Roberto Ferrari Smartmoney

The end of Universal bank model?

Smartmoney

The end of Universal bank model?

Between costs, regulatory pressures and the entry of new players into the sector, the role of traditional and mainstream banks is at risk.

by Roberto Ferrari
Smartmoney
StartupItalia

The 20 investment rounds that have made Europe soar in 2014

Italy is missing, but Europe has moved close to the US for the first time: Germany and the UK are doing very well and, together, claim half of the rounds worth over 50 million

by Paolo Cellini
Smartmoney

Banks invest in Bitcoin: 75 million for the startup Coinbase

With the 75 million euros that it recently rounded up, Coinbase has now become the Bitcoin startup with the greatest worth in the history (short) of the crypto-currency

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

9 Italian Fintech startups to watch in 2015

Here are the 9 most interesting Italian Fintechs according to StartupItalia!

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

The 50 best Fintech startups (and the 7 areas that they are revolutionizing)

The report by KPMG Australia, AWI, and the Financial Service Council on the 50 most innovative Fintech companies worldwide provides a lot to reflect on. The first, and possibly the most important, is that digital disruption is arriving with force in the world of financial services. The main consequences of this wave will be the… Read more »

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

The numbers for Italy’s FinTech

107 startups and over 7 million euros invested: a summary of Italy’s FinTech with an infographic created by SmartMoney  

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

New rules for e-commerce

With the arrival of 2015, borders begin to have a renewed importance. Especially when discussing e-commerce and taxes.

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

The 10 FinTech events of 2015 that can’t be missed

Here below is an overview of the FinTech events already on the agenda for 2015. London reconfirms itself as the point of reference. And events in Las Vegas, Barcelona, and in Milan will follow

by Martina Pennisi
Smartmoney

FinTech’s giant step at the end of the year: after Lending Club goes public its value grows to 9 billion dollars

Lending Club, the American personal and small business loan company, went public on the stock market and reached values of 24.69 dollars per share, 65% above the initial offer

by Martina Pennisi