Posts Tagged ‘FinTech’
Fintechist Mobile Payments Fraud

Mobile Payments Fraud can Become a US$25bn Industry in the Coming Years

by JP Buntinxon August 14, 2017
In the world of finance, companies and service providers are looking for new solutions. Mobile payments are often touted as the next big thing in the industry. Unfortunately, these types of transactions are also subject to a high degree of fraud. In fact the year 2015 was a horrible year for mobile payments fraud. Solving […]
Fintechist US Dollar Bills Foreign nations

Three Quarters of all US$100 Bills are Held by Foreign Nations

by JP Buntinxon August 7, 2017
There are many interesting aspects about the US Dollar most people are unaware of. For example, it is still the world’s leading currency. However, that is not necessarily for the reason one might expect. It is clearly a global currency, considering only one-third of US$100 bills are located within the US. That is pretty interesting […]

Abu Dhabi Will Launch a Fintech Innovation Challenge for Startups

by JP Buntinxon August 6, 2017
Abu Dhabi is not necessarily a region people associate with fintech. That situation is coming t change thanks to the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge. The goal is to bring startups together in a competition. KPMG is partnering with Abu Dhabi Global Market to launch this new competition in the near future. Startups will partake […]
Fintechist India Fintech Panel

Indian Securities Regulator Launches Fintech Panel to Embrace Innovation

by JP Buntinxon August 5, 2017
Fintech panels are slowly becoming the new norm all over the world. Every nation in the world acknowledges financial innovation will materialize in one way or another. India’s securities regulator is setting up a fintech panel as we speak. This panel will help the application of technology in local financial markets. An interesting decision that […]

Fintechist Fidor MAS Education Singapore

Fidor and MAS Launch an Educational Fintech Effort in Singapore

by JP Buntinxon August 3, 2017
Not too long ago, we mentioned how Singapore may lose the fintech hub crown to Canada. That will not change overnight, though. Especially not if German direct bank Fidor has a say in the matter. Fidor will launch a base in Singapore and spend half a million euros on training students. It is evident the […]
Fintechist Oxford University Fintech

Oxford University Will Launch a Virtual Fintech Course in October

by JP Buntinxon August 2, 2017
It does not happen all that often we see a fintech course. More specifically, many people assume you can’t study for fintech. That is slowly coming to change, which is a positive development. Oxford University has some big plans in this regard, as they will launch such an online course very soon. This is a […]