Currency

Mar
14

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards – entries closing soon

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards May 11, 2017 in New York, is the premier event in Fintech, celebrating financial innovation from around the world. The Benzinga Awards is a competition to showcase the companies with the most impressive technology, who are paving the future in financial services and capital markets! Applications are still open, so apply now […]

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Mar
03

Kraken buys out digital currency data portal Cryptowatch

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced the acquisition of market portal Cryptowatch, a site that provides real-time market information and trading services. The deal has been revealed to be an acqui-hire, with the exchange retaining Cryptowatch founder Artur Sapek to further develop the toolkit. As part of the news, Kraken has also debuted a new trading […]

By Cameron Dart | Currency . FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Feb
20

What is Ethereum?

Ethereum is a worldwide network of interconnected computers (nodes) that enforce, execute and validate programs in a decentralized manner without requiring a server, memory, CPU power, or any other computing function, as it is all provided by thousands of ethereum nodes scattered across the world. In short, ethereum is a global computer. This global computer […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Currency . FinTech
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Feb
15

Fintech is driving growth and opportunities in Asia Pacific

According to analysis by KPMG International and CB Insights, US$4.6 billion in venture capital-backed fintech funding went to the Asia-Pacific region at the end of Q3 2016. Much of this investment went to China, driven by high mobile internet adoption rates and a tech savvy-millennial user base. Asian fintech sectors predicted to get VC interest this year […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Banking . Currency . FinTech . Payments . Venture Capital
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Feb
13

Australian FinTech launches International FinTech platform

The team behind the highly successful AustralianFinTech.com.au, this week launch their International platform, InternationalFinTech.com, aimed at connecting the FinTech industry on a global scale. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says International FinTech has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech platform and growing demand from the global community to have a […]

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Feb
10

Indian bitcoin startups form blockchain and digital currency association

Leading bitcoin companies in India have come together to set up a new alliance to create an industry body in order to engage with the regulators. The Economic Times reports that Zebpay, Unocoin, Coinsecure and Searchtrade have formed the Blockchain and Virtual Currency Association of India (BVAI) and are moving forward to formally register it. […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . Currency . FinTech
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Feb
10

MobiKwik in talks to raise funds, eyes $1-Billion valuation

Indian mobile payments and digital wallet firm MobiKwik says it is in talks to raise more funds at a level that would give the start-up a $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,698 crores) valuation, as it pushes to forge new ties with banks and offer new financial services on its platform. The company, which has raised […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments . Venture Capital
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Jan
30

Silicon Valley giant grows stake in UK fintech star TransferWise

One of the early backers of Facebook is increasing its stake in TransferWise, a British financial technology pioneer, in a move that will be hailed as a vote of confidence in UK start-ups. Sky News has learnt that Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent name in Silicon Valley, has agreed to buy a chunk of shares held […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Investing . Payments . Peer-to-Peer . Venture Capital
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