The FinTech Phenomenon

When Financial Technology (FinTech) first started to have an impact on our lives, the tech was mainly used to power the back-end of financial institutions and banks – think ATM’s as an example. However, as the capabilities have advanced, modern-day FinTech is customer focused and has completely revolutionised the way we deal with money. 

It was Monday September 15th 2008 when finance giant Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and kicked off one of the toughest financial crises the world has ever seen. Many people were losing jobs and homes but additionally, everyone was losing faith in the institutions which were meant to offer us financial support. That is when FinTech took centre stage. 

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