PARIS and NEW YORK, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Half of banking customers across the globe are using the products or services of at least one FinTech firm1, according to the first World FinTech Report (WFTR) from Capgemini and LinkedIn, in collaboration with Efma. The inaugural report quantifies and tracks customer response to the rise of FinTechs, includes the views of financial services industry executives at both FinTech firms and traditional financial institutions2, and summarizes how innovation is key in the emerging industry landscape.
Over 50% of customers globally now using at least one FinTech firm
An infographic accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e47a699f-2190-41b1-98ea-cbbcb9112fc1 In particular, the WFTR found that FinTechs are gaining momentum and mindshare amongst younger, tech-savvy, and affluent customers. Emerging markets led the adoption where over 75 percent of customers in China and India report using services provided by FinTech firms, followed by the UAE and Hong Kong. FinTechs have made the greatest inroads in investment management, where 17.4 percent of customers rely on them solely and another 27.4 percent use them in addition to their traditional providers. With so many FinTechs specializing in niche services, the WFTR also found that many FinTech customers (46.2 percent) are using services from more than three FinTech providers.