Santander: Banks and Innovators Should Join Forces to Create Fintech 2.0


Santander InnoVentures, Oliver Wyman and Anthemis Group have today published “The Fintech 2.0 Paper: Rebooting financial services.” The paper is presented as “a call to action to banks, financial institutions and financial technology (fintech) businesses to work together to undertake a fundamental ‘reboot’ of the core processes, systems and infrastructure of the banking industry.”

“The research underpinning the paper has identified several markets with huge potential,” said Emmet Rennick, head of innovation at Oliver Wyman. “In these areas banks can realize efficiencies, customers benefit from better services and [fintech startups] can grow their businesses.” According to Andrew Veitch, Director of Anthemis Group, “the greatest opportunity in the industry lies at the meeting point of large financial institutions and young, ambitious startups.”

According to the paper, fintech 2.0 will offer substantial opportunities, such as streamlining the processes surrounding the creation of $25 trillion of new mortgages issued annually across the globe. Elsewhere, an estimated $4 billion is lost through inefficiency in global collateral management within the asset leasing sector. These are two of several opportunities identified in the paper, which also outlines opportunities for banking innovation based on the “Internet of Things” (IoT), smart data, distributed

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