Books and websites to read

Where to get your updates on technological advancements

The speed of technological advancements is sometimes making it a bit challenging for us to keep up-to-date with everything that is going on. Thought leaders in fintech, digital identity, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity are constantly discussing the industries and sharing their valuable insights to make it easier for everyone to become aware of what’s happening […]

2018 in retrospect: The year of PSD2, GDPR and data breaches

As the year comes to a close, it is time to step back and have a good look at what happened in the past 12 months in some of the most dynamic industries. The regulatory space It is without a doubt that 2018 has been a very challenging year for the business space. With PSD2 […]

PSD2 and GDPR deadline fast approaching

Two major events that will impact the financial industry in 2018

The financial industry across Europe is currently undergoing significant changes. We’ll soon be witnessing the outcome of two major events that have the potential to make or break the paradigm shift in banking and data protection. PSD2 and GDPR are the most awaited initiatives in the last couple of years. Driven by the European Commission, […]

Holiday fraud madness: simple ways to avoid it

PSD2: What does it mean for you?

Since PSD2 entered into force in January 2016, there have been countless discussions on the changes it requires and the impact it might have on businesses all over Europe. Payment processing experts, banking professionals and financial consultants have all voiced their assumptions, enthusiasm and concerns regarding the revised Payment Service Directive. Even so, at this moment, only 3 months away from the deadline, the requirements seem quite daunting for some. There are still a lot […]

What are Romania’s chances to have a booming fintech scene? 2 undeniable truths

It’s no secret that Central and Western European countries are embracing innovation in financial services and are racing to be the ones leading the fintech revolution. And some of them have already managed to secure their title as “world’s fintech hubs” by disrupting mainstream banking and payments services. But what about the rest of Europe, […]

London fintech hub

5 indisputable reasons London is the centre of fintech

At a time in which the whole world was engaged in Brexit debates, discussing whether or not this will ruin London’s financial supremacy, Barclays launched what promises to be the largest fintech accelerator in Europe. Rise London is a purpose-built fintech hub which proves once again that, as Magdalena Kron, Head of Rise London stated, “knowledge and expertise exists in London in a way you can’t instantly replicate […]