How Microsoft Wants to Help Brazilian Startups Go Global

August 19, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

In partnership with BB Seguridade and Banco Votorantim, Microsoft is selecting FinTech and InsurTech startups in the post-acceleration stage for its Fundo BR Startups. The VC fund, managed by MSW Capital, will allocate R$ 500K to R$ 3 million per company

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How Tech Giants Took Over the Mobile Payment Market

July 31, 2017    By : Blake McCall

In the last decade, mobile payments have started taking hold worldwide as consumers ditch cash and cards, and instead use their smartphones to complete transactions. While many of the financial innovations we see today are spearheaded by insurgent FinTech trendsetters, the mobile payment

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Voice Is the New OS: Getting Ready for the AI-First World – Part 2

December 5, 2016    By : Gaurav Sharma

PART-II: What the Future Holds Advanced voice technology will soon be ubiquitous, as natural and intelligent UI integrates seamlessly into our daily lives. Within the next four years, 50% of all searches are going to be either images or speech. Human-Voice will be

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3 Companies Leading the Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) Revolution

April 15, 2016    By : Sofia

For a long time in the blockchain space, we have seen a wide range of financial and non-financial applications as well as an array of promising companies leveraging the distributed ledger technology. Blockchain certainly doesn’t suffer from the lack of

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FinTech at Money20/20 Europe 2016: What Did the First Day of the Conference Reveal?

April 5, 2016    By : Sofia

April 4 was the first day when one of the most important events in FinTech was rolled out. Money20/20 in Europe started out with some very interesting announcements and insights from financial industry players such as BBVA, Visa & MasterCard,

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Microsoft Shakes Hands With Blockchain Venture ConsenSys to Develop Ethereum Blockchain-As-A-Service Products

November 9, 2015    By : Kate

American multinational technology company Microsoft entered the domain of bitcoin by partnering with ConsenSys, a blockchain venture. Both the companies will be working to develop new Ethereum blockchain-as-a-service products and new tools for Microsoft’s cloud-based service platform Azure. According to

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