Fintech

Nigeria’s Clarification on the Crypto Ban Pushes the Price of Cryptocurrencies Higher
Mar 26, 2021 at 11:45
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Nigeria’s Clarification on the Crypto Ban Pushes the Price of Cryptocurrencies Higher
As the interest in cryptocurrency is seemingly increasing in Africa more than in some of the globe’s developed economies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has come out to embrace this nascent fintech by saying that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency businesses in Nigeria are not banned at all.
London's Fintech Industry Grows Faster than Anywhere in European Union
Mar 21, 2021 at 11:44
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London's Fintech Industry Grows Faster than Anywhere in European Union
Despite the effect of Covid-19 pandemic on innovations, London’s financial technology (Fintech) industry is gaining more traction than any other region in the European Union (EU). More than £50 billion has been invested since the start of 2019 in the UK’s fintech industry.
Mobile Payments Tokenization is Gaining Traction: a 58% Increase is Expected by 2025
Mar 20, 2021 at 12:38
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Mobile Payments Tokenization is Gaining Traction: a 58% Increase is Expected by 2025
With everything seeming to be going digital in this Covid-19 pandemic era, the tokenization of payment systems is growing at a high rate across the globe. Blockchain and fintech is now the next big thing.
Russian Is Cautious About Cryptocurrency; Prefers Centralized CBDC
Feb 28, 2021 at 10:19
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Russian Is Cautious About Cryptocurrency; Prefers Centralized CBDC
The digitalisation of the financial industry and the economy at large as well as the development of fintech increased public demand for cryptocurrency and advanced payment methods in Russia. However, the position of the country on cryptocurrency is still not clear.
3 Major Economic Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies
Jan 31, 2021 at 15:23
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3 Major Economic Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies
The COVID-19 pandemic has opened the eyes of many central banks and has now taken a route of fintech innovation. Some of the major tools being currently looked at is introducing central bank digital currency (CBDC) into the finance and banking industry. But the main question is how these new forms of digital currencies impact the economy.
Rebranded Facebook's Libra Still Raises Concerns from Governments
Dec 09, 2020 at 14:58
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Rebranded Facebook's Libra Still Raises Concerns from Governments
Facebook still faces problems before the launch of their Libra coin. Right after rebranding its Libra Foundation to The Diem Association, the company faces a lawsuit from a startup with an identical name.
Digitization and Finance: Visa is Expanding Its FinTech Initiatives
Nov 03, 2020 at 14:27
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Digitization and Finance: Visa is Expanding Its FinTech Initiatives
The global debit card issuance giant Visa is known for its interest in innovative finance. After having successfully launched its first blockchain-based initiative, the company has been working further on expanding its innovative projects.
Blockchain Pioneer iCoinSoft’s New Service Could Facilitate Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency
Oct 14, 2020 at 11:13
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Blockchain Pioneer iCoinSoft’s New Service Could Facilitate Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency
iCoinSoft, one of the first U.S.-based blockchain software developers, is launching a new state-of-the-art solution for e-commerce and fintech. The cutting-edge service will allow businesses to accept and manage transactions in cryptocurrencies at the lowest possible cost.
Is Blockchain Indeed the Future of FinTech?
Sep 01, 2020 at 13:37
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Is Blockchain Indeed the Future of FinTech?
The financial technology (fintech) industry has seen a significant boost in terms of innovations. The most important technology is considered to be blockchain. However, some community players doubt that this tech is actually the saturation point of fintech.
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