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Fintech Nation: Hungary

January 11, 2019

Perhaps not the first place to be considered as a hotspot for fintech activity, Hungary and its capital, Budapest, are making headway in developing products and...

French bank-backed Incubators to watch

November 20, 2018

  STATION F The Halle Freyssinet’s revival into a fintech haven has been hugely successful. Station F is backed by a supervisory committee composed of a co...

What an industry could learn from a crypto exchange break-in

November 7, 2018

As recent hacks into crypto exchanges have shown, the methods of cyber criminals change rapidly, and firms require constant vigilance and planning to defend aga...

A look into France as a Fintech Nation

November 6, 2018

France has yet to find its first fintech unicorn, but the country is rapidly making up ground with assistance for startups from government and private investmen...

BitPesa creates ripples in the finance market

September 28, 2018

Digital foreign exchange and payment platform Bitpesa leverages blockchain settlement to lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from...

6 African Tech Firms to Watch

September 25, 2018

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 ab...

Mash CEO on simplifying the payment ecosystem

July 2, 2018

For those who are unfamiliar with Mash, what do you offer as a service? We’re in three business lines: traditional consumer loans, credit cards and pay-later so...

The Evolution from banking crisis to startup

April 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to read my opinion on global trends. Although I’m grateful for your time in reading this, I want to make clear that these are main...

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