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Despite the growing bonhomie in the fintech sector, individual technologies and market drivers are shaping the sector's likely future direction. Key themes at Finovate Fall 2017 are likely to serve as a template of what to expect in the year ahead.


  • The growing prevalence of open banking initiatives will help drive new forms of collaboration.
  • A focus on increasing efficiencies through process automation wherever possible and in turn helping to reduce frictions to the product sale and transaction process will help to drive further investment and innovation.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies some of the key trends and discussion points that will prove high on the agenda as the 3Q–4Q17 conference season gets underway.
  • Understand how collaboration is the new disruption, as financial services changes its approach to innovation and the perceived threat of fintech players.

Key questions answered

  • What is likely to be top of the agenda at Finovate Fall 2017? Are these themes likely to appear at other conferences?
  • What role do open APIs and partnerships have for the future of financial services?

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  • Summary
  • Open banking opens the door to a new level of collaboration and innovation
  • Fintech aims to make banks work harder, better, faster, and stronger


  • Further reading
  • Author

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