Startups are hard. Fintech startups are harder. And a free stock trading startup is particularly so.
That’s because, in order to ship a product that our community will love and is 10 times better than their current experience, we need to go deep, to the fundamental level of building an independent, next-generation financial services company from scratch. One that not only feels clean, crisp and like a tech company, but is one.
January 2018 isn’t just the deadline for PSD2’s adoption into national laws and regulation, it’s also the compliance deadline for the EU’s revamped ‘Markets in Financial Instruments Directive’ — otherwise known as MiFID II.
A data-driven deep dive on the evolution of the blockchain landscape — and how VCs, token sales, and consortia are shaping its future.
Financial inclusion is a tool for reducing poverty, inequality, and oppression around the world. As a first generation Nigerian American, who grew up with privileges many Africans have not had access to, I have always felt it a personal mission to foster development on the continent. Professionally, I have been able to contribute to this mission through my work at a micro-lender in Ethiopia, an MFI in Kenya, and now, through alternative credit scoring at FarmDrive.