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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

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

Crypto Markets Slump Again, With Bitcoin Holding Gains

Saturday, Aug. 11: after short-lived recovery attempt yesterday, cryptocurrencies have suffered another slump today. Almost all cryptocurrencies are down by significant percentages, with Bitcoin (BTC) being a notable exception among the top 20 market cap, up under one percent on the day. Crypto market visualization

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

Money or Assets? How World Governments Define Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies — what are they? Money? Commodities? Securities? Utility tokens? Or something else? Few national governments seem to be in any kind of agreement on this question, and for now, at least, their divisions have given such currencies as Bitcoin and Ethereum a floating, indeterminate