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Brands utilising big data are cultivating an ‘insight economy’ where every business move is mapped out with pinpoint accuracy thanks to the internet of things (objects that send and receive data) building a connected world. Businesses are leaping at the chance to embrace ‘cognitive computing’, a process where coding, tools

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Berlin seems to be the perfect climate for entrepreneurs. From the newly launched FinTech startup solarisBank to increasingly popular Number26, startup culture in the German capitol is a powerful force. Despite London leading the pack in FinTech, Berlin is emerging as a real competitor, whose FinTech sector continues to grow

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Talking about FinTech can be a bit tricky. Even when we think outside of the box, leaving behind California, London and Stockholm, many will still forget one of the biggest FinTech contributors today: Israel. Despite having four Israelis listed among HotTopic’s recent “100 Most Influential FinTech Leaders,” and a large

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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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There are rules every start-up abides by, and the FinTech arena has its own special set. These new companies simply must understand the start-up game as well as the legal quandaries specific to finances. Taking a walk through the FinTech graveyard provides educational, eye-opening, and sometimes fun new information. Respect

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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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With McKinsey projecting fintechs to take as much as 60% of banks’ retail profits in the future, it’s not surprising that the financial industry is scrambling to retain customers every way it can. However, traditional financial institutions still expect consumers to come to them: fintech’s great strength is to adapt

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Blockchain: the single most confusing term since Bitcoin. Everyone has a vague idea of what it does. It’s either the ultimate evolution of financial technologies, or a silly fad that can be summed up in the disconcerting phrase: “dogechain.” In reality, major companies around the world have already shown favor

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Startups seem to jump from lofty ideas to global megastars overnight. In order to keep you from being left in the dust, we’ve compiled a list of the most funded new FinTech startups. Focusing on companies formed in 2014 and 2015, we can take an inside look into what will

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