IMF Videos - New Economy Talk: The Economics of Data
Vikram Haksar, Assistant Director Strategy Policy and Review Department IMF Santiago Fernández de Lis, Head of Regulation BBVA Alessandro Acquisti, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University Nasir Zubairi, CEO The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Klaus Löeber, Chief Oversight Division ECB
Little Known to Many Investors, Cryptocurrency Reviews Are for Sale
Self-proclaimed social media personalities charge thousands of dollars for video reviews. Research houses accept payments in the cryptocurrencies they are analyzing. Rating “experts” will grade anything positively, for a price.
#LedaWrites: On Feedback and What to Do with It
Every Thursday, Leda Glyptis, 11:FS Chief of Staff creates #LedaWrites. This week she turns her attention to death threats, How to Train Your Dragon and feedback.
Overview of Financial Inclusion in Africa – Startup Perspective
The World Bank Group considers financial inclusion as a key enabler in reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. It has put forward an ambitious goal to reach Universal Financial Access (UFA) by 2020.
Fintech Awards 2019 - Apply before April 30th!
We unearth outstanding FinTech startups from around the world, and introduce them to potential new clients and funding opportunities in Luxembourg.
Crowdfunding: Wrisk - Built for your phone, Wrisk is insurance made so simple it's almost unrecognisable.
Wrisk is designed and built to solve customers’ long-held issues with insurance. Through our app, we’ve made the whole process simple, transparent and personal.
Crowdfunding: MortgageGym - Free online mortgage service with real brokers. Backed by GoCompare and LSL Property.
We thought it was time someone made mortgages simple. No more trips to the bank. No boring meetings and definitely no messy paperwork. So that’s why we created MortgageGym.
World Bank urges financial inclusion as growth falters in Europe and Central Asia
The economic outlook for the 23 countries that make up the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia unit is gloomy. To improve things, the unit's chief economist Asli Demirguc-Kunt suggests a push for financial inclusion.
Report: Global AI in Fintech Market is Forecast to Exhibit a CAGR of 26.21% during 2019-2024
The global AI in Fintech market is forecast to exhibit a CAGR of 26.21% during 2019-2024, growing from $1.44 billion in 2018 to $5.67 billion by 2024, on account of technological advancements and surging penetration of internet.
Report: UK Fintech Investment Booms in Q1
Innovate Finance, an association that advocates on behalf of the UK’s robust Fintech industry, has shared some numbers quantifying Fintech sector investment during Q1 of 2019. Culled from Pitchbook data, Innovate Finance says that UK Fintech investment is going gangbusters in comparison to the same quarter last year.