Fintech companies and businesses which deploy technology to offer financial services to their users, are now using robo-advisors, adopting apps and other tools intended to help customers develop budgets, creating more effective payment processing programs while using sophisticated technologies.
Decentralised Finance (DeFi) saw exponential growth in 2020 and 2021 promises to be yet another defining year. What’s particularly exciting is how DeFi has coincided with broader trends in banking and the rise of fintech 2.0 and neobanks.
Polygon (previously Matic) is working to improve decentralized blockchain interoperability and help blockchain platforms bypass the limitations of the Ethereum Network. The company provides the tools and the knowledge to developers to create cross-chain applications that can integrate the Ethereum Network without compromising on scalability, security, or decentralization.
The use of distributed ledger tech (DLT) for transborder payments is increasing among various Central Banks around the globe. The recent bank to embrace blockchain technology in the remittance field is the National Bank of Egypt (NBE).
In the latest rounds of attack on DeFi (Decentralized Finance), FinNexus Options Protocol and DeFi platform lost close to $8 million. DeFi experts say the attack was either executed via stolen admin keys or a rug pull. In the attack, FinNexus lost more than 383 million FNX tokens pushing the price of the token to plummet by at least 90%.