No one would disagree that 2020 was a transformative year in terms of how we live and work. This transformation required individuals, businesses, and institutions to fully embrace technology. COVID invited new virtual requirements: remote working, challenges of pandemic living and operating business. And financial sector was no exception. Digital transformation in finances is not a new story, financial technology has empowered financial businesses for decades now, pre-COVID there was massive investment in the cloud, mobile banking, e-payments, and many more. What 2020 showed the industry was that these investments were no longer an option, but crucial to survival.
2021 is shaping up to be an exciting year, the financial sector will need more than just digital endurance to pivot through the temporary hurdles of the pandemic and changing socioeconomic environment. Financial players will need to invest in their long-term “financial equipment and overall fitness,” what we call financial agility. With this context, let’s dig deeper into the key trends experts believe will shape the 2021 financial technology market.Read More >