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Future of Fintech

Sep, 2017
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The Future of Fintech special report, published in The Times, examines how financial technology startups are disrupting traditional banking as well as transforming our everyday lives. The report investigates why Brexit will not stop new European Union banking regulations, why governments are in a race to develop blockchain and how fintech loans could help students. In addition, it covers how fintech is aiming to increase global access to finance for poorer communities and how Sweden is moving towards becoming a cashless society

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Venture capital investment into the fintech sector is on track to reach new heights in 2017 after a record quarter of deals in April, May and June. Five new unicorns – valued at more than $1 billion – have emerged in the second quarter alone, as investor appetite for financing fintechs recovers following a slight decline last year