The Real COVID Story

Forget bitcoin — FinTech is the ‘real Covid-19 story’ JPMorgan thinks bitcoin is an “economic side show,” despite the cryptocurrency’s monster rally. Bitcoin has gained traction with major Wall Street banks and Fortune 500 companies like Tesla and Mastercard. The rise of digital finance is the “real financial transformation story of the Covid-19 era.” Bitcoin … Read more

COVID Accelerates FinTech

COVID-19 Accelerates the FinTech Revolution Fintech has long been on the rise, but could the novel coronavirus pandemic finally be the accelerant that makes financial technology the norm for everyone? Financial technology – FinTech – has become increasingly important to both consumers and businesses over the past six months. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more

Fintechs Grow Up as Coronavirus Chills

Global FinTech COVID

Aritra Chakravarty, founder of London-based online accounts and investments provider Dozens, admits it’s a tough time to be seeking up to $19 million for a start-up. Chakravarty is seeking funding for Project Imagine, the company behind his fintech ventures. He is looking to crowd funding and government-backed COVID 19-support schemes for technology firms to make … Read more