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FINTECH FOR DUMMIES - New book serves as the go-to source to confidently navigate this booming industry
09/23/2020
FINTECH FOR DUMMIES
By Steven O’Hanlon, CEO Numerix, & Susanne Chishti, CEO FINTECH Circle
Published by Wiley
Paperback original and e-book, US$£34.99/ £26.99
ISBN: 978-1-119-42726-1
  
This comprehensive, hands-on guide is the go-to resource for everything you need to confidently navigate the ever-changing scene of the booming FinTech industry. FinTech For Dummies sheds light on this rapidly changing landscape making it an invaluable guide for anybody working in or interested in learning more about this space.
 
In the world of emerging FinTech two phrases are commonly used – digital transformation and disruption.  As one of the fastest growing sectors globally since the financial crisis in 2008, a trove of new start-ups and well-heeled market incumbents have embraced new technologies to attack the value chain of the financial services industry.  The result has been better customer experiences, more sophisticated risk monitoring and compliance initiatives and the opportunity to provide new financial services offerings – from payments, investing, loans and more – to a wider customer base. 
  • The drivers of disruption
  • What it takes to run a successful FinTech Company
  • The new technologies emerging and how are they being utilized
  • Who is the next Unicorn and the drivers for getting them there
“As a serial entrepreneur in enterprise software, I did not find my start in the FinTech industry,” said Steven O’Hanlon, CEO of Numerix.  “When I joined Numerix in 2002 it was in a new technology sector for me personally, but what was evident was the opportunity to bring the best practices of Silicon Valley to FinTech.  This thinking shaped the way we developed our business model, the way we used new technologies and ultimately drove the way we developed our corporate culture.  This book is an opportunity to share some of those experiences and provide others with a fast-track to lessons learned over the years.”
"FinTech For Dummies is the perfect book to fully understand the booming FinTech sector globally which will make it an invaluable source of information for anyone working in or interested in this space,” said Susanne Chishti CEO of FINTECH Circle. “FinTech For Dummies builds on FINTECH Circle's long-standing partnership with WILEY (The FINTECH Book Series) and our experience in investing in and working with FinTech startups and scaleups and leading financial institutions. We were delighted to co-author this book with Numerix."
 
FinTech For Dummies will be available wherever books and ebooks are sold.
 
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About the Authors
Susanne Chishti is the CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europe's 1st Investor Network focused on fintech investments & Founder of the FINTECH Circle Institute, the leading fintech learning platform offering Innovation Workshops to C-level executives and fintech courses. She is also the Co-Editor of bestselling title The FINTECH Book which has been translated into 10 languages and is sold across 107 countries, The WealthTECH Book, The InsurTECH Book, The PAYTECH Book, The AI Book and The LEGALTECH Book (all published by WILEY) – all have become AMAZON Bestsellers. Susanne has been selected among the top 100 Fintech Influencers globally in 2020 (Refinitiv), Social Media Influencer of the Year 2018 (Investment Week) and among the Top 32 Fintech Leaders in the UK in 2020 (Business Leaders).
Steven O'Hanlon is the President and CEO of Numerix, and a dedicated visionary, who inspires bold change and flawless execution. Since first joining the company in 2002, and under his leadership as President & COO starting in 2004, Mr. O'Hanlon has driven the transformation of Numerix from a broadly-focused company with many disparate products and five locations, to a global analytics software company operating from a single platform with a presence in 26 countries.

Through Numerix's continued investment in innovative technologies, unrivaled analytic capabilities, and a customer-centric solution selling approach, the company has been firmly planted as the most prolific and dominant leader in both risk and pricing. To date, the company has been recognized with over 100 international awards including being named one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Inc. Magazine's 500|5000 and Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™. Mr. O'Hanlon's personal achievements include being named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 New York Awards program and again for the 2020 New York Awards program, one of New York SmartCEO's Future 50 rising stars, as well as being ranked annually on Institutional Investor's "Tech 50" and "Trading Technology 40" Lists.
  
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