What is FinTech
Financial Technology, or FinTech, encompasses all of the “behind the scenes” operations that occur to make financial services more convenient. Every time you swipe a debit card, make a mobile bank deposit, pay a bill online, or send money to a friend, there are multiple FinTech companies working simultaneously to make those transactions possible.
Atlanta’s Transaction Alley
- 70% of all credit, debit and gift card swipes are processed through a Georgia company.
- Georgia’s FinTech industry has an estimated need for 5,000 FinTech-ready professionals by 2021, and 2,000 annually after 2023.
- More than 15 million global card-enabled merchants rely upon Georgia companies.
- Salaries for certain postitions in this field can reach six figures just out of college!
(Sources: metroatlantachamber.com and bankinnovation.net)
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