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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and the Future of Financial Services

May 20, 2024

Via: Jasper Ferguson

In recent years, the world of finance has been stirred up by the advent of blockchain technology.  One of the most groundbreaking developments in this space, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), is revolutionizing the way financial services are accessed and governed around […]


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How Fintech technology is empowering communities to create local currencies: The Brixton Pound Story

April 29, 2024

Via: Camila Mendes

The crash of Wall Street in 2008 plunged the world into its most significant recession since the Great Depression. Local currency emerged as a solution that could buffer communities against rising inflation. Incentivizing communities to shop locally and creating local […]


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Empower Your Freelance Career with These Finance Tools and Tips

March 22, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

If you’re a freelancer, you probably know full well what the benefits of this lifestyle are. You can work from a café in Paris or the comfort of your bed if that’s what you want, and set your own working […]


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Crowdfunding Strategies for Aspiring Startups

February 29, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Some startups seem like they went from a moment of ingenuity to a full-on market disruptor overnight. No, it’s not an entrepreneur who won the jackpot and had millions to invest within the blink of an eye. In fact, the […]


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How NFTs are Reshaping Finance and Tokenizing the Future

January 31, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

If you’re looking for a new and potentially extremely profitable investment opportunity, then Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) could be a solid option. These digital assets are the latest trend that has taken Wall Street by storm, and it’s even made investors […]


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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Credit Risk Assessment

December 27, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

At its core, credit risk assessment is the process used by banks and financial institutions to evaluate the likelihood of a borrower defaulting on their obligations. This assessment is critical in the decision-making process for extending credit, setting loan terms, […]


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What’s in store for fintech after the collapse of its two biggest banks?

November 27, 2023

Via: Camila Mendes

It’s been just eight months since the largest supporter of tech startup funding, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapsed, triggering the fall of crypto’s preferred institution, Signature Bank. In an industry plagued by inflation, mass layoffs, and recessionary conditions, what is […]


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A Comprehensive Guide to Mobile Payment Technologies

October 13, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Mobile payment technologies have reshaped the way we handle financial transactions in today’s fast-paced, digitally connected world. These technologies have swiftly become an integral part of our daily lives, offering convenience, security, and efficiency that traditional payment methods can’t match. […]


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Unlocking the Potential of Decentralized Finance (DeFi): A Deep Dive into the Fintech Revolution

September 29, 2023

Via: Eileen Hill

Introduction The world of finance is undergoing a profound transformation, and at its heart lies the revolutionary concept of Decentralized Finance—commonly referred to as DeFi.  DeFi represents a paradigm shift in the way the business world views traditional finance systems, […]


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How Tech Innovations Are Reshaping The Financial Landscape

July 31, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

The world of finance is undergoing a remarkable transformation, fueled by technological progress and innovation in the fintech sector. Consequently, financial institutions must adapt to remain competitive and meet the evolving demands of customers. McKinsey’s analysis has identified seven key […]


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How RegTech Is Reshaping Finance: Market Size, Advantages, Challenges, and the Leading Companies in 2023

May 5, 2023

Via: Lilian Cooper

Financial fraud within institutions is a growing concern, as 80% more banks have been fined for  money laundering, costing $10.4 billion. Regulatory technology (RegTech) has become a potential solution to minimize the threat of internal and external monetary fraud. These […]


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The Rise of Green Fintech: Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Finance

April 27, 2023

Via: Isabella Carter

The financial sector is at a crossroads, with digitization and sustainability being the primary catalysts for the transformations in the market. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in green finance, as banks and non-banks adopt sustainable practices […]


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4 Emerging Technologies That Will Transform the FinTech Industry

December 29, 2022

Via: Sandra Ferguson

As the world moves toward a cashless future, the FinTech sector is rapidly expanding. It’s changing the way we bank, shop, and invest. At the 2022 FinTech Festival Singapore, financial experts from across the world discussed how this transition will […]


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Why are Investors Interested in FinTech?

December 27, 2022

Via: Sandra Ferguson

FinTech companies are attracting a lot of interest from investors these days. This is because these companies have numerous advantages over traditional financial institutions. Players like PayPal, Square, and Stripe have made it easy for people to do their banking […]


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Is BaaS The Future of Finance? Industry Outlook and Insights

November 30, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

Digital transformation is democratizing data across all industries, enabling richer features, greater transparency, and a better customer experience. As new technologies allow fintech and other companies to access legacy systems, Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions have emerged as an important component of […]


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How Blockchain Is Transforming the Financial Services Industry

October 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Given that blockchain is changing the dynamics of many industries, it’s no surprise that it has become a buzzword in recent years. Blockchain has revolutionized the way we do business in many areas, including healthcare, retail, banking, government, and more. […]


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6 Emerging Trends in Finance

October 1, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

An unprecedented year has left its mark on industries across the world. And accounting and finance professionals are no exception to these changes, but they are ready to meet new challenges in the years to come. Trends and opportunities have […]


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Can Europe Stay in the Global AI and Blockchain Race?

September 15, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain are two of the technologies with a significant impact on digital transformation, and will play a central role in Europe’s technological sovereignty. All major economies are seeking leadership in the development and deployment of AI […]