Bitcoin is bouncing around all-time highs, trading at around $33,500. For Bitcoin bulls, the recent rise in price for BTC has been greeted with a lot of backslapping and comments about how it was inevitable. Many observers point to the rising demand for Bitcoin as… Read More
Coinbase is reportedly planning an initial public offering (IPO) at some point later this year or early next. First reported by Reuters, the news really comes as no surprise as its valuation has risen dramatically and the digital asset sector of Fintech continues to gain… Read More
Wirecard AG (WPI:DE) has emerged as one of the most embarrassing financial debacles in years in Germany. The implosion of the Fintech has demolished the reputation of the former CEO Markus Braun who was subsequently arrested following the revelation of €1.9 billion in missing funds…. Read More
Digital assets continue to gain traction in the real world. While it will take some time, it is hard to ignore that more institutional money is creeping in and blockchain technology is being viewed as a viable tool to create and manage digital assets including… Read More
Metaco SA, an infrastructure provider for financial institutions entering the digital asset ecosystem, has formed a partnership with Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) – a think tank and research center in the digital asset sector. According to a release, the partnership will see FSBC support… Read More
Big Four auditing firm Deloitte claims that Fintech industry professionals no longer think that blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) is “groundbreaking and merely promising.” The professional services firm’s 2020 Global Blockchain Survey polled around 1,500 senior management professionals and found that: “Initial doubts about… Read More
Switzerland-based Fintech firm Lykke has announced it is “accelerating growth” by appointing Seamus Donoghue as Director of its Singapore office. Lykke now has a presence in Switzerland, the UK, Cyprus, Vanuatu, the US and now Singapore. Lykke is in the process of building a global… Read More
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