Wrap of Week #31: Swiss CryptoValley, Platform traded funds, Crowdfunded Real Estate, Blockchain For Reinsurance, Real Time Banking


The week started with the August debut and the Swiss National holiday as the theme of our Monday post. Daily Fintech Advisers is a global business based in Switzerland and founded in the Alps.

We discussed the opportunities for Switzerland and its special positioning in financial services that can be leveraged.

We focused on Platform Traded funds, NextShares, and the potential for innovation in low cost, liquid, and transparent funds that are Active.

From the Swiss birthday and the Western trends in PTFs, we leaped over and down to Australia to take a look at crowdfunded real estate trends.

On Thursday, the subject was Blockchain smart contracts for Reinsurance.

Finally we looked at what happens when consumer desire for instant gratification hits the wall of batch based legacy systems

The Fintech Genome platform celebrated its one month birthday. You can read about How to generate great conversations or listen to a podcast version from the moderators of the platform.

More topics and longer conversations are shaping up. Here are more recent ones around banks: Banking APIs, neobanks, banking for refugees, deposit innovation, etc.

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