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February 25th, 2019

M&As can accelerate the change brought on by FinTech

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 SGR

Something is deeply changing in the relationship between banks and FinTech. Banks started to see FinTech startups as a threat only in 2010, but it wasn’t until five years later that they understood a simple truth: that instead of fighting …

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October 17th, 2017

The fintech revolution of P2P lending: product innovation, secondary loan market, re-bundled banking by the end of 2018. Forecasts from LendIT 2017

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The next 15 months will see a strong acceleration and profound changes in the world of P2P lending LendIt Europe ends in London with this this great promise. Two days were entirely devoted to the world of marketplace lending, an …

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March 23rd, 2017

The survival of banks in the digital age

Antonio Lafiosca, BorsadelCredito.it

VC-backed Fintech companies raised $12.7B across 836 deals in 2016. Europe Fintech deal activity reached five-year high, rising 11% compared to 2015 and 124% compared to 2011’s total. Indeed, European VC-backed companies raised $1.2B across 179 deals. This success is …

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July 13th, 2016

Time for Fintech and Banks to start a Beautiful Friendship

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

So much has been written and said in recent months about Fintech, i.e. the technology that is dramatically changing the world of finance and banking. Banks are starting to question the future sustainability of their business model, which – as …

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December 9th, 2015

FinTech, or the Uberization of Finance

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

“Silicon Valley is coming” warned JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon in his annual letter to shareholders, pointing out at the increasing number of startups working on various alternatives to traditional banking. He was referring especially to the lending business, whereby …

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