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Erik Brieva’s Bookshelf: 10 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018

Erik Brieva, CEO of STRANDS and entrepreneur, reveals the top business books that helped shape his business savvy. 

As founder of Polymita, and co-founder of multiple companies within enterprise software, mobile and Internet spaces, it’s safe to say Erik Brieva knows more than a thing or two about business and entrepreneurship.

He’s been recognized as a Visionary by Gartner (Magic Quadrant 2009 & 2010), Major Player by IDC (MarketScape 2011), and named among the 100 Leaders of the Future (Capital Magazine, Spain, 2009) and Entrepreneur of the Year (Entrepreneurs Magazine, 2006, Spain).

 

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Topics: FinTech, fintech news, fintech resources, fintech pulse, digital banking, financial technology, Business Books, Entrepreneurs

Author: Miriam Ballesteros on Feb 1, 2018

The best of Fintech Pulse: Thought Leadership Highlights 2017

Back by popular demand, we are kicking off 2018 with a recap of the past year with our Fintech Pulse Magazine. 7 of our favorite articles, written by Stranders, about trends in Fintech from 2017, focusing particularly on underserved segments of society and legislation set to turn the banking sector on its head in the coming year.

 

 Here are the posts that made the cut this year:

 

 

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Topics: FinTech, fintech news, fintech resources, fintech pulse, digital banking

Author: Erik Brieva, CEO on Jan 5, 2018

Reflecting on Forrester Fintech Predictions for 2017: Part 3

In the first and second series of reflections on Forrester predictions for Fintech, we covered 6 significant trends that are projected to impact the banking sector in 2017. In this final installment of our mini-series we're going to touch on 3 concluding areas of the digital banking transformation in 2017. Hope you enjoy reading!

 

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Topics: FinTech, fintech news, digital banking, Digital Transformation, business finance

Author: Xavier Marcillac, VP Sales APAC on Jan 23, 2017

Reflecting on Forrester Fintech Predictions for 2017: Part 2

In part one of our exploration of Fintech predictions for 2017, we touched on investments in AI, digital transformation driven by operational excellence and other important challenges. However these are far from the only ingredients you'll need to cook up winning digital banking strategies in the year ahead.

Check out the other three Fintech Predictions for 2017!

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Topics: FinTech, fintech news, digital banking, Digital Transformation, business finance

Author: Xavier Marcillac, VP Sales APAC on Jan 20, 2017

Reflecting on Forrester Fintech Predictions for 2017: Part 1

A new year brings new opportunities for banks facing digital challenges and building next generation digital banking experiences. Advances in fintech technology are paving the way for better, more engaging experiences in 2017 and beyond. A few weeks ago Forrester announced 2017 predictions presented by Dane Anderson, Tim Sheedy, Tom Champion and Zhi-Ying Ng.

While forecasting the future can be a gamble, the first 3 Fintech Predictions summarized below provide an unmissable reflection guide to drive digital banking transformation between now and December.

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Topics: FinTech, fintech news, digital banking, Digital Transformation, business finance

Author: Xavier Marcillac, VP Sales APAC on Jan 16, 2017

The best of Fintech Pulse: Thought Leadership Highlights 2016

We are excited to announce our first annual Fintech Pulse Magazine edition of 2016. The aim of FinTech Pulse has always been to keep a finger on the digital transformation of banking as we know it, driven by FinTech innovation. It is an open space for financial technology experts inside and outside of Strands to chronicle and opine on their observation of and participation in the industry’s metamorphosis.

Since its inception, FinTech Pulse has nurtured a healthy reputation for strong thought leadership, fresh and original content, and expert insights in the world of fintech and financial services. With this special compilation that we are calling the FinTech Pulse Magazine, it is our honor and pleasure to share with you the most successful posts in terms of readership, originality and editorial richness. From taking a hard look at AI in banking to philosophizing on PFM as meaning, FinTech Pulse truly has some-thing for every kind of financial tech enthusiast.

After crunching the numbers - here are the final posts that were the most popular this year:

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Topics: FinTech, digital banking, fintech news, fintech resources, fintech pulse

Author: Erik Brieva, CEO on Nov 2, 2016

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