Largest Indian Bank Deftly Scales Its Embedded Platform

Until the end of this decade, Asia is expected to account for half of global consumption growth, presenting a $10 trillion opportunity. Half of upper-middle income households are expected in Asia, with one in every two consumer transactions likely to be generated from the region. The consumer markets are changing with new growth avenues for […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 20th October.

Could Crypto eat the Regulators as well as TradFi? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This story from Wolfgang Münchau got us thinking this week.  Wolfgang is worth a follow if you are interested in a different take on Politics in Europe.  Crypto is based on open […]

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Part 3 Competition to Ether from Bitcoin and “wannabees”.

Ethereum is perceived as better than Bitcoin because it can run smart contracts. The inconvenient truth for Ethereum fans is that you can also run smart contracts on the Bitcoin blockchain and the innovation in this space looks vibrant with projects such as Sphinx on the Lightning Network and Stacks (fka Blockstack). There are also […]

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Everyone is building a wallet

I was not surprised by Square’s decision to enter the crypto wallet business. In June, at the Bitcoin 2021 Conference in Miami, Jack Dorsey revealed that Square was toying with the idea of a hardware wallet, in order to make bitcoin custody more mainstream. In August, Facebook revealed that it is ready to launch its […]

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This Week in Fintech ending 15 October 2021

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives. Monday Ilias Hatzis 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 and Weekly Columnist at Daily Fintech) @iliashatzis […]

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XBRL News about sustainability reporting, proxy votes and value chain reengineering

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  Ep. 5: Jason Meyers on Continuous Audit and Real-Time Reporting Jason is currently developing the only known use case of blockchain for the auditing industry with AuditChain, and bringing some much […]

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Win Some, Lose Some in Accelerated Life Insurance Underwriting

Life insurance ownership has seen a decline in the recent past. There was an estimated $25 trillion gap between coverage purchased and needed in the event of a loved one’s death in 2016, in the US alone. Suboptimal processes might have contributed to this shortfall. Consider something as basic as getting a physical examination, often […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 13th October.

How will Stablecoins be regulated? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. It turns out everything is regulated, if it’s not it’s called self regulation, and that is how the stablecoin industry has been up until now.  In pure numbers, you would say it has worked well. Firstly, […]

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Part 2 Ethereum’s big transition to Proof Of Stake

A much heralded part of Ethereum 2.0 is the transition to Proof Of Stake. It may happen during 2021 or 2022. With Proof Of Stake, users validate transactions based on the number of coins they hold. For example, the more ETH a user has, the more power they possess. This is not mining, it is […]

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