Tag Archive for Startups

50,000 in July

Attention Startups! How to win € 50,000 in July

Do you have a startup idea that you’d like to share? Or are you an SME working with a great product? Apply to win € 50,000 in July! It’s your chance to secure a professional collaboration worth €50K!! UniCredit and the Open Bank Project have launched the 2016 global competition for financial technology developers and startups which will be held… Read more →

Blockchain Technology

Codename: BLOCKCHAIN (and the untapped opportunity awaiting startups)

  Banks have earnestly started integrating inhouse risk-scoring analytics systems to support crypto-currency protocols as they test the Blockchain technology. That was always bound to happen. A lot of us predict the demise of Bitcoin 1.0. The proliferation of Blockchain as I wrote in Codename BITCOIN, was the most natural progression for cryptos and the underlying technology. No one can… Read more →

Cynical Banks

Are banks cynical about the Fintech Revolution?

Last week I read a very interesting article on the outlook and future of Fintech. Interesting in that it had a very cynical tone from an executive with an extensive banking and banking technology background. The executive goes on to recall the banking technological advances since the 80s: PC, Dial-up Modem, the first ATMs, EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer), EDI (Electronic… Read more →