A 105-year-old news giant with around 150 million monthly readers around the world, joins the Metaverse to be where the audience is. Vadim Supitskiy, Forbes CTO, shares details on this new adventure.
An increasing number of finance executives are acknowledging the benefits of blockchain, digital assets, and smart contracts – both for their organisation and for wider society. But the unfamiliar landscape requires vigilance and thorough investigation.
Blockchain in Finance 2022 is written for finance executives who want to understand how the financial services sector is approaching blockchain, how much progress is being made, and what the most common challenges and opportunities are.
The Fintech Islands Experience (FIX) will be an important catalyst for fintech innovation and transformation across the Caribbean. The three-day conference will focus on bringing global thought leadership, best practices and best-in class solutions to the Caribbean’s banking and financial industry, while introducing this largely untapped market to the fintech world.
Attend the premier conference for data & analytics leaders in North America – Chief Data & Analytics Officers, Fall on October 10-12, 2022 in Boston, MA. New this year is a personalized learning and networking track for data & analytics executives serving the Financial Services industry. Join your peers who understand your challenges and celebrate your successes when it comes to the nuanced intricacies of data & analytics. Qualified data & analytics folks can attend at no cost with a VIP pass.
Despite the economic downturn, some fintech companies found a way to become stable, different from many unicorns that couldn’t rise sustainably. Forbes lists the top 10 fintech companies in 2022.
Jeremy Hogan, the attorney who has been following the case of Ripple, states that the judge in charge, Sarah Netburn, is tired of the SEC: the Securities and Exchange Commission is not producing the required documentation and constantly files objections. This is one of the most discussed cases about cryptocurrency regulation: how will this end?
Another crypto-related business hit by the SEC is the popular Coinbase. The allegation concerns the listing of some securities on the crypto exchange. Coinbase disputed the allegation and its chief legal officer, Paul Grewal, stressed that the exchange simply “does not list securities.”
The French banking company Qonto is expanding across Europe. The company announced that it’s planning to acquire the German Penta: the deal should close in the next few weeks. It would represent a major move for a company that aims to be the reference point for small businesses and freelancers.
Moove is a mobility fintech company also able to underwrite loans to drivers. Its financial and mobility technology mix makes it the largest supply partner of Uber in Europe and the EMEA region. Uber now wants to bring Moove to India.
Jeremy Almond, CEO of the fintech company Paystand, injected a sense of optimism in crypto and fintech investors and businesses: despite these hard economic times, he said that we should be “optimistic about the world we are creating.”
As fintech companies primarily offer payment services, keeping every transaction safe is important. This is even more urgent when you consider that many firms, despite their sizes, are embedding financial services into their own websites to be more competitive. That’s why it’s fundamental to know how cybersecurity works – especially in the fintech sector.
Green economy is still concentrated in a few countries, and it might become the strand that links US and India’s efforts against climate change: the words of Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s ambassador in the US, show that the economic relations between the two countries might focus on these efforts for the next decades.