The Rise and Development of Fintech: Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond

Teigland, Robin, Siri, Shahryar, Larsson, Anthony Moreno Puertas, Alejandro, and Ingram, Claire (2018). The Rise and Development of Fintech: Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond. Routledge: London, UK

467 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2018

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Robin Teigland

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Marketing and Strategy

Shahryar Siri

Stockholm School of Economics - Institute for Research (SIR)

Anthony Larsson

Karolinska Institutet - Institute of Environmental Medicine

Alejandro Moreno Puertas

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance, Students

Claire Ingram

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Marketing and Strategy

Date Written: February 26, 2018

Abstract

This comprehensive guide serves to illuminate the rise and development of FinTech in Sweden, with the Internet as the key underlying driver. The multiple case studies examine topics such as: the adoption of online banking in Sweden; the identification and classification of different FinTech categories; process innovation developments within the traditional banking industry; and the Venture Capital (VC) landscape in Sweden, as shown through interviews with VC representatives, mainly from Sweden but also from the US and Germany, as well as offering insight into the companies that are currently operating in the FinTech arena in Sweden. The authors address questions such as: How will the regulatory landscape shape the future of FinTech companies? What are the factors that will likely drive the adoption of FinTech services in the future? What is the future role of banks in the context of FinTech and digitalization? What are the policies and government initiatives that aim to support the FinTech ecosystem in Sweden? Complex concepts and ideas are rendered in an easily digestible yet thought-provoking way.

Keywords: FinTech; Finance; Banking; Innovation; Business; Information Science; IT; Technology; Economics; Blockchain; Management

Suggested Citation

Teigland, Robin and Siri, Shahryar and Larsson, Anthony and Moreno Puertas, Alejandro and Ingram, Claire, The Rise and Development of Fintech: Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond (February 26, 2018). Teigland, Robin, Siri, Shahryar, Larsson, Anthony Moreno Puertas, Alejandro, and Ingram, Claire (2018). The Rise and Development of Fintech: Accounts of Disruption from Sweden and Beyond. Routledge: London, UK. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3140680

Robin Teigland

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Marketing and Strategy ( email )

Box 6501
Stockholm, Stockholm 113 65
Sweden

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Shahryar Siri

Stockholm School of Economics - Institute for Research (SIR)

Stockholm
Sweden

Anthony Larsson (Contact Author)

Karolinska Institutet - Institute of Environmental Medicine ( email )

P.O. Box 210
Nobels väg 13
Stockholm, 171 77
Sweden

Alejandro Moreno Puertas

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance, Students

SE-113 83 Stockholm
Sweden

Claire Ingram

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Marketing and Strategy ( email )

Box 6501
Stockholm, Stockholm 113 65
Sweden

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