In the digital world of wealthtech, insurtech and technology-driven finance management, B2C service brokerage is the new black. Between personal bank accounts, stock picking, and ETF portfolios, there seem to be few services that cannot be digitally optimized to save money for the frugal (or: compound interest-considerate) consumer. We talked to Christian Wiens, founder, and CEO of Heidelberg, Germany-based startup Getsafe, who has a bold vision for Europe’s efflorescent wealthtech ecosystem, and the role his company will play in it. About the Startup Let our readers know a little bit about yourself and the start-up Getsafe! Getsafe became Germany’s first smartphone-based insurance broker in 2015, and last year we expanded into providing
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Machine learning is the future of financial markets, but many of us don’t understand the impact that machine learning will have on finance over the next few decades. These 10 WealthTech TED Talks shed valuable light on the often-confusing world of digital finance and wealth technology, giving us a fascinating glimpse into how saving and spending might look in twenty years. The Rise Of Technology “It seems probable that once the machine learning method has started, it would not take long to outstrip our feeble powers,” Alan Turing said in 1951. “At some stage, therefore, we should have to expect the machines to take control.” The computing pioneer probably wasn’t
As the digitalization is changing how we handle finances and wealth, there’s never been a better time to consider a career change into WealthTech. If you’re undergoing such an exciting and nerve-racking transition you’ll likely find yourself needing a polish up on some skills to prepare for the leap. Learn about some of the top WealthTech online courses we’ve found around the web that will equip you for a career in this field. WealthTech is a relatively new sector under the greater FinTech (Financial Technology) umbrella. It essentially refers to the merging of technology with how people manage their investments and wealth. It covers everything from retirement accounts and bank savings