Chris Principe

Chris Principe

CEO at Solidus Global, Inc.
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Bio Chris Principe has worked in International Trade as an exporter, importer and solutions provider for over 25 years. He is a consultant experienced with the sales, development and delivery of products focused on Transaction Banking covering Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain. Career History CEO of Solidus Global, Ltd. a premium referral company. My career is in International Banking working for BankTrade, Surecomp, TSG, Belpay, Misys, ACI Worldwide and Collabatix. I am a consultant and trainer for International Trade. The publisher of FinFuture and Financial IT magazines.


Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

System D: The Gray Economy

20 May 2019

System D: The Gray Economy System D is the underground or gray economy where approximately 20% of the world’s population works and is about 20% of the world’s total economic activity. The term System D is adapted from the French word débrouillard. A débrouillard is a resourceful and self-reliant person that can figure out how to get what they need ...

Millennial Banking

Ben You Did It Again

18 Mar 2019

$100 Ben, You Did It Again! One of my favorite American historical personalities is Ben Franklin, born 1706 and died 1790. Yes, Ben is known as a leader for liberty, a politician, an inventor, scientist, businessman, philanthropist and, generally, a genius in his day. He is also the only American founding father to sign all three documents related ...

Digital Banking, Mortgages and Savings

WTF World’s Their Future

14 Feb 2019

WTF – World’s Their Future Our World needs us to work for a better tomorrow Yes, I know, I usually write about technology and this title does not reflect that topic. But technology it is! Over the past months, I have been struck by some interesting data that I'd like to share with you. While I am not a GREEN fanatic, I was impressed by several stat...


Crypto-Crypt or Gold Mine?

13 Dec 2018

Crypto-Crypt or Gold Mine? As you probably remember, Bitcoin was the big news headlines and the dinner table talk of a year ago. As crypto-currencies soared in value, it was rightly the dominant topic of conversation. Crypto-currencies had advanced in value quite dramatically through the second half of 2017. Bitcoin increased from $1,000 each, to ...