Rediscovering Discover – The Network of Networks

October 20, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

International tourists spent close to $1.4 trillion during their cross-border adventures in 2015. Since international tourism is one of the largest sources of income for a significant number of destinations around the world – in developing countries and developed ones

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Alipay Storms North America [Curated Content]

October 20, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Brace, PayPal, Google, Apple, Samsung, and anyone railroading customers with proprietary mobile wallets and other payments products. Alipay comes to North America. Slowly, but confidently, Alipay builds its partnerships to storm the market. Alipay Partners with Poynt to Provide Millions

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The Devil’s Advocate

October 19, 2017    By : Mehul Desai

The issues related to scaling new technology, specifically in terms of stress testing its availability and redundancy, are very well known to entities that successfully operate such products and services at scale. While this is a tried and tested field,

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FinTech, FIs & Investors Are All Aligned in Addressing Market Needs [Curated Content]

October 19, 2017    By : LTP Team

It was a busy quarter for deals in FinTech. According to the latest report from FT Partners, banking (including P2P lending), and payments scored the most deals in the period. With innovation in facilitating convenient banking services, comes ever-accelerating fraud

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How Decentralization Changes Our Society [Video]

October 19, 2017    By : LTP Team

Innovation Advances One Funeral at a Time In an amazingly enlightening conversation, Naval Ravikant, the CEO of AngelList, and Ryan Shea, Co-founder of Blockstack, share thoughts on decentralization – how we are going from having too many expensive middlemen to

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AI Will Teach AI How to Overhaul Industries

October 18, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Human: What do we want? Computer: Natural language processing! Human: When do we want it? Computer: When do we want what? Source AI will add $126 billion to the US economy by 2025 Artificial intelligence, especially machine learning, will overhaul

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Singapore is Winning the March Towards Digital Economy [Curated Content]

October 18, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Which cities and governments are ahead of the world in adopting digital money, and why is it important? Today’s top picks offer comprehensive answers. Cashless Cities: Realizing the Benefits of Digital Payments Cities account for a large proportion of the

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Provenir Launches RestAPI-Based Microservices Capability – ProvAPI; The New Solution Can Be Explored in This Web Event

October 18, 2017    By : LTP Team

New York, NY – 17 October 2017 – Provenir announced today the expansion of its risk analytics and decisioning platform to include a microservices capability. This empowers engineering and risk professionals to collaboratively create and implement risk processes, exposing them as REST

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The New Divine Comedy: FinTech’s Two Circles of Hell

October 17, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

How many FinTech startups does it take to create one comprehensive payment solution? Apparently, close to 1.5K. That is how many FinTech startups are operating in the payments segment – one of the most represented and well-funded segments in FinTech

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FinTech Ups & Downs [Curated Content]

October 17, 2017    By : LTP Team

If the history of FinTech teaches us something, it’s that unexpected things happen. Seemingly successful cases meet speed bumps, pivoting the history of the whole segment. Today’s picks are dedicated to that – to the ups and downs of remarkable

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