Fintech Regulation

SuperCharger

Pioneering Asian Fintech Growth with SuperCharger Accelerator

I recently had a chance to catch up with Renu Bhatia, Co-Founder and Managing Director of SuperCharger, a dedicated Fintech accelerator in Hong Kong. Pioneering the Fintech Pivot to Asia with SuperCharger [Kevin Moseri] How has the Fintech space in Hong Kong grown so quickly? [Renu Bhatia] About 18 months to 2 years ago, there wasn’t a whole lot happening… Read more →

Fintech

Fintech and (unregulated) Shadow Banking 2.0

While collaboration is the near-term future of Fintech, should Fintechs be erring on the side of caution? Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Unlike other industries, banking as we know it has always been underpinned by a unique regulatory framework. . Post 2008, the “carrot” has come in the form of increased liquidity and solvency guarantees to banks. The… Read more →

Liability

Liability with Bitcoins: Is the core risk really still too high?

  Liability protection regarding cryptos was one theme that was being discussed in cryptocurrency circles in July when I had a conversation with a crypto expert. Nevertheless, it’s going on to 6 months and nothing seems to be happening on that front. Blockchain and Bitcoin (Litecoin, Ripple, and the list will definitely increase) are now mainstream. However, the one conversation… Read more →

Fintech

The fintech landscape 2015 (interview with Kevin Moseri)

  This interview was first published by BankNXT.  Shaun Weston talks to Kevin Moseri about the fintech landscape, big data, regulation, and innovation. I caught up with marketing expert and BankNXT contributor Kevin Moseri this week. He’s an expert in online marketing, and reports on banking and fintech in the payments space. I asked him a few questions about government… Read more →

Compliance

Fintech Stakeholders and the heart of Fintech Regulation

It´s hard to talk about Fintech and regulation without thinking about the financial regulator mandates and their implications. It conjures up certain questions which will eventually form a part of the backbone of future Fintech regulation: Who can or should provide financial services or products? How can you balance start-up low cost models and agility benefits with compliance costs? How… Read more →

Collaboration

FinTech 2.0 and the C-Word: Collaboration

Is the secret to startup success “collaboration” rather than “disruption”? Rather than wait for disruption, it is increasingly becoming evident that banks are willing to support startups to innovate within the banks’ ecosystem. So it´s now all about FinTech 2.0 and collaboration. While FinTech 1.0 and disruption made banks stop and take notice, FinTech 2.0 is all about letting banks… Read more →