Fintech news review for 13th September

By Jason Hulott | Fintech News

The big payments processing company Stripe has launched a credit card for business account holders. This complements its growing package of online facilities, which recently saw the addition of business loans to its basic payments processing facility. Stripe. The UK’s Fintech banking service Monzo has launched a “blocking” service, which stops account holders overspending on […]

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Fintech news review for 6th September

By Jason Hulott | Fintech News

Following the discovery that half of all 22 to 29 year-olds have no savings at all, mobile bankers Tandem have launched a “Savetember” campaign to encourage young adults to save more. The bank is encouraged that mobile bankers are probably keener to save than others, with almost half of them saving regularly each month. Tandem. […]

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Beginners Guide to Crowdfunding

By Jason Hulott | Crowdfunding

There used to be clear paths to follow when raising business capital. You could speak to the bank manager, or if you needed more, you could try to get on the calendar of a Venture Capitalist. Either way, you’d present your idea, show your business plan, perhaps even show a product, and they would decide. […]

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Beginners Guide to Buying and Using Bitcoin

By Jason Hulott | Bitcoin

Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, created in 2008 as a by-product of an attempt to create a viable digital cash system. It’s the best known, highest value and where most people’s brains go when thinking of crypto. Getting started with Bitcoin is simple but comes with caveats. This isn’t like managing your bank account online; […]

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Fintech news review for 30th August

By Jason Hulott | Fintech News

Facebook is currently under fire about the transparency of its digital currency Libra and the infrastructure that supports it. Despite investigations in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and several other countries, backers and supporters appear so far unperturbed by the degree of scrutiny. Fintech Global. A simple and easy to use insurance app – currently […]

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Fintech news review for 26th August

By Jason Hulott | Fintech News

An alarming 98% of Fintech start-ups fail to tackle the threat of cyber-attacks. Instead, they remain vulnerable to web or app-based attacks. What is more, their unused and abandoned subdomains, program interfaces and web applications expose privacy, compliance and security failings. Computer Weekly. WhatsApp is said to be exploring a pilot digital payments, or “mobile […]

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