Fintech Industry

The expression "fintech," now and again promoted as "Fintech" or "FinTech," is a term for money related innovations, huge numbers of which are quickly changing the Financial sector. FinTech is frequently utilized by innovation columnists and others to portray advancements as various as digital currency, money exchange systems and specific industry software solutions.

This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares  the skills, sectors, age, size, and business focus areas of 289 Scottish IT companies working in the financial / fintech sector with those of the 2,763 Scottish IT companies. IT companies providing services and products into the financial services sector make up 9.5% of the Scottish IT companies.

 

Image of infographic included in article 2018 Infographic on Financial Services Companies Compared to Scottish IT Companies

The infographic covers 283 tech companies that work in the financial services area i.e. 6% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

A Illuminated Cityscape of Edinburgh accompanything the article Scottish Financial Services Infographic 2018

Seismic is the leading end-to-end sales enablement solution for institutional financial services firms worldwide. Seismic’s platform gives asset and wealth management firms and business banks the ability to deliver the right client content at the right time, facilitating a world-class client experience. With Seismic, marketing teams are automating the personalisation of client-facing materials via Seimsic’s award-winning LiveDocs® technology, which are then automatically accessed by distribution teams at any time, on any device, and always fully compliant, allowing them to spend more time developing and nurturing client relationships. 

Image of Seismic logo accomanying an Interview with Seismic, the Sales Enablement Platform

Starling offers a completely new way for people to control and look after their finances, offering a fully mobile account with unparalleled tools and insights into everyday spending. Ultimately, we have the customer at the heart of everything we do. 

Starling Bank smart watch tech.

Banking has hardly changed until very recently. Yes, in the early 2000’s we started slowly adopting telephone banking, then there was Internet banking, now there is mobile banking. However, all of this ‘innovation’ simply changed how we access banking, not how we bank. I believe the upcoming changes  will change how we bank too, hopefully, making it more secure and convenient.

Photographs of 100 Euros notes accompanying the Company Connecting articleBanking in 2025 by Alex Nechoroskovas