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Digital Asset Financial Tech Firm BitOoda Reports Recent Increase in Bitcoin Mining Revenue

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform offering risk management solutions, best-execution brokerage and market analysis, has released their Weekly Hash Report (dated 5/10/2021). As mentioned in the report from BitOoda, Bitcoin (BTC) surged 3% week on week (WoW), “reaching… Read More

Fintech and Bank UX Report Released by Axxiome Business Unit ADiLA Research Studio

ADiLA Research Studio, the new business division of Axxiome (a global solutions provider for the financial services sector focusing on advisory in banking, complexity reduction and analytics), has published a second study on UX (user experience) when working with Fintech solution providers and with banks… Read More

Bitcoin has its First Down Month Since Sep 2020, Ethereum Surges Past $3,500 for New All-Time High: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading digital currency wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that as the crypto-asset space exceeds the $2 trillion market value level, many people might be wondering just how much longer and higher will these prices go in… Read More

BNPL Fintech Clearpay Research Reveals UK Millennials, Gen Z More Financial Savvy than Older Consumers

Research from Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) service provider, Clearpay, reveals that Gen Z and Millennials may have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 crisis, however, they’re the most financially savvy generation in the United Kingdom. Around 68% of Gen Z and 61% of… Read More

Contactless Payments and Credit Card Transactions Increasing Steadily in Switzerland: Report

The Swiss Payment Monitor reveals that the trend towards credit card use and contactless payment methods has remained steady in Switzerland. The Swiss Payment Monitor is a research initiative that’s supported by the University of St.Gallen and the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences. The… Read More

Digital Transformation: 68% of Singapore Consumers Prefer All-Digital Channels when Engaging with their Bank during Financial Hardship

During the past year, firms have been focused on accelerating their digital transformation strategies in order to maintain operations in a post-COVID environment. Their investments in digital technology have been essential to retaining business and clients. Companies now require the tools to conduct business remotely,… Read More

Open Crypto Economic Research to be Conducted by Balancer Labs and TokenEngineering Academy

Balancer Labs has teamed up with the TokenEngineering (TE) Academy in order to launch Balancer Simulations for open “crypto-economic” research. As noted in an update dated April 29, 2021: “With the launch of Balancer V2, Balancer Labs brings programmable liquidity to a new level by… Read More

Silicon Valley Firm QC Ware and Goldman Sachs Report Major Quantum Computing Breakthrough, Could Impact Financial Services

Giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has revealed that it’s made a major quantum computing breakthrough. Goldman said that it’s working on computer algorithms that may be used on hardware that could be available within the next 5 years. Goldman Sachs has reportedly… Read More

UK’s ClearBank Reports that European Fintech Firms Consider Banks to be Key Partners in Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

ClearBank, the UK’s first “new clearing bank” in over 250 years which aims to bring open competition and transparency to the nation’s financial services sector, has published a report covering the working relationships between banks and Fintechs. The report is titled, How Well are Fintechs… Read More

Real Estate Investment Platform Fundrise Reports Investing Over $110M into 846 Rental Units during Q1 2021

Fundrise, a real estate investment platform using Reg A+ to provide access to “eREITs and eFunds,” notes that their annual letter to investors (released in January 2021) had revealed that they rang in 2021 with an updated version of their proprietary fund infrastructure, “enabling the… Read More

Nearly 75% of Financial Institutions in US, UK Reveal there’s an Increase in Cybercrime Following COVID Outbreak: Report

Almost three-quarters or 75% of financial institutions have reported an increase in cybercrime activities since the Covid-19 outbreak (around February 2020), according to a survey released by BAE Systems. The survey of 902 banking institutions and insurance providers, based in the US and the UK,… Read More

London Fintech Paymentsense Reports Many New UK Businesses being Launched in 2020 Following COVID Outbreak

London-based Fintech firm Paymentsense, which helps small businesses take card payments, has published a 2021 UK job market report that covers how the COVID-19 outbreak has led to new business growth. During the past year, UK residents have beeen investing in their “ambitions,” by launching… Read More

KingsCrowd, a Ratings and Analytics Firm for Private Securities Market, Releases New Regulation CF Report

KingsCrowd, the online private market’s data-driven ratings and analytics platform, announced on Tuesday (April 27, 2021) the publication and availability of the KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report. The KingsCrowd Regulation Crowdfunding 2018-2020 Intelligence Report reportedly covers more than 150 Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) market… Read More

Branch, an Employer Payments Platform, and Card Issuance Platform Marqeta Share Latest on Payments Preferences for Gig Workers

Branch, an Employer Payments Platform, and global card issuing platform Marqeta have shared the findings from a study on the work and payments “preferences” of gig workers. Surveying more than 1,000 workers who began engaging in gig and 1099 work during the past six months,… Read More

UK SMEs to Spend Nearly £100K to Expand Operations in 2021, Small Businesses Showing Recovery Signs after COVID: Report

Research from Aldermore bank suggests that there are some signs of recovery for SMEs, as they announce plans to make investments in their businesses in the coming year, a move that has come after the easing of nationwide lockdowns in the UK. SMEs intend to… Read More

London Regtech ComplyAdvantage Releases Report Noting that Firms Update Risk Enterprise-Wide Assessments to Account for Digitization Trends

London-based ComplyAdvantage, a company that offers real-time financial crime insight that “puts you in control,” notes that the European Union has introduced a strategy to deal with  organized and financial crime and the US recently imposed new sanctions on Russia. While sharing recent financial crime… Read More

London’s Moneyfarm, a Wealth Management Fintech, Reveals Q1 2021 Saw Slow Return to Economic Normality

London-based Moneyfarm, a company providing wealth management services “designed around you,” notes that at the end of every quarter, their investors are provided a complete report outlining the performance of their portfolios. Moneyfarm writes in a blog post update that these reports come with comprehensive… Read More

CBDCs, Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies, and Fiat May be Able to Co-Exist Given Current State of Development: Report

Sovereign governments could potentially be the next group to adopt digital assets, according to a report from crypto-assets firm Kraken. Kraken writes in an update that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) might become “the latest, and perhaps most substantial tool, used to expand their monetary… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Survey Reveals that Brits Struggled with Financial Literacy Questions on ISAs, Retirement Planning

A recent research study has found that a lack of proper financial education has left consumers across the UK a bit confused with how to manage their funds. The study reveals that UK residents may be dealing with detrimental effects on their confidence, mental well-being… Read More

Block.one, Developer of EOSIO Open-Source Software, Shares Economic Analysis for Stake-based Voting and Rewards Mechanism

Block.one, the developer of the EOSIO open-source software, has shared an economic analysis performed by Prysm Group for a proposed Stake-Based Voting and Rewards Mechanism, which specifies an alternative model for “inflation distribution” on the EOS public blockchain network. The proposal aims to serve as… Read More

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