There’s a war on in digital advertising. Facebook, whose ads are its lifeblood, is fighting ad blockers, while other services continue to find innovative ways to help users skip the marketing. Another such way was announced yesterday: Brave, a web browser designed to eliminate ads co-founded by former Mozilla executive Brendan Eich,Read More
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So many startups, so little time. This week, these three fintech startups stand out from the crowd for a variety of reasons: one is the first P2P lending app for Germans (a notably cash-loving country); another is a journalism micropayments platform designed to put readers first; and the last isRead More
Chris Larsen, CEO of Ripple, had plenty to say about payments at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week. “We’re moving into a world where value — money, payments — is moving like information already does on the internet, and that s a big deal,” he said. The lack of interoperabilityRead More
Microfinance 1.0: The Gameen Foundation proves that default rates can be low when lending to the very poor. Microfinance is born. This was possibly the most important financial innovation in the last 50 years. Microfinance 2.0: Fast money rushes in and interest rates go to a level that is still better than loanRead More