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Switzerland

Switzerland Trying to Make Banking Easier for Blockchain Firms

Well here is something totally unknown here in the U.S. The Swiss are actually trying to make the financial banking system EASIER to access...

What Do Police, Firefighters, Quants & Crypto Have in Common?

Riddle me this.  US pension funds are NOTORIOUSLY conservative investors, and I would know.  I've done many hedge fund pitches over the years to...

Profiles

FintekNews Celebrates #WomenInFintech – Meet Joy Schoffler of Upside Avenue

We’re pleased to present our latest installment in our feature series – “FintekNews Celebrates #WomenInFintech“.  This week, we’d like to introduce you to Joy...

3 Questions with Tony Battista of tastytrade

FintekNews is pleased to offer our weekly feature column 3 Questions. Each week, we feature a thought leader within a unique sector of fintech...

Fintech Trading

Mike Zigmont

The Zigmont Report (Daily Market Recap for 9/21/18)

Mike Zigmont, author of the Zigmont Report, is a partner at New York-based Harvest Volatility Management, a hedge fund with over $12B AUM, offering volatility...
Bill Taylor

The Taylor Report-Bitcoin vs Gold vs Ethereum (9/21/18)

By Bill Taylor, Contributor/Fintek Capital We compare the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Gold, using the CME Bitcoin Indexes (BRR & BRTI) and the CME...

Wealth

futureadvisor

FutureAdvisor: Plan for Your Future Intelligently

By Vasyl Soloshchuk/ Insart Site: futureadvisor.com Established: Founded in 2010 by Bo Lu and Jon Xu, and acquired by BlackRock in October 2015. Clients: Enterprise broker-dealers and financial advisors Value proposition: Digital...

Albridge: The Next Generation of Data Excellence

  By Vasyl Soloshchuk/ Insart Albridge provides a platform that helps clients make sense of their data, work more efficiently, and protect the integrity and quality...

Digital Currencies

Tokenized Securities Entice Institutional Investors

First, lets get everybody up to speed. ICOs (Inintial Coin Offerings) are SO last year. STOs (Security Token Offerings) are IN! So, what's the...
Tim Draper

Super Bull Tim Draper Predicts Crypto Market Cap of $80 Trillion...

It's not easy to be a bull in a declining market, but after almost a year of carnage in the crypto sector, bitcoin bull...

Blockchain

Digital Driver’s Licenses on the Blockchain?

Well, here is some innovation we don't see much of here in the US; digital driver's licenses. And, it comes from Australia. The territory...

Big Players Lauch New Blockchain Commodities Trading Platform

Get ready for a new slew of trading platforms and terminals, and ironically, based on trading "old" basic commodities rather than new cryptocurrencies. A...

VC/PE/Buyouts

Scalefactor

FintekNews VC Deal of the Day – ScaleFactor Lands $10M Series...

Austin-based fintech ScaleFactor has announced a new $10M Series A funding round from some very heavy hitters, including Citi Ventures and Canaan Partners, amongst...
Dan Loeb

Loeb Seeks to Raise $400 Million for New Blank-Check Fintech Company

By Scott Deveau Activist investor Dan Loeb is seeking to raise as much as $400 million to acquire financial technology firms via a so-called blank-check...

Banking

How to Rank Your Digital Banking Team Against the Competition: Defensive...

By Eric Brandt /D3 Banking Technology Last week at FintekNews we discussed what positions would make up the ultimate digital banking offensive unit. While a...

How to Rank A Digital Banking Team Against the Competition: Offensive...

By Eric Brandt /D3 Banking Technology Tis the season.  So, would it surprise you to find out that a football team and a financial institution’s...
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