A hotbed for fintech activities

July 11th, 2019 – The millennial generation of Southeast Asia comprises of half of the region’s 644 million population. The region’s high internet penetration and growing middle class is dri...

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Blockchain Technology: Future Infrastructure for Financial Service Industry

July 4th, 2019 – Brandessence Market Research is working on a new report titled “Global Blockchain Market in Financial Service Industry: 2018-2024″. According to the BMRC analyst Blockchain ...

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How fintech is setting Southeast Asia’s SMEs free

June 13th, 2019 – Around 1.7 billion people globally are still unbanked – either having no proper savings or access to credit – according to the 2017 Global Findex Database. In Southeast...

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Digital Disruption Is Coming For SMEs

June 24th, 2019 – According to new research by Ricoh South Africa, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are in danger of failing if they don’t adapt to digital disruption, regulatory r...

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The Global Economy: Heightened Tensions, Subdued Growth

June 4th, 2019 – The global economy has slowed to its lowest pace in three years. It is on track to stabilize, but its momentum is fragile and subject to substantial risks. International trade a...

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IBM Blockchain targets SMEs with launch of tiered ‘pay-as-you-grow’ model

June 19th, 2019 – IBM has launched “Version 2” of its enterprise-blockchain platform, but beneath the technical innovations lies a much-changed pricing model. Until now, IBM offered a single “...

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Meeting between WUSME President Gian Franco Terenzi and EuCham – European Chamber President Michele Orzan

REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO, May 28th, 2019 – On 16th May, 2019, in the Headquarters of San Marino, WUSME President Gian Franco Terenzi and EuCham-European Chamber President Mr. Michele Orzan held a ...

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Mexican entrepreneurship association partners with Facebook to support Latam startups

June 10th, 2019 – Latin American startups can anticipate accessing workshops as well as online courses following a collaboration between the Mexico Entrepreneur Association (ASEM) and Facebook. ...

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Major Banks Buy Into Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Allowing SMEs To Profit

May 15th, 2019 – Everyday produce from around the world is shipped and moved to the far corners of the globe for customers to buy with such ease that little thought is given to the inner working...

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Visa sends blockchain-based B2B payments network live

June 12th, 2019 – Visa has announced the commercial launch of its cross-border payments network, Visa B2B Connect. According to the company, the network allows financial institutions to quickly ...

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