Category: FinTech

Facebook Chooses Crypto-Friendly Switzeland for Its New FinTech Arm Libra Networks

Photo: Pixabay Facebook journey in the blockchain and crypto world seems to take new rates. It has become known that it has quietly chosen Switzerland to set up its fintech company dubbed Libra Networks. The initiative has a clear relation to the social media giant’s Project Libra. According to the […]

4 Fintech Tools That Can Change The World Of Finance

Photo: Shutterstock The last two decades have changed the face of our world in almost every aspect. The rise of the internet, machine learning, and blockchain have reshaped production, marketing, commerce, financial sector, even the work government institutions took a facelift thanks to the progress of technology. When it comes […]

Hong Kong and Thai Authorities Sign Fintech MoU

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bank of Thailand (BOT), in a bid to promote financial technology (fintech) collaborations between the two regulators, according to a Crowdfund Insider report on May 14, 2019. The Basel Connection Per sources close to the matter, […]

Fintech Firm Billion Seals $2.1 Mln European Commission Grant for Blockchain System

Polish-British fintech firm Billon has reportedly sealed an almost €2 million (~$2.1 million) grant from European Commission’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Instrument program to develop a blockchain document management system. The news was reported by Billion in a press release on May 14. The Commission’s SME Instrument program provides […]

Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. He is one of the most influential […]

Bali Block Confex 2019

Photo: Bali Blockchain Conference After the successful event in Vietnam, Block Confex is all set to launch its next edition in Bali, Indonesia. It’s a two days conference and exhibition scheduled on 27th-28th of September, 2019. Bali Block Confex brings together the main representatives in fintech, banking, insurance, regulation, cybersecurity, government, digital […]

Regulatory Sandbox to Be Established Soon in Austria

According to a report released on April 25, 2019, Austria is planning to review and establish a fintech regulatory sandbox in an attempt to align financial markets around digitized services, ICOs and cryptocurrencies with the country’s law and help grow the market. Strengthening Austria’s Financial Services Last year, the FinTech […]