The Big Headache in FinTech

One of Innovation Cafe’s most valuable assets is the effective consolidation, collation and evaluation of ideas across any number of sources. Recent trends in the fintech space show increasing investment into the thousands of new inventions aimed at breathing new life into a traditionally conservative industry. The question now becomes one of selection rather than creation.
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Innovations from around the world are showcased and discussed in conferences and demos, and in their wake forums and groups are left scattered trying to make sense of what the next big thing may entail. Staying abreast of the wave is challenging not only due to the geographic challenges presented by innovations from around the world, but also due to the emergence of increasingly convergent cross-industry inventions.
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An analyst at I recent fintech debrief (one of the many) I recently attended put it simply by saying “the biggest headache for banks right now, is trying to choose what new tech to implement.”
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Our call to action then, is bringing it all together. Connecting to the right communities, building relevant relationships, and sourcing the appropriate data, all with the purpose of facilitating a global conversation around fintech, is the challenge we have set ourselves.