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Aug
16

Fintech: Why It Matters So Much to Your Investment

Fintech is a term that combines two words; Financial and Technology. It means emerging financial services that are fast expanding to include inventions in financial literacy, retail banking, education, investing, and cryptocurrencies. While fintech was initially only applied to conventional technologies that were applied to back-end established clients and financial institutions, the term now refers […]

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Aug
10

The 10 Biggest Fintech Companies in America

Financial technology companies in the U.S. raised $3.5 billion in the first half of 2017, according to KPMG, as investors rushed to place bets in buzzy sectors like insurance and digital currencies. The U.S. is now home to 13 fintech unicorns who have scored valuations of at least $1 billion. This year alone, Robinhood (free […]

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Aug
10

A Bitcoin for your thoughts?

By Naomi Christopher, Midwinter Financial Services, Senior Manager – Brand Those of us in the tech world can all agree that Bitcoin is genuinely starting to take off or at least cause a stir…. If by take-off you mean clamber $672 bucks one day and slide down $384 the next. But while some of us […]

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Aug
03

Hong Kong Stock Exchange to launch Blockchain-powered market in 2018

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is planning to launch a blockchain-powered private market aimed at helping smaller firms obtain financing. HKEX chief executive Charles Li detailed the plan, which would play out through a separate venture dubbed HKEX Private Market, in an August 1 note. The disclosure came in response to a question about tapping local […]

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Jul
27

Search for 2017 Fintech 100 innovators kicks off

Nominations are now open for the 2017 KPMG & H2 Ventures Fintech 100, the annual list designed to recognize leading fintech innovators.   Visit www.fintechinnovators.com by Thursday, 31 August 2017 and nominate your company, or any fintech you think should be considered for the Fintech 100.   The Fintech100, available at www.fintechinnovators.com, is compiled by […]

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Jul
07

Ireland is well placed to ride the fintech wave

It was almost inevitable that Dublin would emerge as the hub of a thriving fintech sector in Ireland. The co-existence along the banks of the Liffey of the well-established International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) and the more youthful “Silicon Docks” with its coterie of world leading born-on-the-internet firms created an ideal breeding ground for the […]

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Jun
12

Bitcoin price crosses $3,000 milestone to set new all-time high

The price of bitcoin topped $3,000 for the first time in history today, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). After spending much of the last week seeking direction in the $2,700 to $2,900-range, the average price of bitcoin across major international exchanges edged up over this threshold finally at roughly 17:00 UTC. The […]

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Jun
01

Paytm Digital Gold platform allows users to buy, share, sell gold digitally

With Paytm launching its Payment Bank services on May 23, users were left wondering what exactly has their digital wallet service turned into. Founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma says that currently, it is not just a wallet or a Payments Bank, but also a gold retailer. The company behind Paytm, One97 Communications on April 17 launched […]

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