FinTech-Aviv In The News
Beyond PayTech – The Future of Payments
by Nir Netzer
27 October, 2020
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 for the past several years, along with the GAFA giants. Some answers were swift with the launch of Apple Pay & Google Pay. Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is in the midst of refining the Libra cryptocurrency, and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) recently announced its palm payment technology, which lets shoppers at physical stores pay for their purchases by scanning the palm of their hand.
The Rising Tide of Lending – A Market Recovery Mechanism
31 August, 2020
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, markets understand the power of using financing tools in recovering local businesses and trade, providing financing to entities who suffered from the crisis can have a wide impact which in time fuel GDP skywards.
31 August, 2020
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.
The Geneva WealthTech Booklet
13 July, 2020
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
16 June, 2020
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.
17 December, 2019
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.