FinTech Is the Ultimate Tool for Financial Inclusion and Upward Mobility – Interview With LendingPoint Co-Founder Juan E. Tavares

November 23, 2017    By : LTP Team

The LTP Team had the pleasure of speaking with Juan E. Tavares, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer at LendingPoint. Juan works to distill stories from data, leverage investor relations, and nurture new opportunities in the lending market. Seizing the opportunity

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Meet the Pioneers That Enable Access to Their Banking App Through Iris Scanning [Curated Content]

November 23, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

As the culture of convenience pushes boundaries across segments, banking sees accelerating adoption of biometrics as the way to access personal accounts – Spanish heavyweight BBVA inches closer to Samsung to bring the biometric authentication on Android devices to its

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Is Hashgraph the Future of Decentralized Technology? [Video]

November 23, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

In a panel moderated by Demetri Kofinas, host of the Hidden Forces podcast, the conversation at The Assemblage NoMad looked at how Hashgraph – an entirely new distributed ledger technology – may change the world and displace an entire industry with it.

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Frankfurt – An Emerging FinTech Gem in Changing Europe

November 22, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

According to MEDICI data, Germany’s FinTech landscape counts ~475 companies. While FinTech companies in Germany collected €400 million for the whole of 2016, the inflow of capital had already reached €307 million in H1 2017. The number of deals also

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Online + Offline = The Future of Retail [Curated Content]

November 22, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Contrary to the widespread belief that physical retail is widely believed to be playing a diminishing role in modern lifestyle, the future of commerce will be at the intersection of online and offline worlds. Amazon + Whole Foods, and now

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2020 Outlook: How FinTech Transformed the Wealth Management Industry

November 21, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

The year 2017 was the most pivotal year for wealth management – technology startups shot themselves in the foot, empowering the next wave of transformation in one of the most asset-heavy segments. Taking their time to watch, interact, and learn,

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$2.8 Billion Worth of Transactions Were Sent Over Bitcoin Network in a Single Day in November [Curated Content]

November 21, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Bitcoin crosses new highs every other week despite sometimes unfavoring regulations coming into action. Last week was no exception – the value of daily transactions sent through Bitcoin network went from $200 million for the most part if January to

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Winners of MAS Global FinTech Hackcelerator, FinTech Awards and Investor Summit at Singapore FinTech Festival

November 20, 2017    By : LTP Team

The world’s largest FinTech Festival took place in Singapore on November 13-17 and was attended by more than 25,000 participants from over 100 countries. Organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in partnership with The Association of Banks in

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Rethinking Capitalism With the Blockchain [Video]

November 20, 2017    By : LTP Team

Capitalism is a cultural construct as much as economic. In his talk, Kary Bheemaiah, Head of Research at U Change, Associate Researcher & Scientist at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains how capitalism has evolved over time and how we have

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Why Functionality Over Expansion Is The Right Move

November 17, 2017    By : Josh Gordon-Blake

In the remittance world, expansion isn’t everything. While there’s value in moving your business into new markets or regions, what’s far more important is offering a compelling product to the markets that you currently serve. If you haven’t found the

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