The Rise of Fintech Taavet Hinrikus (TransferWise) Ingrid Lunden (TechCrunch)

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2. Fintech vs traditional banking

2.1. Are banks doomed?

2.1.1. Things will very different

2.1.2. Tech companies Doing 'banking' better than banks Providing better alternatives Challenges Building 'trust'

2.2. Partnering with tradition?

2.2.1. Maybe...

2.2.2. Key to this Honesty Honest bank Honest bankers Customer benefit

2.3. Future role for banks?

2.3.1. Just 'keeping' your money'

2.4. Replace banks?

2.4.1. Probably far-fetched

2.4.2. Different strengths

3. Transparentcy/being outspoken?

3.1. E.g. Vocal on Brexit etc

3.2. Require this from others?

3.3. Ability to influence others?

3.3.1. Transparency is part of the price paid to work with us

3.4. Transparency as mega trend

3.4.1. Customerrs loving this

4. Fintech in wider tech?

4.1. Bot messenger

4.1.1. Good and bad? Platforms are new Be part of the learning Exploring new ideas

4.1.2. Usage/iptake? Not huge But learning lots Largely existing users

4.1.3. Easy to experiment

4.2. Working with big tech

4.2.1. Facebook

4.2.2. Alexa...?

4.2.3. Who drives? Platforms are open Easy for developers to explore

4.3. Wider platforms (Facebook)

4.3.1. What do users want?

4.3.2. Who do users trust? Tech more than banks

4.3.3. Is there a natural fit? Payments in Facebook? We don't know yet

4.3.4. Still early days

5. Expansion of services?

5.1. "Borderless account"

5.1.1. Pain point: international money Transfering Travelling

5.1.2. Solution Balance in 15 currencies Local bank accounts In different regions Partnerships with local banks Available for everyone

5.2. Always experimenting

5.2.1. What customer problems?

5.2.2. What can we do better?

5.3. Focus on our sweet spots

5.3.1. Play to strengths: Transferring

5.3.2. Keep experimenting

5.3.3. Big niche problem

6. The future value chain?

6.1. Trend of "unbundling"

6.1.1. Smaller companies Smaller parts of chain Blend of providers

6.1.2. More fragmented?

6.1.3. But also re-bundling Partnerships

6.2. Likely consolidation?

6.3. Profitable with just one part?

6.3.1. Can be profitable

6.3.2. Can be sustainable

6.3.3. There are big vertical slices

7. Opportunities in Fintech?

7.1. Always start with customer problems

7.2. Make sure it's a big enough problem

7.3. Still many things to solve

8. Cryptocurrency in mainstream?

8.1. Lots of tech 'buzz'

8.2. Not seeing this mainstream

8.3. Lack of pratical (daily) application?