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Insurance of Things: Driving a New Era of Digital Disruption

Standing in one line with other disruptive technologies, IoT keeps on popping up in discussions here and there as one of the overarching trends. With IoT breaking into insurance, the alliance spawned yet another concept – Insurance of Things, which is driving a new era

FinTech Without Borders

Brett King and Jason Henrichs talk with their international guests about trends in FinTech and how these advances will spread across regions. Jason is joined by Amit Goel, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at MEDICI to discuss FinTech funding – in June 2018, FinTech startups

Turkish Lira’s Collapse Sees Media Highlight Bitcoin’s Relative Stability

Mainstream media seized on the unravelling currency crisis in Turkey Monday, August 13, with Bloomberg publicizing a demonstration of Bitcoin’s (BTC) comparatively low volatility. Leading with the headline “Turkey Meltdown Propels Lira Volatility Above Bitcoin,” Bloomberg became the latest publication to reveal the full extent

H1 2018 Global FinTech Investments Round-Up

The year 2018 is proving to be an explosive one for global FinTech investments: the global FinTech community has raised more than $61.86 billion in a combination of VC/PE investments and acquisitions/buyouts in H1 2018. In terms of YoY growth, global FinTech VC/PE funding grew

The Impact of Microfinance

How poor is the world? In 2013, 10.7% of the world’s population lived on less than US$1.90 a day. By fall 2015, for the first time in history, less than 10% of the world’s population was living in extreme poverty — down from 37% in

How to Engage the New Generation of Investors

As Generation X hits its prime earning years, and millennials enter into the workforce, they’re taking center stage as the new generation of investors. Technology has not only altered the way individuals shop for products and services but also the way they interact with the

Square’s Bitcoin Integration Turns $37 Mln Revenue in Q2 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s payments service Square generated over $70 mln in Bitcoin revenues in the first half of 2018, the company revealed in a quarterly report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) August 1. Square, which began offering users the option to