Fintechist BitConnect

BitConnect Price Surges to $128 as Market Cap Slowly Inches Toward $1bn Mark

by JP Buntinxon August 23, 2017
It was to be expected we were going to see some BitConnect price movement. The current has gained some value in both USD and BTC markets. More specifically, one BCC is now valued at $128.74, which is a nice increase compared to Monday. It is unclear if this price momentum can be maintained, though. Slowly […]
Fintechist Nintnedo PayPal eShop

Nintendo Partners With PayPal to Make eShop Purchases More Convenient

by JP Buntinxon August 23, 2017
To some gamers, it has always been strange how there is no real PayPal support. Nintendo is changing all of that thanks to a new feature. It will soon become possible to fund payments with PayPal. This integration makes a lot of sense for both parties. Moreover, it allows the payment processor to make some […]

Fintechist Australian Regulators Digital Currency

Australian Regulators Will Focus on Digital Currencies and Identity

by JP Buntinxon August 23, 2017
Australian regulators have their work cut out for them. Not only will they focus on cryptocurrencies, but they also keep tabs on digital identity and regtech. All of these topics will be addressed by regulators in the months to come. A recent meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Payment Systems Board seems to confirm […]
Fintechist IRS Bitcoin Chainalysis

IRS and Chainalysis Have Been Monitoring Bitcoin Transactions For Over Two Years

by JP Buntinxon August 22, 2017
Bitcoin enthusiasts don’t always see eye-to-eye with the IRS. That is only normal, as taxation of cryptocurrencies is a bit of a problematic issue these days. It is quite interesting to know the IRS was using tools to track Bitcoin users. This tool is developed by Chainalysis, a company specialized in blockchain analysis. The tax […]

Fintechist US Cash Digital payments

Latest US Bank Behavior Survey Shows Digital Payments are on the Rise

by JP Buntinxon August 22, 2017
Digital payments are a major trend in the financial sector right now. Banks and other service providers are all working on digital-first applications as we speak. Beating the competition in the market is always a solid business strategy, even in 2017. A recent US bank survey shows how digital payment platforms may topple cash usage […]

BitConnect Price Maintains the $116 Level With Relative Ease

by JP Buntinxon August 21, 2017
All is well in the world of BitConnect, as the BCC price successfully maintains the $115 mark. It is good to see this alternative currency remain stable. Other markets have been hurt by volatility over the past few days, but BitConnect is an exception. The market cap is still well below the $1bn mark, indicating […]