Editor’s note: A longer version of this post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Without a doubt, 2016 was the year "disruption" became tangible. Events like Brexit and the U.S. election brought home the reality we are living in a fast-changing global society where a sense of anti-establishment and rebellion is accelerating change.
Shutterstock photo Over the last several years we’ve seen investments in fintech skyrocket from just $3 billion to over $40 billion in 2015. It’s easy to understand why. Fintech is everywhere these days and has disrupted industries involved with payments, finance, insurance, and customer service. As we become more accustomed to the
Release Title startclickprintinclude Content Body START TOKYO, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global fintech firm QUOINE has entered into a strategic partnership with Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, to improve liquidity across fragmented cryptocurrency and fiat markets. After Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), token issuers require liquidity to foster adoption,
Release Title startclickprintinclude Content Body START Fintech Prize Presented to the Most Promising Fintech TORONTO and BOGOTA, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Scotiabank announced today a new and innovative partnership between Canada and Latin America's leading start-up accelerator, NXTP Labs, at the Fintech Conference 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia. startclickprintexclude endclickprintexclude This strategic partnership
Release Title TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce that it will host the world's foremost financial services event, Sibos, from October 16-19. Organised by SWIFT for the global financial industry, Sibos will bring 8,000 financial services thought leaders from
Release Title startclickprintinclude Content Body START SINGAPORE, Oct. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fintech start-up fidentiaX is in the developmental phase of creating the world's first marketplace for tradable insurance policies by disrupting the status quo by empowering policyholders to monetise policies on the blockchain. fidentiaX will also be setting up fidentiaX
Bobsguide will be reporting live from this year’s AFP conference in San Diego. Here are 10 of the best sessions taking place next week – we hope to see you there! Tuesday Keynote: Finance & The Hidden Brain Listen as NPR’s social science correspondent and author of The Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam