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Brave Payments Uses Bitcoin Micropayments to Block Ads

Brave Payments Uses Bitcoin Micropayments to Block Ads

by September 2, 2016 at 9:53 am 1 comment

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

3 Startups to Watch: Cookies, Blendle, Neighborly

3 Startups to Watch: Cookies, Blendle, Neighborly

by August 17, 2016 at 11:58 am 0 comments

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

Ripple CEO Chris Larsen Discusses the Internet of Value [VIDEO]

by January 25, 2016 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

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 3.0 to tap the massive Underbanked opportunity

Microfinance 3.0 to tap the massive Underbanked opportunity

by November 25, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

  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