Five fintech firms that tackled problems through innovation

The fintech community has often stressed the point that for them it is not really about the “fin” or the “tech” – it’s about spotting a problem, and using both of those things in tandem to find a solution.

Start-ups have identified a very wide range of problematic challenges. Here are just a handful of up-and-coming firms that have found an answer to resolve a specific issue and brought it to market, creating a new and innovative fintech business in the process.

As well as finding out about the nature of the problems the five fintech seek to address and the solutions they arrived at, we ask them what’s next for their venture, and what outcomes they would consider a success.