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Revolut showcases fivefold revenue increase despite 2017 loss

Revolut: Fivefold revenue increase despite hefty £14.8 million loss in 2017. Revolut, one of Britain's fastest growing financial technology companies, announced this week a fivefold increase in revenue, from £2.4 million to...

Glint instigates gold revival

Innovative startup Glint aims to create a modernday gold rush by making it easier for to acquire the precious metal and turn it into a payment method. Ploughing funds into a plethora...

Catch-up with Zopa Bank

If you’ve shopped around for a personal loan in recent years, there’s every chance you’ve looked beyond long-standing sources of lending for a more competitive offer, even in these days of...
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Paysend superpowers payments

According to the World Bank’s latest Remittance Report, $5.1 trillion dollars are transferred daily across the globe. The market today is shared among the old financial institutions and more than 350 paytech...

Turkey commits to going cashless

Turkey’s recent plunge into financial crisis may not mark the country out as a potential fintech hotspot, but its ambition to go cashless places it among the frontrunners as a destination for...
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6 African Tech Firms to Watch

This year, investment, innovation and growth has been erupting from African businesses at a temperature hot enough for the world to notice. The reason? Their ability to penetrate and tap into...
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Crypto Alert Series: The crypto wallet

The other week, one of the largest hardware wallet companies in the world, Ledger, issued a warning that their latest software has a bug which was displaying a static unique address to all...
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Stockholm: Sweden’s Fintech Hub

Back in the 1990s, Sweden began investing heavily in its technology infrastructure. The government wanted all households and businesses across the country to have access to IT infrastructure and broadband to create...
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NASDAQ champions blockchain

Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest exchange by market capitalisation, joins forces with Citi to create an integrated payments solution using a distributed ledger to record and transmit payment instructions When the Nasdaq (National Association of...
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The key to challenger and traditional banks’ success

As we enter a fast-moving new era for financial services, old and new players are finding ways to work together to ensure their survival. Wendy Atkins explores the ways in which...

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