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Everyone Wants A Robo-Advisor

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

There was a time when you needed a substantial amount of wealth in order to make it worth hiring a wealth manager or even getting a wealth manager to pay attention to your puny investment funds. That picture is changing fast.

Trailblazing Women: Marta Krupinska, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Azimo

Anne Ravanona | Posted 03.08.2016 | Technology
Anne Ravanona

Marta is a passionate entrepreneur and avid champion of diversity in the fintech industry. As a Polish expat, Marta experienced first-hand how challenging it was to send money home.

I (Shall Happily) Accept the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics on Behalf of Satoshi Nakamoto

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Bhagwan Chowdhry

I am completely serious in suggesting Satoshi Nakamoto for the Prize. The invention of bitcoin -- a digital currency -- is nothing short of revolutionary.

Millennials Want to Pay By Tech

Robin Raskin | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

My son and I live on different planets where money is concerned. He's happy to snap a picture of his paycheck and deposit it using his iPhone; I still have my checkbook, and even use it once in a while.

People In Developing World Use Paperless Platforms To Get Loans, Build Credit

QUARTZ | Leo Mirani | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact

In recent years, the banking and finance industries have not done a lot to earn the trust of consumers in the West. But in poor countries, basic finan...

Is Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme

Jim Gibson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

You would have to have been holed up in a cave somewhere over the last few years to miss out on all the media attention to Bitcoin. Bitcoin this, Bitc...

Bitcoin Turmoil: Proof of Concept or Fatal Flaw?

Jim Gibson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

It turns out that there seems to be tiny little vulnerability in the bitcoin protocol. Aren't there supposed to be built-in safeguards with the exchange mechanisms?

Bitcoins and Financial Inclusion: Not Much of a Link for Now

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

Beyond being digital, what does Bitcoin have in common with electronic money and financial inclusion generally? At this point, there seem to be more differences than similarities and it's important not to conflate electronic money with the virtual currency.