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FinTech, Financial Innovation, Industry Disruption.

Guest Opinion: A Sharper Focus on Wealth Management’s Future

8 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Since Steve Jobs’ death in 2011, four biographies, three documentaries and three feature films have been released about him. His legend grows and he continues to inspire. Yet, those in the wealth management industry should never read another word abo...

Guest Opinion: Predictive Analytics in Financial Services

8 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

When the big data boom grabbed headlines in the early 2000’s, it was because the high-tech industry allocated R&D efforts to develop new data-driven applications for their businesses. Out of these developments came the rise of predictive analytics. I...

Nine Things That Could Happen Next Year

7 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments FinRev

2016 was a bad year for most prognosticators. As such, we’re bringing a humble attitude to the table for our nine predictions for 2017. After all, we could be right on the call, and wrong on it materializing within the next 365 days. Conversely, we c...

Guest Opinion: Time to go Deep on Deep Learning

6 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Time to go Deep on Deep LearningArtificial Intelligence is no longer something to be associated with the future. It is very much in the here and now, and is being employed by corporations and governments throughout the world to make decisions that im...

You Can’t Have Two First Priorities

4 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

In his recent testimony before the Senate Banking committee, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf  accepted accountability for the phony account scandal that overtook the bank under his watch. He also made it perfectly clear that encouraging employees to cros...

The Financial Revolutionist Guest Opinion: Marvin Chang

1 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Unless you’ve been on a strict media fast of late, there’s no way you could avoid seeing the blizzard of commentary about the Pokémon Go craze taking over much of the world. Augmented reality and its promise to change customer engagement through gami...

Fintech Lessons From a Troubled Bridge Over New York’s Waters

1 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments FinRev

“Hey, let’s take a tour of the Manhattan Bridge,” said no one ever. However ancient and unreliable, the Brooklyn Bridge remains the iconic New York river crossing that can do no wrong. Its image, clichéd as it may be, appears on our firm’s website an...

Nine Things That Won’t Happen in Fintech Next Year

30 Apr 2020 3 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Given fintech’s surge in 2015, prognostications for next year have gotten pretty bold. We decided to take a different, more muted approach by offering predictions on things we do not expect to see next year. Here is our list: 1) Financial services wi...

A New Allentown on Wall Street

28 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

“Well we’re waiting here in Allentown, for the Pennsylvania we never found.” Billy Joel If you are over the age of 40 and/or a Billy Joel fan, you will probably be familiar with the song, Allentown. The song laments the worsening fortunes of workers...

It’s Cool to be a Fintech Pirate Slaying Wall Street (For Now)

27 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Recently, we have observed that many Fintech start-ups are talking a big game about world domination. These entrepreneurial buccaneers, and the venture capitalists backing their soaring valuations, seem supremely confident that they can storm Wall St...