October 26, 2017
5 Success Factors of Modern Banking Solutions
Modern banking services: What do they have to offer in order to succeed? The traditional banking sector is keeping up with today’s constantly changing technology landscape. It is growing rapidly with an increasing understanding of diverse customer’s demands. This has been strongly supported by the development of smart technology and over the years has helped create new tools such as...
September 29, 2017
Interview: “A good banking solution has to function everywhere from the smartphone”
Christopher Plantener is CEO and co-founder of Kontist, the new banking solution for freelancers that won the “Fintech of the Year” award in Berlin in 2016. He spoke to Leo Molatore about the needs of the new technical generation and why cooperation with Wirecard helped him meet the financial needs of freelancers. Christopher, what is exactly that makes Kontist so technically...
August 18, 2017
Meet Singapore’s most popular All-in-one Mobile Wallet
Meet Singtel’s Dash, a modern and comprehensive mobile wallet which is a handy daily companion for many users in Singapore When it comes to modern ways of payment, from a worldwide point of view Asia is clearly on the top of the list. While often China with its big, innovative players like Alipay or WeChat Pay gets most of the...
August 22, 2016
Here is How Turkey Carries on its Active Role in the Global Payment Market
Characteristics of the payment market in Turkey shows: Payment systems that concern daily life set the basis of big innovations in areas such as retail, food and transportation are paving the road for outstanding developments Radical developments in the field of technology bring digital transformation in almost all sectors. Indeed, finance technologies also go through this revolutionary transformation. Especially the...
January 21, 2016
How do FinTechs Disrupt the Banking Industry? They Bring New Speed in the Market from which Everybody Benefits
On the global start-up scene, the development of financial technology is one of the hottest topics. Now, banks can profit from innovative ideas How are FinTechs affecting the bank industry? This was one of the main topics at the Digital-Life-Design (DLD) conference in Munich. On Tuesday this week, Wirecard CEO Dr Markus Braun took part in a discussion with Jeff...
January 8, 2016
Part 1 of our “Simply Uncomplicated” Series: What exactly are FinTechs?
FinTechs are enjoying global success. But what exactly are financial technology companies? The term “FinTech” is derived from digitisation in the financial sector. FinTechs are companies that offer solutions in the area of technological financial services, which includes issues like payment, banking, alternative payment methods, factoring, credit, finance management (PFM), API banking, saving, peer-2-peer lending and insurance. Applications include everyday...
November 12, 2015
The Opportunities for FinTechs are currently Better than Ever Before
There are always new ideas in the FinTech industry. It is important that companies and main cities collaborate to reap the benefits Especially this year, the FinTech industry is booming worldwide. The number of companies has rapidly increased in recent time. This will deliver benefits to the broader banking and payments industry as it infuses new ideas, technology, and talent...