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Fintech London

London is being hailed as the global centre of fintech. Leading disrupting actors such as Funding Circle, Transferwise, Nutmeg, and Mondo have chosen London as their home, creating a stimulating ecosystem that other fintech startups can benefit from. The British capital currently hosts 17 of the top 50 fintech companies in the world, and it is the biggest existing cluster of successful fintech companies.

An interview with The Fintech Times CEO and Founder, Katia Lang: I Got 20 Issues but Fintech Ain’t One!

By Rupen G Kalsi After twenty informative (and amazing!) issues of The Fintech Times, we felt it was about time you met the face (some might say brains!) behind it all; introducing Katia Lang. Now a fixture on the fintech scene, having been named as one of the Top 100 …

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Dunne Delves.. Into the Money 20/20 Agenda

As our Director of Business Development, Max Dunne spends his days gaining further insight into the Fintech and Blockchain ecosystems. Through ‘Dunne Delves’, Max shares his opinions and expertise with you – Fintech FIRE!!! 🔥🔥🔥  This month Max shares his highlights of the Money 20/20 Europe Agenda with you 🔥🔥🔥  Fancy picking …

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MJAC and CryptoCompare announce London Blockchain Summit

Showcasing pioneers, innovators and thought leaders of the blockchain industry. CryptoCompare, one of the foremost websites in the world for information on digital currencies, has teamed up with ADVFN and MJAC Disruptive Investment Conferences to bring the most exciting blockchain event ever to London. Major players from the blockchain industry will …

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Supermoney – A new era of digital payments?

On the Thursday before Easter, in the sophisticated surroundings of ‘M’ Threadneedle Street, deep in the heart of the City, we were privileged guests to an investor event hosted by Supermoney, an ambitious UK digital payments start-up.   Supermoney is the brainchild of Joel Smalley, 47, an experienced polymath and …

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Combating Fraud with Tokenised Identities

 by Suresh Rajagopalan, President Software Products, FSS for The Fintech Times Secure national identity infrastructure is foundational to delivering the benefits of a digital economy, where the bulk of transactions involve online interactions between remote entities. Whilst citizens in developed countries take identity for granted, in emerging markets governments are …

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The impact of Brexit on the finance industry

The Brexit clock is ticking. With now only one year to go, there’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding Brexit and what it means for UK businesses. Simon Black, CEO of PPRO Group shared his thoughts of the transition deal and what Brexit means for the financial industry: “Last Month marked a …

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$1.7bn worth of cryptocurrency stolen since 2011

Crypto Aware has released figures showing that 1.7bn worth of cryptocurrency has been lost through hacks or fraud since 2011. Over a quarter of this – $670 million – was lost in the first three months of 2018. Leigh-Anne Galloway, Cyber Security Resilience Lead at ICO security company, has made …

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74% of survey respondents wrongly assume banks use Artificial Intelligence to detect money laundering

New research by BAE Systems has found that 74% of business customers think banks use machine learning and artificial intelligence to spot money laundering. In reality banks rely on human investigators to manually sift through alerts – a hard-to-believe fact selected only by 31% of respondents. This lack of automation and …

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Payment industry certifies record number of security systems in fight against fraud

The number of payment card Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) systems, which meet the new industry standard has passed 200 for the first time, highlighting the growing worldwide emphasis on security. Figures from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council(PCI SSC) reveal that 202 systems worldwide have now been certified under the P2PE …

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