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Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution

Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution

(By Matt Heiman, investor at Greylock Partners, techcrunch.com) When the internet was first created in the 1970’s and 1980’s with the introduction of the ARPANET...
Colombia’s Poor Banking Infrastructure Great Potential for Bitcoin

Colombia’s Poor Banking Infrastructure Great Potential for Bitcoin

By Kevin Helms, www.bitcoin.com The South American country of Colombia has a crumbling financial system but the bitcoin market has enormous potential. Bitcoin.com interviewed SurBTC’s CEO...
Mexico’s Largest Bank Acquires Fintech Payments Startup Openpay

Mexico’s Largest Bank Acquires Fintech Payments Startup Openpay

(By Samburaj Das, www.cryptocoinsnews.com) BBVA Bancomer, the largest financial institution in Mexico, has acquired Openpay, a payments Fintech startup based in Mexico that enables real-time...
Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

  Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the potential to revolutionize the world economy. What...
63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

(by Elena Mesropyan, LTP) Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Some estimates suggest that...
IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

Overview We are at the beginning of a revolution in financial services fueled by new technologies in blockchain, cognitive computing, mobile and cloud—collectively referred to...
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and central banks: Opportunity or threat?

Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and central banks: Opportunity or threat?

(bu World Economic Forum, in collaboration with VoxEU) While excitement about Bitcoin appears to have subsided, the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is...
Another Nation Has Developed a National Currency That’s Entirely Digital: Senegal

Another Nation Has Developed a National Currency That’s Entirely Digital: Senegal

(by the Futurism.com) The country of Senegal has announced it will be issuing its own national digital currency based on blockchain technology, the same technology powering...

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Why the banking industry needs to embrace the Metaverse

Why the banking industry needs to embrace the Metaverse

Together with new technology and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, there has been a marked change in customer behavior By  Poonam...
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How IoT is Changing the Marketing Industry

The three Ws – World Wide Web – have become a vital element of our lives. Like me, billions connect to the internet across...
Metaverse in gaming: better virtual experience

Metaverse in gaming: better virtual experience

The gaming industry has seen a dramatic increase in game platforms since the advent of VR and AR. The development of virtual reality projection...