Tag: fintech

steem

If Cryptocoins can be Social, why aren’t They on Facebook or Twitter?

Edgy Labs shows you how cryptocurrencies are being adopted as a social currency and explains how this will affect large-scale social platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Imagine you could connect with other people online who...
RISE conference

RISE Conference 2017: New Developments from Hong Kong

Stay tuned as Edgy Labs begins its coverage of the three-day 2017 RISE Conference taking place in Hong Kong. RISE 2017 will bring together members of major global media, investors, and entrepreneurs for three days...
RISE 2017

RISE 2017: Join in With the Northeast’s Prestige Technology Event

Edgy Labs begins its coverage of the 2017 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE) taking place at Boston’s Northeastern University. RISE is a lot like a grownup version of a science fair. Every year, well...
FinTech investment

3 Western Governments Partnering With Asian FinTech Intitatives

While the U.S. is bogged down in fighting inevitable change, Asia is lightyears ahead of other developed nations, as they are building next-gen international partnerships using blockchain. In late 2016, the Office of the Comptroller...
buy low and sell high

Top 25 Companies That Accept Bitcoin

What are the top companies accepting cryptocurrency? Edgy Labs shows you the 25 biggest names in today’s market. 25 Big-Name Sites That Accept Bitcoin WordPress.com – An online publishing site Overstock.com – Online store selling...
TransferWise

Be a Global Citizen With the Bank of the Future: TransferWise

The TransferWise automatic system matches users who own currency and those who need it, eliminating high fees and processing times from overseas money transfers. New technologies have made many sectors of the economy more oriented...
mena

Middle East, North Africa (MENA) FinTech Update: Slow to Adopt or Miles Ahead?

From 46 in 2013, the number of FinTech startups in MENA region has reached 105, which have raised over $100 million USD in development capital. These two figures are expected to double by 2020. MENA...
uk fintech

UK FinTech Jobs Left Unfilled Post-Brexit

The UK's lack of qualified FinTech career candidates has become more apparent since Brexit. Although there are financial repercussions to their decision, the wealth of unfilled job positions in the sector might serve as...
bitFlyer

BitFlyer: How Regulation can Make or Break the Bitcoin Market

BitNZ, a New Zealand FinTech platform specializing in the exchange of Bitcoin, said that it was forced to close as a result of defensive actions of traditional banks. In contrasting news, bitFlyer announced new...
big banks

5 Ways Blockchain Will Save Big Banks Billions of Dollars

Since the 2008-09 financial crisis, fintech and Blockchain have grown as much as customers have lost faith in the traditional banking establishment. Capitalizing on smartphone democratization, e-commerce boom, and social networks, fintech startups are redefining...