Articles in our Industry News Section

FinTech Robo Advisors . . . and the incumbents

In the hot start-up world of FinTech, there are many different segments from Insurance to Banking to Bitcoins and trading and . . . .   One of these advisory business that has been well know by the likes of Schwab, Fidelity and Vanguard. The new players are...

Corporate Complexity & the UK Exit from the EU

Among the issues facing the UK as it moves closer to separating from the European Union,  are the trade issues facing companies that do business with their UK based customers. With the EU, trade agreements and business rules have been negotiated and in place for years...

Market Metrics Report for the Global 5000

Using the data for the 5000 largest companies in the world -- the Global 5000 database - we have created a set of market metrics based on growth by industry and country. This short report looks at metrics including revenue per employee, market density as well as five...

FinTech Activity — All Part of Big Financial Player’s Operations

Since embarking on building out a FinTech company database, we have discovered and started to profile over 725 firms in the FinTech space.  In detail, we have researched, profiled (and estimated the revenue) for 110 of these. Along the way we have reviewed a number of...

Amazon and the Retail Industry Woes

The retail industry segment represents just under 10% of the Global 5000 companies and with the holiday sales tallies being reported and earnings season beginning, we are hearing the not-so-jolly news from the retail sector. This is worth a closer look. It was not a...

FinTech Market Segmentation

With the rush of funding into the dynamic startup world of FinTech, even more new companies and types of opportunities appear daily. With an eye towards securing funding, many types of companies claim to be a FinTech startup so the definition of 'what is Fintech?'...

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