The fintech sector is heating up across sub-Saharan Africa. Foreign investors are paying close attention and providing start-ups with the capital needed to get off the ground.
The likes of Burger King in Russia have issued Whoppercoin, a cryptocurrency that enables customers to buy a signature Whopper burger.
Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that raise funds using digital currencies have come under regulatory fire in recent times.
Northern Trust's Peter Cherecwich fields our questions about how data is impacting the custody business.
For the 200,000-plus victims of the WannaCry ransomware attack, a short period of blame was replaced by awareness of the reality that complacency creates vulnerability.
The Asia-Pacific region surged past North America for funding of fintech enterprises in 2016, due to blockbuster China deals.
The “digital revolution” has been famously disruptive in retail, but in banking it seems finance firms are seeking more cooperation with technology.
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin was the first working example of a blockchain, or distributed ledger, but important as it has become, it barely begins to explain why banks, regulators (including central banks) and tech firms are all over this technology.
The world of fintech is littered with its own terminology. We explain some of the more widely used terms.
Banks, tech firms and even universities are partnering to aid home-grown Egyptian fintechs.
Paolo Sironi, a global thought leader in wealth management and investment analytics with IBM, talks about robots, algorithms and making personal finance more like a game.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has joined with Japan's SoftBank Group to launch what could become a $100 billion fund to focus on technology investments.
With interest rates in negative territory and quantitative easing having run its course, central bankers are thinking about turning to cryptocurrencies to solve problems.
As fintech becomes both partner and competitor to global and regional banks—and other financial services firms—it is increasingly coming under the scrutiny of regulators. But how that regulatory framework develops is different in each jurisdiction. In the province of Ontario, ...
Singapore chosen as a top fintech hub in Connecting Global FinTech: Hub Review 2016 by Deloitte and All Street Research.
Eli Broverman is president and co-founder of Betterment, a provider of automated online investment advice—“robo-advisory.” He visited Global Finance to discuss technology and asset management.