Indiana Blockchain, the IoT and the Temple of IBM 1

Right now, I am immersing myself in all things blockchain. From “what is blockchain“, through to Ethereum and Bitcoin - I’m reading it all! IBM are at the forefront of this technology whirlwind – while i was at the IBM website i started jumping around and found this interesting blockchain/IoT infographic (see below). Gartner, McKinsey all the big consultancies ...

The Best Ethereum Explanation for Newbies (Infographic) 1

I feel like I’m finally getting my head around this blockchain malarky! But now there are so many blockchain platforms that it is difficult to know one from another. One of the popular and frequently talked about blockchain platforms is Ethereum. In my quest to find out more about Ethereum i went on the lookout ...

FinTech Disruptors – Dinube Digital Instant Payments

In the post Calling All Fintech Companies and Fintech Startups, i invite fintech companies and fintech startups to complete a short questionnaire about themselves, and in return i will submit their responses in a post. The intention here is to shine a spotlight on fintech companies, give them a bit of exposure and in turn give ...

The Best Payments News Stories in January, 2017

Okay, this is a bumper edition of the best payments news stories in January, 2017. There has been plenty happening at the start of 2017; AliPay or Ant Financial is freely expressing its global ambitions, India is going digital with blockchain and digital payments initiatives, banks are embracing various technologies while at the same time ...

A Quick Guide to Online Payments Systems

I was recently reading up on the Newcastle University report (Does The Online Card Payment Landscape Unwittingly Facilitate Fraud?) about how easy it is for fraudsters to hack credit and debit cards. The report is pretty revealing and well worth a read – but it also gets in the details of online payments systems. In this ...

Calling All Fintech Companies and Fintech Startups… 2

Since the start of this year, i have unexpectedly had quite a few fintech companies contact me and ask if I could write a blog-post about them. It got me thinking, there must be other Fintech companies and Fintech startups that may be interested in getting their details out there. So, i have created a ...

10 MUST READ Articles – Sizzling Technology Trends 2017

The post 17 MUST READ Articles – Fintech Trends & Predictions 2017 has helped me get back into the swing of things. But as i read some of those articles they highlighted some technology trends that i wasn’t aware of. So i started searching for technology trends 2017 and found some pretty interesting stuff. I ...

My Fintech Notes from the World Economic Forum 2017

I spent last week, while covering the World Economic Forum in Davos, (from the UK, of course!) delving into a range of themes that i wouldn’t normally get too involved in. I found it really interesting, and learnt so much – looking back, i think my tweet based guide pretty much covers the main themes ...

Day 5 – 5 Tasty Tweets from the WEF17 in Davos

Check out my tweet based overview from the World Economic Forum (WEF17) Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4. From Twitter, it feels like the enthusiasm of the first few days at the WEF17 is dwindling. Maybe the attendees are getting ready to go home, or perhaps they were distracted by inauguration across the pond. Anyway, following ...

Day 4 – 5 Fab Tweets from the WEF17 in Davos 1

From the World Economic Forum (WEF17), check out my tweet based overview from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. I must admit today didn’t seem to have the same buzz from previous days. Maybe they partied too hard last night…? There were a couple of interesting sessions the Digital Transformation of Industries and An Insight, An Idea ...