Tag: Finance

How Fintech can help the Healthcare Industry

How Fintech can help the Healthcare Industry

Fintech has been a major factor on the financial market for a while now, and it’s becoming quite hard to ignore its presence and wide sweeping effects. It doesn’t just exist in a vacuum though – there is a very real link between fintech and certain other sectors. One of the most notable examples is…
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EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

Bitcoin – Last night, the European leaders agreed to pass a historic stimulus of €750 billion euros ($858 billion dollars). The recovery fund’s goal is to rebuild the EU economies ravaged by COVID-19. The European Commission plans to raise the money in the financial markets, rather than injecting new money into the system. Approximately half…
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How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

As the world moves rapidly online, the distinction between B2B and B2C is becoming increasingly hazy. Today, consumers have more visibility and connection to businesses further up the value chain. And smart businesses are taking advantage of this direct relationship to become more relevant to a new audience. One business that is leveraging its B2B…
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‘Bitcoin Is In, Real Estate And Gold Are Out,’ Warns ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Author

‘Bitcoin Is In, Real Estate And Gold Are Out,’ Warns ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Author

Bitcoin’s popularity among traditional investors has grown over recent months as governments and central banks take drastic measures to offset the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The bitcoin price, after rebounding strongly from a coronavirus-induced March crash, has been treading water for the last two months—despite a raft of seasoned investors announcing their intent to buy into…
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What Conversations With 15 FinTech CEOs Revealed

What Conversations With 15 FinTech CEOs Revealed

A month ago, my investment banking group hosted Rosenblatt’s 12th annual FinTech summit, bringing together 400 investors and senior industry executives from the US, UK, Europe, India, Hong Kong, and Singapore. There were three panel discussions on cutting-edge FinTech topics with the CEOs of 15 leading FinTechs. Here are salient points discussed during each of…
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How machine learning finds anomalies to catch financial cybercriminals

How machine learning finds anomalies to catch financial cybercriminals

In the last few months, millions of dollars have been stolen from unemployment systems during this time of immense pressure due to coronavirus-related claims. A skilled ring of international fraudsters has been submitting false unemployment claims for individuals that still have steady work. The attackers use previously acquired Personally Identifiable Information (PII) such as social…
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Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted how rapid business response and the ability to quickly pivot have differentiated winners and losers across retail, telecom, supply chain and financial services.  Despite fast growth over the past decade, many financial services and fintech players may not survive the latest downturn because they’ve lost sight of a key business…
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Fintech app Robinhood is driving a retail trading renaissance during the stock market’s wild ride

Fintech app Robinhood is driving a retail trading renaissance during the stock market’s wild ride

For a trading firm, there are few bigger blunders than clients being unable to move money when markets hit historic highs. Yet that’s exactly what happened at start-up brokerage firm Robinhood earlier this year. The aftermath? A surge in new users, record trading activity and a new round of venture capital funding. Despite its missteps,…
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Why Monitoring is being supplemented by Observability

Saudi Arabia Central Bank Leads The Way With Blockchain-Powered Transfer

Over the past five years something extraordinary has happened in blockchain: countries usually known for following tech innovation have taken leadership roles. Instead of normal stalwarts like the U.S. at the helm, many Middle Eastern countries are leading the way. What do they have in common? Friendly regulation. This week the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority…
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5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

FinTech – The coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains and hampered economic growth. And in order to curb its impact on the economy, the government implemented a stay-at-home order. This has facilitated fintech firms as digital payments are taking precedence over cash purchases amid lockdown. Moreover, an emerging trend in financial services has been observed with…
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