Fintech Blog

April 14th, 2017

The Biggest Fintech Fails of 2016

Scandals, frauds, bankruptcies and wipe-outs are nothing unusual in the financial world. They accompanied the industry since it was born, and 2016 was no different. Last year there were a couple of failures that cost billions of dollars and could lead to serious problems in the whole global economy. Deutsche Bank One of the world’s …

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January 12th, 2017

What Makes Fintech in Asia So Special?

Asian fintech has long been a buzzword. The biggest fintech companies in Asia utilize the mobile-reliant society and its willingness to integrate finance and technology. Fintech growth in Asia comes from conferences, particular countries, and already established fintechs. Here’s your guide to Asian fintech. Fintech in Asia is truly unique. Asian countries have a growing …

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March 16th, 2016

Card Linked Marketing and Banking API

Card-Linked Marketing (CLM) is a hot topic nowadays for many industries, yet it has not been explored significantly by the financial firms. This article explains the basics behind CLM, its status in the financial services industry and how it can be enhanced with a banking API technology. What is Card-Linked Marketing?   Card-Linked Marketing looks …

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January 25th, 2016

Best Fintech Innovations 2015

2015 has certainly been a great year for the financial technology industry. A number of investments in fintech is growing, the number of developers that disturb the financial sector is as big as never before. Yet not every start-up is equally successful. Today we are presenting you our list of the most innovative fintech companies …

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July 15th, 2015

Kontomatik, API and Our Blog

Hey there, We are Kontomatik, a market leading developer of Banking API, which is available now in 10 countries. Our technology works like a charm and converts conservative organizations into innovators in already eight countries. In this first blogpost, we are going to tell you a bit more about Kontomatik as a company and provide …

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February 21st, 2017

Best Fintech Startups To Watch in 2017

There are many fintech startups that are changing how the world of finance works. The industry has been growing very fast and today we have so many financial technology companies that it became quite challenging to spot the most interesting ones. In this ultimate list, you will see the top fintech companies to keep your …

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November 17th, 2016

What are the Big Differences in Fintech in The United States and Europe?

Europe and The United States definitely handle their fintech differently. From investment to resources involved, fintech looks very different between the two continents. The future outcome might surprise you. By some accounts, The United States with its technology hubs in California and The West Coast seems to dominate innovation across our everyday lives on a …

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February 2nd, 2016

How does the lending industry progress?

Lending is an activity that has been around for centuries as there always were people in need for extra funds and people with an excessive capital. Once the banks appeared, lending became one of their core products. Nowadays lending is transforming quite rapidly, there are online peer-to-peer lenders, payday loans and more. Let’s take a …

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August 31st, 2015

Why Germany’s banks are the most open in the world

When it comes to sharing data, the German banking sector is still way ahead. It introduced banking APIs 20 years ago. Only now are other countries catching up. Find out about how and why bank API standard developed and what the situation is in other countries. Imagine if every time you wanted to use Google …

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