Browsing articles in "fintech"
Jul
28
2017

Steps FinTech Companies Need to Take in Order to Survive

Fintech Investors The massive evolution and extensive use of smartphones have drastically changed the lifestyle and perspective of consumers. With the launch of various apps and services in today’s “all the time online” era- people can access their online account and handle all their financial transactions conveniently. This has opened wide business opportunities for enterprises […]

Jul
13
2017

Bitcoin Then and Now – Has Bitcoin Lived Up to Its Promise?

The early months of 2017 have been a very interesting time for Bitcoin. On January 2nd, Bitcoin maintained a value of $1,000 USD for the first time and only 5 months later it set its current record value of over $3,000. For a cryptocurrency that was worth only 25 cents per coin in 2010, this […]

Jun
15
2017

A Challenger Appears: Ethereum Approaches Bitcoin Market Capitalization

At the start of 2017, the global cryptocurrency market cap, that is, the total value of all cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin, was just under $18 billion USD. This was already a very promising increase from just $7.1 billion the year before. Compared to what was about to come however, even that increase seems minuscule. […]

May
3
2017

Payza’s Firoz Patel on E-Commerce & the Future of Payments

Firoz Patel, Executive Vice President at Payza, speaks with Alastair Greener at the Telegraph Studios for Business Reporter’s Future of Payments campaign to talk about the future of e-commerce, both in Europe and abroad.

Mar
5
2017

Beyond Bitcoin – Cryptocurrencies and Altcoins to Watch in 2017

It’s telling that one of the most popular colloquial terms for a cryptocurrency is “altcoin”, a portmanteau of “alternative” and “bitcoin”. Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has become so ubiquitous that it is the definition of its own category. But the future of Bitcoin is currently in question and, because of this uncertainty, many traders are […]

Feb
17
2017

Payza Wins Best Online Payment Method at the MPE 2017 Awards

2017 has only just begun and it’s already an exciting year for Payza. Wednesday night at the Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference in Berlin, Payza was announced as the winner of the MPE 2017 Online Payment Method Award. “2016 was a banner year for Payza,” said Firoz Patel, global executive vice president of Payza, who accepted […]