Robo-advisors are particularly appealing to Millennials, as they present a low-cost option for money management to an otherwise underserved market. However, even a short cycle of low performance can be enough for novice investors to pull out of the market. In response, several platforms are going the extra mile to address investors’ concerns through more frequent touch points and initially conservative asset allocation strategies.
Royal Bank of Canada Explores Blockchain to Automate Credit Scores
The Impact of Regulation on Fintech with Gary Gensler at the MIT Fintech Conference
There is a buzz in the industry that about 2000 ICO's have been out, collectively raising roughly $6B USD (+ growing), however, 46% of them have failed by this time. Why is that? Primarily a result of non-compliance with regulatory bodies in the current jurisdiction and beyond. Too many companies are quick to assume the role of a trail blazer and hope that their business will be the unique business that will adjust regulations. However, the secret to sustainable growth and long term success, is to comply and work with regulatory bodies to help them understand your business, the nuances, and how certain regulations can be used to apply / comply with your business in a manner that will be successful for all stakeholders involved.