Posts Tagged ‘FinTech’
Fintechist Shenzhen Blockchain Fund

Shenzhen Government Announces 6 Million Yuan Blockchain “Award”

by JP Buntinxon October 16, 2017
China has proven to be an interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrency. Although the government doesn’t like Bitcoin too much right now, they are still interested in the blockchain. As a result, the Shenzhen government will award 6 million Yuan per year to blockchain projects. This is an interesting decision, to say the very […]
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Singapore’s Fintech Ambitions Make it a Perfect Location for Ripple

by JP Buntinxon September 26, 2017
There is never a boring day in the world of fintech and blockchain. Ripple, one of the biggest DLT service providers in the world, is expanding its presence in Singapore. Considering how the country wants to become the world’s leading fintech hub, that is an interesting development. Ripple would do well to gain a foothold […]

Fintechist Fintech European Commission

European Commission to pay More Attention to Fintech due to Supervisory Shakeup

by JP Buntinxon September 20, 2017
Financial technology has never been a primary concern for the European Commission.That has always been surprising considering how other regions pay a lot of attention to fintech. Thanks to a supervisory shakeup, that situation is now coming to change. More specifically, the EC wants to focus on new technology developments and fintech. A more than […]
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Mexico Prepares to Regulate Fintech and Cryptocurrency

by JP Buntinxon September 19, 2017
Fintech is one of the biggest industries all over the world right now. With innovation come new challenges and potential drawbacks. In Mexico, the government is preparing to introduce new fintech regulation. Although a lot of people won’t agree with this idea, the goal is to spur competition. It appears this proposal will also affect […]

Fintechist Goldman Sachs Fintech

Goldman Sachs Values Potential Fintech Profits at $1bn Over the Next Three Years

by JP Buntinxon September 16, 2017
It is evident the fintech industry is a vital part of the future of finance. Just how big of a role this industry will play, remains to be seen. According to Goldman Sachs, fintech has the potential to become as “valuable as trading itself”. That is quite a nod of confidence from an unexpected ally. […]
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Two Major Australian Banks Unveil new Fintech Features

by JP Buntinxon September 5, 2017
All major Australian banks have been working on new fintech solutions for some time now. These efforts have taken place behind the scenes over the past few years. Two of these banks are now ready to unveil some new features for their customers. ANZ Bank is focused on voice-based identity services, which will bring additional […]