Tag "fintech ecosystem"

Fintech In Germany: An Overview

Germany is one of the key fintech locations in Europe, and according to the country’s economic development agency, Germany Trade and Invest, the fourth largest in the world. Germany’s booming fintech industry has been driven by robust funding from domestic

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IFZ Study: Swiss Fintech Industry Continues To Grow And Mature

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has conducted its fourth review of the Swiss fintech market and released its annual IFZ Fintech Study, which provides an overview of the state and the developments in the Swiss fintech sector.

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A Glimpse into Ukraine’s Underrated Fintech Scene

In Ukraine, fintech only started to draw the attention of the financial sector players in 2017 after a series of related forums and events, but the industry is now beginning to take off with more than 60 companies at different

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Romania Ripe for Fintech Revolution

Although still in early stage compared to nearby countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, and Austria, the Romanian fintech industry is poised to take off as consumer demand for fintech solutions and digital banking increases, according to experts and

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Canadian Fintech Industry Set to Witness Strong Grow: Report

The Canadian fintech industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years and is expected to continue to expand exponentially as collaborations between fintechs and traditional financial institutions, new and improved regulations, and leadership in the financial services space continue to

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Latvia Pushes Fintech Innovation

Latvia is home to a nascent but rapidly growing startup scene. Though still trying to catch-up with neighboring Estonia, which benefited from the early successes of the likes of Skype and TransferWise, the country is starting to build a reputation

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New Report Spotlights Nordic and Baltic Region Thriving Fintech Industry

The Nordic and Baltic region is increasingly becoming a hotspot for fintech innovation. Fintech success is not in short supply in the region, which has so far given birth to half of Europe’s six fintech unicorns, according to a new

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Government Pushes for Fintech Revolution in Estonia

Estonia is well-known in Europe for being a highly developed country in the tech space with approximately 30.6 startups per 100,000 inhabitants. The country is now poised to become a leading fintech hub. Digital innovators like Skype and TransferWise, as

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Fintech On The Rise In Hamburg

While Frankfurt might be Germany’s financial center with a thriving fintech ecosystem, Hamburg is quickly witnessing the emergence of its very own fintech community with great prospects ahead. Hamburg has a notable financial history, being the city where Commerzbank, the second

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NY, Silicon Valley Remain Top US Fintech Hubs But Others Are Emerging

The US is a market leader in the fintech space, accounting for 57% of the global fintech market. According to KPMG, fintech investment in the US accounted for almost two-thirds of global fintech investment in Q4’17. New York and Silicon Valley

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