercial Bank Limited Joins 150 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance
Washington, D.C. December 11, 2018 – United Commercial Bank (UCB) Limited became the newest member of the SME Finance Forum, a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs. “200 million businesses...
Guppy Pitches Its Fintech Services at the Global SME Finance Forum 2018
During the Global SME Finance Forum 2018, Guppy's CEO and Founder, Sanjib Kalita, demoed the company's services at the TechPitch on November 6. Guppy is a blockchain based data bureau, currently on a live testing mode for partners. The Forum's TechPitch provided an opportunity for 13 innovative fintechs to demo their product to global and emerging...
Video: Scaling B2B FinTech for the Enterprise Client
The enterprise customer is sophisticated. Arpit Ratan, Founder of Signzy, believes that sales will get people in the door, but your product is what will get them to stay. Learn why scaling B2B fintech for enterprise clients should be top of mind for companies.