Monthly Coffee Break: Roundup of Industry News

This is a roundup of industry news and links for the month of February that have informed, entertained, and inspired us.

Here’s our monthly roundup of industry news:

Fintech surge to watch for in 2020 – FinTech is certainly a word that is no stranger to those who have been closely monitoring the financial industry in recent years. Current innovations and full fintech guide is often mentioned in conferences, meetings and even became a hot topic to discuss at the party table.

Building the Next Stage of Fintech – The recently launched Shareable Asset is a fintech firm that aims to provide a safe and secure investment platform that provides equal access to all investors which previously was only accessible to sophisticated and institutional investors.

The 5 Hottest Technologies In Banking For 2020 – In the movie All The President’s Men, Woodward and Bernstein meet their informant in a parking garage and are told: “Follow the money.”

If you want to know which technologies are hot in banking, you should do the same. The truly “hot” technologies in banking are the ones that financial institutions invest in—which are not always the ones the pundits talk about.

Digital Overtaking Branches as the Place Consumers Get Advice – Money-stressed consumers are turning for financial guidance to their primary financial institution more often, but are increasingly doing it digitally. Big banks are dominating the field with higher scores for both digital and branch-based advice, J.D. Power data reveals. Millennials in particular love getting financial ‘quick tips’ on their mobile device.