Extrapreneurship – The Future of Entrepreneurship in Fintech

Extrapreneurship is a term that is still fairly new, but then again it is a relatively recent school of thought. The idea that an employee can spearhead new initiatives through experiential learning is one that is fast gaining traction. Many employees of big tech firms and financial institutions are now looking up further education modules such as entrepreneur classes, Fintech …

How Entrepreneurship Can Improve Your Fintech Prospects

vThere has never been a better time to contribute to the Fintech ecosystem. The world of finance is rapidly changing, and it needs talented people that can think like an entrepreneur to bring about this change. As the finance industry is made up of traditional pillars and mindsets, it needs entrepreneurial individuals to spearhead changes and the inevitable shift towards …

CFTE Launches Collaboration With Budapest Institute of Banking

A packed house at Level39 in London joined us earlier this week, with our event marking a milestone agreement between CFTE and the Budapest Institute of Banking (BIB). The agreement between the two parties is in response to the keen Hungarian market that is eager for Fintech solutions. At the top of the programme was the all-important signing of the …

CFTE at Money20/20 Europe

 Another conference is done and dusted, with the CFTE team spending a few very productive days at the Money20/20 Europe conference held in Amsterdam. Our co-founders, Huy Nguyen Trieu and Tram Anh Nguyen, and Head of Entrepreneurship, Janos Barberis, were certainly kept busy with plenty of panels, speeches and product announcements throughout the entire three days. Here’s a summary of …

Is Upskilling Vital to Stay Relevant in the Finance Industry?

  The short answer is yes. FinTech is impacting every single vertical and divisions in the finance industry. Be it investment banking, capital markets, compliance or sales, no one is immune from this pending disruption. Last year, FinTech accounted for 33% of revenue in financial services according to Accenture, and it’s a safe bet to assume that this figure will …

Can a Banker be an Entrepreneur?

There are many debates about whether it is possible to learn how to become an entrepreneur, and it is no different in the world of FinTech. The digital transformation in finance is fast becoming a reality in the banking industry. Many executives now find themselves needing to gain new skills in order to remain relevant within a changing banking system. …

CFTE Campus Launch Heralds New Dawn in FinTech

  CFTE Campus Launch Heralds New Dawn in FinTech It has been a spectacular and busy week for us here at CFTE! We attended the Innovate Finance Global Summit, and also launched the CFTE Campus at Level39 in Canary Wharf, London as part of the UK FinTech Week 2019. Ever since the establishment of CFTE back in 2017, a dedicated …

CFTE Campus – The First Physical FinTech Campus

CFTE recently launched the world’s first ever physical FinTech campus at Level39 in Canary Wharf, London. In line with its aim to promote FinTech education, the aptly named CFTE Campus is designed to provide a space for finance professionals and entrepreneurs to learn, network, and learn, all under one roof! With the world of finance rapidly changing and evolving, executives in …

What skills are needed to be a FinTech Entrepreneur?

FinTech is already disrupting the world of finance at a rapid rate, and it is only going to become more and more entwined into the global ecosystem. Many companies and financial institutions have already noticed the threat that the FinTech entrepreneur and startups pose but have yet to adequately respond with improved operations and offerings. Here are some of the …

Why Do Banks Need Entrepreneurs?

The digital transformation in finance is fast gathering pace, with the banking industry in serious risk of being left in the dust. Banks are quickly finding themselves losing business to FinTech companies as more and more people that did not have access to banking services previously start to come onboard. Similarly, the convenience offered by new entrants such as FinTech …