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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

5 Things Every Finance Start-up Owner Should Know



Many entrepreneurs tend to bend towards the finance industry owing to its exponential growth due to the introduction of technology along with finance resulting in financial technology which is also widely known as FinTech. Before you make the decision of starting your own FinTech start-up business, we have listed below a few things you need to be aware of;

  1. Identify your Niche:

The finance industry is a large market which has many business opportunities hence you need to choose the right business based on your strengths. A few business options are;

  • International money transfers and payments
  • Personal finance management
  • Lending
  • Mobile banking
  • Investments and trading 
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrencies-based solutions
  • Crowdfunding
  • Data analysis and financial decision making
  • InsureTech
  • Accounting and tax services
  1. Implement the Regulations:

The finance sector is a highly regulated industry; hence you need to abide by the regulations and laws. These laws may differ from country to country and even from state to state hence deal with this at top priority in order to set up a successful and legally approved business.

  1. Discover Your Selling Point:

As soon as you have chosen your niche, you need to research your competition so that you understand their strategies and implement different and better strategies so that you have a competitive edge over that. Do not do what every other finance company does in your niche but offer something unique to the customers making it your selling point.

  1. Hire the Right Workforce:

This goes without saying that a team of workers who are efficient will help in taking your team to new heights. If you do not hire the right workforce owing to financial constraints, then the end result may also not be very pleasant. Focus on hiring a few quality employees rather than too many non-qualified employees. Instead of hiring a software development team, it is best to outsource the work to a company that expertise in this as this will be a cost-effective solution.

  1. Choose the Right Technology:

Financial companies need to develop custom software for their services as integration of technology with finance solutions is a must in today’s world so that your customers can easily access the solutions you provide via an app hence you need to develop a dedicated app that is secure in every step. Focusing on app security is of utmost importance.

There are a few finance niches where you can use software programs of other reputed organizations to get your work done. For example, if your nice is investment and trading then there are many reliable trading software programs available in the market already which you can choose by reading their comparison and reviews from topbrokerdealer. Hence you need not invest in building your own program as it is a hassle to maintain the security of the software.

In Conclusion- Develop and Improve:

The above-listed points will help you get started in the finance industry, but we suggest you start with the minimum viable product (MVP) to test the waters to avoid any pitfalls. You can start small and grow slowly to reduce the potential risk of failing, especially in a competitive market.


Mick Pachollihttp://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.