Issue #314 - Sustainable FinTech

Fintech News Issue #314

2021-05-24

The decade just started but the main theme will be climate change. Either humanity is tackling the challenge or will face serious trouble in the years to come. This transformation is not only about electric cars and solar roofs. All industries have to transform and adjust their business models as regulators and consumers increase their demand for solutions. If you want to stay in business you better comply.

Financial independence Europe Podcast
Financial independence Europe Podcast
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What is this podcast about, in a few words? Life-hacking Europe. Finding the best country to study, work, invest and retire in. Which means: how to reach Financial Independence in Europe.

Become partner of the month!
Become partner of the month!
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Become a partner of the month and reach out TO over 20000 subscribers worldwide. Get in touch with us at news@fintechweekly.com

Sustainability: The role of insurer as innovator, influencer, investor and risk manager
Sustainability: The role of insurer as innovator, influencer, investor and risk manager
via NTT Data

Presentation of Oliver Köth's Talk (CTO NTT DATA DACH) at the FintechMeet-up Cologne, 20.5.2021. You can access the talk also on youtube: https://fintechweekly.com/links/5743

Goldman Sachs on how to measure the value of Digital Currencies
Goldman Sachs on how to measure the value of Digital Currencies
via ZeroHedge

Goldman Sachs on ETH: "the three biggest moves in the crypto ecosystem—payments, DeFi, and NFTs—are mostly being built on Ethereum, so it’s going to get priced like a network. The more people that use it, the more stuff that gets built on it, and the higher the price will ultimately go. And since for the past five years much of the world has largely associated crypto with bitcoin, it will take some time for conventional wisdom to realize that there is much more to crypto than just bitcoin."

Selling Sustainability: The challenges of marketing green fintech
Selling Sustainability: The challenges of marketing green fintech
via Linkedin Tred

Defining a category is both the privilege and the pain of being an early entrant. As the market fills out with newer competitors eager for a piece of the pie, the challenge moves from establishing the category, to establishing yourself firmly as its leader. You can access the talk also on youtube: https://fintechweekly.com/links/5745

FinTech World Forum 2021
FinTech World Forum 2021
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FinTech World Forum 2021 (FinTech Conference) is based in London UK Europe as one of leading fintech events for the global financial and banking technology industry. It focuses on crypto, blockchain, finance technology, banking and finance. For more info visit: https://fintechconferences.com

Ex-Merrill Banker’s Trading App Valued at Over $5 Billion
Ex-Merrill Banker’s Trading App Valued at Over $5 Billion
via yahoo! finance

Trade Republic lets customers trade stocks, ETFs, crypto currencies and other financial products. Today’s funding round followed a 62-million-euro ($75.5 million) round last year that had already turned Trade Republic into one of the highest valued startups in Germany, next to smartphone bank N26.

 What Silvergate's Partnership with Facebook-Backed Diem Means Going Forward
What Silvergate's Partnership with Facebook-Backed Diem Means Going Forward
via Nasdaq

Last week, Silvergate Capital (NYSE: SI) announced a partnership deal with Diem Networks U.S. to be the exclusive issuer of the stablecoin Diem USD. Diem was formerly known as Facebook's Libra project, and this will be the first asset issued on its payment system.

What you should know about the EU Taxonomy
What you should know about the EU Taxonomy
via GreenBiz

The EU Taxonomy is set to be a foundational tool of the European Green Deal and will affect companies well beyond European borders. It is essential for foreign companies and markets that conduct business in the European Union (EU) to be aware of the implications of the Taxonomy.

Corlytics introduces regulatory dashboard for ESG rules
Corlytics introduces regulatory dashboard for ESG rules
via Finextra

Corlytics has today launched a solution focused on monitoring ESG (environmental, social and governance) financial regulation, allowing clients to understand risk rated regulatory information across both ESG and their sub-set of themes.

Covid the catalyst for ESG in credit
Covid the catalyst for ESG in credit
via ING Bank

Issuers and investors alike are embracing Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) as core financing or investment philosophies. Covid has acted as a catalyst for that higher ESG demand and longer-term, ESG will outperform as demand is insatiable and supply is lagging behind. Fund flows, supply and regulation are all pushing the trend

Selling Sustainability: The challenges of marketing green fintech
Selling Sustainability: The challenges of marketing green fintech
via FinTech Meetup Europe

Defining a category is both the privilege and the pain of being an early entrant. As the market fills out with newer competitors eager for a piece of the pie, the challenge moves from establishing the category, to establishing yourself firmly as its leader. Eleanor talks about: Establishing a new categor and how do you sell consumers on a completely new product?

 Sustainability: The role of insurer as innovator, influencer, investor and risk manager
Sustainability: The role of insurer as innovator, influencer, investor and risk manager
via FinTech Meetup Europe

Oliver Köth, CTO of NTT Data Germany, is talking about the state of play in sustainability. Oliver talk is about: Social, Environmental and Governance criteria (ESG), Tracking Slavery, Data transparency, European Taxonomy, Sustainable Insurance Policy (PSI), Technology as enabler for a sustainable future and more.

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