Is Toronto the world’s next Fintech hub?

The Fintech world is in a constant state of flux, and while the major hubs around the world have established themselves over the last decade or so (think London, New York, Singapore), there are a host of new hotspots that are looking to welcome new innovations to their central business districts. Places like Israel, South

A Cashless Society: Elusive Dream or Inevitable Future?

A Cashless Society: Elusive Dream or Inevitable Future? As the use of digital payment methods grows amongst societies across the globe, the question of whether remains cash necessary becomes an important one. It is a popular topic for debate, and many examples are given both in favour of cash as well to highlight the potential

The 4 Biggest Payment Trends in 2019

1 : Big Tech’s emergence As the payments universe expands, customer experience is becoming the prime competitive differentiator. For years, the established banks have had a monopoly on payments and the payment data of consumers. With the current developments regarding PSD2/Open Banking, payment data is now available (only when given permission) to a range of

4 Key Aspects For Building And Maintaining Relationships in 2019

Build it and they will come. Possibly the most important skill for any business person is the ability to establish and manage relationships. At PaymentGenes we are encouraged to see ourselves as individual entrepreneurs within the organization, constantly building and growing our professional networks with strong relationships. This is essential to providing the level of

Open Banking & The Consumer. What you need to know.

Open Banking & The Consumer. What you need to know. Since the introduction of PSD2 and Open Banking, a lot has been said about the repercussions for banks or other financial institutions. The increased competition, the accountability and the overall transformation that would need to occur in the industry were often the themes most commented

2019 | How to deal with setbacks

How to deal with setbacks As a business that provides human resource solutions, we speak with many people on a personal level. In doing so, we hear all of your stories, experiences and thoughts on a variety of topics. One of the topics that we often encounter is setbacks and how to deal with them

2019 | Most Important Trends In The FinTech Industry

The current condition of the industry When it comes to exciting industries, FinTech is about as good as it gets. The constant shift of consumer needs is the main driver of innovation within this rapidly evolving industry. 2018 was a remarkable year for FinTech companies, with a record-breaking $39.57 billion in venture capital being raised.

6 crucial tips to thrive in your next job interview.

Blog: 5 (+1) crucial steps to thrive in a job interview! Do you want to excel the next time you have a job interview? Focusing on to the next few tips will increase the probability of getting hired for your dream job! 1:  Research the Company where you will be having your interview. To be

5 Essential Tips For Your LinkedIn Profile

5 Things that every recruiter looks at on your LinkedIn profile! First of all as a recruiter, before I even come across your profile on LinkedIn, you will first have to appear in my search according to the LinkedIn parameters. In a way, it is comparable to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), but for your personal

Knowledge Base – Payments Terminology

Blog: Payments Terminology As the payment industry becomes more widely acknowledged, the number of questions that arise about payments-related terms also naturally increase. In this blog, we will explain some of the most common jargon that is associated with payments. The topics that we will focus on include: “What is an E-wallet?”, “Omnichannel”, “Chargeback”, “Anti-Money