Tag Archives: Financial technology

11Feb/22

Connectivity Unleashed: MWC22 Barcelona Reveals Event Highlights

Today at a press conference in Barcelona, the GSMA revealed event highlights for MWC22 Barcelona. The show theme, Connectivity Unleashed, explores 5G Connect sponsored by Salesforce, Advancing AI, Internet of Everything, CloudNet sponsored by Kyndryl, FinTech, and the Tech Horizon. Continue reading

03Feb/22

Barclays announces strategic partnership with global corporate venture builder Rainmaking to drive FinTech innovation

Barclays today announced that Rainmaking, a leading corporate venture builder, has been chosen as an innovation partner. With the support of Rainmaking, Barclays will launch a new suite of initiatives targeted at FinTech founders across the globe, from early-stage to scale-up and beyond, to help grow and develop their companies. Continue reading

26Jan/22

The launch of the LGBT+ digital currency provoked heated debate on Twitter. But just why are cryptocurrencies so controversial?

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An attractive alternative investment or no better than a Ponzi scheme? Cryptocurrencies are controversial – challenging conventional financial wisdom and worrying regulatory authorities around the world.
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26Jan/22

More countries are regulating cryptocurrencies, fearing systemic risk from the volatile digital currencies

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged El Salvador to drop bitcoin as a legal tender, citing risks to the nation’s financial stability and consumer protection, joining a growing chorus of countries clamping down on private digital currencies. Continue reading

21Jan/22

NIGERIAN FINTECH P2VEST RECORDS 100,000 USERS ON ITS PLATFORM

P2vest Technology Limited, today announced that its peer-to-peer lending application, P2Vest has hit 100,000 users with access to quick loans. This achievement underscores the organisations’ role in transforming the way people access credit and lend money by bringing borrowers and lenders together. Continue reading

06Jan/22

Metaverse to crypto: Five tech trends to watch out for in 2022

LONDON, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From tackling the coronavirus pandemic to working remotely and communicating with loved ones, digital tools, platforms and policies increasingly affect how we live our lives.

Here are five tech trends to look out for in 2022. Continue reading

29Oct/21

World’s Fastest Growing Cryptocurrency Platform, Crypto.com, Launches Campaign Introducing Platform to Global Consumers

Today Crypto.com, the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency platform, rolled out a global ad campaign supported by recent sponsorship announcements, to formally introduce the platform to consumers around the world. Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers with the world’s fastest growing crypto app, along with the Crypto.com Visa Card — the world’s most popular crypto card program. Continue reading

03Oct/21

Untapped Global partners with Paga to boost digital payments for Nigerian SMEs

Untapped Global, an investment company focused on emerging markets, announces a scale up of its partnership with Paga, the mobile payment and financial services company. The program finances point-of-sale devices (POS) for merchants in Nigeria, the largest country in Africa, but still underserved when it comes to financial services. Continue reading

11Aug/21

The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce the Agenda for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021, Oct 4-5

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced the conference agenda for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021 (OSSF). The event takes place October 4-5 in London, England. The schedule can be viewed here. Continue reading

26Jul/21

BitBase launches its own token internationally

BitBase has just celebrated the global launch of its BTBS token, an owned cryptocurrency that serves as a key to connect both the digital and physical worlds, and gives access to BitBase’s financial services ecosystem with attractive conditions. Its total issuance will be 100 million BTBS, without the possibility of being increased. Continue reading