Chris Winship, partner, FTV Capital, and board member, VPay: Consolidation, market inefficiencies, changing regulations and the ever-expanding demand for eCommerce capabilities are four top factors that will continue to drive growth opportunities in the payments industry in 2017.
The Fintech Finance 35 ranking was compiled by Institutional Investor editors and staff, with nominations and input from industry participants and experts. The evaluation criteria included individual achievements and leadership at the respective firms; influence in the community at large; and the size, reputation, and impact of the respective funds and institutions in the financial technology industry — and particularly in the current wave of fintech financing.
Kyle Griswold first met executives at financial services and technology-focused FTV Capital as a young investment banker, but it was his willingness to go above and beyond that landed him a job there...
Brad Bernstein, head of San Francisco-based FTV Capital's New York office, describes the business model that the firm pioneered in the 1900s to connect financial services companies with technology entrepreneurs and their innovations.
The PYMNTS team caught up with experts in the payments field to ask them their views on industry trends, predictions for the coming year and what their ideal payments system looks like. Chris Winship, partner at FTV Capital, shared his thoughts on how the payments industry has overcome a number of obstacles in 2015 to set up a potentially game-changing 2016 and beyond.