SME & Commercial Banking
The past year has seen an explosion in Fintech acquisitions, ranging from the $5.3 billion Plaid exit to the $7.1 billion acquisition of Credit Karma. The business-facing and lending Fintechs constitute some of the most valued tech companies, with OakNorth valued at $2.3 billion and Kabbage valued at $1.2 billion. These are some of the fastest-growing Fintechs on the planet - and that’s without mentioning Tencent and Alibaba, the Chinese giants that are redefining the lending and commercial banking business model.
How can Fintechs best serve SMEs? What is the role of financial technology in commercial banking services? And what are the ways that B2B Fintech is redefining the banking ecosystem?