Insights

FinTech is Conquering the World – This is Where

Outside the West, FinTech has had enormous success in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Africa’s land area and population dynamics means rural areas are often left without access to secure banking, but FinTech is changing that.

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Quantum perspectives of Robo-advisors

Various quantum algorithms offer substantial speedups relative to classical algorithms. At this point of time, quantum computing is best suited to solving these problems using three types of algorithms: optimisation, sampling, and machine learning.

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Chatbots do not save bad customer service

Everybody experiences frustrating customer service all the time. Therefore, we are also constantly looking for new solutions to these eternal problems. And right now, the solution seems to be chatbots.

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Using blockchain for P2P energy trading

P2P energy trading is a new exchange system where individuals generate their own renewable energy and then share the excesses, at a given price, with their local community. It can come from different kinds of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) such as solar, wind and CHP (combined heat and power).

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What is a blockchain?

With the amount of data being stored each day, it has become crucial to find a way to enhance storage and reliability, while still limiting costs. A blockchain is a first answer to this issue by being a decentralised system allowing for data storage.

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Pensions in the Workplace Ecosystem

By Vaughan Jenkins Follow: @Meta_Finance Not long ago, firms paid pension contributions to providers by means of a cheque and a list of employees the monies related to.  This was symptomatic of antiquated and frequently disparate workplace IT systems that firms used to manage pensions, payroll and personnel (the 3Ps).  It was often unclear where the most …

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Assets under View (short AuV)

By Andreas von Hirschhausen Follow: @AndreasvonH Did you know that we reached the “Multi Banking Era”? We now have the technical capabilities to give a retail client the opportunity to not only aggregate current accounts, but also portfolio accounts, real estate, gold, alternative assets, and so forth. If used right, this new multi-banking combined with aggregation …

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