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With billions of transactions processed daily, data is a key asset in the financial sector. Big Data allows that information to be leveraged, turning it into a competitive edge.

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We have already learned the basics of the blockchain cryptocurrencies (like Bicotin) in WTF Is The Blockchain? A Guide for Total Beginners. Cryptocurrency exists solely in digital, and the chain is completely decentralized, enabling it to never just “go down.” Transfers are verified by the hard work of miners, who

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The Fintech revolution powered by Smart Data is happening. Startups are disrupting financial technology that remained unchanged for decades. The new non-bank lenders adapt to emerging technologies and manage to integrate them into risk management, customer relationship management and pricing in order to enhance the service. The Fintech revolution is

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Responses to refugees this year have been dramatic, to say the least. Denmark has even run advertisements in Lebanon describing how terrible life would be for a refugee in their country. Support is, however, coming from one of the most unexpected places. FinTech evangelists are all about getting banking services

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The global securities market is worth more than $100 Trillion. Any technology that would add efficiencies to the exchange, settlement and reporting of transactions happening in this market should be welcome. Blockchain has been in the news recently because, it has the potential to disrupt this industry through the use

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Narrative Science has been a regular feature on Dataconomy over the past year, from Chief Scientist Kris Hammond’s post about the impact of artificial intelligence on banking, to the launch of their Quill Connect application for processing unstructured text data from social media. I think for AI in general, the goal is not to

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Almost a year ago, when I was reading about sharing economy and impact investing, I came across the term “collaborative capitalism”. I felt that the world was adjusting itself between capitalism at one end and communism at the other, and now blockchain technology has the potential to take it one step closer to

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As the founder and CTO of Kreditech, Alexander strongly believes that algorithms and statistical data are the building blocks for the next Industrial Revolution. Kreditech, one of Germany’s most data-driven FinTech companies, is a testament to that belief. Before founding Kreditech alongside Sebastian Diemer, Alexander managed engineering and product development

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London, Berlin, and Amsterdam are all prominent tech hubs. However, earlier this year, a study from the Stockholm School of Economics revealed that Stockholm is not only rising in popularity in the tech sector, it is easily Europe’s number 2 city for FinTech. Best of all, reviewing the city’s history

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Millenials: Often perceived as entitled, high maintenance, and poor. Virtually no one wants to be termed a “Millenial,” because the words that follow are generally negative. However, once the facade is peeled away, there are a host of other traits that Millenials carry—good ones. They’re famous for giving back to

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With 17 years of Financial Services experience under his belt in places such as London, New York, Tokyo, and Singapore, Nasir Zubairi has brought his own touch of innovation and value to numerous organizations and startups. His current role at FinLeap sees him advising and building the next generation of

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