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The best FinTech podcasts out there and 10 FinTech trends for 2017

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Anna Jacobson recently wrote a nice update, highlighting the best FinTech podcasts out there, including: Brett King’s Breaking Banks podcast looks at the ‘best of the best’ in the emerging FinTech sector and documents how the loss of trust, rapid consumer behavior shifts, massive technological changes, and increasing government scrutiny are disrupting the banking …

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5 Banking Tech Trends for 2017

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I kept Tuesday’s blog entry short because I knew that everyone was making predictions and writing much more in-depth pieces.  Today’s guest blog entry is from Finanser friend David Horton. David wrote a great piece on LinkedIn over the holidays providing his five banking technology predictions for 2017 and has kindly allowed …

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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends for 2017

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I kept yesterday’s blog entry short because I knew that today’s was long, and it’s a guest blog entry from my good friend Jim Marous.  Jim produces a great report each year, curating the thoughts of 100 industry leaders including myself, on what is going to happen in the year …

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10 predictions for 2017

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There are lots of predictions being made for 2017.  After all, it’s that time of year.  So, having reviewed whether mine were right or wrong at the end of 2016, my first blog for 2017 is to make 10 predictions for 2017. Rather than making this a long and detailed …

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Look at financial inclusion for innovation

Isaac Mkalia, 20 years old, a teacher by profession is checking his mobil phone.

I guess in concluding this weeks’ thoughts, I’m left reflecting on a similar idea to the one I blogged a couple of weeks ago about a world turned on its head.  This time it’s a different take on the same conundrum.  We live in the developed economies complaining about legacy; …

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Who’s going to win the US election?

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Today is the US election and what a terrible choice they have.  You would think out of 320 million people to choose from, that they could have come up with a better two than these two.  Anyway, I’m not American and it’s not my position to comment on these things, …

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