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INDVSTRVSMay 8, 2018

Singapore-based Earth Dollar CEO Gurminder Singh, says the word ‘currency’ means current energy. According to Singh, Fiat currency is an old energy that is no longer suited to the temper of our age. We spent an afternoon with a delightfully eccentric, yet brilliant Singh, who says their gargantuan journey to codify ethics into crypto-currency for the common good is an imperative for survival.

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INDVSTRVSMarch 27, 2018

Financial Inclusion is critical to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. For Africa, a continent which has struggled economically over the past few decades, Fintech may play a pivotal role in helping African countries emerge as a viable alternative for start-ups seeking their fortune east…

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INDVSTRVSJanuary 8, 2018

In most of Asia, Microfinance (MFI) has played a critical role in providing much-needed finance to female entrepreneurs, who historically have had little access to formal credit. In addition, MFI uses technology to provide essential financial services to remote regions, a phenomenon that has helped deliver independence to borrowers and lifted millions out of poverty.

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INDVSTRVSNovember 16, 2017

While the fault line has been forming for some time, it is about to turn into the Grand Canyon with banks on one side, and tech companies on the other. As of January 2018, the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulations come into effect across the European Union enabling businesses and customers to use third-party providers to manage their finances.

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INDVSTRVSNovember 13, 2017

BANKEX may become a stampede of unicorns with founder and CEO Igor Khmel riding the one with wings at the front of the pack... We chat with NYC-Moscow-Hong Kong based Khmel on all things fintech and why true disruption of the banking sector is an insiders’ game.