Milan Opens The First Italian Fintech Hub

Milan, 27th September 2017 – The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance and the City of Milan have today announced the opening of the “Milan Fintech District”, the country’s first hub dedicated to the most cutting…

Why A Start-up With An Upcoming ICO Welcomes…

The Chinese know very well that pigs get fat and hogs get slaughtered. The country’s rich list is often dubbed the ‘Hogs-slaughtering List’ and appearing on the list can immediately attract attention, investigation, and sometimes…

Pennies’ Digital Charity Box Now Accepting In-App Donations…

Pennies, the fintech charity, digitises the traditional collection tin – enabling consumers to round-up or top-up by a few pence when they pay. Over the last seven years, Pennies has collected over 40 millon micro-donations across 60 participating retailers, including Domino’s, Boots…

When blockchain meets real estate

It was only a matter of time before cryptocurrencies entered the realm of real estate, says Phil Siarri. Nowadays blockchain and cryptocurrencies are all over the place. Even mainstream personalities such as Floyd Mayweather and…

Top 4 Challenges Facing The Construction Industry

Population growth statistics paint a rosy future for the construction industry. With the global population predicted to hit 9 billion by 2050 – and two out of every three people living in cities by 2050 – the demand for…

Technology Giants Pose Major Threat to Banking Industry

Large technology companies like Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple are a greater threat to traditional banking than fintech firms, according to a report from the World Economic Forum. By Jim Marous, Co-Publisher of The Financial Brand and Owner/Publisher of…