Top Fintech Events you do not want to miss in the second half of 2017

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Have you already planned how to get the most of the fintech events and conferences coming up in the second half of 2017? Well, if not, don’t search further because we got you covered with a selected list of the best ones. Continue reading Top Fintech Events you do not want to miss in the second half of 2017

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Fintech Set to Mature in Latin America

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Brazil might be in the deepest recession in the country’s history, but that doesn’t mean that fintech is forgotten. In fact, it has been the fintech segment that has largely been the hero, facilitating loans to borrowers that would otherwise be subject to some of the highest interest rates in the world charged by Brazilian banks. Continue reading Fintech Set to Mature in Latin America

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6 Biggest Fintech Trends in 2017

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Financial technology is growing like never before with funding to fintech companies that set a record in the second quarter of 2017 increasing by 83% and reaching an astounding $5,2 billion invested in total. Continuing at such pace, this year we are going to see the highest numbers both regarding fintech deals and in the total funding. While waiting for the data from the last two quarters, you can find some notable trends we have saw so far within the fintech industry in 2017. Continue reading 6 Biggest Fintech Trends in 2017

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UK P2P Lenders Compete for the Position

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The UK’s retail banking sector space just got a little more crowded with the addition of Goldman Sachs’ online deposits business in the region. Goldman’s deposits business arrival is expected in mid-2018, and no doubt has peer-to-peer lenders, who are already jockeying for position, watching from the sidelines with interest. Continue reading UK P2P Lenders Compete for the Position

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Meet the VIAINVEST team: Daiga Muižniece, Chief Legal Officer

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This business lady may be considered the most serious colleague of ours, but once you get to know her, you get stunned by the amazing personality and positive mindset. Meet Daiga Muižniece, Chief Legal Officer within the VIAINVEST and VIA SMS Group. Daiga is responsible for supervising legal affairs in all daughter companies of VIA SMS Group and most importantly – ensuring the compliance with legislative requirements to help the company deliver safe and financially responsible services. Continue reading Meet the VIAINVEST team: Daiga Muižniece, Chief Legal Officer

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Top 10 Financial Industry Disrupters and the Magic Behind Them

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With the Summer of 2017 in the books, we thought what better time to introduce some of the top reads (and one documentary) on the economy covering fintech, peer-to-peer lending, the sharing economy, and cryptocurrencies, all of which continue to grab more of the economic spotlight. These trends have contributed to reshaping the global economy as we know it and yet it remains early innings for many markets. Continue reading Top 10 Financial Industry Disrupters and the Magic Behind Them

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