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On May 9, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
How should visionary leaders in #finserv be thinking about innovation at a time like this? https://t.co/8byhUtgzDu #banking #fintech
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Banking and innovation under COVID-19

Banking and innovation under COVID-19

In this first in a series of two articles, R/GA's Peter Pawlick and Christy Randall discuss banking innovation during and post-COVID-19 The global humanitarian crisis of COVID-19 is ...

On May 9, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Michelle Phan: The Beauty of Bitcoin https://t.co/jZsVbAmXbE by @Coindesk
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Michelle Phan: The Beauty of Bitcoin

Michelle Phan: The Beauty of Bitcoin

Why beauty mogul Michelle Phan says her 8.9 million YouTube subscribers are ready for bitcoin: "They want to know how to protect their purchasing power."

On May 8, 2020
@FintechBot shared
The Global Contenders Trying to Displace the Dollar https://t.co/WnZ96GFE9N by @Coindesk
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The Global Contenders Trying to Displace the Dollar

The Global Contenders Trying to Displace the Dollar

Could the dollar be replaced by a single new dominant currency like China’s DCEP, or is a multipolar currency world more likely?

On May 10, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
The COVID-19 Pandemic Brings into “Sharp Focus” the Need for Incumbents to Learn from Digital Disruptors, According to @FinastraFS Executive https://t.co/99H4sUqLQ1 #finserv #fintech #banking #digitalbanking
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Brings into “Sharp Focus” the Need for Incumbents to Learn from Digital Disruptors, According to Finastra Executive

The COVID-19 Pandemic Brings into “Sharp Focus” the Need for Incumbents to Learn from Digital Disruptors, According to Finastra Executive

The COVID-19 pandemic brings into "sharp focus" the need for incumbents to learn from digital disruptors, according to Finastra executive.

On May 8, 2020
@FTPartners shared
LendIt Fintech has just launched a new initiative for the #FinTech community, @LendIt Fintech Digital. I am delighted to be included in the select group of speakers taking part in this launch -- mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 13, 8am PST! https://t.co/XnDzhYva6n
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On May 8, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: Latin America https://t.co/A6sxUuWuVY by @Coindesk
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Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: Latin America

Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: Latin America

Crypto adoption is up from Argentina to Venezuela, especially bitcoin and stablecoins like dai. But each market is unique.

On May 11, 2020
@pascalbouvier shared
the author teaches at IMD, which is a business school - i had to check to be sure. https://t.co/4P5lij9Q2s
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The online challengers threatening to disrupt the disrupters

The online challengers threatening to disrupt the disrupters

Dominant platforms such as Airbnb and Uber are looking ripe for an upset by the ‘DAO’

On May 10, 2020
@cgledhill shared
“Finding a suitable payments provider is a vital initial step for any startup conducting an online business. When your core product is controversial to some, however, things can get a little tricky” https://t.co/UqFFBuMpnt #fintech #sextech
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Why sex startups face uphill payments battle

Why sex startups face uphill payments battle

Finding a payments provider is a vital first step for any startup. When your core product is controversial to some - as in sextech- this can be tricky.