Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/235487
Authors: 
Treu, Johannes
Year of Publication: 
2021
Series/Report no.: 
IUBH Discussion Papers - Business & Management No. 5/2021
Abstract (Translated): 
The years following the 2008 financial crisis have been characterized by the emergence of new financial service providers, so-called fintech. The term is defined and understood differently in the literature. There is an agreement that fintech is composed of the words "financial" and "technology". Regarding the different views and definitions, there is a great heterogeneity in the literature and this working paper tries to systematize them. Furthermore, different justifications for its existence are examined and a proposal for categorization is made. Argumentatively, various opportunities and risks are highlighted that arise in connection with Fintech. Finally, various ideas and starting points for further research are derived from the arguments listed.
Subjects: 
Fintech
Finanzinnovation
Evolution of Fintech
Finanztechnologie
JEL: 
G20
G23
O16
O30
O33
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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