“As an invenstor, when I look at fintech, I'm really looking at 'Is this a business model that's actually solving a real need in the banking system and for the consumers? Or is it just artificially propping up an artificial market that's fleeting?'"
-Nisha Desai, CEO and Founding Managing Partner of Andav Capital, on investing in fintech ventures.
The pace of change has never been faster than it is today, especially for the world of financial services. Disruption is coming from all sides – from the advent of the Blockchain and the impact of cryptocurrencies to the evolution of consumer expectations from their banks. Mobile, on-demand, transparent and purposeful, the next generation of banked consumers will demand more from their financial institutions than ever before.
In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Nisha Desai; Kristin Smith, Executive Director of the Blockchain Association; and Dax Grant, CEO of Global Transform and member of the Forbes Technology Council.
We discuss the transformation of finance through technology; the role of fintech in unlocking access to capital for the underbanked; and the impact of #innovation on industry leaders to open new markets and address emerging consumer segments.
This conversation was recorded at the most recent event in our What’s Next Now series, on the Future of FinTech.
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