Posts Tagged ‘upcoming’

Fintech Regulation: New Law to Impact Mobile Wallet Operators in Singapore

Singapore is about to introduce a new law to prevent shadow banking by requiring mobile wallet operators and payments startups to ring-fence deposits so they don’t function as unregulated banks. The new rules, which are likely to become legislation by the end of the year or early next year, is part of the Payment Service Bill […]

Coinbase Partnership with Tiger Global Pushes the Company’s Value to $8 Billion

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is in the final stages of closing an investment deal from Tiger Global worth $500 million, which could usher the company’s value to nearly $8 billion. If finalized, the partnership with Tiger Global will make Coinbase one of the highest-valued startups in the US. Coinbase is expected to put half of these […]

Robinhood, the Zero-Fee Stock and Crypto Trading App, Is Planning to Go Public

Robinhood—the fintech startup that offers stock, option, and cryptocurrency trades with zero fees—is taking steps to go public, starting with the hiring of a chief financial officer. Robinhood co-founder Baiju Bhatt confirmed the company’s plans for an IPO and CFO hire. Read more

BlockShow is Debuting in Vegas with BlockShow Americas 2018

Shortly after a successful comeback to Germany with BlockShow Europe 2018, the team gets to work again and announces BlockShow Americas 2018 – the next 2-day show and the very first one to be held in USA. The conference will take place on August 20-21 at The Venetian, Las Vegas. BlockShow Americas will introduce the audience […]

Flipkart Seeking NBFC License; Soon to Venture into Fintech Space

Flipkart is planning to offer credit and insurance products to its customers and sellers. Several Indian publications reported that the Bangalore based company is right now in the middle of applying for its NBFC license. The credit option would be first made available to its Flipkart’s sellers and customers and with time, the company will […]

10th FinTech Future Convention 2018 Will Commence in Shanghai this October

10th FinTech Future Convention 2018 (IFPI2018) will commence on October 15th-16thin Shanghai, China, with the theme of “Access Opportunities in the World’s Preeminent FinTech Market”, organized by CDMC Finance Research Institute and CDMC Group. The event will attract 1500+ high level participants and 100+ top speakers. IFPI2018 will address the hottest topics affecting the FinTech […]

Decentralized 2018: Athens, Greece Blockchain Conference Nov 14-16 Event Details

Owing to the fact that the Decentralized 2017 was a massive success as Europe’s first ever Blockchain conference that focused on the implications of blockchain technology, the University of Nicosia has organized a similar conference scheduled to take place on 14-16 November 2018 in Divani Caravel, Athens, Greece. Decentralized 2018 Conference features overs 1200 attendees […]

Swedish fintech group iZettle to seek $1.1bn valuation in IPO

Swedish payments company iZettle has fired the starting gun on what would be Europe’s biggest fintech IPO as it aims to raise SKr2bn by listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. JPMorgan and Carnegie have been appointed by iZettle to be joint global co-ordinators, with people involved in the process saying the company is hoping for a valuation of […]

Blockchain startups to attract $3 billion in investments

Future Blockchain Summit has announced that the event will host the Global Blockchain Startups Marketplace at its inaugural edition from 2nd to 3rd May 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The event, hosted by the Smart Dubai Office and organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, is slated to be the world’s most influential and creative blockchain festival. With 47 […]

Labrys ICO: Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology For FinTech?

Australian FinTech startup Labrys specializes in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to improve the performance, security, and efficiency of various financial markets. The Labrys Platform is essentially a multi-layered architecture of distributed ledgers, redundant data stores, and enterprise services which, together, deliver a high performance, highly secure, and very scalable financial services that all the involved parties […]