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By Susanne Chishti, Janos Barberis

A front-line insider's examine the monetary know-how explosion

The FINTECH Book is your basic advisor to the monetary know-how revolution, and the disruption, innovation and chance therein. Written by way of well known inspiration leaders within the worldwide fintech funding house, this booklet aggregates assorted services right into a unmarried informative quantity to supply marketers, bankers and traders with the solutions they should capitalize in this profitable marketplace. Key advancements are defined intimately, and significant insights from state-of-the-art practitioners supply first-hand info and classes learned.

The monetary know-how region is booming, and marketers, bankers, specialists, traders and asset managers are scrambling for additional information: who're the foremost avid gamers? what is riding the explosive development? What are the hazards? This e-book collates insights, wisdom and counsel from specialists to supply the solutions to those questions and more.

  • Get on top of things at the newest developments
  • Grasp the industry dynamics of the 'fintech revolution'
  • Realize the sector's strength and effect on comparable industries
  • Gain professional perception on funding and entrepreneurial opportunities

The fintech marketplace captured over US$14 billion in 2014, a three-fold raise from the former 12 months. New startups are stoning up at an expanding speed, and big banks and insurance firms are being driven towards expanding electronic operations so as to continue to exist. The monetary expertise quarter is booming and The FINTECH Book is the 1st crowd-sourced booklet at the topic globally, making it a useful resource of knowledge for anyone operating in or attracted to this space.

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