FinTech News

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.

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The chief fintech officer at Singapore's central bank told Cointelegraph about his thoughts about Singapore's wholesale CBDC.
Singapore is exploring wholesale CBDC, local exec says
Marco Castrovilli
2020-11-20T18:50:06+00:00
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A new WEF report touts blockchain technology as a cornerstone of environmental sustainability.
World Economic Forum calls blockchain key to sustainable digital finance
Sam Bourgi
2020-11-11T19:05:46+00:00
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A blockchain-based project aims to collect weather data generated in West Africa. Will the region be open to data sharing?
Weather-tracking blockchain in West Africa, but transparency on a raincheck
Rachel Wolfson
2020-11-10T17:00:00+00:00
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The new bank will be subject to heightened scrutiny from the OCC for at least three years.
Loan refinancer and BitLicensee SoFi is clear to launch a national bank in the US
Kollen Post
2020-10-28T20:55:02+00:00
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U.S. authorities want information from Bain & Company about Visa's Plaid acquisition.
Visa's foray into fintech provokes DoJ antitrust investigation
Benjamin Pirus
2020-10-28T15:27:50+00:00
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Sponsored
The CEO of a fintech company has a vision and mission of helping to build regulated crypto, and bridging fiat solutions with DeFi concepts.
Blockchain company aims to help small firms flourish
Connor Blenkinsop
2020-10-26T13:42:00+00:00
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BlockShow
BlockShow has partnered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to curate blockchain discussions for its five-day fintech event.
BlockShow returns in 2020, partners with Singapore central bank’s fintech event
Mohammad Musharraf
2020-10-21T07:00:00+01:00
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Italian rivals Nexi and Sia have finalized a merger to create a fintech giant that can compete in an increasingly consolidated European market.
Italian digital payments firms merge to create $17.6B fintech group
Marie Huillet
2020-10-05T11:23:50+01:00
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