2023’s Best Fintech Reads

In 2023, The Fintech Times team recommends several key fintech books:

  • “The Great Transition: The Personalization of Finance is Here” by Emmanuel Daniel explores the future of finance and fintech, highlighting the fear of missing out (FOMO) effect created by VC investors and the need for traditional licenses and regulations to evolve.
  • “Bankers Like Us: Dispatches from an Industry in Transition” by Dr. Leda Glyptis celebrates bankers and their journey in an industry resistant to change, offering a to-do list for achieving meaningful change.
  • “Redecentralisation: Building the Digital Financial Ecosystem” by Ruth Wandhöfer and Hazem Danny discusses the concept of redecentralization in technology and finance, focusing on cryptocurrency, decentralized finance, and Web3.
  • “The Metaverse Economy: how finance professionals can make sense of web3” by Arun Krishnakumar and Theodora Lau explores the enigmatic world of the metaverse and its potential in financial services.
  • “Unsupervised: Navigating and Influencing a World Controlled by Powerful New Technologies” by Daniel Doll-Steinberg and Stuart Leaf aims to help readers understand emerging technologies and their impact on society.
  • “Why DeFi Matters: What cryptoassets, web3 and the metaverse really mean for finance” by Ian Horne explores the significance of decentralized finance and the role of technology in solving financial problems.

These books provide insights into the future of finance, the role of technology, and the challenges and opportunities within the fintech industry.