Bitcoin’s price rose with the election results as other fiat currencies such as the dollar, the yen, the peso all experienced fluctuations as the votes flooded in. The global bank BBVA, for example, tweeted today about its currency hedging policy. The spike reportedly caused bitcoin to hit a two-year highRead More
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FemTechLeaders reached out to its UK members for their reaction to the Brexit vote, and their take on how it would impact the financial services and technology industries in the short and long term. Here are some of the observations, predictions, and opinions they shared. One interesting thing to note isRead More
In a stunning vote, British citizens decided to leave the European Union, and the so-called Brexit has not just profound implications for fintech, but creates massive uncertainty for global financial services. “How can we be so stupid?” tweeted Eileen Burbidge, a partner at Passion Capital and FinTech Envoy of HMRead More
Host Sam Maule outlines the DAO hack and what can happen next for Ethereum with guests Simon Taylor, John Lilic of Consensys, and Casey Kuhlman of Eris Industries.Other topics include payment security with the CEO of Final, Aaron Frank, then a double dose of the Fintech5 with Jesse Podell from Startupbootcamp Fintech NYCRead More
In the past months, the fintech sector has taken notice of England’s upcoming June 23 referendum to determine the fate of the island’s membership in the European Union. #Brexit, the handle acting as hub around the question of Britain’s potential “exit,” has had a reach of over 6.8 million Twitter users inRead More