US regulators should support the integration of location…

John Popeo outlines the potential benefits of widespread adoption of location intelligence to aid financial services. Location intelligence – or technology focused on the collection, analysis and visualisation of geographic data – has a variety…

The regulator’s view of bitcoin, 2017

Chris Skinner reveals a snippet of thought process from the central bankers’ point of view when it comes to bitcoin. As part of the blockchain conference, I chaired a session with some central bankers talking…

Africa – FinTech’s Natural Fit and Next Frontier

We’ve heard the sensationalism before – That the unbridled array of opportunities in Africa are either being “squandered”, “exploited” or just now seeping to the surface for globalization to capitalize on the ‘Rising Continent’ in…

Polish FinTech companies attract interest abroad

FinTech is currently one of the fastest growing sectors of technology. It is expected that by the year 2020, investment in FinTech companies will grow to 46 billon USD, while global investment in this sector…

Why are fund administrators getting fired at alarming…

Private fund managers are showing an increasing penchant for firing their fund administrators. A new report by Preqin called “Preqin Special Report: Private Capital Service Providers” shows that 36% of fund managers changed their fund…