Retail Trading Ripe for Fintech Disruption

Start-ups in the capital market space are a small part of the fintech world but find multiple opportunities to disrupt retail trading. There are currently around 8,000 fintech start-ups globally, revolutionising lending, retail banking and banking processes. But less than 10 percent are in the capital markets space and an even smaller segment in retail trading. They also receive a disproportionately small amount of funding, roughly 4 percent of the US$96 billion of venture capital funding. Although they are currently a small segment, retail trading fintech firms are rising fast and are likely to accelerate a rush of entrants […]