Having discussed the very best Fintech events and conferences for this year, and our suggestions on the 5 best newsletters for Fintech innovators, we thought it would be beneficial by presenting the 20 best Fintech blogs and publications that you may like to follow to keep up with the latest news and developments in the fast changing financial services space.
A great independent source for the latest news in Fintech, with views and discussion from a range of different backgrounds and expertise in the industry.
A reference site for the payments and e-commerce industries, where you can find as well webinars, researches and opinions from Fintech thought leaders.
3. American Banker
A well know source of news, information, and analysis on banking. The content of this publication covers breaking news, proposing in depth research and data on innovation, technology and regulation of the financial services industry.
4. The Financial Brand
Online publication started in 2007 by Jerry Pilcher, providing insights on branding, marketing and advertising issues affecting banks and credit unions.
5. Financial News
This publication provides news and analysis on the financial services industry, covering investment banking, investments, trading and fintech sectors, with a particular focus on the UK and Europe. You can find Financial News both online and in a weekly print edition.
6. Finovate Blog
This is the blog of the Finovate Group, a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. The publication covers Fintech innovation in banking and in the financial services industry, as well as the conferences they organize.
7. Bank Innovation
Bank Innovation is another good resource for the financial services industry to stay updated on the latest news and insights about technology development in finance.
8. The Finanser
Personal blog of Chris Skinner, undoubtedly one of the most influential people in banking and Fintech, he is a well known international speaker, author of few popular books, Chair of the European networking forum: the Financial Services Club and on the Advisory Boards of several companies including Innovate Finance and Moven and Meniga. On Finanser you can find his opinions, commentaries and interviews.
9. Daily Fintech
An insight driven site that covers Fintech trends and analysis, targeted to an audience that include both entrepreneurs, investors and banks. Bernard Lunn, Efi Pylarinou, Arunkumar Krishnakumar and Jessica Ellerm are the authors of Daily Fintech and are all thought leaders of the Fintech industry with extensive experience in the field.
LTP is a global research and content platform launched in 2013. It’s updated everyday with fresh content about innovation in emerging financial services. Here you can expect to find news, analytical opinion, podcasts, webinars, interviews, research reports and ebooks on Fintech.
An insightful blog, established in 2012 and relaunched in 2015, for anyone with an interest in Fintech, banking and payment innovation.
AltFi is one of the best known news site about alternative finance and Fintech space, with news and insights about crowdfunding, P2P lending, marketplace lending and invoice funding.
13. Grow VC Blog
This is the blog of the Grow VC Group, the global leader of fintech innovations, digital and distributed finance services, and digital infrastructures, of which Difitek is part. On this publication you will find selected articles from all the companies of the group, plus some exclusive contents about the latest developments in Fintech and alternative finance.
Created by Pascal Bouvier, a former French banker, currently Venture Partner with Santander Innoventures – Santander Group’s Global Fintech fund, and one of the most influential people in the Fintech industry. On FiniCulture, he provides interesting insights for entrepreneurs, investors and financial service professionals.
CoinDesk is all about Bitcoin, Blockchain and Ethereum, with a constant flow of news, guides and research papers, as well as events coverage.
Oliver* is a relatively new blog updated daily with a very clear focus on all things crowdfunding and alternative finance. Here you will find news, interviews, reports and insights industry experts.
17. Finance Magnates
It’s the world’s only multi-asset trading knowledge hub, offering news, research and events. It has a section completely dedicated to Fintech with content from a wide range of experienced contributors.
18. Disruptive Finance
A personal blog created by Huy Nguyen Trieu to discuss the technology revolution that is transforming finance. Huy is the former head of macro structuring at Citigroup in London, who left his finance job to advise bank CEOs on technology and is currently on the board of several Fintech organizations.
PaymentEye is one of the best news sites targeted to professionals involved in the payments sector. Here you can find as well analyses, podcasts, white papers and news about the upcoming events.
20. Difitek Blog
Last but not least important, there is our own Difitek blog, where you can expect to find insight about Fintech applications, market movements, regulatory development and trends in digital finance, with a focus on online investing and lending, wealth management, real estate, business debt and open API.
We’d be glad to have the opportunity to get any suggestions you may have and to learn what are your favourite Fintech blogs and publications to make this list even better. Very much looking forward to hear from you on Twitter or via email.
Alessandro is Co-founder & CMO of Difitek. He has worked in the fintech industry, with marketplace investing and lending, since 2011. Has built and managed digital companies with distributed teams and international partners, gaining experience with both startups and large corporations.
Alessandro grew up in Italy, where he graduated with a B.A. in Economics at University of Parma, before to obtain a M.S. in Finance at Regent’s University London. He is writing on multiple startups publications and is an expert evaluator with the European Commission, for the SME Instrument programme, part of Horizon 2020. Genuinely passionate about financial technology and innovation, he loves to spend his spare time traveling and discovering new cultures.