08-02-2021 07:10 AM - edited 08-02-2021 07:28 AM
I would like to start a post about FinTech books recommendations.
The first one is:
'The world of digital payments' by Pavlo Sidelov
Have you read it? What do you think?
Any other recommendation?
08-02-2021 09:19 AM
@crilofer I don't read much, I like to watch/listen a lot rather than reading.
I heard this one is good - "The Future Is Faster Than You Think ".
08-02-2021 11:16 AM
@crilofer I haven't read that one, but I'll definitely check it out! "Payment Systems in the U.S." is one of the books that a lot of Fintech employees read when they first get into the industry. It's fairly broad in scope but provides good baseline information.
Finding a reference that's specific to your region is important as well - what market are you looking to learn more about?
08-12-2021 02:34 PM
The thing I like best about the Payment Systems in the U.S. book is that there is a Kindle version you can search through. Very practical, and better than an index at the end of the book.
08-10-2021 06:28 AM
@crilofer - have you read Anatomy of the Swipe? It's definitely a must read, wealth of information and good resource to have handy. The author is a very good friend of mine, @siddiquiahmed - him and I were actually just talking about potentially doing a fireside chat about his book here on the community. Stay tuned! 😀
08-10-2021 10:16 AM
Anatomy of Swipe is a great book. Gives such good explanation with simple examples 👌A Fireside chat with Ahmed would be awesome. Looking forward to it! 😀
08-12-2021 01:07 AM
Thanks for the recommendation. Really enjoying this book. _Exactly_ what I needed as a payments n00b.
Picked up a copy yesterday and already half way through.
I've been brought in by a client to run discovery and implementation of Marqeta and, whilst dev & discovery isn't new to me, the finer nuances of digital payments is. The author has such a straight forward way of running through things and an engaging voice. Maybe @siddiquiahmed should consider novels as well 😄!! I love his style.
08-12-2021 04:46 PM
Here are a couple good fintech/paytech books..
The paytech book https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51116629-the-paytech-book
The anatomy of the swipe (written by Ahmed Siddiqui an MQ alum). https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53521551-the-anatomy-of-the-swipe
08-13-2021 02:00 PM
This post is going to be a great resource! Thanks for creating this thread!
08-20-2021 05:09 PM