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The Widening Spectrum of Stable Coins

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The last 12 months or so have seen the resurgence of Stable coins as a popular phenomenon in the Cryptoverse. Although the majority of them are pegged to some sort of physical asset, which...
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Will Blockchain Trigger a Shakedown of the Global Financial System?

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The financial crash of 2008 demonstrated (to some) that large financial institutions need to be closely watched and strictly regulated. The meltdown, some believe, also demonstrated the need for an alternative to complex, abuse-prone...
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The Rise of Data-Driven Investing

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When JCPenney reported its financial results for 2Q 2015, it came as quite a shock to the market. The US retail giant outperformed most analyst expectations, which subsequently led to a 10% surge in its...
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Six Fintech trends for 2019 and beyond…

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The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn - Alvin Toffler Don't be an illiterate of the 21st century -...
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7 Ways Wealthtech is Digitizing Wealth Management

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“Customer experience is chief among the areas where traditional financial institutions have fallen short. 70% of millennials would rather visit their dentists than their bankers.” Harit Talwar, Head of Marcus at Goldman Sachs. Not long...
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The ABCDs of Fintech

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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...
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All about Optherium – A highly scalable & Multi decentralized BaaS Platform

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Before you get confused let me clarify the term BaaS - Blockchain as a Service. It is pretty similar to the well-known & prevalent SaaS, PaaS & IaaS models. Similar to these models BaaS...
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Revolution or Regulations? Fintech’s Future After the Avant and Marlette Settlements

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Do the Avant and Marlette settlements make consumers safer or was it simply a win on paper for Colorado’s attorney general? Fintech attorney and Tech on Reg podcast host Dara Tarkowski seeks answers from...
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5 Popular Digital Asset Custody Options for Individuals and Institutions

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It’s no secret that crypto continues to be plagued by security issues. Although the technology underpinning such digital assets – blockchain – all but guarantees a tamperproof environment, coins remain vulnerable to hackers, especially...
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Blockstream utilizing Space satellites to broadcast Bitcoin blockchain to the World population

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Blockstream is a blockchain firm which has been working for the mass adoption of the revolutionary technology since its launch by Samson Mow and Joseph Weinberg in 2017 after securing funding of more than...
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The year of FUD in Perspective on the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin’s genesis block

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Happy Birthday Bitcoin! It all started 10 years ago with the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto publishing the infamous white paper (Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System) in November 2008. This was the theoretical idea which went...
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Big trends shaping FinTech

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For those of you who are not familiar with FinTech, it is the amalgamation of Financial services with technology. It is difficult to predict how the broader FinTech space is going to change in the...
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Crypto Diaries: Facebook’s secretive Project Libra coming out of the shadows

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Let's start off with a quick recap of the Cryptocurrency market before I set out to discuss the issues relating to this edition of the Crypto Diaries. After a couple of weeks of consolidation...
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USD backed Cryptos – An overview

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The widespread acceptance & adoption of Cryptocurrencies has led the Central banks around the world into mulling over the advantages of issuing the digital counterparts of their fiat currencies. The main contention that the...
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Cross-border Payment systems: SWIFT, RippleNet or BWW?

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If you have ever tried to send money offshore to family or friends through a bank or other international payment services like Western Union, you know it's expensive, cumbersome & extremely inconvenient. At least...
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Infographics Digest  Vol. 7 – Blockchain Applications, Challenges & Governance

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Decentralized Exchanges as the Future of Cryptocurrency Trading (PART I)

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Among cryptocurrency’s most prized attributes is the high level of security facilitated by the blockchain when conducting transactions. Through the use of cryptography, a decentralized network can ensure that the ledger upon which all...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 5

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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
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Swiss blockchain startups launch a Crypto bank, ETP & AI managed stablecoin

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The tiny town of Zug in Switzerland gained worldwide fame in the past couple of years as the 'Crypto Valley.' Switzerland has traditionally been a money magnet for most of the wealthy elite &...
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Is It Now the Time to Replace the Banks with DeFi?

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DeFi a.k.a. decentralized finance is here to over throne traditional banks, yet the billions of dollars worth institutions are still blind to the new age of finance. What are the services that come to your...