Posts Tagged ‘rating’

12 Best-Funded Fintechs In Switzerland

Switzerland is becoming a global fintech center with a total of 220 incorporated fintech companies in the country, as of December 2017. These startups raised a total of CHF 130 million in venture capital and an astonishing CHF 271.3 million through ICOs in 2017, bringing the total amount raised to CHF 401.3 million, according to […]

Meet the 35 most exciting young entrepreneurs, engineers, and advisors in UK fintech

Fintech is a big business in the UK. The British Treasury has now held two conferences to promote the country’s burgeoning fintech industry on the world stage and the government estimates that the entire sector is worth £7 billion to the UK economy. That’s up from almost nothing a decade ago. Business Insider has covered […]

Researchers to Create ‘Moody’s for Blockchain’ Global Rankings

A state-owned scientific institution overseen by China‘s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced that it will produce monthly assessments of blockchain projects. The initiative will see the development of an independent rating system — much like a Moody’s or Standard & Poor — for the blockchain space. Dubbed the Global Public Chain Assessment […]

China rapidly embracing fintech while Korea trails behind

Korea’s fintech adoption rate is less than half of China, according to a fintech trend report released by the Financial Supervisory Service. The financial watchdog cited the “EY FinTech Adoption Index 2017” report from global consulting firm Ernst & Young to compare the fintech adoption rate among 20 major markets across the world. According to EY, […]

10 startups that became worth billions in less than 3 years

In the startup world, the odds of a company achieving a valuation of $1 billion or more is considered so slim, it’s named after a mythical beast — the unicorn. In the entire US, there are just 135 private companies that are valued at over a billion dollars or more. Of those, only ten became so-called unicorns […]

Meet the 50 top-funded startups and tech companies in India

Which companies in India are blazing a trail for the rest? One way to judge – although imperfect – would be the amount of money they have raised. Using its data, Tech in Asia has generated a constantly updated list of 50 startups and tech companies in India who have raised the most money from […]

The Top 10 New Blockchain Technologies

Blockchain is one of the few emerging technologies to genuinely deserve the clichéd label “disruptive” – a term widely abused in the tech world. Yet issues around its ability to scale and its electricity consumption remain significant. It is no surprise that startups around the world are working overtime to tackle these challenges. Computer Business Review named […]

The Richest People In Cryptocurrency

Forbes had presenting its first-ever list of the richest people in cryptocurrency in net-worth estimates in ranges. The numbers are based on estimated holdings of cryptocurrencies, post-tax profits from trading crypto-assets and stakes in crypto-related businesses, and locked in Forbes’s estimates using prices on Jan. 19, 2018. Read more