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Trends for the Future of the Fintech Industry - 2021 and Beyond


According to the Global Fintech Adoption Index 2019, fintech adoption was doubling every two years before the pandemic struck. From 2015 to 2019, the industry grew from 16% to 64%. This growth can be credited to fintech's developed agility compared to brick-and-mortar financial institutions. When the world was struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, fintech became an essential sector for businesses to survive the chaotic times. The true power of fintech enabled the rapid migration to digital payments at a time when even the skeptics had no choice but to embrace the new transaction solution.

Breakout fintechs of 2021: The ranking


It's been a big six months for European fintech. A dozen new financial unicorns have joined the stable, funding has reached record-breaking levels, and a wealth of IPOs are being lined up. So it's time we updated our Europe-famous (soon to be world-famous) fintech ranking, which lists the most exciting financial startups in town. We've cleaned up the data (courtesy of Dealroom), removed the dead weights and also welcomed several newbies onto the list. Over 30 new fintechs have ascended the ranks this year.

The Fintech Revolution: Opportunity & Challenges 2021


Fintech is an essential part of modern finance. The traditional understanding of financial operations has changed. Fintech opportunities allow people to enjoy the convenience and speed of managing their financial operations. In addition, it has enormous potential to improve global economic life. Fintech has opened the way for businesses and individuals to overcome new financial problems caused by social distancing and other government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Banking fintech Revolut could launch here this month


LONDON-BASED fintech Revolut has quietly familiarised about 15,000 people in Singapore with the offerings of its digital banking app, suggesting that the official launch of its payments services could be as soon as this month. The Business Times understands that some...