IMF's Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For 'Dollarization 2.0'
FinTech

Davos: IMF’s Lagarde Says Fintech Will Shake The System

International Monetary Fund Head, Christine Lagarde, told the World Economic Forum in Davos, “fintech is going to shake the system.” She also urged against relying on...

Emilio Janus | Jan 25, 2019 | 18:00
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FinTech

Stablecoins Are ‘The Craze Right Now,’ CoinJar Co-Founder...

CoinJar co-founder Asher Tan says the subject of stablecoins is beginning to gain prominence in the cryptocurrency narrative. Many stakeholders in the digital currency space believe...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Nov 12, 2018 | 09:00
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Invests $600 Million in Two FinTech Firms
FinTech

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Invests $600 Million in Two...

Despite Buffett’s blatant disdain for cryptocurrency and fintech, two $300 million dollar investments into two fintech payment firms suggest that Berkshire Hathaway may be ready to...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 31, 2018 | 00:00
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FinTech

Japan’s Financial Regulator Says Stablecoins Are Not...

The lack of uniformity in stablecoins has led Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to conclude that stablecoins are not cryptocurrency. Not All Digital Assets Are Created Equal...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 30, 2018 | 12:00
FinTech

UK Fintech Industry Slams Govt’s ‘Blunt Instrument...

The UK could compromise its fintech sector with “very blunt instrument” regulation currently under consideration, a new report from several industry entities warns...

Wilma Woo | Oct 29, 2018 | 12:00
The SEC Wants to Engage the Crypto Community through FinHub
FinTech

The SEC Wants to Engage the Crypto Community through FinHub

The launch of FinHub shows that the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is increasingly focusing on 4th Industrial Revolution technologies. Among these technologies, Bitcoin and...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Oct 28, 2018 | 03:00
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FinTech

Students are Paying in Bitcoin to Study Blockchain in Paris

Financia Business School, a dedicated financial and business degree awarding institute in Paris, now teaches blockchain and accepts cryptocurrency payments from its students. The...

Melanie Kramer | Oct 27, 2018 | 16:00
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FinTech

BitGo Hopes You’re Hungry For A Bitcoin Wrappred in Ethereum

BitGo yesterday announced Wrapped Bitcoin, an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain, fully backed by bitcoin. The project, in partnership with Kyber Network and Republic Protocol...

Emilio Janus | Oct 27, 2018 | 13:00
FinTech

Circle & Coinbase Partner Up For a Better Stablecoin, But...

Circle and Coinbase, two of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency companies, are partnering to improve the stablecoin concept, but there’s a catch.  The CENTRE Consortium...

Eric | Oct 24, 2018 | 05:00
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FinTech

SEC Launches FinHub – A Fintech Portal to Help Blockchain...

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched its dedicated fintech “strategic hub,” commissioner Hester Peirce confirmed October 18. FinHub ‘Here...

Wilma Woo | Oct 19, 2018 | 16:00
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FinTech

How the Electric Vehicle Industry Could Drive Cryptocurrency Forward

Bitcoin’s technology combined with the power of the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are intersecting with self-driving vehicles. And they are confronting a common...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Oct 19, 2018 | 03:00

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