May 25, 2022 • Sam Ghosh
Why we need Web 3.0?

What is the biggest corporate drama this year till now? Well, most will agree that the drama involves Elon Musk and Twitter. Musk on 4th April 2022, made it public that he bought a major stak...

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May 21, 2022 • Piroune Balachandran
The public nature of the blockchain introduces privacy concerns about data-privacy for retail and institutional users

Key Takeaways: The public nature of the blockchain introduces privacy concerns about data-privacy for retail and institutional users Layer-2 solutions, especially zero-knowledge technol...

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May 17, 2022 • Alfredo Muñoz Rios
With the majority of financial entities embarking on costly transformation programs to replace systems on Mainframe platforms to low-cost infrastructures, such as the Cloud, an undesired effect is taking place and it is beginning to pose a problem for the

Many of the corebanking applications that I developed more than 20 years ago, when my working life began, are still active today. Processes developed more than 20 years ago that are still neces...

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May 16, 2022 • Shane Rodgers
At a time when more than 20% of American adults hold crypto, can crypto payment technology help expedite the change to more streamlined, cheaper payments?

Why this story matters Even banks are tired of the current payment systems. They are looking at instant payments via Zelle to replace credit cards. Crypto payment and conversion technology ...

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May 12, 2022 • Andy Taylor
Before any action can be taken to support customers who might be struggling, they need to be identified

For UK consumers, the current economic climate continues to create challenges. As the cost of living rises continues to intensify, many are concerned that they will no longer be able to keep up...

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May 11, 2022 • Colin Bristow
How AI and machine learning can help banks avoid regulatory and compliance miss-steps

If N26’s recent experience with Italian regulators this year proves one thing, it is just how precarious a bank’s fortunes can be without robust and, crucially, efficient anti-money launde...

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May 5, 2022 • Dan Roseman
How boundaries of regulations struggle to to be aligned to modern times

Dear FinCEN, Happy Birthday!! On this day 32 years ago , you were born via Treasury Order Number 105–08 with the mission of providing a government-wide network to support the detection, inv...

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May 3, 2022 • Mouro Capital
While sustainable finance – or SuFi – is still in its infancy, there are untapped opportunities at the intersection between ESG and circular business models, where finance and technology can drive a real, positive impact

In his 2022 letter to stakeholders, Blackrock’s CEO, Larry Fink, wrote that the next thousand Unicorns won’t be search engines or social media companies, but sustainable, scalable innovators – ...

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May 2, 2022 • Andrew Beal
How social media, gaming, Github, bootcamps and soon, on-chain activity in decentralized networks, provide forms of reputation that exist outside the framework of the education system

A few minutes after publishing last issue on DAOs, I wanted to change something. In my parting thoughts, I wrote that “future college graduates may chose to work for a DAO instead of a company”...

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April 27, 2022 • Stan Kihu
More than 70% of FinTech firms have adopted AI in various ways for their key business functions

The FinTech industry has grown tremendously in recent years, and it continues to grow due to emerging markets that entail digital financial services. Statistics show that the global FinTech m...

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April 26, 2022 • Daniel Gusev
Evolution of payments today and in near future: tools, services and platforms all point to the numbers game of improving the attribution — and redemption of marketing outreach.

A story where payers and those accepting payments constantly change places as both intermittently lead the evolution of payments: Without going too deep in the backstory of payments (lest we...

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April 21, 2022 • Kris Simpson
There are two main areas in which Fintech can be applied to support scaling businesses.

Although essential, financial services compliance can be difficult for scaling businesses to manage. Without the firepower of larger organisations, which may have a dedicated team overseeing co...

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FINTECH

May 3, 2022 • Mouro Capital
While sustainable finance – or SuFi – is still in its infancy, there are untapped opportunities at the intersection between ESG and circular business models, where finance and technology can drive a real, positive impact
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May 2, 2022 • Andrew Beal
How social media, gaming, Github, bootcamps and soon, on-chain activity in decentralized networks, provide forms of reputation that exist outside the framework of the education system
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April 7, 2022 • Alejandro Quintero Corral
Where did the most successful early-stage investors bet on last year?
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BANKING

April 15, 2022 • Yahya Mohamed Mao
The ability to understand and control risk allows organizations to be more confident in their business decisions.
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April 13, 2022 • Marten Nelson
As the New York Fed noted in its paper, The Future of Payments Is Not Stablecoins, there is a third way: tokenized deposits.
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March 30, 2022 • Mohammed Kafil
80% of the banks plan to implement cost-reduction plans to control their expenditures in the next two years
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BLOCKCHAIN

May 21, 2022 • Piroune Balachandran
The public nature of the blockchain introduces privacy concerns about data-privacy for retail and institutional users
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March 23, 2022 • Bethan Watson
The potential of blockchain when applied within the Regulatory Technology space
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March 14, 2022 • Nakul Gupta
Why developer infrastructure for creator economy will become the new frontier tech
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CRYPTOCURRENCIES

May 21, 2022 • Piroune Balachandran
The public nature of the blockchain introduces privacy concerns about data-privacy for retail and institutional users
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May 16, 2022 • Shane Rodgers
At a time when more than 20% of American adults hold crypto, can crypto payment technology help expedite the change to more streamlined, cheaper payments?
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Jan. 19, 2022 • Andrew Beal
We are in a transition period between Web 2 and Web 3 where crypto exists in two phases of the Internet at the same time
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INSURTECH

March 29, 2022 • Matteo Carbone
A quantitative retrospective over the past 6 years of insurtech
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March 24, 2022 • Robin Happel
How blockchain could allow to recover from natural disaster
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Feb. 17, 2022 • Amir Kabir
The opportunities within the insurance industry will significantly increase in the years to come
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PAYMENTS

April 26, 2022 • Daniel Gusev
Evolution of payments today and in near future: tools, services and platforms all point to the numbers game of improving the attribution — and redemption of marketing outreach.
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April 14, 2022 • Samuel Feldman
With consumer demand slowing down and ethical dilemmas rising, have Fintech investors decided to start leaving BNPL behind?
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April 8, 2022 • Lloyds Banking Group
Streaming services make up nearly half of regular payments stopped since June 2021
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OPEN BANKING

May 12, 2022 • Andy Taylor
Before any action can be taken to support customers who might be struggling, they need to be identified
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April 11, 2022 • Alexi Karalis
With high level adoption of Open Banking by financial institutions introducing ground breaking capabilities at pace, what’s next?
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