In 2022, headlines about a tech recession and mass layoffs dominated the industry.
And while certain areas have shrunk and companies have acted accordingly by cutting their workforce, several industries continue to do better and are supported by the growing demand for cloud-based technology, machine learning tools, blockchain technology and the acceleration of augmented technology. reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in our daily lives.
The past 12 months have shaken fintech’s fundamentals: in May, Swedish BNPL fintech Klarna cut 10% of its workforce and in November, Stripe announced it would lay off 14% of its workforce, cutting about 1,120 out of 8,000. employees of the fintech leader were hit – but despite these striking stats, the industry’s future looks bright for 2023, thanks to the rise of B2B fintech.
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In fact, according to data collected by deal roomFintechs selling to businesses have attracted €13.1 billion in investment, compared to €3 billion for fintechs selling to consumers, the lowest figure B2Cs have achieved since 2015.
Cybersecurity is on the rise
The threat of online security breaches and personal information hacking continues to inform the industry and cybersecurity is expected to grow globally by 14% before 2029. The need for more secure networks is also driving demand for cloud-based data security as many organizations move from network-centric security to a multi-cloud strategy using two or more vendors.
And the job market can’t keep up: 43% of organizations worldwide are struggling to find top talent, meaning they rely even more on automation and managed security tools.
A boost for blockchain
Cryptocurrency has historically dominated the blockchain space. But with experts predicting that the sector will add €5.67 trillion to the global economy by 2030 due to the mass adoption of Web3.0, of which decentralized finance is a strong component, a career in blockchain is a safe bet.
This is further enhanced by the infiltration of technology into retail, media and entertainment. Market research future also predicts that decentralized finance will become more prominent within traditional banking, financial services and insurance industries.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is getting real
As machine learning and automation become increasingly important to service companies, AI software sales are booming and are expected to increase even more.
According to data collected by Gartnerthe AI software market is up 21% compared to 2021, and there is even more demand for employees with AI experience, especially those in senior or executive positions.
AR/VR is becoming a daily reality
While the Metaverse seems far from complete, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) seem poised to infiltrate our everyday lives, especially for remote workers who are expected to rely on AR and VR to help them connect. do with their teams.
In financial terms, GlobalData equates this to the AR market reaching €56.83 billion in 2023 and reaching €315 billion in 2028.
So if securing your long-term career goals by aligning your skills with a more stable industry is on your agenda for 2023, The House of Talent Job Board is a pretty good place to start your search. Or check out the job openings at the three companies below, all of which are currently hiring in the fields we’ve described above.
Founded in 2012, Raisin GmbH is a fintech pioneer, enabling financial institutions to build their own marketplaces while transforming their BaaS (banking as a service) solutions. In 2021, Raisin merged with leading B2B deposit platform Deposit Solutions, creating one of Europe’s largest open banking fintechs and further securing the company’s future success. If you are interested in becoming part of the company’s fintech endeavors, visit Raisin GmbH’s Job Board today.
Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems. As a pioneer in cloud computing, Google also offers additional training through certification programs to help employees gain the accreditation and knowledge they need to work on cloud technology. You will also gain access to some of the best working conditions and gain hands-on experience in the field. View all vacancies at Google here.
On a mission to democratize wealth, German securities trading platform and investment firm Trade Republic uses blockchain technology to enable clients to invest in stocks, EFTs and cryptocurrency. It is currently hiring in various industries including cybersecurity, machine learning and data science. Learn more about how to join the Talent Republic team now.
Visit the House of Talent Jobs board today for more tech opportunities in forward-thinking companies