Tech Trends

 - Episode 44

Is fintech bubble bursting

Adriaan Jacob Brouwer

Episode Summary:

BetterTech Host Haseeb Khan, VP of Innovation & Technology, Tkxel chats with Adriaan Jacob Brouwer, Co-founder, Fairnance about how they are building an alternative home-financing solution that will serve people who are excluded from homeownership for non-financial reasons.

Adriaan also talks about the right time for investing in fintech startups and whether cashless payment systems are here to stay or not. Fairnance is a home financing platform on a mission to enable homeownership for all aspiring homebuyers.

Show Notes:

1. Fairnance is based on the concept of disintermediation in home financing. Fairnance is building an alternative home-financing solution that will serve people who are excluded from homeownership for non-financial reasons.

2. With lots of money available, there are plenty of opportunities for new fintech organizations to get into the game. But as more fintechs crowd the space, it’ll become increasingly difficult to find points of differentiation.

3. Fintech companies have a leg up over the traditional banking industry when it comes to assisting the financially disadvantaged.

4. Banks and other financial institutions have been slower to move into digital than other sectors, they are gradually transforming operations and offerings to reflect this new tech reality.

5. According to Crunchbase News, fintech was the leading sector for venture investment in 2021, marking  $134 billion in investment and 177% year-over-year growth. 

This episode is hosted by Haseeb Khan, VP of Innovation & Technology, Tkxel.

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