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Visa Expands Within the World of Fintech

With fintech growing all around the world, there is a debate as to whether fintech giants and financial institutions should compete against each other or work together. Visa is one of the companies that has decided that they want to work together with fintechs. In June 2021, Visa expanded its Visa Fintech Partner Connect program. …

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The Basics of Bitcoin

When someone mentions Bitcoin, most people’s first thought is that it’s just something you invest in, or stock you can own. While it can be an investment, it is also a form of currency. Bitcoin was created in 2009 by an anonymous programmer who goes by the code name “Satoshi Nakomoto.” Bitcoin was created with …

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European Union Launching Digital Wallet Next Year

Across the globe, the use of digital wallets is on the rise. This digital asset is becoming increasingly popular and has been proven to be very efficient, to the point that the European Union has declared that they want to implement it in Europe. The EU will launch the digital wallet next year, making it …

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Nigerian Fintech Startup Appzone Raises €8 Million

The global fintech sector has given opportunities to innovators from all around the world to generate new ideas and inventions based on circumstance. Africa is one of the world’s current fintech hotspots, especially countries such as Nigeria and Kenya, where innovations come from needs that wouldn’t be possible anywhere else. For example, the M-pesa money …

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JPMorgan Chase’s Fintech Takes Optimistic Turn

As the world becomes increasingly dependent on fintech for all financial transactions during the global pandemic, it’s been debated how traditional commercial banks will be able to adapt to this change. Economists have predicted that commercial banks will see a natural rise in profit as we start to come out on the other side of …

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In-Depth Look at What Entirely Composes Fintech Industry

Fintech is by far one of the most fascinating and explosive markets of the past decade, as growth and interest have increased substantially. For the most part, fintech is categorized by the simple definition that it is the marriage of finance and technology, usually involving distribution of typical financial services, such as bank transactions. Although …

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Ethical Data Usage and Fintech

The speed at which the internet has accelerated over the past ten years is almost daunting to think about. Countless people have created platforms solely based on the internet that have shaped the way our minds think more than we could realize. While some of these smartphone apps have made our lives far more convenient, …

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