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The Fintech Book: The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  148 ratings  ·  17 reviews
A front-line industry insider's look at the financial technology explosion The FINTECH Book is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein. Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech investment space, this book aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative volume to prov ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published May 2nd 2016 by Wiley (first published February 15th 2016)
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Eugene
Jun 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Eugene by: Pavel Annenkov
Shelves: 2017-to-read
The book is the collection of articles from various authors including founders, managers, managers, experts. The quality of articles differs, some of them are great, some of them are mediocre but some of them are outdated in terms as things are changing very rapidly: I've started this book 2 weeks ago and just 1 week ago Apple already announced peer-to-peer Apply Pay. But it is a great book as the introduction into FinTech and FinTech startups.

Most important things are:

- regulations laws and c
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BCS
Jul 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Conceptually this is an absolutely amazing book, in which the authors make us aware that this is the first “globally crowdsourced” editorial-style treatment of the Financial Technology (FinTech) service industry. For the uninitiated, the book’s sub-title provides a better explanation, as it’s a Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries.

It’s simply impossible to adequately reprise the content, given the exceptionally wide variety of specialist contributions; more
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Victor
Mar 31, 2016 added it
Shelves: business, fintech
Several scholars, researcher or entrepreneurs relates their experience in creating fintech startup, and reflect on the future of the banking industry. Highly recommended as an introduction of what it is to come for the financial industry.
Danilo Weiner
Jan 21, 2019 rated it did not like it
Menos um livro e mais um compilado de textos sobre Fintech, faltou apuro do curador para organizar os artigos melhor e, principalmente, criar temas mais interessantes. A sensação que fica ao terminar o livro é que alguns minutos no Google, com algumas palavras-chave na cabeça e o resultado - turbinado pela hierarquização mais inteligente dos income links - seria muito mais satisfatório. Outro ponto negativo é a escolha pelo formato 'paisagem' do livro que obviamente dificulta a leitura e, para a ...more
Kristjan
Mar 05, 2019 rated it liked it
I liked the concept of this book. Yet one should be aware that it merely a collection of FinTech related articles and not all strictly related to FinTech as such.
Jeremy Clark
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was ok
Like any collection of essays, there is great variance in quality, some overlap, and not enough space for nuance. Much of the book is general business principles (location matters, get usability right, etc) that are not FinTech specific. There is a lot of who’s who in FinTech and some dreadful forecasting of the future. What is missing is ideas. The desk copy is beautifully designed but to concentrate on the content, I listened to the Audible version.
Нестор
Ожидал гораздо большего, чем разнородный сборник статей.

Авторам и редакторам следовало чуть больше, чуть глубже, чуть фундаментальнее проработать тему, убрать повторы и дать свой чёткий прогноз о будущем финтеха.

Ничего этого в книге нет. Зато есть много воды, историй о разных странах и работ десятков авторов, не заявленных на обложке.

Труд, проделанный для написания этой книги, пожалуй, колоссален. Но и читать его очень и очень трудно.

Спасает только интерес к теме, умение читать по диагонали и те
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Lucy
Sep 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The FinTech Book není klasickou knihou, je tak trochu podivná, jiná a určitě neobyčejná. Posuďte sami. Kniha jako taková je dílo crowdfundigové iniciativy několika FinTech nadšenců. Knihu nenapsal jeden, dva či tři autoři, ale jsou jich desítky. Celkově se na tvorbě knihy podílelo 160 autorů z 27 zemí. Na začátku bylo vytvořeno 189 abstraktů k nejrůznějším tématům z oblasti FinTechu, následně členové FinTech komunity vybrali 86 témat, které byly dále rozpracovány do finální knižní podoby.
Celá re
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Kevin Mcspadden
Jun 04, 2016 rated it liked it
I read it for work and it's interesting enough for that. But if you're not working as an investor, banker, reporter or fintech founder it's pretty dull. Read it for work, it's useful for that. For anything else, skip.
Ilya Konokhov
Apr 01, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
#альпина паблишер, книга должна называться так: "ФИНТЕХ - ретроспектива развития современных финансовых технологий"
Первый раз отделяю контент издания от самого издания. Оказалось, такое возможно!
Книга "ФИНТЕХ Путеводитель по новейшим финансовым технологиям" случайным образом попала в мои руки, и случайность стоила 1339 рублей в Библио-глобусе. Книга собой представляет сборник статей, некоторые из которых датированы 2005! Путеводитель по новейшим технологиям :) Но не всё так печально, большинств
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Yangphilgmail.com
Nov 17, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This should not have been called a book as it's merely a collection of fintech related articles without much consideration of how a comprehensive fintech book should be. As such the 'book' is very repetitive in most basic concepts and implications of fintech. As a whole this is very shallow and unsyetematic. Totally not worth the money or time.

This should not have been called a book as it's merely a collection of fintech related articles without much consideration of how a comprehensive fintech
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Neeraj Badaya
Dec 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is really a great book which provides lot of information about the FINTECH and how the latest technologies as well as active Venture capitalist funding leads to development at exponential rate in this area. It was really a god handbook where you will get to know about the views of all experts around the world in Fintech space.
Marius Greblikas
Dec 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
Straipsnių Fintech tematika rinkinys. Apie 70% turinio iš ties labai įdomus ir naudingas, tačiau likusi dalis visiškai neverta čia būti. Jaučiu pridėjo tik tam, kad sudarytų solidžios, storos knygos įvaizdį. Fintech tematika yra labai įdomi ir tikrai viena iš topinių temų.
Jay Waghray
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sometime-maybe
Better info online. Even at time of publishing
Benjamin
Mar 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very superficial, and some narratives are just ads for particular services.

As such, if you -- like me -- know almost nothing about fintech, it introduces you to many companies, regions, and ideas involved. Which is what I wanted from it anyway.

Well suited to purpose.
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