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Why I like Turkish banks

Just before Christmas, I was interviewed by a Turkish magazine about the future, Turkey and fintech. I thought it might interest folks to share it here … When you wrote your first book about fintech – little was known about it. How much has that changed and have your predictions …

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Things worth reading: 13th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … France’s AXA to step up investments in green projects to $11 billion by 2020 My close escape from £10,000 bank scam MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs Bitcoin hits another record high in march toward $20,000 LSE’s biggest investor set to rally behind …

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The future of cryptocurrencies

2017 has been a wild and fantastic year for cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin. Everyone was wondering whether they should buy bitcoin. That was back when it was $500 a coin. Now it’s over $11,000 a coin. Funny year 2017. 2017 was when everyone thought they had to get into cryptocurrencies, and …

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Things worth reading: 7th November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Challenger bank Monzo raises another £71m How the Queen was dragged into tax havens affair Regulator mulls compensation for bank scams Saudi billionaire Alwaleed’s arrest rattles investors Who is Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, the ‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ at the centre of the Saudi anti-corruption purge? Aldermore …

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Five FinTech Themes from 2017

Following on from talking around the big ten tech themes last Friday, I thought I would follow up with five FinTech themes for right now.  This came out of a keynote speech I gave at Celero’s 9th annual technology conference in Canada last week. It was fun with the CEO, Bob …

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