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Bank of England: Cryptocurrencies fail basic financial tests

Huw van Steenis, senior adviser to Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney, said that cryptocurrencies do not pass fundamental financial tests. Is the crypto potential in risk? Van Steenis joined the BOE in 2018, having previously worked at Schroders and Morgan Stanley. He currently directs a review of the…

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What are Banks Doing about the Fintech Startups Revolution?

For some time now, a specific sector has become one of the greatest entrepreneurial revolutions in our recent history. And it is one of the current panaceas: mobile payment, personal finance management, corporate crowdfunding, money transfers between users … whatever their variations. The truth is that all investors are behind…

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The Fed has concerns about fintech regulations

The US Federal Reserve is reluctant to grant fintech access to the country’s financial infrastructure, including its clearing and settlement systems. The concern arises from the perception that these companies do not have robust risk controls or consumer protection systems that common banks must have to operate. “I am concerned…

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Complete Guide on Venture Capital in Latin America (main actors by country and reports on the state)

In this article, we will show the current landscape of the venture capital industry in LATAM with the main actors of the countries where the entrepreneurship hubs of the region are located. We hope you find it useful 😉 According to the latest report on the state of the Venture…

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The future of German banks: Fintech growing and Deutsche Bank struggling

The new cash injection for N26 is a fan of the German fintech scene. A comparison with Deutsche Bank reveals a lot about our risky bets on the future The future of German banks in 2019 is somewhere between 2.3 billion and 15 billion euros. The first number since Thursday…

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“IATA pay”: new method of payment for airline tickets

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) concluded the first purchase transaction of airline tickets through a new payment system: “IATA Pay”. The transaction was carried out in partnership with ipagoo, a fintech company based in the United Kingdom. IATA noted that this new payment method is an industry-backed initiative to…

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How to create your startup in Silicon Valley in a matter of days

Silicon Valley and in general the United States is the goal for many entrepreneurs. But being able to take a startup to the mecca of entrepreneurship is not always easy. To make things easier, the popular online payment startup Stripe has presented, under the MWC of Barcelona, Stripe Atlas, a…

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