Banking

Facebook’s Calibra Digital Wallet is not a crypto, it’s a Bank, and this freaks out the world financial establishment

June 20, 2019

by Daniel A. Bujorean You all heard the news, Facebook is going into cryptocurrency or more exactly the digital wallet. Well, this is not actually the case. Facebook is looking to do something else at a level that made the financial world quite afraid. Announcing its Libra crypto and Calibra digital wallet, Facebook clearly stated […]

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ROMANIA 2020: Banks are raising deposits and the government is barely covering the budget deficit

June 15, 2019

We have put together an overview for one of the biggest markets of Eastern Europe, Romania. The Ministry of Finance had four issues of government securities just in 2019 according to national bank (BNR) National Bank (BNR) urges commercial banks to raise interest for deposits as they will allow less liquidity on the market – […]

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PayPal becomes strategic investor in European fintech firm. What is Tink?

June 6, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT PayPal becomes strategic investor in European fintech firm, Tink “Tink launched in 2012 with the aim of making banking better, pioneering technology that creates improved customer experiences and brings more financial clarity. What began with a consumer app has today become a platform that offers the tools to let anyone build the […]

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Mastercard seeks closer relationship with fintech startups to benefit from their growth in the early stage

June 5, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Mastercard seeks closer relationship with fintech startups to benefit from payment innovation. This is a great way to early stage invest and make sure the company is part of the new business models developed. With its startup accelerator programme, called Start Path, which runs on a global scale, along with the setting […]

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Another Fintech: Plaid launches in the U.K., setting the stage for global expansion. Who are they?

May 30, 2019

  Plaid launches in the U.K. But Who are They? Fintech start-up Plaid is reviving up its global expansion, which should enable the popular apps it powers to do the same. After launching in Canada last year, the company announced the U.K. launch on Wednesday. (– Yahoo Finance)   Plaid is focused on democratizing financial […]

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Multicurrency Crypto Wallet Integrates Apple Pay and can be used anywhere where Visa is accepted

May 24, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT A multicurrency digital wallet that enables consumers to store crypto and spend their funds at more than 40 million outlets worldwide has fully integrated Apple Pay. Spend Wallet app unlocks instant access to the popular iPhone feature, meaning that more than 20 supported cryptocurrencies can be instantly converted on request and used to […]

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UK becomes world’s top fintech hub as startups rake in £4.5 bn

May 15, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT UK becomes world’s top fintech hub as startups rake in £4.5 bn The UK is the world’s top fintech hub with high-growth firms attracting more than £4.5bn in investment over three years, it emerged today. The City is followed by Cambridge with £583m, according to a new report by startup body Tech […]

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Blockchain Is Revolutionising the Crowdfunding Landscape. What is ICO and IEO?

May 15, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT How Blockchain Is Revolutionising the Crowdfunding Landscape Blockchain technology is gathering momentum, creating new and interesting opportunities for people around the world. Prior to the advent of Blockchain, this innovative fundraising concepts just starting to gain visibility.   In a previous article we were discussing the crowdfunding market that seemed to loose […]

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Facebook Duality Again!? Facebook cuts ban on cryptocurrency ads and Amazon battles fraudsters

May 10, 2019

Facebook cuts ban on cryptocurrency ads and Amazon battles fraudsters, according to Tech Report. Until now, the ads that had keywords like cryptocurrency or blockchain coins, were automatically banned by the ad AI. It was that strict that even that you were writing a blog about them, the Facebook Ads would ban your website all […]

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Fintech Raisin Analyzes European Saving Behaviour

May 10, 2019

AUTOMATED NEWS ALERT Fintech Raisin Analyzes European Saving Behaviour … Raisin, a Fintech that enables consumers to discover higher interest rates for their savings account, has analyzed European savings behavior in honor of Europe Day. Raisin reviewed UK, Spain and Germany. Some key findings are: – In Germany there is a high gender pay gap, […]

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