10 Interesting Tweets from the Mobile World Congress 2017

Last week, 27 February – 2 March 2017, Barcelona hosted the Mobile World Congress – the world’s largest mobile industry gathering organised by the GSMA. All of the big hitters from the mobile industry were there, and given that everything is going mobile – this conference is a big deal. Check out the Mobile World Congress and ...

FinTech Disruptors: Dimebox – Payment Technology Innovator

The post Calling All Fintech Companies and Fintech Startups is an open invitation to all fintech companies and fintech startups to complete a short questionnaire about themselves. The objective is to shine a spotlight on new and emerging fintech companies, give them a bit of exposure and give you the opportunity to learn first hand about the ...

The Top Payments News Stories in February 2017 1

Looking at the top payments news stories in February 2017, cybersecurity continues to be an ever present and growing threat, while mobile payments go from strength to strength with various innovative options from in-car to smart-mirror payments solutions. Incumbent banks continue their respective digital transformations, Ant Financial pursue their quest for global domination and blockchain ...

10 Key Points from the KPMG Fintech Q4 2016 Report 3

The KPMG Pulse of Fintech Q4 2016 – Global analysis of investment in Fintech – is a must read report. The report neatly reveals global and regional fintech trends, highlights Fintech investment over the last 7 years, and based on their analysis forecasts the likely trends for 2017. In this post, i indicate the 10 key ...

12 Fintech Influencers I Follow (And You Should, Too!) 2

Over the last year or so i have come across various lists highlighting the Top 100 Fintech Influencers and Fintech Powerlists – they’re all good! But for me, i get lost in the sheer number of people on those lists and of course not all of the fintech influencers have an interest in payments (which ...

Digital Forensics EXPLAINED In a Kick-Ass Infographic

In the post How YOU Can Be Hacked in 7 Cybersecurity Infographics the infographics nicely capture cyber threats that are clear and present dangers. Following on from that the team at Maryville University have put together an informative infographic all about digital forensics. The infographic explains digital forensics, the role digital forensic investigators play in resolving ...

The 7 Most Popular Mobile Payment Apps in the World 2

Everyday we hear about new mobile payment apps, and about how one mobile payment app is attracting millions of new users. In this post, i thought i would highlight some of the most popular mobile payment apps (in no particular order) in the world. As i find new interesting information, i will add/update this post. ...

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 ...