Introducing the FinTech Revolution

  • Alessandra TandaEmail author
  • Cristiana-Maria Schena
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


The digitalisation of financial markets is having a profound impact on the nature of client financial product and service provision. New entrants (FinTech and BigTech firms) are now operating on the financial markets by leveraging advanced technologies and innovative business models, applying competitive pressure to incumbent firms. This book analyses the business models used by FinTech and BigTech firms and banking institutions in order to highlight differences and analogies, including in the light of current debates over the need for a renewed regulatory framework which balances the potential risks and opportunities generated by FinTech.


FinTech BigTech Digitalisation Banks Business model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and ManagementUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of InsubriaVareseItaly

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