FINTECH ARTICLES OF THE WEEK 12/04/2016
It’s the time of year when the lists appear. This week, we round up lists of top influencers in various FinTech sectors around the globe.
Meanwhile, the tension between innovation and regulation and the need for clear guidelines advanced last week in the United States. “Innovative Regulation” covers the talks the summarizes the approaches to regulation in the United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union.
Women in the FinTech power list
From entrepreneurs like LearnVest founder and CEO Alexa Von Tobel to top level executives like Deloitte Digital senior partner Louise Beaumont, Innovate Finance scoured the FinTech sector to find 200 women who are shaping the way we manage, invest and spend money. See the full Women in FinTech Power List here.
The 100 most influential FinTech leaders in 2016
As part of a partnership with 360Leaders, Hot Topics has put together a list of the overall Top 100 figures in the FinTech sector in 2016 including Eileen Burbidge of the UK Treasury and Agosta Liko of PesaPal. See who else made the cut.
20 fintech influencers you need to know
This collection of European FinTech thought leaders lists those whose ideas are setting the tone for the broader European sector. Read a bit about each one here.
InsurTech top 50 Influencers
We know that technology is revamping the insurance industry. Meet the top 50 people, according to InsurTech News’ interactive list, that are pointing the way toward better insurance technology. Sebastien Meunier of Chappuis Halder & Co. and Nigel Walsh of Deloitte held spots in the top 10. See the full list here.
FinTech’s most powerful dealmakers of 2016
Given that the needs of a FinTech startup differ from those of businesses entering an established industry, it takes special kinds of financiers to jumpstart a up-and-coming company’s success. With that in mind, Institutional Investor compiled a list of the FinTech Finance 35 to highlight the collaborators, funders and deal makers who play a critical role in the FinTech sector’s vibrancy.
36 FinTech companies to watch in 2017
Rather than compiling another “best of” list, Tradestreaming has organized a list of FinTech firms to pay closer attention to as we head into 2017. The list includes firms at varying maturity levels from Digit, an app which analyzes your spending habits to help meet your savings goals, to MetroMile, a startup aiming to improve car insurance.
25 fantastic FinTech startups to watch
Siliconrepublic looked around the world for FinTech firms that are altering how we harness financial data, spend, save and invest. For the next wave of FinTech innovation, the publication points to 25 startups like TransferWise, Meniga, and Aztec Exchange for signs of what’s to come.
101 InsurTech startups revolutionizing the $4.5-trillion Insurance Industry
If you’re interested in InsurTech subsector of FinTech, Elena Mesropyan of Let’s Talk Payments has put together a list of 101 insurance technology companies in the U.S. and abroad to watch as we head into 2017.
Top FinTech Podcasts
Looking for something to listen to while traveling for business or home for the holidays? Tradestreaming has a round-up of FinTech podcasts for your listening pleasure. FinTech Insider features FinTech news of the week, interviews and insights from Chris Skinner, David Brear, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor, while Forbes contributor Laura Shin breaks down blockchain and FinTech trends on the Unchained podcast.