Top 5 FinTech Books You Should Be Reading

April 26, 2017

When trying to learn more about FinTech and how it services and supports the financial sector, one of the best options is to read a book. However, with so many out there, it's hard to choose. So, here are the top 5 FinTech books you should consider reading.

#1: "Breaking Banks: The Innovators, Rogues, and Strategists Rebooting Banking", by Brett King

Brett King is seen as an authority concerning changing the face of banking. Inside this book, you'll understand how some FinTech firms are actually disruptors within the financial sector. You'll read stories and interviews about entrepreneurs who are on the forefront of providing financial services through non-traditional means.

#2: "Digital Bank: Strategies to Launch or Become a Digital Bank", by Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner has been been highlighting his strategies since 2004 on his forum - the Financial Services Club. The book shows you his work on helping the banking industry become aware of the impact the digital revolution is having on banking. He writes about cloud computing, social media connection, data analytics, and mobile devices. But the main focus of his book is on online banking and the evolving interaction between the customer and bank.

#3: "The FINTECH Book - The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries", by Susanne Chisti and Janos Barberis

While Susanne Chisti is the CEO of the FINTECH Circle which was the first European angel investor focusing on FinTech, Janos Barberis is the founder of a FinTech accelerator in Hong King - the SuperCharger.When you're looking for a comprehensive guide to the FinTech industry, this may be one of your best choices. You will find advice and information to entrepreneurs, investors, and bankers.

#4: "The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order", by Paul Vigna and Michael Casey

Both authors are reporters from the Wall Street Journal and they focus exclusively on the rise of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. They explain the importance of the different alternative currencies as well as how they can affect our entire monetary system.

#5: "Smarter Bank: Why Money Management Is More Important Than Money Movement to Banks and Credit Unions", by Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin was a banking industry analyst and as a marketing consultant.In his book, Ron focuses on how the best financial institutions are taking technology and applying it into their favor. He shows how these leading financial instituions are using FinTech services and products to improve profitability as well as their client relationships.

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