The Quantitative Impact of Digital Transformation

MEDICIGlobal Head of Content

The scale of financial commitment to digital transformation

The evolution of bank-FinTech narrative towards a hybrid model ensures short-term gains in terms of ROI, long-term bets on specific technologies, the FinTech product roadmap being in line with the bank’s own roadmap, etc.


Source: MEDICI’s 2018 Global State of FinTech Report

In their effort to automate more parts of their businesses, about 50% of the world’s financial services firms are planning to acquire FinTech startups in the next several years. About 8 out of 10 institutions foresee making strategic partnerships with P2P lenders, digital money transfer platforms, and a myriad other firms that are reshaping the business of money. A number of institutions start with creating internal innovation engines in forms of API markets, developer hubs and portals — Visa Developer Center, Capital One’s DevExchange Developer Portal, Citigroup’s global API developer hub, BBVA API Market, and more.

Digital transformation touches every aspect of the banking business, with RPA investments alone expected to have a $6.7 trillion global economic impact — a plan that will result in a 40-45% growth of global spending on technology. The estimated...

Elena Mesropyan

MEDICIGlobal Head of Content

Elena is a research professional with a background in social sciences and extensive experience in consumer behavior studies and marketing analytics. She is passionate about technologies enabling financial inclusion for underprivileged and vulnerable groups of the population around the world. Elena has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Women in FinTech 2018. Prior, she has been ranked in the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2017.