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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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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 20th-26th)

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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...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 3rd – 9th)

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It was a week to forget for crypto bulls as the market crashed on Wednesday, losing $40 billion in less than 24 hours. The plunge seems to have been triggered by news that Goldman...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (July 9th-15th)

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Just as the first week of July welcomed a $30 billion boost in crypto markets, the second week saw those gains being completely erased, as losses drove overall market cap back to down to...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 24th – 30th)

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After a much-needed recovery during the third week of September, the final week of the month ended virtually unchanged after a $20 billion sell-off by early-Wednesday was erased by steady gains to the end...
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Winklevoss Gemini Exchange Implements Crypto Insurance

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Gemini has officially incorporated digital asset insurance into its trading platform on top of the already FDIC fiat currency insurance. The insurance company Aon has provided this crypto coverage, although, the amount a user...
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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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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Cryptocurrencies: The UK looks at preliminary steps towards regulation

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Here in the UK, and globally, the emergence of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets have created opportunities and risks. A growing social concern is that there exists a gap in the current financial markets...
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The 12 key MWC sessions for emerging tech and transhumanism

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All the best sessions for AI, AR/VR, and Biohacking MWC, formerly known as Mobile World Congress, is the world’s biggest conference for mobile technology. It is held in Barcelona every year. This year it kicks...
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The Rise of European Fintech Startups

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Startups are now the future, and it's in the fintech industry where this growth is most evident. While places like Silicon Valley and Palo Alto come to mind for all things tech, Europe has...
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Icon: The Embodiment Of Democracy And The Free Market

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Democracy: A Short Analysis The conception of democracy began millennia ago, with its origins in Ancient Greece and Ancient India, particularly, Athens. Citizens voted directly on legislation and executive bills, however, the democracy of Athens...
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Why Fintech Industry Needs To Leverage Blockchain – 6 Uses Cases of Blockchain

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Blockchain is considered to be a revolutionary technology known for a decentralized database. Ever since it was introduced as the backing power behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency, it continued to be popular, and over a...
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Fintechs FTW: Innovation in the Midst of Crisis

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Possibilities during a Pandemic - Fintech’s Positive Impact in 2020 Host Dara Tarkowski is joined by representatives from Abe.ai, Cross River and Envestnet Yodlee to discuss the fintech community’s innovation during COVID-19. The fintech community...
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Patent Trolls: From Under the Bridge to a Courtroom Near You

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Michael Switzer, partner and chair of the intellectual property practice at Actuate Law, discusses patent “trolls” and their effect on the fintech industry. “Patent trolls” have been a nuisance for years, but the explosion...