FinTech

How to Launch a FinTech in the Home of FinTech (London)

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Traditional finance careers seem to be in ever-shorter supply whilst alternative finance gets more and more interesting. As a result, FinTech is looking more and more compelling. So, if you have an Altfi (alternative...
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The 1960s Hippie Movement and How It Gave Rise to Silicon Valley

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There’s probably not a person in the world that doesn’t associate Silicon Valley with major technological enterprise – most of us associate the area with big-time tech developers like Google and Apple. But what was...
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Do I really need blockchain? 4 important factors to consider

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"Kodak's cryptocurrency ploy hits all the major buzzwords - blockchain, smart contracts, distributed ledger, ICO, etc. But look through the PR spin, examine the true merits of using blockchain for the proposed service, and...
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Anti-Money Laundering Regulations — is your crypto-business safe and compliant?

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With cryptocurrency giving criminals a new way of money laundering, it’s important that you safeguard your business and stay compliant. Here’s everything you need to know. The birth of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has opened up...
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5 Things Every Developer Must Know about Intellectual Property Rights

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Anyone involved in software development today must have a keen understanding of the ins and outs of intellectual property rights, including copyright laws and patent development. But the area is so vast that it...
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Top Reasons Tech Startups are Leaving Silicon Valley and Where They are Going

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When you think about Silicon Valley in California, it conjures up images of many of the global heavyweights in the tech industry. Giants like Google, Apple and Facebook have all changed the world with...
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5 Popular Technologies from the World of RegTech

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It’s becoming clear these days that a sizeable chunk of the most disruptive innovations being applied within the financial sphere is coming from RegTech. As we mentioned in our previous article, demand for RegTech solutions...
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The Compliance Revolution: An Introduction to RegTech

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The FinTech boom continues to gather steam. We are now observing some fairly seismic transformations taking place across virtually the entire cross section of the finance industry, as machine learning, blockchain, big data and...
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What Criteria Do Venture Capitalists Consider When Seeding a Startup?

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Venture capital funding climbed to a decade high in 2017.  Your startup’s current chances of attracting VC funding are higher at this moment right now than they have ever been. Despite the excess funding,...
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6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

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Earlier this year in February, cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com announced the findings of its study of ICOs that were held during 2017. The most glaring result of all was that of the 902 projects...
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How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

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With more regulators circling the crypto-industry, learn how you can develop long-lasting relationships with them to minimise disruptions. Regulators are still trying to clamp down on unregulated methods of funding like Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs),...
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How Blockchain Will Change the World

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“I am usually busy trying to decentralize defences and after digging deeper into Blockchain and decentralized systems, I’m excited to join SIRIN LABS as an ambassador to make Blockchain more friendly with their upcoming...
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6 Key Differences Between Security and Utility Tokens

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It’s not an overstatement to say that initial coin offerings (ICOs) have thoroughly transformed the fundraising landscape for early-stage blockchain companies around the world. Last year saw more than $4 billion being raised through...
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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Change Banking

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Artificial intelligence is a field of computer science that focuses on making machines intelligent by developing computer programs that can replicate human intelligence to a certain degree and potentially beyond. This much talked about technology...
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How Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) Platforms are Speeding up Blockchain Adoption

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There is hardly an IT director today that does not have to answer questions by his superiors as to if, how and when blockchain technology can be adopted in the business. The technology that...
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5 Industries the Blockchain is Disrupting That You Probably Didn’t Expect

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It has become widely accepted that blockchain technology will be one of the most disruptive technologies the world has ever seen. The open-source technology that underlies the digital currency bitcoin can be augmented to...