• The NAGA Group AG, whose token sale begins on November 20th, announces the addition of Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and COO Mate Tokay to their advisory board. The German fintech The NAGA Group Ag is already a financial powerhouse, specializing in disruptive trading technologies and making financial markets more accessible to the masses. They boast a market cap of over 200 million Euros, and their trading platforms process over $4 billion in trading volume every

    Roger Ver and Mate Tokay Join NAGA Advisory Board

    | 2017/11/15 2:00 pm
  • Prompt development of digitalization in all sectors triggers change within financial markets. Existing approaches to securitization are no longer in-demand as the procedures are complicated, long and cannot keep up with the pace of change, that new technologies bring to virtually every aspect of one’s life. Tokenization has come along to provide reliable instruments and revolutionize the whole financial industry. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What is the Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX? BANKEX is

    BANKEX – How Did They Do It? A Dive into Asset Tokenization

    | 2017/11/10 12:30 pm
  • A different kind of Ethereum-token presale is underway in the City of London. Sharpe Capital is selling a token called SHP that is based on a product that exists now and actually works. Unlike some initial cryptocurrency offering (ICO) promoters that are selling only a concept, Sharpe has a platform that is scheduled to go live on 11 December 2017. Sharpe’s Financial Markets Protocol, which is designed to make trade decisions based on crowdsourced asset

    A Different Kind of Token Pre-sale Underway

    | 2017/11/10 12:00 pm
  • FinTech company The NAGA Group AG aims to bring the advantages of financial technology to the masses through the first blockchain-based ecosystem for decentralized trading, investing, and education in financial markets, virtual goods, and cryptocurrencies. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The NAGA Group AG is a German technology company whose mission is to “[identify and build] disruptive business models” and disrupt they have. After conducting one of Germany’s fastest recorded IPOs in the past

    FinTech Wunderkind The NAGA Group AG Continues to Disrupt Financial Markets

    | 2017/11/09 11:00 am
  • BANKEX, founded in 2015 by Igor Khmel, Ilham Hatypov, and Dmitry Dolgov, aims to meet the demand of improving asset liquidity using a proprietary Proof of Asset protocol designed to enable information to be passed in real time directly to and from the blockchain. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] This technology is transferring the information about an asset to the blockchain enabling fast transactions and avoiding cumbersome rules and regulations of a traditional stock exchange. By

    Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX – a New Era in the History of Banking Services

    | 2017/10/31 1:00 pm
  • The Norwegian mining company Intex Resources ASA has announced its plan to launch the first ICO for an asset-backed token. Companies are Turning to ICOs for Fundraising Initial Coin Offerings have become the new popular method for companies and startups to raise money. This year most prominent ICO was conducted by the Canadian-based messaging app Kik. The token sale by Kik, which is also called Kin, was able to raise the amount of $125 million in a matter

    Norwegian Company Launches First ICO for Asset-Backed Token

    | 2017/10/30 11:30 pm
  • Freelancer.com reports that cryptocurrency related freelance positions are booming in the third quarter of this year. Cryptocurrency jobs are a fast-growing sector in the Fintech industry, and now online work portals such as freelancer.com are reporting that cryptocurrencies are their fastest expanding category of work. According to a Freelancer.com report the number of Bitcoin-related positions on their site has increased by 82%, alongside traditional cryptography roles which rose 59%, with the report declaring; In emerging trends,

    Bitcoin and Blockchain Jobs Reach All Time High

    | 2017/10/30 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin’s price sustained its spectacular momentum by remaining within its all-time high range during the week ending October 27, 2017. At the same time, the Dow Jones rose for the seventh straight week, fueled by technology stocks. Among these stocks, Nvidia, a Bitcoin and Ethereum mining device maker, was the strongest. Bitcoin Remains the Best Performing Currency Bitcoin remains the best performer and the unchallenged leader among fiat and other digital currencies by staying within

    Bitcoin and World Financial Markets Close Another Spectacular Week

    | 2017/10/28 12:30 pm
  • Singapore is putting itself out in the forefront of blockchain activity by announcing no regulations for cryptocurrency and entering into a fintech agreement with Hong Kong. Singapore is making some waves when it comes to cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. While Singapore has a lot of ties to China when it comes to culture, education, and economy, it’s not following China’s lead when it comes to digital currency. China has banned ICOs and forced a number of

    Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrencies and Partners with Hong Kong for Fintech

    | 2017/10/26 7:00 am
  • It is a fact that UK banks are unwilling to provide their services to distributed ledger technology (DLT) companies. However, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has questioned their official line of reasoning for this in a recent report. DLT Companies Denied Banking Services We all know that blockchain is an exciting technology with huge potential, hence many companies are building future development around its possibilities. The UK is positioning itself as a global hub for all

    UK Banks – scared of the regulator… or competition?

    | 2017/10/25 5:15 pm
  • Technological innovation has helped fuel the current massive amount of global trade. With a click of a mouse button and an online video conference, trade deals can be hammered out with each participant never even having to leave their own office, much less their own country. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] However, those who regularly traffic in international trade are not yet taking advantage of all that blockchain technology has to offer in the

    Built-in Arbitration System is the Hallmark of Confideal

    | 2017/10/24 8:30 pm
  • Many people in the development community have been working on a new feature for some coins called Atomic Swaps. These swaps completely remove the need for third-party oversight and put the trading of different cryptos into the user’s hands Decentralized Trading? In recent weeks there’s been a lot of talk in the crypto development community about a revolutionary idea known as a cross-chain Atomic Swap. Atomic Swaps are a new tech that is still undergoing

