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2 Major Fintech Trends that are Set to Disrupt Banking and Financial Services

Disruption is one of the biggest hype and buzzwords in the market right now. Every start-up armed with nothing more than a landing page and a whitepaper considers itself disruptive. Any new business that can manage to include the term “disruption” in its tagline gets free press coverage about its …

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IFGS Report: Competitive Edge To Come

The annual Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018 kicked off the start of UK Fintech Week in London. Gathering over 300 Fintech companies, 200 speakers, and thousands of innovators, influencers and supporters from the global financial technology industry to explore the ideas and innovations shaping global fintech. There were over 60 …

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Pradeep Goel – 26 years of reshaping the Healthcare industry

Solve.Care is a new, healthcare-focused company that aims to tackle many of the inefficiencies of the healthcare system using Blockchain technology. Its founder, Pradeep Goel, is a veteran of this industry, with 4 successful companies and 26 years of experience under his belt. He has also been named in the …

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UK government is set to launch its first fintech strategy

THE UK government is set to launch its first-ever fintech strategy, which will aim to make it easier for firms in the sector to comply with regulations and to partner with banks. Reports earlier this week indicated that Chancellor Philip Hammond is planning a raft of changes to the government’s approach to …

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FinovateEurope 2018: Data In Focus

This year FinovateEurope attracted 1400+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs from across the UK and EU. 1400+ attendees. 70+ companies demoing. 120+ expert speakers. These are the FinovateEurope’s core figures. Finovate’s demoing companies came from a wide variety of fintech sub-sections. Here’s …

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Alternative currencies to invest in post-bitcoin

For many decades, banks across the globe have held a massive monopoly over the most important commodity on earth: money. The emergence of Bitcoin in 2009, a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, as defined by its creator Satoshi Nakamoto, aims to revolutionize and disrupt corporate finance as we know it by de-centralizing …

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Crypto-currency investors plan to buy more as financial professionals expect valuations to rise

New research1 from Citigate Dewe Rogerson among investors with investments in crypto-currencies, reveals 56% intend to buy more over the next 12 months, compared to 31% who plan to retain or reduce their exposure. Despite the recent volatility in the market, just 8% intend to sell all their crypto-currency holdings. The …

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FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

The impact of Blockchain, AI, Mobile Money, Digital Wallets and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new growth opportunities Johannesburg, South Africa: Africa’s financial services landscape continues its dynamic evolution as the rapid growth …

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