The Fintech Consultancy Group, or Fincog, specialises in fintech consulting.
We provide bespoke solutions in strategy consulting, market research, and commercial due diligence for a broad swathe of stakeholders in the financial services industry such as banks, payment service providers, wealth - and asset managers, as well as investors, governments and new, innovative start-ups. Our solutions give detailed, actionable insights, and our business strategies propel businesses forward.
We are a collective of independent consultants that possess experience in every facet of financial services, meaning we can create tailored solutions that provide our clients with the insights they need to excel in a competitive financial landscape.contact us
What we value
As a company that focuses on fintech, we believe it has the power to help banking become more efficient and reach broader audiences with improved services, being a driver of growth for not only companies and their customers, but financial inclusion as well. We also believe in going beyond delivering services. This is why we seek out the core of what is of importance to our clients.
Our competence in a wide range of fields allows us to expertly analyse and interpret data in ways that improve customer experience, enhance operational efficiency, and bolster financial inclusion in fintech. In these ways, we bring a fresh, capable, and impact-driven approach to creating the most relevant and sustainable solutions for our clients.
recent projectsDeveloping an online lending proposition for SMEs for a retail bank Corporate venturing strategy for a retail bank Market analysis of the global payment landscape for Europe’s governing body Business case for the creation of a challenger bank Commercial due diligence for a large bank considering a minority investment in a banking fintech Commercial due diligence in foreign exchange on behalf of a strategic investor
our latest blog articles
How are CVC funds of Dutch banks structured and where do they invest?
In the previous blog of the series, we discussed why companies should set up Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) funds, common pitfalls and key factors required for success. In this follow-up blog, we focus on CVC funds established by financial institutions, especially by Dutch banks. This blog examines these fintech funds in detail and how they can be further improved to capitalize potential. read more
Can banks stop the platforms eating financial services?
Online ecosystems like Amazon, Google, Facebook, eBay, Alibaba, and GO-JEK bring people together to contribute, interact, buy, sell and more. They’ve already irreversibly changed the retail landscape. Now, by introducing financial products like payments and consumer credit, they are jeopardising the position of banks. What can banks do to secure their future position? read more
Neobanks Are Setting the Benchmark in Banking
Over the past years we have witnessed a steady rise of challenger banks, or neobanks, in Europe. These newly established retail- and SME banks are competing with (or ‘challenging’) the established banks with modern banking propositions tailored to the digital world. read more