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FinanceFinTech

The financial technology field is rapidly expanding, but remains in flux and continues to be unpredictable. Fintech’s use of AI, algorithms, and modern technologies can transform traditional banking, but still faces some resistance.  Some fintech companies are finding billion-dollar markets in the gaps left by outmoded banking services. Nevertheless, there are still

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ConversationsFinanceFinTech

Financial markets offer countless ways of making (or losing) money. A key distinction among them is the investment horizon, which can range from fractions of a second to years. Previously, I sat down to talk about investing and data with co-founders of new investment management firms representing the high-frequency and

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Data NativesData ScienceEventsFeaturedFinanceFinTechHealthcareNewsTech Trends

Now that business is moving nearly as fast as data does, the tech world is constantly forging new and exciting professional paths in a range of different industries – that is, if we know where to look for them. Timing is everything and disruption is still stronger in some areas

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BlockchainFinTech

The rise of financial technology and digital payment solutions is helping the world go cashless. Cashless payment methods now cover a wide range of technologies – there are physical cards, online gateways, mobile apps, and digital wallets. Blockchain-enabled payments and cryptocurrencies are also on the rise. Methods are enjoying varying

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History of Bitcoin
BlockchainFinTechinfographics

The money in your pockets has three basic traits – it’s tangible, centrally regulated and easy to counterfeit. Bitcoin is the exact reversal of it. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that operates independently without banking institutions and the government meddling into its affairs. There’s nothing physical about it – it’s all

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fintech business intelligence
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceFinTech

Fintech is becoming an increasingly competitive market. A KPMG analysis saw investments decline in 2016 and investors are now more cautious about betting on segments that are becoming saturated. Lending and payments are two segments that saw increased participation over the past two years. Competitors come in all forms. We

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fintech payments ecommerce
FinTechRetail & Consumer

As your business succeeds, there will come a point when you have to expand your market. A research by Accenture predicts that B2C ecommerce will reach $3.4 trillion globally as more people around the globe prefer purchasing online. Forrester also expects more B2B purchases to shift online as well. Because

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FinanceFinTechStartups

In 2016, global market uncertainty seemed to make investors somewhat more cautious, thanks to the results of the votes in the UK and the USA. However, fintech’s stellar run did not come to a halt. According to the February report by KPMG, venture capital investment in the space rose 7%,

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ConversationsData ScienceFinanceFinTech

Financial markets offer countless ways of making (or losing) money. A key distinction among them is the investment horizon, which can range from fractions of a second to years. Walnut Algorithms and Global Systematic Investors are new investment management firms representing the high-frequency and low-frequency sides, respectively. I sat down

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Artificial IntelligenceConversationsFinanceFinTech

Financial markets offer countless ways of making (or losing) money. A key distinction among them is the investment horizon, which can range from fractions of a second to years. Walnut Algorithms and Global Systematic Investors are new investment management firms representing the high-frequency and low-frequency sides, respectively. I sat down

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