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Banking Technology February issue out now – FinTech Futures

The roaring 20s

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

A note from our editor, Sharon Kimathi:

“Realistic optimism” – that’s the outlook for the world this year, according to the CEO of Santander, Ana Botin. She believes that the “vaccination is the most important economic policy for 2021”. People’s health, safety and well-being are of paramount importance this year as we continue to battle with the coronavirus pandemic and its new strains.

As comedian and song-writer Eric Idle once wrote “always look on the bright side of life”. Although this period of uncertainty hasn’t changed this year, the vaccine roll-out brings hope for a better day ahead. This month’s contributors were equally optimistic about the interesting changes that lie ahead for the fintech industry in 2021.

Miroslava Betinova, head of strategic sales at PPS, provides her top predictions for what the rest of this year might have in store for the world of financial services and fintech. She foresees an increase in Gen Z-focused marketing strategies and a expects to see a greater shift towards climate-friendly investments.

Dean Wallace, director, consumer payments modernisation at ACI Worldwide, shares his insight on the payments trends that will come to fruition by the end of the decade. From Request 2 Pay (R2P) launching across Europe to usher in contact-free payments, to a surge in collaboration between banks and Big Techs.

We hope you find this month’s edition of the magazine illuminating and informative.

The February edition of Banking Technology features:

Cover story
Find out how the way we pay will change forever

Insights
How banks can be more like Bowie and Madonna

Thought leadership
What’s in store for financial services in 2021?

Through a Gen Z lens
Trend watch: checkouts, wealthtech and SCA

I’m just saying…
The five Ps of banking

Food for thought
A thing apart

Fintalk of the town
Our “Gossip Girl” has been a fly on the wall.

And not to forget the Regulars of course:

Fintech feed – the good, the bad and the ugly.
Appointments – the movers and the shakers.




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