London & Tokyo: Finance Capitals Talk Fintech

November 1, 2015
by Rakuten.today
London & Tokyo: Finance Capitals Talk Fintech

Fintech is a new phrase that we hear a lot recently. A combination of the words “finance” and “technology,” it refers to the industry where companies use technology to improve the efficiency of financial systems (http://www.whartonfintech.org/blog/what-is-fintech/). While the term itself is quite new, the concept isn't. Finance has always benefited from advancements in technology, with developments like the printing press, credit cards and others allowing us to make transactions more safely and conveniently. […]