Further to my previous blog on the world ranking of Fintech places based on Twitter followers, there was some healthy discussions that were well summarised by Silvia Mensdorff:
— Silvia Mensdorff (@silviamensdorff) December 13, 2014
Of course, my previous analysis was more tongue in cheek than serious analysis, which was not lost on @FintechFR – it was not really a ranking of the cities or countries in Fintech, but more a testimonial for individual owners of Twitter accounts:
This does not however reduce the merit of Spain that now takes the first place ahead of New York! And the ranking now becomes:
This is great to see some healthy competition in Fintech, and cities/countries trying to take the lead in disruptive finance. We all have our own ideas on who should be first (for me it’s London, now miserably in number 4!), but these are all very interesting accounts to follow.
I’ve created a Twitter list here if you want to follow them: Fintech places
If you agree / don’t agree / want to add more names, send me a tweet here (don’t expect real-time update though!):
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PS : just received more information from @FintechHK for more interesting accounts to follow, so will certainly make a big update early January.