Why France is Becoming an ICO Friendly Nation

When it comes to crypto-based projects, France hasn’t always been regarded as one of the best nations for investors and businesses to consider. However, there’s a change in the wind and it may well...

Revolut – A Fintech Startup with huge Potential

The British Fintech startup Revolut has been making quite the rounds with its innovation & growth this year. I have been following the headlines about the company consistently and finally it peaked my interest...

Financial Markets embracing Blockchain & Cryptos

The persistent downtrend in the prices of digital coins this year has overshadowed the forward strides Blockchain & Cryptos have taken in this technological shift - let's face it FUD gets much more coverage...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 20th-26th)

It was a fairly static week for crypto markets on the whole. Although markets threatened to dip on Wednesday after the SEC’s new ETF rejections, a modest recovery soon set in, allowing total market...

Big Data in Financial Services

Data has become the most precious commodity as we enter the fourth industrial revolution powered by Artificial Intelligence. The foundation of the this edition of industrial revolution has been built on the increased automation...

IBM – A Pioneer in the Blockchain space

IBM is perhaps the most well-known & recognized names in the tech world with its multinational presence of consultants, engineers & sales personnel. International Business Machines (or "Big Blue") has impressive laurels to show...

Are Corporations Preparing for a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Takeover?”

There have been several scenarios throughout Bitcoin’s development that suggests a major corporate takeover might be on the verge of happening. The entry of some of the most well-established families in the corporate world, as...

India Stack – Digitization of an Economy

China is perhaps the most glaring example of digital transformation that we have seen in the past decade or so in the context of Fintech environment, but another transformation that is taking place right now...

RegTech & its Challenges

The Global financial crisis of 2008 was not only the turning point in the evolution of Fintech as we have seen in the last decade but a game changer for the resulting financial regulations...

Survival of the Digital Bourgeoisie

The gig economy can be defined as ‘people using apps to sell their labor’. An estimated 50-60 million workers are part of the global gig economy. At the heart of the rapid growth...

Living with Sacred Technology

While technology extends to every region of our world, it has become the milieu in which we live as it has almost become a universal, dominating, virtually sacred force in our lives. One of the...

Blockchain Regulation: a Q&A with RiskSave Compliance

A Q&A with Simon Cullen, founder of RiskSave Compliance and tech entrepreneur The need for greater investment in technology has become more important than ever in financial services. But when it comes to digital platforms and blockchain...

TechFin vs. FinTech – What’s the difference?

Most of you have a fair idea about Fintech where the original financial system is improved upon by the use of technology. A very common & simple example of this is the online banking...

Should Businesses Implement Blockchain?

Blockchain was invented to serve as a public transaction ledger for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Now, blockchain technology is used for so much more. There are, in fact, those who believe blockchain technology could in...

Quandl and the Alternative Data Revolution

Alpha, as a measure of active management skills in the fund’s world, gauge the manager’s ability to beat the market. Skills aside, it is also largely related to information sources that the manager uses,...

Infographics Digest — Vol. 5

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Bots: Companies: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber security: Data Driven Innovation: Data Science: Digital Transformation: Drones: Economy: Hacking: HealthTech: ICOs: Internet of Things (IoT): Machine Learnning: RegTech: Finace: Stay in touch:  Twitter | StockTwits | LinkedIn | Telegram| Tradealike Related Reads:  Info graphic Digest — Vol. 1, Info graphic Digest — Vol. 2, Infographics Digest — Vol. 3 , Infographics Digest — Vol. 4

Monero goes “Bulletproof”

It's been a tough year for Cryptocurrencies but I have a feeling that the tide is beginning to turn slowly. The price action in most of the Cryptos seems to be making a come...

Escrow Solutions for Digital Assets

“Transactions that are computationally impractical to reverse would protect sellers from fraud, and routine escrow mechanisms could easily be implemented to protect buyers.” Satoshi Nakamoto describing some of the desirable security requirements for Bitcoin in...

The ABCDs of Fintech

Fintech industry has evolved by leaps & bounds ever since the last Financial crisis of 2008 and the advent of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies in 2009. These two events actually provided just the right catalyst...

Cryptocurrencies reviving Agorism

Agorism in term commonly associated with the philosophy of counter-economics. The concept of Agorism was introduced by the Black market activist Samuel Edward Konkin III also known as SEK3. Through his libertarian ideals he defined...