A 108-page report details how the United Kingdom can retain its status as one of the global centers for fintech innovation and business.
Fintech is an industry composed of companies that compete with traditional financial institutions by implementing new, innovative technologies into their working process. The cryptocurrency Fintech sector has been exploring the use of blockchain and blockchain-based applications as a new technology to challenge traditional ways of doing business. Blockchain, smart contracts and cybersecurity are some of the most actively researched areas of Fintech. Crypto Fintech sees cryptocurrencies as a means of establishing a secure and traceable way of transferring assets and getting rid of intermediaries. However, blockchain is not only suitable for regular transactions, but may help in such fields as voting and dividends management by establishing a trusted and immutable network with unchangeable records about past events.
A fintech platform has designed an esthetically pleasing point-of-sale terminal that has already made its way into high-end jewelry stores.3629
AOC and guests explored the conditions that led to the GameStop short squeeze and the ramifications of the institutional response to it.19831
While the conceptual and technical beauty of blockchain was apparent to a small minority, this was never communicated to the market at large.18593
If blockchain companies continue to neglect to acquire patents, they will struggle to convert their ideas into commercial success.5449
The result of developments in both crypto technology and regulation, Circle’s new USDC API provides a bridge between crypto and traditional finance.8973
The Association of Russian Banks is worried about regulators being unable to track illicit transactions of an offline-enabled digital ruble.3956
Singapore-based Propine emerged from the MAS regulatory sandbox with a Capital Markets Services License and an authorization to begin offering digital-asset services to institutions.10999
Zap is announcing Strike Global, a Bitcoin payments app for global remittances.34062
Experts in blockchain technology and the crypto space take on the question: What impact has DeFi had in 2020, and what can we expect in 2021?22412
Blockchain platforms enable a fundamentally new approach to enterprise architecture where economic incentives are front and center.8851
The IMF's managing director lays out four pillars for the future of digital money as it relates to artisans.5320
Executives from Facebook’s ‘Diem’ Association, Circle, Soramitsu, and Coinbase discussed how and when digital currencies will go mainstream, at the Singapore Fintech Festival.18642
Tutors, taxi drivers and repairmen will be able to take advantage of Alfa-Bank's blockchain-based services.6805
The sector has a long way to go in terms of accessibility if DeFi really wants to challenge traditional financial institutions.26221