The Open Banking Story – MEDICI Roundtable Discussion

January 18, 2018    By : Diwakar Mandal

MEDICI has been at the center of several discussions on FinTech trends and developments around the globe. While there are a lot of events, conferences and talks happening around the world, the commercial angle of these discussions leads to a

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Daily Review: Why Regulation Is Crucial to FinTech’s Future

January 18, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

Being home to the largest unicorns in the world, China has been continuously leapfrogging the world in fostering rapid technological innovation adoption. Dozens of reasons for China to become the most innovative hub have been enriched with another one –

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Why FinTech? Conversation with Ram Gopal, CEO of Barclays Bank India

January 18, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

In a conversation with Rise Mumbai as part of the Rise Mumbai FinTech Prodegree, Ram Gopal, CEO of Barclays Bank India, shares his vision on what FinTech and what is its core value for the developing and developed world, addressing

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Sensory and Tracking Technologies Are the Key to IoT Proliferation

January 17, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

Of all emerging technologies, executives believe the IoT will be the most important, ranking it above others such as artificial intelligence or robotics, Forbes reports. Some of the most recent estimates suggest that IoT technology revenues across 12 key smart

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Daily Review: Digitization of Global Trade with Blockchain Technology – IBM Leads the Way

January 17, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

Being one of the game changers providing Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platforms, it comes as no surprise that IBM seeks to transform business models and enabling infrastructure in another industry – global trade. The right way to do it is to partner

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8 Game Changers Providing Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) Platforms

January 16, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

With an increasing number of enterprises expressing interest in distributed ledger technology, tech companies are rushing to meet the demand. To democratize blockchain technology, Microsoft, IBM, Deloitte, and now Baidu and Tencent, have developed their own platforms offering Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS).

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Daily Review: Lessons from the Most Digitally Advanced Country in the World

January 16, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

There are at least nine reasons to launch and expand a business in this European country. This country is a rare example of how a little nation relentlessly competes with its own legacy to gallop ahead of the world and

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YES BANK Launches YES FINTECH Cohort 2 – Meet Top Participants With 3 International & 5 Indian Startups

January 15, 2018    By : Sumit Gilitwala

YES BANK, India’s fifth-largest private sector bank, has been a pioneer of several key technology innovations since its inception in 2004. YES BANK continues to be at the forefront of technology innovation and endeavors to continue its focus on delivering

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FinTech & Beyond: More Than a Technology Shift [Video]

January 15, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

FinTech and new ways of operating money have brought a significant paradigm shift in our lives. As technology changes, it affects our behavior. Kai Ren, Former VP of Goldman Sachs in New York, currently the CEO and Co-founder of AFA

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Accessible Credit Will Not Lift Individuals From Poverty, Financial Education Will

January 12, 2018    By : Elena Mesropyan

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. Successfully and sustainably scaling a financial product/service is tied to the ability to educate individuals on

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