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Konstantin Rabin

Will China-Africa partnership take the central stage in the 2020 fintech scene

In 2019 the fintechs finally managed to become the talk of the town. They expanded their reach, improved the lives of millions and finally this year they got the recognition for what they’ve done and ...

30 Dec 2019
Fintech
Konstantin Rabin

Will South Africa maintains its status as the unlikely fintech leader

This year has been a huge success for South Africa and Africa in general as well in terms of gaining a reputation for innovative technologies, embracing financial innovations and producing unicorn sta...

26 Dec 2019
Fintech
Konstantin Rabin

What will Fintech scene look like in 2020 according to the industry experts

2019 was an excellent year for fintechs in terms of exposure and raising awareness among the majority of the population about what fintechs are and what potential they hold for the regular citizens. I...

23 Dec 2019
Financial Inclusion
Konstantin Rabin

Miaozhen System publishes China’s updated digital marketing ecosystem map

Digital Marketing is expected to rise by 17% percent in the US, with the ad spend of up to $334 billion. In China, this percentage is even higher, with the expected growth being 22%. The industry is d...

11 Dec 2019
Asia Financial Services
Konstantin Rabin

China is on a mission to regulate Fintech

China has now publicly voiced its desire to be the leading country in financial technology development and adoption. The president of the republic openly called for the promotion of blockchain technol...

22 Nov 2019
Fintech
Konstantin Rabin

ESMA introduces TC-CCP classification system - Another move to block risky trades?

The European Securities and Markets Authority has introduced a new system that will classify Third Country Central Counterparties according to tiers. The tiers will be assigned to the CCPs according ...

15 Nov 2019
MiFID
Konstantin Rabin

Kenya adopts a data protection law to bolster tech investments

Kenya just took a big step towards its tech development. On November 8th Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta approved a data protection law that complies with European Union legal standards. This will fi...

14 Nov 2019
Financial Inclusion
Konstantin Rabin

Mastercard is introducing Fintech Express

Global payments industry giant, Mastercard is taking big steps towards embracing Fintech. During the Singapore Fintech Festival taking place from Nov-11 to Nov 13 of this year, Mastercard announced it...

12 Nov 2019
Financial Inclusion
Konstantin Rabin

Blockchain Potential and Challenges as seen by the EU

Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrency is getting more and more attention from states and companies trying to use the system to serve a larger variety of causes. Blockchains offer the servic...

08 Nov 2019
Blockchain Observations
Konstantin Rabin

Why 2019 has been an awesome year for the Bitcoin price

Very few people had any kind of hope left for Bitcoin to re-emerge from its slumber that we all called the Crypto Winter in 2018. However, 2019 seems to be just as amazing of an investment year as 201...

07 Nov 2019
Blockchain Observations
Konstantin Rabin

What does Uber’s new Fintech strategy mean for the unbanked?

Uber has announced its latest update: Uber Money. At the Money 20/20 conference Peter Hazlehurst, Head of Uber Money introduced the updates to the public. The new features aim to improve the experie...

06 Nov 2019
Digital Banking Trends
Konstantin Rabin

Should private companies be able to create currency?

Ever since Facebook’s Libra was first announced, this question has been plaguing quite a lot of lawmakers not only in the United States but all over the world. Corporations have started asking these q...

28 Oct 2019
Innovation in Financial Services