All posts tagged: Fintech

The Ostrich Effect in the Banking Industry

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Startups are chipping away at this highest margin pieces of a traditional banking operation. And when you take a look at this graphic from a recent article by The Financial Brand, it is pretty easy to see why this is occurring. Therein lies one of, if not the biggest problems, with traditional banks today. Few people working in positions of authority (Director to C-Suite) seem to have a holistic understanding of how the industry is […]

The FinTech Boom

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“Silicon Valley is Coming” The Financial Services space has long been one of the most complex industries to operate in, as regulation and security concerns have insulated traditional incumbents from disruption and protected many high margin lines of business. Now, with technology enabling new entrants by helping them build — both products and customer bases — more quickly and securely, the traditional market participants are being attacked from all angles as specialist startups look to beat big banks and other […]