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Dima Kats, CEO at Clear Junction, Comments on Why Real-time Payment Systems Are Becoming Important

Ironically, according to Dima Kats, CEO of Clear Junction, banks and financial institutions are probably some of the most unbanked segments in the world. From high fees to long settlement times, regulatory pressures to difficulty in accessing multi-country payment options, the issues and barriers facing… Read More

Future of Banking: XYB Fintech Exec Santosh Radhakrishnan Discusses Pain Points in the Banking Sector

Santosh Radhakrishnan, CCO at XYB, an end-to-end coreless banking platform, recently commented on the future of banking and the different challenges the financial services sector is facing. Santosh also talked about the key pain points that presently exist in the banking sector. XYB claims that… Read More

Stephen Pair from BitPay Shares Insights on Current Trends in Crypto Payments Ecosystem

Stephen Pair, co-founder and CEO of BitPay, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Stephen Pair from Bitpay talked about the current state of crypto adoption and how the financial services sector can be enhanced with digital currency transactions. Stephen also talked about… Read More

Jeff Nowicki, VP of Banking at Treasury Prime, Comments on Impact of Inflation on Big Banks

After many shakeups in the past year, 2024 is expected to be a difficult year for the entire banking sector. We recently connected with Jeff Nowicki, VP of Banking at Treasury Prime, the embedded finance software company, to discuss banking trends for 2024 and beyond…. Read More

Rodrigo Figueroa of Chargeback Gurus: Industry Veteran Comments on What FedNow Means for Chargebacks

Instant payment service FedNow offers individuals and businesses many benefits including greater efficiency, quicker access to their money, and reduced transaction costs. Yet, unlike conventional, slower payment methods, FedNow doesn’t offer any form of payment reversal or chargeback functionality. That begs the question: Will FedNow… Read More

Julian Sawyer, CEO of Zodia Custody: Blockchain Professional Comments on Importance of Offering Digital Asset Custody Services

Julian Sawyer is CEO of Zodia Custody, a digital asset custodian backed by Standard Chartered, in association with Northern Trust and SBI Holdings. Zodia Custody provides bank-grade custody services for institutional investors in digital assets, enabling them to enter the digital asset space within the same… Read More

Matthew Commons of Verified USD Foundation: Blockchain Professional Reveals Challenges Facing Legacy Stablecoins and Development of DeFi

We recently connected with Matthew Commons, President of the Verified USD Foundation, which aims to facilitate seamless, equitable and transparent on-chain and off-chain transactions within the Web3 ecosystem, backed by the Verified USD (USDV) stablecoin. Commons reportedly comes with more than a decade of blockchain… Read More

Mindaugas Mikalajūnas, CEO at SME Finance: Industry Exec Explains How Fintech Can Enhance SME Sector 

We recently spoke with Mindaugas Mikalajūnas, Cо-Founder and CEO of SME Finance, a Vilnius-based Fintech reinventing growth financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Europe. SME Finance aims to fill a gap left by risk-averse banks and high-cost alternative lenders. Led by Mikalajūnas with… Read More

Milan Velev of Nexo: Blockchain Professional Explains Importance of Security for Crypto Investors, Traders

We recently connected with Milan Velev, Nexo’s Chief Security Officer, who shared key insights with CI regarding the importance of setting standards for crypto platform security. Milan Velev from Nexo explained why crypto investors and traders need to prioritize security. He also commented on their… Read More

Markus Prommik of Finfra: Industry Exec Comments on Embedded Lending and the New Fintech Rules

We recently spoke with Markus Prommik, CEO and Co-founder of Finfra, a Fintech platform that develops white-labeled lending products for non-Fintech companies seeking to integrate financial services into their platforms. Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Finfra not only provides practical embedded lending solutions to their clients… Read More

Bundeep Singh Rangar of Fineqia: Blockchain Professional Says Industry Should Focus on Education and Practical Use-Cases

We recently caught up with Bundeep Singh Rangar, the CEO of Fineqia, a digital asset business that builds and targets investments in early and growth-stage technology companies that will be a part of the next generation of the Internet. Publicly listed in Canada (CSE: FNQ)… Read More

Justin Orgel of Marigold: Industry Veteran Comments on Concerns Consumers Have Regarding Data Collection by Financial Institutions

We recently connected with Justin Orgel from Marigold, a global MarTech that works with over 40,000 brands and organizations worldwide to help them identify and create strong relationships with their customers. The company offers industry-tailored MarTech and loyalty solutions that support the entire customer lifecycle… Read More

Vishal Kapoor of Affirm: Fintech Executive Shares Insights on Stricter Regulation of BNPL Sector

We recently sat down with Vishal Kapoor, Head of Product at Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), a payment network that helps millions of consumers spend and save “responsibly” and empowers hundreds of thousands of businesses with the tools to fuel growth. In his role, Vishal leads the… Read More

Julian Deschler, Co-Founder at Elusiv: Blockchain Professional Comments on Latest Solana (SOL) Ecosystem Developments

MakerDAO co-founder Rune Christensen has submitted a proposal to build the project’s upcoming native chain using Solana’s codebase, which led to Vitalik Buterin selling $580,000 worth of MakerDAO’s MKR token in rebellion. The move may be an indication that ecosystem participants want to explore different… Read More

Diego Lizarazo of Agoric: Blockchain Professional Comments on How a JavaScript Library Supports Web3 Devs Entering DLT, Smart Contracts Ecosystem

We recently connected with Diego Lizarazo, Director of Developer Relations at Agoric. Recently, Amazon launched Cloud Tools (AMB Access and Query services), which make it easier for developers to create decentralized applications. While this is a step in the right direction, more needs to be… Read More

Prerak Sanghvi, VP of Engineering at Clear Street: Fintech Exec Discusses How API-first Development Is Streamlining Software Apps

  According to Insights Distilled’s recent State of Enterprise Tech report, API-first development is streamlining software, with respondents claiming they are ready to start utilizing APIs at scale, with 43% naming it a top priority for 2023. Additionally, a survey from Insight Partners’ portfolio company… Read More

Jett Tang of The Next Crypto Gem: Blockchain Professional to Help Accelerate Web3 Adoption

Jett Tang, the executive producer of The Next Crypto Gem, a Reality TV series that premieres September 7, 2023, has shared key insights with Crowdfund Insider. Jett Tang claims that he is focused on moving Web3 towards mainstream adoption. That’s why he has launched this… Read More

Uldis Tēraudkalns, CEO of Nexpay: Fintech Veteran Comments on Implications of MiCA Regulation for European Fintechs

Uldis Tēraudkalns, CEO of Nexpay, a fintech scale-up providing business banking solutions for digital companies, recently shared his views and insights with CI. Licensed by the Bank of Lithuania and operating across Europe, Nexpay reportedly processes over €2.5 billion annually and has helped over 600… Read More

Travis Schwab, CEO of Eventus: Finance Professional Comments on Regulatory Compliance Challenges Industry Faces

We recently caught up with Travis Schwab, Founder and CEO of Eventus – a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance, algo monitoring, and risk control solutions. According to the firm, Travis has a deep background in capital markets and over 25 years of experience… Read More

Amit Dua, President at SunTec: Financial Services Professional Comments on Role of ESG Initiatives in Banking Sector

  As the banking landscape rapidly evolves, we decided to speak with Amit Dua, President at SunTec, a technology partner that claims to work with the world’s largest banks, helping them to improve their customer experience, pricing strategies, and ESG approach through technology-led solutions. Amit… Read More

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