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Developers Solve Ethereum's Slow Speeds and High Fees with Newly Funded Mobile App

Developers solve Ethereum’s slow speeds and high fees with newly funded mobile app

  Numio, a cryptocurrency payments and identity management startup, has successfully closed a $1.25m seed funding round. HashKey Capital led the round and were joined...
Should bankers fear losing their jobs to fintech?

Should bankers fear losing their jobs to fintech?

By Aaron Raj Fintech continues to gain traction in the Asia Pacific (APAC) as more organizations are beginning to realize the potential technology brings to finance...
How is blockchain going to disrupt capital markets?

How is blockchain going to disrupt capital markets?

BY LUCAS SCHWEIGER Reaching a global market cap of over $100 trillion for the first time in history, the capital markets industry is the most money-driven and interwoven...
67% of fintechs believe that AI will have the biggest impact on sector in the next five years

67% of fintechs believe that AI will have the biggest impact on sector in...

70% of fintechs are using AI today, and the technology is predicted to dominate the market by 2025 90% of fintechs use APIs...
Blockpit: $10 million investment for crypto tax experts

Blockpit: $10 million investment for crypto tax experts

The current round is led by MiddleGame Ventures, with participation from Fabric Ventures, Force over Mass Capital, Tioga Capital, Avaloq Ventures and existing...
How is blockchain going to disrupt capital markets?

How is blockchain going to disrupt capital markets?

What are capital markets and why do they matter? Reaching a global market cap of over $100 trillion for the first time in history, the capital markets...
Why big investors are pouring money into blockchain data analytics for crypto

Why big investors are pouring money into blockchain data analytics for crypto

  BY MICHELLE LIM As blockchain and crypto adoption grows, blockchain data analytics has also come to the fore with investors, businesses and governments increasingly using...
Mercado Bitcoin, Latin America’s largest digital assets platform, raises $200 million USD from SoftBank

Mercado Bitcoin, Latin America’s largest digital assets platform, raises $200 million USD from SoftBank

  2TM Group, the parent company of Mercado Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in Latin America, today announced that Mercado Bitcoin has raised $200 million...
Fintech and the evolving cybersecurity landscape

Fintech and the evolving cybersecurity landscape

By Andy Sen As the digital universe keeps expanding with a rising number of transactions, there is a concomitant increase in cybercrimes. What’s more, many...
Blockchain is the key to reining in the financial system’s infrastructure costs

Blockchain is the key to reining in the financial system’s infrastructure costs

 By Thomas Borrel It’s time for financial institutions to start thinking about their IT costs in a different light. Legacy systems, built on decades-old technology, are...

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Oxane expands its asset class coverage to deliver full suite of solutions for private markets

Oxane expands its asset class coverage to deliver full suite of solutions for private...

  Oxane Partners (“Oxane”), a leading technology-driven solutions provider to private markets, announced it has expanded the coverage of its solutions to cater to a...
MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

MAPFRE premiums grow 6.2% in the first half of the year

The company gives advance information to the market regarding premiums by region  and business unit  In Spain, premiums grew almost 7%, surpassing 4.2...
Using AI/ML to identify opportunities & challenges with credit risk scoring

Using AI/ML to identify opportunities & challenges with credit risk scoring

By SRISHTI DEORAS Financial Institutions rely on credit risk scores to make various lending decisions for unsecured credit, such as loan approval, interest charges, repayment tenure, among others....