U.S. footwear giant Nike has entered a new affiliate partnership allowing customers to earn up to 3% from online purchases with crypto.
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.
The Millennial generation will lead humanity to an era of new financial technology as they drive Bitcoin adoption through the next decade.4410
Using regulation to one’s advantage is the main factor of an innovative fintech business. The best way to achieve it is closely monitoring the shifting regulatory landscape.5910
Let’s take a look at some of the possible use cases for crypto and blockchain in the forthcoming years and decades. Surely though, there is much more to come.11998
A recent job listing at blockchain-based payments firm Ripple indicates that it is working on a working capital loan product.9009
Major crypto event, Consensus: Distributed, kicks off virtually, with ECB board member Yves Mersch discussing central bank digital currencies.3585
A new study reveals that blockchain offers the best salaries in the UK’s technology industry.8069
Multi-chain DeFi framework, Equilibrium, raised EOSDT circulation cap from $70 million up to $170 million with pBTC integration.5238
Hong Kong-based AI startup SenseTime partnered with PBoC’s digital currency research unit to continue the development of the digital yuan.13812
Bank of China continues to strengthen fintech regulation, expanding pilot projects in six more cities and districts.7842
WeBank is the only bank ranked in the top 10 Global Banking Patents Rankings.4687
Bitfinex is planning to list its first cross-chain DeFi token pBTC to further push DeFi adoption and liquidity.7482
The Director of LabCFTC talks accomplishments, future plans, and COVID-19 response with Cointelegraph.2847
Polish Credit Bureau launched commercial use of its blockchain-based customer data platform for retail banks.2219
In its most recent position paper, the IFWG labeled crypto as a possible (but unlikely) threat to South Africa's monetary system.1672