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10+ Best Articles on Fintech

A reading list of the best and most useful articles on fintech from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Fintech Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on fintech by Refind users in 2022.

  1. Decentralized Finance: What It Is, Why It Matters
  2. How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe
  3. How to Move Money in the 21st Century
  4. Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company
  5. Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?

What is ...?

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Short Articles

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Long Articles

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We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Fintech, including:

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a16z

we invest in software eating the world http://a16z.com/portfolio/ http://a16z.com/podcasts/

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Sifted

In-depth reporting on startup Europe, for startup Europe. 🇪🇺 Backed by the FT. Get the latest to your inbox: http://sifted.eu/newsletters

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Visual Capitalist

Data-driven visual content focused on global trends, investing, technology, and the economy.

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Raconteur

Stories that connect modern business. PPA Media Business Media Brand of the Year.

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McKinsey & Company

Since 1926, the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. 130+ offices in 65+ countries.

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