Banking and financial service firms are introducing digital payments, card less transactions, mobile deposits and other self-service options to Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) markets. Last year, the industry had over 1,700 deals with nearly $40 billion, reports CB Insights. Visits to bank branches are expected to drop 36% between 2017 and 2022, while mobile transactions are expected to grow 121%, according to The Financial Brand.
Here to stay are the businesses — including personal financial management, insurance, payment and asset management firms — which are leveraging open source applications to solve a host of problems, from exploring new technologies to delivering real-time services. Simultaneously, they are reducing costs, accessing top talent and receiving best-of-breed technologies.
Among the open source firms which have joined our network are Alibaba, Ant Financial Services Group and Tencent Holdings.