Following the Greensill Capital scandal, when will investors learn to stop trusting Softbank?

This article is written by guest author Jack Wright. All opinions expressed here are his. Daily Fintech very seldom looks at one-off guest posts and never look at ones that are promotional. However this one caught my eye as a) Greensill is such a big complex story b) I was keen to get the perspective […]

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4-part series on Digital Identity. Part 4 = The investor says this is a big opportunity.

Digital identity is a big market, worth USD 13.7 billion in 2019, forecast to grow at a CAGR of 17.3% to USD 30.5 billion by 2024 (according to Markets and Markets™). To quote Markets and Markets: The increased focus on enhanced customer experience is anticipated to be a major driver, and the trend is expected […]

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This Week in Fintech ending 23 April 2021

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives. Monday Ilias Hatzis @iliashatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at Kryptonio, a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto without private keys or passwords) wrote Are crypto startups less risky […]

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Alt Lending Week ended 23rd April 2021

  Bankrolling football’s  breakaway rebels is an own goal for JP Morgan Practically all serious newspapers run this story but I liked Ben Marlow’s take on it. The new European super league has created a backlash of extraordinary ferocity across Europe particularly, of course, it’s supporters but also many establishment features. I particularly noticed the […]

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XBRL News about central banks and data quality

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1 BIS Innovation Summit 2021: How can central banks innovate in the digital age? Hear from global leaders on key issues around cross-border and retail payments, central bank digital currencies, banking and the new digital ecosystem, decentralised finance, data, […]

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Lloyds Market’s Extended Innovation Factory: Lab’s Cohort 6

Lloyd’s Lab is an accelerator launched in September 2018 by Lloyds, the insurance market. After intensive global talent searches that attract several hundred applications, selected companies receive privileged access to its market for specialist insurance and reinsurance. These teams are tasked with driving innovative solutions to unique challenges the market faces. Over a ten week […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 21st April.

Something old – something new? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw advances with old style stablecoins as well as with the new bright shiny Digital ones. The original stablecoin, The International Monetary Fund’s special drawing right or SDR created in 1969 to prepare […]

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OOPS! The market just lost over $25 billion of Coinbase (COIN)  stock

Coinbase Market Cap was listed incorrectly and all major news sources reported this bad data as fact. Bear with me while I go a bit nerdy to explain how and why all these trusted sources got it so badly wrong. $25 billion difference is a big mistake. This is NOT about the trading price per share. […]

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4-part series on Digital Identity. Part 3 = JoQPublic says this is about the trade-off between privacy & convenience.

Do you do passwords properly (long & complex & frequently changed)? Or do you think life is too short, so you entrust your identity to some service that becomes your gateway to the Internet? Do you find it a bit disturbing that these services know your most intimate secrets, but you are too busy to […]

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