Most people have heard of fintech in some form or other. It’s an industry that’s being increasingly identified as the future of finance: in 2021, FinTech received investments of nearly $226 billion, and the North American market alone is projected to reach $258 trillion by 2027, according to the latest report by BCC Research. Knowing about fintech is one thing. Understanding its global importance is the next. But comprehending the ins and outs of this industry is the crucial final step for those operating within the industry - or hoping to make an entry.