Author Archives: Don Gayhardt

This is How Fintech Will Help Your Business Thrive

This is How Fintech Will Help Your Business Thrive

Many people refer to the current rise of fintech as a revolution, and for good reason. Technologies are being developed rapidly, startups are emerging at the speed of light, and consumers throughout the world are embracing the solutions these alternative financial services offer. It’s easy to get caught up in discussing the technology and its… Continue Reading

4 Fintech Trends You Need to Watch in 2018

4 Fintech Trends You Need to Watch in 2018

The fintech industry experienced strong growth in 2017. More startups were acquired, Bitcoin rose in value, and consumers gained access to more services. The financial revolution shows no signs of stopping. It’s reasonable to expect that 2018 will be yet another big year for fintech. Those who wish to follow the industry’s development should pay… Continue Reading

This Is Why Banks Will Never Stop the Fintech Revolution

This Is Why Banks Will Never Stop the Fintech Revolution

As fintech companies continue to threaten the dominance of traditional financial institutions, many experts (and non-experts) have had quite a lot to say about the future of the industry. This blog has covered the topic in the past, too. The conclusion? Collaboration is key to the continued survival of banks. As long as they refuse… Continue Reading

This Is How You Can Tell if a Fintech Startup Will Succeed

This Is How You Can Tell if a Fintech Startup Will Succeed

It’s no secret that most startups fail. As the fintech revolution continues, plenty of newcomers will try to make their mark on the industry. Most will never catch on. However, as an investor, customer, or entrepreneur, you may want to know what kinds of signs indicate that a fintech startup will succeed. While there are… Continue Reading

This Is What You Need to Know about VR and Fintech

This Is What You Need to Know about VR and Fintech

Innovations in financial technology have been occurring for decades. However, new developments in fintech seem to come at a much faster pace in recent years, thanks in large part to innovations in other areas. For example, mobile devices have made it possible for entrepreneurs to start companies that allow users to perform essential banking tasks… Continue Reading

3 Big Fintech Trends You Need to Look out for

3 Big Fintech Trends You Need to Look out for

The term “fintech” covers a wide range of services and products, therefore it’s easy for people to overlook some of the more exciting innovations developing within the industry. For example, most individuals are familiar with banking and payment apps, but they may not know about the various online lending and fundraising services available. In this… Continue Reading

How Fintech Is Helping Small Businesses to Grow

How Fintech Is Helping Small Businesses to Grow

As the fintech revolution continues, everyone from consumers to small businesses is starting to realize its benefits. One reason why fintech companies are thriving is because they make it easier for small businesses to grow. The more access that small businesses have to financial services, the greater the chance that they will be able to… Continue Reading

This Is How Fintech Will Save Struggling Communities

This Is How Fintech Will Save Struggling Communities

In the past, this blog has covered the various ways in which fintech will help unbanked and underbanked people access essential financial services. However, financial technology won’t merely benefit individuals. The ripple effects of fintech will have a positive impact on entire communities and demographic groups. To better understand what this means, consider the following… Continue Reading

This Is What Bankers Need to Do to Prepare for Fintech Jobs

This Is What Bankers Need to Do to Prepare for Fintech Jobs

The fintech revolution has many consumers celebrating the arrival of new technologies that will not only improve upon existing financial services, but will also offer entirely new ones. Most are optimistic about how these tools will impact the way in which we save, spend, and invest our money, believing that everyone, from individuals to businesses,… Continue Reading

Spotlight – The Possible Fintech Problems on the Horizon

Spotlight – The Possible Fintech Problems on the Horizon

The fintech revolution is in full swing for one very good reason: startups are leveraging technology to offer consumers a more convenient experience than the kind they get from traditional financial institutions. Industry leaders like Don Gayhardt (the president and CEO of CURO Financial Technologies Corp) agree that fintech is set to disrupt the financial services… Continue Reading