29 December 2017 | Analytics | Articles | Cryptocurrency | Financial startups | Smart gadgets

The holiday shopping period is one of the most difficult seasons during the year, as customers are scratching their heads over what kind of gift they may choose to surprise and please their families and friends. As it appears, fintech enthusiasts and companies have a lot to offer to consumers fond of smart devices, cryptocurrencies and electronic commerce. Here is our quick-look of some interesting fintech gift ideas for this holiday season.

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27 December 2017 | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | Financial startups | News

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has become the world’s largest digital asset trading platform by volumes of traded coins, reaching $2.8 billion since Tuesday, a benchmark achieved just 5 months after the official launch of the exchange this July. The exchange reported also that it has recently brought together 2.9 million users to its trading arena, unlike other major exchanges in the industry closing their services for new traders as they do their best to cope with inflows of trading volumes.

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26 December 2017 | Articles | Cryptocurrency | Financial startups | Mobile payments

From senior executives to film actors and performing artists, fintech startups attract millions of dollars during their seed financing and series A, B, C funding rounds alongside with venture capital giants and corporate investors. Jared Leto, Snoop Dogg, Mc Hammer are just some of celebrities, who showed their interest to the fintech industry.

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22 December 2017 | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | Financial startups

“Development is about transforming the lives of people, not just transforming economies.” These words pronounced by Joseph E. Stiglitz an American economist and a professor at Columbia University to the best advantage reflect our reality, and reality of the fintech industry in particular. The year of 2017 has demonstrated the fact that innovations in the financial services arena transform the lives of people on the planet, enhancing financial inclusion and turning the scales from financial giants, traditionally usurping the power of the markets, to new players with decentralization being a new trend in relationship built between the transacting parties. So, […]

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22 December 2017 | Debit cards | Financial startups | News | Prepaid cards

FairFX, a London-based foreign exchange company, announced that it has been granted a license from Mastercard, enabling it to issue co-branded prepaid cards across European countries. Providing corporate payment solutions and other financial products to business customers, FairFX made this announcement just a month after it uncovered its plans to introduce current accounts for small businesses.

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