By Chris Skinner via Iris.xyz

The other forecasting I made at start of year concerned the big FinTech trends of 2017. Again, I thought it might be of interest to revisit them.

Removing friction from the customer journey

I guess this is a given, and wasn’t a big trend of 2017 … just a big trend of FinTech per se.

Rise of InsurTech

True. I’ve seen a lot of InsurTech movement this year with a number of standout start-ups like Backmeup, Brolly, Buzzmove, Cuvva, Inmybag, Luther and Neos.

Rise of RegTech 

Yep, I’ve heard more about RegTech this year than ever before, although that’s unsurprising when most banks have at least two staff checking the work of each employee (Citibank has 40,000 compliance people!). Consultancy picks out 100 of the most innovative firms in this space.

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