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How Consumer Sentiment Has Changed the Dynamic of Financial Disruption
Friday, September 23rd, 2016

“In the U.S., 33 percent of millennials (ages 15-34) believe that within next five years they will not even need a bank”. – McKinsey & Company. Global Payments 2015: A Healthy Industry Confronts Disruption. It is difficult to conceive a reality where banks stand redundant and, while the probability of such a happening is highly… Read more…

Macro Trends, Value Changes and the Questioning of Existing Models
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Digital finance or fintech is a strong phenomenon on the tip of everyones tongue. The applications however are still often elusive as organizations search how these macro trends impact their existing operations and seek out where they are uniquely positioned and can compete in the market of tomorrow. Our contention is, that what we are… Read more…

The Whys of Fintech’s Incredible Growth
Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

The fintech sector has been undergoing incredible growth over the last couple of years. As reported by Accenture’s report on Fintech, global investment in fintech firms tripled from $4.05 billion (£2.6 billion) in 2013 to $12.2 billion (£7.8 billion) in 2014, with Europe (i.e. London) leading the rank. But how can be explained such astonishing… Read more…

Israel Mobile Summit 2014
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Israel Mobile Summit 2014 was organized in Tel Aviv in early June. The event had speakers from larger companies like Facebook, PayPal and AVG as well as many startups. The event had almost 1,100 participants. Presentations and panels basically covered the whole life cycle of a startup, from the first funding round to an exit…. Read more…

Pivot East Competition & Conference
Monday, March 10th, 2014

Africa Startup Ecosystem in on fire thanks to Pivot East, one of the most prestigious mobile startup competitions and conferences  held annually since 2011. PIVOT East aims to catalyze the growth of mobile startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem. The PIVOT EAST competition is a six month long… Read more…