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I recently received a new book, Fintech: The New DNA of Financial Services, published by Walter de Gruyter. It’s an edited volume compiled by Pranay Gupta and Tze Mandy Tham in their effort to educate a broader audience on the terminology, concepts, and implications of fintech at large. Fintech – a fusion of technology, finance, business models, and mathematics and computer science – is producing an unprecedented change to the financial services industry in a similar manner as transportation, books, hospitality, telecommunications, media, retail, and software vendors have been disrupted and disintermediated by new technology-enabled capabilities. Things are moving fast at the fuzzy front end, but there is always the puzzle of the sticky back end, and consequently, it’s vital for incumbents to understand their current positioning in the midst of adopting new technologies. It is ultimately the consumer who is really driving the disruption forward, and therefore it’s crucial…

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