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Transforming the future of banking with Mondo

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2015 was the year that fintech hit the mainstream press, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down as 2016 gets underway. One of the most exciting developments in this space, particularly in the UK, has been the rise of the challenger bank. These fully regulated organisations are taking on the traditional banks at their own game, except they …

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10 minutes with Bitspark’s George Harap

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We caught up with George Harap, CEO at Bitspark Limited and our speaker for the Financial Inclusion Summit for a quick chat about his interests and aspirations around the future of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Based in Hong Kong, George is a Fintech addicted Bitcoin evangelist focused on financial inclusion utilising innovative new systems for the next billion people to join …

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Aidil Zulkifli and the Indonesian Fintech Revolution

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One of the most exciting features of the upcoming Cards & Payments Asia conference is the opportunity that we have to feature innovative fintech startups from across Asia. We caught up Aidil Zulkifli, the founder of Indonesian startup UangTeman, to discuss how fintech, short term loans, and the his industry heroes. How will fintech evolve in Indonesia over the coming …

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Financial inclusion: yesterday’s poor, tomorrow’s customers

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Asia has borne witness to a technological renaissance during the last decade with the exponential growth e-payments, commerce and banking solutions. As of 2015, we have crossed the threshold for usage and growth.  The Asia Pacific region now boosts the world’s fastest growing non-cash transactions market, enjoying approximately 9.5 per cent compound annual growth, with emerging Asian markets such as Indonesia …

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Speaker update: David Moskowitz on Bitcoin

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With fintech all the rage and the international R3 consortium up and running, there are few topics more interesting and more controversial in the financial services world than blockchain, cryptocurrency and, specifically, bitcoin. A big feature our upcoming Cards & Payments Asia conference, we caught up with speaker David Moskowitz, Founder at Coin Republic to set the scene for bitcoin …