How FinTech Solutions Can Unlock Revenue and Growth for Companies

Posted on August 30, 2023
How FinTech Solutions Can Unlock Revenue and Growth for Companies

In today’s fast-paced and digitally-driven world, the convergence of finance and technology has given companies the ability to embed fintech solutions right into their products or services. The field of Embedded Fintech is revolutionizing how financial services are delivered, creating seamless and personalized experiences for consumers and businesses alike. It is an incredible business opportunity for nonfinancial companies who are leaving money on the table by not embedding financial services into their digital customer experiences.

Financial services like payment options, financing, insurance, banking, and more can drive new streams of revenue. This course comes at the perfect time when the demand for curated solutions is at an all-time high and where organizations need to improve customer retention, margins, and shareholder returns.

Why Does Embedded Fintech Matter 

Founding and building a technology-focused investment and advisory business at Contrarian Partners, I have witnessed firsthand the rapid growth and transformation in the fintech space. I work with clients from a variety of industries, such as global fintechs, traditional corporations, family offices, and banks, on identifying and implementing fintech solutions particular to their customer segment and industry vertical. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital financial solutions, creating a surge in demand for skilled professionals who can navigate the complex fintech landscape. This April, after years of expertise in this field, I am teaching the Schulich Masterclass Certificate in Embedded Fintech, in order to help leaders like yourself navigate the impacts, risks, and opportunities in this space. 

What People Underestimate About Embedded Finance 

Implementing fintech solutions is not done overnight. It is complex and requires nuance, where each embedded fintech model (e.g., payments, banking-as-a-service, insurance) has its own pros and cons. 

Key elements of embedded fintech are covered in-depth and completely through the Embedded Fintech Masterclass. Participants will learn how to design, create, and execute cutting-edge embedded fintech solutions and partnerships while gaining a thorough grasp of the relationship between finance and technology. It also requires stakeholder relations, where there needs to be internal and external buy-in to execute this change. 

Furthermore, the regulatory environment and ethical issues must be navigated. Depending on your organization and the region(s) that they operate, there are different regulatory trends and laws in place. It is important to understand how these trends and laws will impact your company’s strategy now and in the future. 

The Opportunity to Build Together

In the rapidly expanding financial sector, this program (Embedded Fintech) opens up opportunities for leaders wanting to implement these solutions in their organizations, along with professionals who want to go deeper into the fintech and/or financial services space. In this program, we also discuss the impact of Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML), which affect information security and continue to evolve in light of technologies like ChatGPT. With best practices, data can be even used to understand customer behaviour to satisfy the needs of your customers and to engage with them in the long-term. 

If you have been curious about this field, come join this program. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to create and deploy embedded fintech solutions that foster innovation and business growth. It means navigating new technologies while creating and executing partnerships. Grounded in real-life case studies, this program will be practical and not theoretical, meant to create value in your organization as soon as possible. 

I am excited about nurturing the next generation of fintech leaders who will shape the future of their industries and drive growth for their organizations. 

Written By

Suhail Hafiz

Suhail Hafiz is the CEO of Contrarian Investment Partners, a firm offering financial advisory services to pre-Series B technology companies and large global institutional investors in the technology industry.

Over the past several years, Contrarian has helped US & European technology companies raise over $50M in capital and has worked on 10+ consulting engagements with technology companies implementing fintech solutions. Key highlights include helping clients launch buy now, pay later (BNPL) and embedded lending & payments products.

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