    Atomic Swaps: What They Are, How They Work, and What They Mean for Digital Currencies

    | 2017/10/23 5:30 pm
  • The rapid development of information technologies is affecting our daily lives – the way we communicate, do business, make purchases, carry out transactions, and monitor our health, are just a few examples of how our lives have been affected by technology. Obviously, every process in the financial service industry either is or will be affected by these changes. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Essence of Securitization Securitization, by definition, is the transformation of

    From Securitization to Tokenization at the Edge of the New Era

    | 2017/10/22 11:30 am
  • Mastercard has opened up their own blockchain to allow payment transactions to be carried out between selected banks and merchants, but this process uses fiat currency and not Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Quite a few companies have taken a keen interest in what blockchain technology has to offer, and one of these corporate entities is Mastercard, the massive credit card provider. Mastercard has spent the last few years developing its own blockchain, and now the

    Mastercard Blockchain Now Open for Payment Processing

    | 2017/10/21 8:30 pm
  • Recognizing the importance of digital technologies in the financial world, President Vladimir Putin has ordered the issuance of a national cryptocurrency. Concurrently, Russian industry is intent on attaining supremacy in the cryptocurrency mining industry by introducing new computing technology. In effect, the Russian Miner Coin (RMC) company is promising a revolutionary technology for Bitcoin and altcoin mining that would significantly improve energy efficiency. Breaking Computing Technology Paradigms for Cryptocurrency Mining By using technological innovations, Russians

    Russia Intends to Dominate Finance and the Cryptocurrency World by Introducing New Technologies

    | 2017/10/20 6:00 am
  • If you have immigrated recently, it can be a tough task to get a credit or a credit card in a new place. I know it for sure as I changed several countries for the last three years following the expansion of my business — a fintech company and a social lending service provider MicroMoney. [Note: This is a sponsored article – written by Anton Dzyatkovsky, co-founder of MicroMoney] Even though in the previous country

    Immigrants: is it Possible to Get a Loan if You are New?

    | 2017/10/19 9:00 am
  • Japan’s Financial Services Agency allows Bitcoin to be used to pay for goods and services in the country as part of an effort to foster a growing Fintech industry despite a glaring lack of any significant investment. The Japanese Financial Services Agency announced earlier in the year that they would begin allowing payment for goods and services in bitcoin and require cryptocurrency exchanges to be licensed and audited, giving Bitcoin an actual approval when other

    Japan’s Embrace of Bitcoin Masks Lack of Fintech Investment

    | 2017/10/19 1:30 am
  • Prominent financial giant, JP Morgan Chase & Co. has introduced its new project that utilizes blockchain technology for international money transfers. Blockchain is Not a Fraud   JP Morgan has been featured in several articles in the last couple of weeks as its CEO, Jamie Dimon, harshly criticized Bitcoin by calling it a “fraud” and “tulip mania 2.0”. Dimon’s comments have caused a  lot of controversy in the Bitcoin community. In a recent article, Dimon even

    JP Morgan Introduces New Blockchain Money Transfer Project

    | 2017/10/18 11:15 am
  • Anton Dzyatkovsky, co-founder of MicroMoney, explains how blockchain technology and increasing internet penetration into previously untapped regions can help bring previously inaccessible financial services to the unbanked. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] I believe that the evolution of blockchain-based infrastructures and active Internet penetration in emerging markets enable the financial industry to provide services to a much larger audience than before. I have to put it simply — there is now an open path

    Crypto-economy: a Path for 2 Billion Unbanked Cash Adepts

    | 2017/10/18 11:00 am
  • MicroMoney COO and co-founder Sai Hnin Aung offers his thoughts on how blockchain technology can level the financial playing field for the 2.5 billion unbanked people in the world. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] I am completely sure that financial exclusion can really be eradicated. That has become possible due to the lending industry I have the honor to belong to. Our social business idea hasn’t arisen out of the blue. For centuries people have been

    Blockchain Changes Banking for the Unbanked

    | 2017/10/16 8:00 pm
  • Apple is internally expanding tests of its new Apple Pay Cash feature, thus further intensifying the battle for the supremacy of the mobile payment ecosystem. Moreover, Bitcoin’s advances and Apple’s latest efforts further underscore the obsolescence of the banking industry. Bitcoin, Apple, and Peer-to-Peer Payment Solutions Apple is enhancing its Apple Pay application by adding the Apple Pay Cash feature to facilitate person-to-person money exchanges. According to Apple’s website: You can make secure purchases in

    In Apple’s Battle for Supremacy in the Payment Ecosystem, Bitcoin Will Win

    | 2017/10/16 1:15 am
  • “A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.” Proverbs 22:1 Bunty Agarwal and Denis Grodetskiy, MicroMoney Advisors, ICO Strategists, and Business Model Analysts at Group 5 Advisory We, at Group 5 Advisory, share MicroMoney’s vision of how technical solutions such as “digital DNA” can help the unbanked people in emerging economies benefit from accepting technology as it has been designed by MicroMoney. Ultimately, it is

    A Good Name is More Desirable Than Great Riches

    | 2017/10/15 3:00 pm
  • UTRUST, a fintech solutions company is on the verge of making cryptocurrency payments a norm with its new PayPal-like platform. Unlike other cryptocurrency payment processors, the UTRUST payment solution ensures that the interests of both users and merchants are protected. UTRUST is the creation of a highly experienced team, who have been involved with a range of different sectors including corporate management, B2C startups, payment solutions, blockchain development and more. They have created one of

    UTRUST, the PayPal-like Cryptocurrency Payment Solution Announces ICO Campaign

    | 2017/08/24 10:00 am