Top 10 Disruptive Technologies in Fintech
Overview Juniper Research’s Top 10 Disruptive Technologies in Fintech research assesses the emerging technologies that, individually and collectively, are taking fintech in fresh and exciting new directions. Our new disruptive fintech research investigates these disruptive technologies and ranks them according to the scale of their anticipated impact.

It examines how these fintech technologies will affect the consumer and B2B (Business to Business) experience, alongside an in-depth analysis of critical barriers and ecosystem readiness.

In addition, the research includes an Impact Assessment Heatmap and Scoring Matrix, along with an analysis of the long term implications of, and strategic recommendations for, each financial technology.


Key Features

  • Top 10 Technologies: Analysis and ranking of the top 10 technologies in fintech, supported by case studies and unique insights.
  • The Opportunity: Analysis of the key benefits of, and implications for, each of these technologies.
  • Top 5 Companies to Watch: Analysis of 5 key companies to watch in each segment; these being innovators or key disruptors in each market.
  • Juniper Research’s View: How these technologies will make an impact in the future (in terms of both timescale and likely effect) and what industry stakeholders can do to take advantage of them.
  • Key Players & Innovators: Identification of leading players and innovative providers, presented alongside case studies.

Key Questions

  1. What are the top 10 technologies for 2018?
  2. What are the emerging opportunities in fintech, and how can businesses utilise these?
  3. Who are the new players entering fintech and what impact are they having?
  4. What are the key trends and developments for 2018 and beyond?
  5. How is the industry set to evolve, and what are the pressures faced by more established providers such as banks and financial institutions?

Companies Referenced

Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Bainbridge Associates, Bank of America, Bank of England, Barclays, Betterment, Cambridge Analytica, Cardstack, CheckRecipient, Citi Group, Cleo, ComplyAdvantage, CryptoKitties,, Daimler, dApp Builder, DAQRI, Deliveroo, Deutsche Bank,, D-wave, ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority), ETH Zurich, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), Facebook, Fathead, FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), Feedzai, Fidelity Labs, FINMA (Swiss Financial Organisation), Fintech Network, Fortune, Google, HCCU, HMT (Her Majesty’s Treasury), HTC, IBM, ICORating, ID Exchange, Impleum, ING-DiBa, Intel, Interswitch,, JP Morgan Chase, JSR, LG, Mafematica, Mainframe Cloud, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Mitsubishi Chemical, Mizuho Financial Group, MTN, MUFG Bank, Myidm, NASA, Netsize, Niels Bohr Institute, NVIDIA, Ocado, Oculus, Onfido, Open XR, PayPal, Peepeth, Populous, Propy, QC Ware, Qualcomm, Quantum Benchmark, Quicken Loans, QxBranch, R3 Consortium, RapidMiner, Recordkeeping Innovation, RedPen, Rolls Royce, Royal Bank Of Canada, Samsung, Scalable Capital, SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), ShareRoot, SimbaPay, SISS Data Services, SKYFchain, Starship Technologies, Strange Works, Stubbs, StubHub, TechCrunch, Telegram. Tesco, Toshi, TU Delft, UBS, UCSB, Valve, Vanguard, Vault Systems, Verifier, Wealthfront, WeChat, Wells Fargo, Western Union, Zapata, Zelle.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Not Applicable 

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This new study from Juniper Research comprises an essential guide to the fast-evolving global fintech industry. Our new Top 10 Disruptive Technologies in Fintech research investigates how the digital commerce market is undergoing a major transformation and how new and disruptive technologies will shake up the commerce sector.
The research ranks the top financial technologies based on critical impact factors, including:
  1. How they affect the consumer experience;
  2. How they impact the B2B (Business to Business) space;
  3. The extent of regulatory barriers to technology deployment and adoption;
  4. Technological clarity, shared industry standards;
  5. Security concerns;
  6. Quality of user experience;
  7. Ecosystem readiness: is there a settled value chain?

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Juniper Research
Lauren Foye, Tony Crabtree
Fintech & Payments

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