09 February 2016

Start ups

Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Blockchain for blockheads - Distributed Ledger for Dummies in five minutes

02 February 2016  |  2418 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Food for thought for those in a hurry: why doesn't a card payment terminal need to check with all other terminals worldwide that your card is genuine?.. Bitcoin hype seems to be superseded by its blockchain flavour. Bitcoin start-ups still raise money, so do blockchain ones - it's tempting to chase unicorns in the "rocket science" area fe...

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Nischala Murthy KaushikTreasury and Payments Solutions, Wipro - Noida

Why you should NOT do a fintech startup?

12 January 2016  |  4290 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

"Estimated counts from different regional and global lists puts the existing number of fintech startups at anywhere between 5,000 to 6,000 companies, all vying for market share in different sub sectors, ranging from mobile payments, data analytics and virtual banking to online lending, bitcoin applications and crowd funding" I read in a r...

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Abhishek ChatterjeeDell Inc - London

Web Summit,2015 - why it’s a must attend for startups

29 December 2015  |  2231 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Every business is getting disrupted by high speed Internet connectivity, smart mobile devices at low price points and availabilityof digital infrastructure & computing power on demand (CLOUD). Thi...

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Travers Clarke-WalkerFiserv - London

How to Start a New Bank: Navigating the U.K. Financial Services Landscape

21 December 2015  |  2072 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The retail banking landscape in the U.K. has changed dramatically in recent years and it continues to evolve. We have seen the arrival of challenger banks – new, often digital entities focused on cust...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Buy Side Backs BlockTrading Venues

14 December 2015  |  4060 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Buy side firms have shown signs of impatience with U.S. equity market structure. While they are leery of radical reforms, institutions have seeded a number of trading venues lately. The topic of buy s...

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Jason wardEMC - Dublin

Using the cloud to win the battle against disruptive young financial services bucks

01 December 2015  |  2112 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For the regular fans of Countryfile that caught the autumn episode on the mating habits of deers, you’ll know that it is peak season. While the links between deer and the financial sector may not init...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Fancy a quickie?

21 November 2015  |  1373 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Tinder, 3nder, schminder. Welcome to the new world where non-committal promiscuity is the norm of the day (if not de rigueur), both in personal life and in business. Welcome to the "tinder"...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

You must be kidding me

14 November 2015  |  1393 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Time to ruffle some feathers. Innovation, payments, fintech - there has been a lot of buzz and commotion there for the past few years. The end result - mostly fizzle. Why? There has been no real probl...

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Hamza Abu-MusaSharedEq - London

Crowdfunding: Golden Opportunity for Banks or Paradox

13 November 2015  |  2189 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

I have intentionally kept this short and straight to the point as I would like to hear readers' opinions. Please post a comment below with your thoughts With Crowdfunding (both debt and equity) accoun...

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Elizabeth LumleyStartupbootcamp FinTech & InsurTech - London

You can believe in unicorns, I’d rather plant seeds

09 November 2015  |  2002 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

A famous quote from investor Warren Buffet goes along the lines of: "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” I’m going to turn that quote around. Ba...

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