COVID-19: industry impact & response
With the unprecedented changes the COVID-19 pandemic is causing, the FinTech Futures team is here to help the market navigate today’s challenging business landscape.
We want to reassure you that FinTech Futures is operating with business as usual. Every member of our team is still available via email and the phone numbers published on our contact us page.
We are publishing news and analysis on the website, including details of how the industry is responding to the pandemic. Below is a compilation of the articles on the subject, which we hope you find helpful. If you have any news or insights, please send them to the team.
Above all else, we want to wish everybody reading this well.
FinTech Futures update: business as usual
Our team is here to help the market navigate today's challenging business landscape.
Love in the time of COVID-19
Amazing teams have teams that care. That's how leadership works. It's a team sport.
A look under the hood of ABN Amro’s internal Covid-19 operations
The bank admits there were some VPN teething issues.
Credit scores and the willingness to repay in the age of Covid-19
Psychometric credit solutions will likely become increasingly valuable for loan decisioning.
Life in the time of COVID-19: learning to share
"Humans. So many good ideas. So many failed ideals."
Gradually – then suddenly: parenting during coronavirus
Until we get beyond, hunker down and carry on. Pass me that glass of wine please.
Ask the expert: what can I do to ensure my fintech is protected during these challenging times?
As a growing a fintech, you’ve worked hard to get to where you are. You mustn’t let momentum slow.
Budget 2020: What’s the fintech impact?
FinTech Futures picks out the fintech tidbits in this week's announcement.
The impact of COVID-19 on the Chinese market
The effects of the coronavirus on the local fintech market isn't all negative.
HSBC delays ‘vast majority’ of redundancies amid COVID-19
“Because of the extraordinary impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Noel Quinn.
Video: Top fintech stories this week – 27 March 2020
FinTech Futures’ weekly news round-up.
Coronavirus: FCA announcements round-up
We collated a round-up of these notices to assist our readers on COVID-19 updates.
Patch Homes rebrands to Noah & offers assistance for homeowners
It’s offering all new customers $1,000 at closing and waiving fees for existing customers.
US Fed Reserve & ECB ramp up bond buying to steady markets
Fed pledged to buy unlimited amount whilst ECB eyes up €750bn additional bonds.
Coronavirus: UK cash usage halves during pandemic
Shop closures, contactless and hygiene concerns taking its toll on cash.
Pleo offers new customers free services until July amid coronavirus
“With this uncertainty set to rumble on […] Pleo wanted to do something to help.”
FCA requests listed companies delay publishing preliminary financials
It highlights that this statement does not apply to AIM-listed companies.
N26 expects 70% of bank branches to disappear in 10 years
The coronavirus is accelerating a permanent change in consumer behaviour, says N26.
Moven shuts all consumer accounts, pivots to B2B-only service for banks
Founder says “major multi-year funding” was withdrawn due to coronavirus.