February 17, 2021

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In this 'FinTech Report' Podcast by Globes, Dr. Ushi Shoham Krause interviews our Founding Partner, Nir Netzer on Israeli FinTech investments in 2020 and on the hottest FinTech topics we should watch for in 2021.

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by Nir Netzer

January 22, 2021

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In March 2020 the process of digitalisation amongst Banks, Fintech StartUps and all sorts of companies across the world escalated. As some commentators call it: digitalisation on steroids. Once the dust settled a little, it became apparent that Digital Fintech Careers will be one of the continued growth sectors Post-Covid.

by Tel Sharon and Andy Samu

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January 13, 2021

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Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) and the FinTech Association of Israel –FinTech Aviv (FTA) have signed an agreement that outlines the intention of both parties to cooperate and collaborate on matters of mutual interest relating to the development of the fintech industry in the region. The agreement follows the signing of the Abraham Accords Peace agreement between Bahrain and Israel in September 2020.

by Polly Harrison

December, 2020

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In a year that has been largely summarized by hardships and uncertainty, we have seen FinTech pysh to the forefront. In an industry that is typically characterized by adaptability and tenacity, startups and unicorns alike have recognized their opportunity to demonstrate the appeal of their products and services in an ever-digitalizing world.

by Nir Netzer

December, 2020

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2020 has been a year of paradigm shifts in #FinTech. While the role that FinTech plays in mainstream society has been steadily growing over the past several decades, the events of this year have thrust the FinTech world into the spotlight.

by Nir Netzer

December 24, 2020

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Equitech Managing Partner participated in a panel Alongside Mr. Nobutake Suzuki, president and CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Ms.  Rakefet Russak Aminoach, Managing Partner, Team8 and Mr. Sagive Greenspan, GM Finastra Israel hosted by Ido Shomrony, FinTech Partner, Shibolet and Co. During the panel the discussion was focusing on the future trends in FinTech and the upcoming technologies which will shape 2021.

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by Tal Sharon

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December 16, 2020

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The pandemic accelerated the process of digitizing commerce, as traditional finance faltered, FinTech companies came to the rescue and made valuable ground on collecting market share in their potential client bases. With more people working from home and shopping online than ever before, many won’t transition back due to the convenience of a digitized economy. As such, many FinTechs have accelerated their preceding growth trajectory.

by Nir Netzer

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December 13, 2020

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In a year that has been largely summarized by hardships and uncertainty, we have seen FinTech push to the forefront. In an industry that is typically characterized by adaptability and tenacity, start-ups and unicorns alike have recognized their opportunity to demonstrate the appeal of their products and services in an ever-digitalizing world.

by Nir Netzer

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December, 2020

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As traditional finance faltered, FinTech companies came to the rescue and made valuable ground on collecting market share in their potential client bases. As new start-ups continue to emerge and FinTech evolves at this staggering pace, we have plenty to look forward to in 2021 and in the years to come.

by Nir Netzer

28 November, 2020

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FinTech Aviv was established in 2014 and serves the needs of the Israeli FinTech ecosystem and counts more than 6,000 start-ups and 300 research and development centres as members. 

The agreement is the first of its kind for the UAE and Israel and aims to strengthen DIFC’s position as one of the world’s top 10 FinTech hubs, a statement said.

by Nir Netzer

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 November 26, 2020

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Equitech Founding Partner, Nir Netzer, participated in Maariv Economic Summit 2020 in a panel discussion focused on innovation as a way to propel economic growth alongside Prof. Uri Hefetz, the economic consultant of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Hilla Hadad Hamelnik, VP Strategy of Lanes of Israel, hosted by Yehuda Sharoni, the Economic Editor of Maariv, 
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by Nir Netzer

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 November 25, 2020

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There is no doubt that the normalization of a relationship between Israel & UAE consists of a tremendous financial opportunity for both sides. 

An important fact of successful cooperation is high investments in both countries. Tel Aviv is a major commercial and financial hub, meanwhile, Dubai is also a well-known city for attracting substantial investments from foreign companies.

by Tal Sharon

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 November 25, 2020

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In this interview, we will discuss the current trends in Fintech and how the market adopts it. In addition, we will explore emerging trends, discover the best FinTech use cases, and find out how COVID-19 influenced the financial sector.

