Big Data

Here’s What The Bitcoin Investment Trust Application Withdrawal Really Means

by Samuel Raeon September 28, 2017
Whatever bitcoin uses and insiders say about ease of use in the space, the reality is that – for your average individual – buying and selling bitcoin, as well as storing it, is a somewhat complex process. Sure, you can go to an online exchange like Coinbase and the front end makes things seem relatively […]

Now It’s JP Morgan That’s A Fraud And The Courts Say It’s Official

by Samuel Raeon September 27, 2017
This time a few weeks ago, JP Morgan head Jamie Dimon now infamously (in the bitcoin space, at least) offered up his feelings on bitcoin and the cryptocurrency sector as a whole at an industry conference. His comments basically outlined the fact that he feels bitcoin is a fraudulent asset, if an asset at all, […]

Internet of Things Banking

Financial Institutions Need An Internet of Things Strategy

by JP Buntinxon August 15, 2016
The Internet of Things is a great initiative to look forward to. Not only will it connect more devices to the Internet, but it will also strengthen the peer-to-peer nature of our society. At the same time, IoT will shake up the financial sector as we know it. The time for micropayments and automated money […]
BBVA Open Talent 2016

Paykey and Musoni Receive Special BBVA Open Talent Awards

by JP Buntinxon August 8, 2016
Fintech startups are always looking for new ways to spread the word about their project. The annual BBVA Open Talent innovation contest this one the most prominent opportunities to do so. A total of 56 startups has been announced for the finals, which take place across different continents. Furthermore, the BBVA Open Talent 2016 special […]

Kavout Artificial Intelligence Big Data

Kavout Launches Free AI-Driven Investment Platform

by JP Buntinxon July 12, 2016
It is impossible to deny the impact artificial intelligence will have on the financial sector in the coming years. Many Fintech startups see this technology as a way to remove entry barriers for investment platforms. Kavout has been thinking along those same lines, as they launched their free artificial intelligence-driven investment platform not too long […]
Robo-advising Fintech

Lack of Expertise Can Hurt Growth of Robo-advising Sector

by JP Buntinxon July 6, 2016
The Fintech market seems to focus a lot of it attention on robo-advising. But at the same time, there is a growing concern these tools may not make a dramatic impact anytime soon. Moreover, the long-term viability of robo-advisors is not set in stone either. In the end, it is important to keep in mind […]