10+ Best Articles on Fintech
The 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.
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 2023 so far.
- Decentralized Finance: What It Is, Why It Matters
- How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe
- How to Move Money in the 21st Century
- Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company
- Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?
What is ...?
New to #fintech? These articles make an excellent introduction.
Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?
Companies can determine whether they should invest in the blockchain market by focusing on specific use cases and their position.
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How to Move Money in the 21st Century
“Financial operations” (FinOps) is an emerging software category with a massive opportunity to streamline, automate, and optimize how we move money, while giving the entire organization a real-time…
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The history of fintech
Digital transformation is often seen as key to slowing global warming. By using new technology such as artificial intelligence and data analytics, the theory is we can increase efficiency and…
How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe
As Klarna's billionaire founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski prepares to stage one of the biggest-ever European fintech company listings, a feast of capitalism, he credits an unlikely backer for his runaway success: the Swedish welfare state.
«In particular, the 39-year-old pinpoints a late-1990s government policy to put a computer in every home.»
Open Source Is Finally Coming to Financial Services
Imagine financial services could be built like Lego, and that those blocks could be assembled to fit hundreds of use cases. That's the power of open source.
Using AI to create better virtual reality experiences
Working at the intersection of hardware and software engineering, researchers are developing new techniques for improving 3D displays for virtual and augmented reality technologies.
Mapping The Biggest Companies By Market Cap in 60 Countries
Tech giants are increasingly making up more of the Fortune 500, but the world’s biggest companies by market cap ar
«Many are former monopolies or massive conglomerates that have grown in the public space, such as South Africa’s Naspers and India’s Reliance Industries.»
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Decentralized Finance: What It Is, Why It Matters
DeFi’s two foundational qualities — permissionless-ness and transparency — translate to multiple, powerful use cases.
«decentralized finance aka “DeFi,” the ecosystem of blockchain-enabled products and services that replace traditional financial intermediaries with freely accessible, autonomous, and transparent software. »
DeFi Gives Financial Privacy — Will Regulation Take It Away?
The Fourth Amendment protects our privacy rights in material that we keep private. The government can’t search our homes or computers, for instance, unless it has a warrant based on specific probable…
Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company
Fintech startups are providing complex banking infrastructure "as a service." That means every company can now benefit from financial services.
Fintech Scales Vertical SaaS
Today, the majority of SaaS company revenue comes from subscription fees. With fintech products and services, the future may look very different.
Bank payments: slow and shallow experiences
In this chapter on the UX of Banking, we'll cover the experiences of domestic payments. You'll see that they're largely slow and shallow.
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