8 new Fintech eBooks to read during Covid-19 quarantine


The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused a never-before-seen global shutdown. Around the world, a growing number of governments are subjecting their populations to tightened quarantine restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.

For those in mandatory or self-imposed quarantine, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to check out some recently published fintech books. Here are eight great fintech books worth reading to distract you from the global COVID-19 health crisis.

Financial services revolution: how blockchain is transforming money, markets and banking

By Alex Tapscott (editor)

Release Date: February 5, 2020

Financial services revolution: how blockchain is transforming money, markets and banking, a book written for sophisticated financial readers, provides insight into how blockchain technology will profoundly transform the financial industry.

The book reveals how blockchain can create a token-based incentive system that aligns the interests of participants in large-scale initiatives, as well as rewiring global payment networks and innovative funding methods such as up-front offers. of coins (ICO) to finance infrastructure development. .

Some of the world’s leading blockchain thinkers have contributed chapters to the book, sharing ideas on how blockchain will level the playing field, give individuals more financial power, and create greater transparency in operations.

The PAYTECH Book: The Payment Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Fintech Visionaries

By Susanne Chishti (editor), Tony Craddock (editor), Robert Courtneidge (editor), Markos Zachariadis (editor)

Release Date: January 22, 2020

The PAYTECH Book: The Payment Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Fintech Visionaries is the first and only global crowdsourcing book on the future of payments, providing a comprehensive understanding of a rapidly evolving industry at the center of global commerce.

Written by leaders in the global fintech and payments industries, the volume explains key industry developments and presents valuable first-hand information from leading practitioners in the industry. Contributors include advisers and consultants in the payments and financial services industry, entrepreneurs and business owners using cutting-edge pay technology capabilities, academic researchers exploring the socio-political and economic impact of pay technology and many others.

The book includes in-depth chapters covering essential topics such as cybersecurity, regulation and compliance, wholesale payments, and how payment systems work today and how paytech can improve them.

Founders of FinTech: Inspirational Stories of Entrepreneurs Changing Finance

by Agustin Rubini (Author), Susanne Chishti (Preface)

Release Date: December 16, 2019

Founders of FinTech: Inspirational Stories of Entrepreneurs Changing Finance is a book for entrepreneurs, people working in large organizations and anyone who wants to discover the secrets of successful entrepreneurs.

The book brings together advice from a wide range of financial service niches, including finance, banking, payments, wealth management, insurance, and cryptocurrencies, to help readers tap into the ideas of opinion leaders.

It includes over 70 in-depth interviews from fintech founders that provide lessons from some of the most successful fintech entrepreneurs that will help readers understand the challenges and opportunities of applying technology and collaboration to solve some key issues. of the financial services sector.

Tech Titans of China: How China’s tech sector is challenging the world by innovating faster, working harder, and going global

by Rebecca Fannin (Author)

Release Date: September 26, 2019

Technological titans of China is the essential guide for companies (and those interested in Chinese competition) seeking to understand China’s major technological ambitions, who are the players and what their strategy is.

The book features detailed profiles of Chinese tech companies making waves, the tech sectors that matter most to China’s conquest of superpower status, and includes predictions for China’s technological dominance in just 10 years.

Rebecca Fannin, a leading expert on the Chinese technology sector, is an internationally renowned journalist, author and speaker. Through his company, Silicon Dragon, Fannin hosts 12 live events annually for business leaders, venture capitalists, startup founders, and others affected or interested in the Chinese tech industry. .

The REGTECH Book: The FinTech Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Regulatory Visionaries

by Janos Barberis (Author), Douglas W. Arner (Author), Ross P. Buckley (Author)

Release Date: Aug 6, 2019

The Regtech book is a comprehensive resource that offers an essential guide to technological disruption, innovation and opportunities in the regulatory and compliance industry.

The book explores the economic impact of the digitalization and datafication of regulation and reveals the opportunities and challenges brought by the application of innovative technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI).

It offers a source of information for professionals, regulators, compliance officers, startups and policy makers on how regtech can be applied to financial services and beyond. It includes contributions from recognized experts in the field and brings together an understanding of the regtech ecosystem and its use cases in the financial services industry.

The future of finance is now: the most important trends in finance for the coming decade have already started

by Jason Schenker (Author)

Release Date: July 23, 2019

The future of finance is now explores the most important fintech innovations as well as the main financial and economic dynamics that will impact the world of finance over the coming decade, as well as how businesses, industries and individuals can relate to prepare.

Jason Schenker is one of the world’s leading financial market forecasters and futurists. Bloomberg News ranked Schenker the world’s top forecaster in 25 categories, including his forecast for industrial metal prices, oil prices, the euro, the pound, the Russian ruble, the Chinese yuan and US jobs. He advises executives, industrial groups, institutional investors and central banks.

The Future of Finance: The Impact of Fintech, AI, and Crypto on Financial Services

by Henri Arslanian (Author), Fabrice Fischer (Author)

Release Date: July 15, 2019

The future of finance, co-authored by an engineer and AI expert as well as a lawyer and banker, provides an overview of what the future of financial services will look like and the impact it will have on society.

The first half of the book provides a detailed but easy-to-understand educational and technical overview of fintech, AI, and cryptocurrencies, including industry weaknesses and emerging technology catalysts.

The second half provides a practical, concise and engaging overview of their latest trends and their impact on the future of the financial services industry, including numerous use cases and practical examples.

Blockchain Bubble or Revolution: the present and future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies

By Neel Mehta (Author), Aditya Agashe (Author), Parth Detroja (Author)

Release Date: Jun 11, 2019

Written by the product managers of Google, Microsoft and Facebook, Blockchain Bubble or Revolution cuts through the hype to offer a balanced, comprehensive and accessible analysis of blockchains and cryptocurrencies.

Readers will learn the basic concepts of these technologies and understand their strengths and weaknesses from real-life case studies, delve deeper into their technical, economic, political and legal complexities, and gain insight into their future through exclusive interviews with dozens of technology manufacturers. leaders.

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