Emergence of Financial Technology in Business

Banking CIO Outlook | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fintech is rapidly gaining ground as it is an efficient and accessible alternative to traditional payment and banking systems. As the tools of financial technology are shaping the world economy, businesses are implementing it to improve and develop their services as well as improve competitive stance.

Digital Banking

The banks have adopted and accepted the idea of proposing services to consumers at the touch of a button within seconds. Banks are bringing the solutions directly to the customer’s smartphone and tablets allowing them a greater chance of interaction and faster transactions.

Blockchain Technology

The primary game-changing technology overlooked by financial professionals is the blockchain technology. It is a public ledger of transactions which cannot be altered and facilitates transparent financial transactions in real-time.

The financial organizations and banks have made sure that the need to seamlessly integrate financial services in their offering to customers in order to stay relevant. With the practice of using artificial intelligence and machine learning which leverages big data to give more efficient financial services to the consumers.

Robo Advisers

The automated financial advisor provides financial advice based on data. It also provides low-cost alternatives and online financial management.

Peer-to-Peer Lending

This FinTech service directly connects borrowers and lenders through a platform that eliminates the traditional lending institutions. Peer-to-peer lending focuses in a specific direction of dollars and borrowers as an additional source of funding.

This new wave of digital banking, robo advisors, KYC (Know Your Customer) requirements and so on can offer more power to the customers. This allows banks to gauge their preferences and create custom-tailored services.

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