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Grow Advisors FinTech Minute: 4 market entry options for banks to compete in online lending sector
Monday, October 10th, 2016

Grow Advisors (a Grow VC Group company) publishes its daily insight into the world of alternative finance and fintech. Here are some highlights: 4 market entry options for traditional banks to compete in online lending sector (& an invitation to join the conversation!) Much has been written about the threat that new online lending platforms… Read more…

Hong Kong Creates a Fintech Sandbox for Banks
Friday, September 16th, 2016

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) last week announced the launch of a financial technology sandbox, to allow banks to test new innovative products that do not yet meet compliance standards. The new regime is valid as of September 6. The announcement comes a few months following similar action by various governments around the world,… Read more…

Grow Advisors FinTech Minute: 5 Themes Driving Digital Transformation in Banks
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Grow Advisors (a Grow VC Group company) publishes its daily insight into the world of alternative finance and fintech. Here are some highlights: The fast growing European Alternative Finance Market France, Germany and the Netherlands are the top three countries for online alternative finance by market volume in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. The French… Read more…

“Le Brexit”: An Opportunity for Paris to Attract Fintech Firms
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

In the wake of the Brexit, European financial hubs are competing to attract London-based firms looking to relocate in order to ensure the stability of their operations. If the true impact of the Brexit on the Fintech sector cannot be accurately predicted at this point, actors like money-transfer and payment companies might be tempted to… Read more…

Bit Pipes and Financial Services, a Bad Thing?
Friday, June 17th, 2016

Recently I had the privilege to discuss changes and macro trends globally in different industries with a group of change management executives. While we discussed various topics, including incumbents abilities to innovate in new markets, cannibalization among other topics, we got talking about the changes of financial services institutions becoming the new effective ‘bit pipes’… Read more…