Below, you will find an expert opinion about the current situation in FinTech Tal provided during the interview with UppLabs.

by Tal Sharon

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 October 28, 2020

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Have you ever thought about the way we adopt new payement methods ? Thousands of statups and several traditional players are helpinh us to transact smoothly every day. They collect a lot of data and process our pourchases within milliseconds all over the world. Visa, one of the largest global payment companies, claims to have the capacity to handle over 65,000 transactions per second - quite an overwhelming figure.

by Nir Netzer

October 27, 2020

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According to the latest FinTech report by Statista, the average transaction value per user in the Digital Payments segment is projected to amount to US$1,400 in 2020, and this is expected to increase by nearly 30% to reach US$1,800 in 2024! Subsequently, there is no wonder why these questions have caught the attention of many major banking institutions [...]. Some answers were swift with the launch of Apple Pay & Google Pay.

by Nir Netzer

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 August 31, 2020

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the financing sector has seen significant growth, and as a result strengthened its position as one of the key pillars of the FinTech industry. The digitalization of the lending process – from client acquisition, to underwriting, and all the way to collection – is key in engaging clients these days. Furthermore, [...] providing financing to entities who suffered from the crisis can have a wide impact which in time fuel GDP skywards.

by Tal Sharon

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 August 31, 2020

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Nir Netzer, the Founding Partner at Equitech Group and Chairman of the Israeli FinTech Association – FinTech-Aviv, explores some of the Capital Markets Technologies and Smart Trading Solutions that are available, for Finance Magnates.

by Nir Netzer

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July 13, 2020

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Our take on the elements which consist of a sustainable FinTech ecosystem and what role do they take in it! Equitech's Managing Partner, Tal Sharon shared his opinion on the unique characteristics of a thriving FinTech ecosystem, its elements, Correlations and Impact, or in short "The Law of 7", as part of the Geneva WealthTech Booklet Vol.1

by Nir Netzer

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June 16, 2020

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Equitech's founding partner Nir Netzer joins Patricia Falco Beccalli for a conversation on how the current COVID-19 crisis influences the focus of Fintech innovation, its integration and customer adoption.

by Nir Netzer

 December 17, 2019

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There are many applications for Blockchain in trade finance that are clear in the short term. In the commodities space, the exchange of agricultural products can be made more efficient using this new innovative technology for such functions as issuing letters of credit and tracking goods through the delivery and customs process.

by Nir Netzer

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October 30, 2019

Exploring ways FinTech supports the Retailers and eCommerces in their struggle for customers. Are retailers losing their market share or will they adapt to the changes and triumph

by Tal Sharon

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22 September, 2019

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The AI revolution has begun - those industries choosing to embrace the new tech will surely reap the immense benefits

by Nir Netzer

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8 August, 2019

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Customers are looking for better and faster interactions, leaving financial institutions and FinTechs the never ending job to invent themselves and think out side of the box. Finding ways to provide a unique experience which will excite them.

by Tal Sharon

8 August, 2019

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Nir Netzer, Equitech's Founding Partner, provides a deeper understanding on how digital banking and cashless economies are shaping the banking industry.

by Nir Netzer

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6 January, 2019

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Read about the 6 ways that Equitech's Managing Partner, Tal Sharon, foresees Payment Solutions most effectively impacting the Financial Services Industry

by Tal Sharon

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21 November, 2018

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Equitech Founding Partner Nir Netzer gives insights into how Blockchain is set to change the financial industry, and the first steps of this revolution

by Nir Netzer

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21 May, 2018

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Equitech Analyst Yoni Greenberg gives insights into the benefits that AI-based Fintech solutions will continue to provide to the Finance Services industry.

by Yoni Greenberg

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9 January, 2018

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Exploring the latest trends and innovations in the Cyber Security space for the financial industry.

by Team Europe

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18 July, 2017

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Exploring the state of the InsurTech industry and learning about new rising InsurTech stars.

by Nir Netzer

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2 March, 2017

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Many question marks remain regarding the ideation of seamless banking innovation. We decided to go and meet Fintech influencers and experts.

by Xavier Gomez

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3 February, 2017

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FinTech-Aviv will participate in an event hosted by The department of Economic and Scientific Affairs at the Israeli Embassy in Paris.

by Nir Netzer

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22 November, 2016

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Four exciting FinTech companies are presenting at FinTech-Aviv's Growth Strategies for Global Markets event.

by Paul Mandell

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8 November, 2016

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Equitech Analyst Paul Mandell covers the Bank Innovation Summit, which hosted entrepreneurs, bank representatives and FinTech ventures.

by Paul Mandell

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2 September, 2016

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What exactly is anti-fraud, how does it impact our society, foresee fraud in today’s technologically dynamic world and mitigate the threats we face?

by Aviva Moses

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24 August, 2016

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FinTech-Aviv analyst Jacob Copley surveys the Startup Nation's flourishing financial technology scene.

by Jacob Copley

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20 Junuary, 2016

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Head of corporate strategy at the First International Bank of Israel elaborates on the FinTech-banking crossroad.

by Dan Magen

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1 May, 2016

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FinTech Aviv invites financial institutions, corporations, banks and large entities to explore its new program.

by Dan Magen

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