Fintech 101

The ultimate introduction to Fintech. At the end of it, you will have a deep understanding of Fintech using real-life examples.


Why you should enroll

Fintech companies all over the world are developing at a furious pace. These range from fast-growing Western Fintech firms, such as Revolut and Robinhood, to NuBank in Brazil and Ant Financial in China. All of these companies, and dozens more, are trying to get a foothold in the crypto industry and actively look for talent to help them do so. Do you want to work in companies like these and introduce them to the crypto industry? If so, you've found the right course for you! In this course, you will develop a good understanding of Fintech, fintech regulation (Regtech), regulation of markets in crypto assets (MiCA), and understand where tomorrow’s opportunities lie. Additionally, we go through all relevant Fintech concepts from KYC/KYT/KYD and anti-money laundering (AML) regulation to EU Taxonomy and PSD2. The course uses practical real-life examples, so it is grounded in reality. At the end of the course, you will have all the necessary knowledge to dazzle future employers during interviews.


Introduction to Fintech

  • What is Fintech?
  • Introduction to Regulation
  • Unbundling and Rebundling in Fintech

The Old And The New In Fintech

  • Mainframe Computing in Banks
  • Legacy Technology in Banks
  • How Banks Make Money
  • Opportunities in Fintech
  • Banking as a Service

Fintech Regulations

  • RegTech
  • Anti Money Regulation
  • EU Taxonomy
  • MiCA

Open Banking In Fintech

  • PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication
  • PSD2 in Practice
  • Open Banking Regulations Around the World
  • Open Banking and Blockchain
  • Open Banking to Open Finance


Case Studies

  • Ant Financial Alipay
  • Anyfin
  • Celsius
  • Doconomy
  • Lendify
  • Monzo
  • Nordic API Gateway
  • Revolut
  • Salv
  • Tinkoff
  • Bonus - Square

Your instructor

Gustaf is a fintech specialist with experience from tietoEvry where he worked in the financial service industry. Currently, he is working at Ivan on Tech as a Product Manager and Instructor. He has been part of the European Banking Associations’ working group on crypto technologies and smart payments, and he runs his podcast called ‘Fintechpodden’ where he interviews leaders and founders within the Fintech Industry.