Posts Tagged ‘interview’

NZ fintech startup Invsta takes on Asia

New Zealand fintech startup Invsta is an online cryptocurrency platform that allows everyday people to easily invest in cryptocurrencies, and do it in a way that helps reduce some of the risk involved, and with a diversified approach. Invsta CEO and co-founder Rachel Strevens shares more about Invsta, its expansion plans in Asia, and her observations on […]

The battles for the future of fintech

The future of financial services will be decided in the back office and between major companies of the East and West. Digital technology has already ripped up and taped back together many industries but, until recently, the payments industry and financial markets dodged the major blows. Now these industries are racing to stay ahead as […]

Q&A: Raja Al Mazrouei on how Dubai’s FinTech Hive supports Islamic fintech and UAE’s changing economic landscape

At the end of June, FinTech Hive at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) closed applications for its second accelerator programme. FinTech Hive at DIFC is the Middle East and North Africa’s first fintech accelerator and it supports growth stage start-ups. FinTech Hive’s Executive Vice President, Raja Al Mazrouei, gives Salaam Gateway insight into how the programme […]

FinTech And Asset Management

The Institute for Innovation Development recently talked with David Halligan, director of sales and account management of SalesFocus Solutions—a FinTech company that focuses on sales analytics and reporting solutions for asset management firms. Their MARS Product Suite was designed to transform data from asset managers into actionable business insights to identify new sales opportunities, obtain […]

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman on new technologies in fintech

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman speaks to Intel Capital President Wendell Brooks about new technologies in fintech, IPOs and inclusion and diversity. View the video

FinTech: Q&A With Simon Taylor, 11:FS Co-Founder

Recent news from London’s burgeoning FinTech hub has been encouraging for the city as it faces other challenges politically. The Brexit vote means that hiring tech talent is also a huge obstacle to growth. However, last month’s announcement that London FinTech Revolut is now a so-called unicorn with a $1.7 billion valuation and TransferWise working […]

CEO of Singapore’s first blockchain unicorn shares insights on the Asian crypto space

One of the prominent concerns of the blockchain revolution is how different countries are approaching the technology. Some have been hesitant while others have thrown caution to the wind. Asia is unique in this regard, as it has unmatched blockchain ambitions. With this in mind, Tech in Asia writer Joe Liebkind spoke with Patrick Dai, the […]

An Interview with Sirin Labs CMO on the Blockchain Smartphone ‘Finney’

CCN, in association with Brazilian industry outlet Criptomoedas Fácil, interviewed Nimrod May, CMO of Sirin Labs, to discuss the startup’s development of the world’s first smartphone to integrate blockchain technology. Codenamed ‘Finney’, the $1,000 smartphone will be manufactured by global giant Foxconn and will use Android as the operating system. Read the interview

Fintech Focus: Qudian Adapts to New Environment

Qudian Inc. was the toast of the town when it made a $900 million IPO in October, becoming the largest such offering in New York for a new group of Chinese fintech companies. But after a brief rally, things quickly went south for the stock amid a regulatory crackdown and concerns over the company’s ratio […]

‘I Think ICO is a Dirty Word’ — Lessons in Compliance from KodakCoin (Interview)

Bitcoinist spoke with Darren Marble, CEO of CrowdfundX, a fintech marketing firm that uses artificial intelligence and digital marketing to help its clients acquire retail investors and shareholders at scale. His company was responsible for designing, producing, and marketing historic Reg A+ IPOs to NASDAQ, NYSE, and OTC Markets Group, as well as Security Token Offers […]