Fintech News Issue #171 June 14th, 2018

Want to know how to become a digital bank? Chris Skinner will tell you! Also, Token-as-a-License will be Blockchain's next evolution and what the way people pay around the world will mean for the future of payments. Everything you missed in the past week in one place. Enjoy! – Michael and the FinTech Weekly team

Top Stories

    There was an interesting discussion at #Money2020 about Business Reincarnation. It’s a rather dramatic term, especially if you don’t believe in reincarnation, but it does help visualise the idea. Like a Phoenix from the ashes, a bank needs to die and reincarnate itself to survive this digital revolution.

    Blockchain technology is synonymous with digital tokens that are all too often viewed as a speculative asset class that has produced untold riches for a small elite of techno-savvy programmers and entrepreneurs who were in the right place at the right time.

    The US card payment system involves a series of middlemen taking a cut. Digital systems, like those used in China and Kenya, could threaten banks and other players.

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FinTech Articles

Podcasts & Videos

    Jason Henrichs and JP Nicols host Perianne Boring, founder and CEO of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, talking trends, challenges and where we’ll see the first fruits of the #blockchain revolution. Brett King talks with Derek Corcoran from Avoka on their new Digital Onboarding Trends report.

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