In the last decade, the explosive growth of mobile connectivity has created unprecedented opportunities for financial services innovation. Around the world, nimble startups are launching mobile-led services that aim to bring the speed and convenience of digital channels to new communities of consumers. Retail trading and investment services have been key targets for fintech disruption.
For many fintechs, the objective is to democratize financial services by empowering consumers to take control of their investments. At the touch of a screen, this new generation of mobile services allows customers to trade, manage, and monitor their assets and securities from anywhere with an internet connection.