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April 25, 2018

Blockchain Secure

Is your website secure? Your company’s network? Your bank account?

Are they ‘blockchain secure’?

I think that sentiment could play strongly in the market as this now infamous tech reveals its capabilities.

Despite the cryptocurrency craze that continues to showcase the technology, I can’t help but come back to cybersecurity as its enduring potential benefit. And that makes sense, the two go hand-and-hand, if your breakout use case is digital cash, it clearly has to be secure. But the opportunity is so much larger than protecting the authenticity of digital payments, this could be a solution to protecting the authenticity of our online [...]

 
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February 6, 2018

New PCI Standard Will Help Grow Global Card Acceptance

Following the PCI Security Standards Council’s new standard for software-based PIN entry into COTS devices, David Poole, Global Head of Mobile POS Devices at MYPINPAD, shares his thoughts.

We are delighted the PCI Security Standards Council has announced a new standard for software-based PIN entry into COTS (Consumer Off-The-Shelf) devices for card payment acceptance. The standard aligns tightly with our goal of increasing merchant card acceptance globally whilst also mitigating risk for both retailer and consumer.

The standard includes a specification for isolating and protecting the card PIN when entered into touchscreen smart-devices (phones and [...]

 
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January 19, 2018

Distributed Lab Releases An Anti-Corruption Solution To Increase Business Transparency

Blockchain expertise center Distributed Lab has announced a solution based on blockchain technology, which will increase management transparency in the corporate sector and public sector.

“This solution is effectively a prototype for how transparency can be increased in management in the public sector and in state bodies. Testing of this approach in the business world currently looks hugely more realistic by comparison with implementation of the same solution a priori in the state sector. On the other hand, the corporate sector will be getting a usable tool which comes with a large number of features for solving the pressing task of increasing transparency in management and [...]

 
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July 17, 2017

How to Take Control of Your Startup Finances

Are you worried about your business’s finances getting out of hand? This is a serious concern for all business owners because the financial health of your business will ultimately determine how successful your company becomes. However, there are many ways to take control of your business’s finances so that you can focus on other aspects of your company. Below are some of the best ways you can address the financial side of your organization.

Get Reliable Advice

A large number of the most frequently asked questions about startups are finance-related, so it makes sense to get advice from an expert in this field. A wide range of financial professionals such as [...]

 
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March 15, 2017

PROFESSIONALLY ETHICAL

There are plenty of accelerators around almost in every business sector you can think of. However, discovering the one for charities was quite a surprise for me. But it makes perfect sense – while technological innovation and new disruptive business models are changing the way we make money, they can also change the way we give, and the way we engage with the third sector. The Rainmaker Foundation is a community with a mission to innovate the charity sector by bringing the same resources and tools available to commercial organisations to not-for-profits. The community of Rainmakers come from a variety of backgrounds, and bring their experience, talent and connections to the [...]

 
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March 13, 2017

Is an all-in-one SOCIAL MONEY TRANSFERRING APP the future?

2016 demonstrated the continued maturity and growth of the mobile app market. The mobile money transferring apps maintained strong momentum last year as publishers continued to develop apps that transform how we interact with the world and each other. Moneymailme is surely one of them.

“These are the facts: using mobile money is, on average, more than 50% cheaper than using global money transfer operators. Moreover, mobile money facilitates competition and drives down the price of remittance services.”, explains Mihai Ivascu, Moneymailme Founder and CEO.

“Over 240 million. That’s how many international migrants currently there are, according to figures from the UN. When [...]

 
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March 10, 2017

BTcoinX launching retail based cryptocurrency trading platform

BTcoinX.com, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, announced today that they will launch a retail based cryptocurrency trading platform to cater to retail investors to trade in small blocks in January 2017. The firm says the push into retail cryptocurrency trading is part of an effort to make the cryptocurrency accessible to everyone and to create the most advanced digital currency exchange platform on the market. The three-year old platform, BTcoinX.com has registered an explosive growth since its launch in 2013, providing two-sided liquidity trading for institutional investors of digital currencies. It is now one of the top cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. [...]

 
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March 8, 2017

DIVERSITY IN FINTECH

Whenever I hear that women “can’t have it all” I always try to think of a good example why it’s not true… When I met Georgia Hanias I had the impression I found one. The Head of Global Communications for Innovate Finance, she is something that a modern woman aspires to be – successful, with a strong sense of mission and purpose, with a good family. But as I found out it wasn’t that easy for her. We had a cup of coffee with the famous L39 view, and touched upon many issues about fintech, Brexit and diversity. Here are a few things I would like to quote Georgia on…

Brexit and UK Fintech

“We polled our members after the referendum and it became clear that overwhelmingly [...]

 
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March 6, 2017

Will the Future of Investing Be Automated?

Automation is not a new concept, it has been around for a few decades now. The manufacturing industry is full of automated machines and processes which are involved in constructing vehicles, for example. What is new is how automation is spreading out across various industries, taking them over and in some cases completely transforming them. For the world of financial investments, automation looks to be the next step. Already there are a few areas where automation is in place, but further opportunities exist for it to expand. Whether it will all become completely automated and even be a success will depend a lot on what happens over the next few years.

Changing Investment [...]

 
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March 1, 2017

London to lead growth in RegTech investments as sector set to soar in 2017

London is set to lead a dramatic growth in the regulatory technology (“RegTech”) industry, according to new research from FinTech Global, a specialist data and intelligence firm.

Key findings of the research are as follows:

• RegTech investments have more than tripled over the last five years.

• London has established itself as the global leader in RegTech deals.

• Growth is being driven by an increase in investments in anti-fraud companies.

• Investors expect strong growth to continue and London to maintain its leadership position.

RegTech investments increase by 3.5 times

Over the last five years, investments in RegTech companies [...]

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