Post-Coronavirus Business Landscape: Fintech and Finance-Related Domains

We keep hearing about the economical crisis, but, funny enough, the financial ecosystem doesn’t seem to be suffering that much. Fintech companies are experiencing an unexpected boom in terms of using their applications and getting big-time financial aids from governments of the UK and the USA. At the same time, some of the representatives of … Continued

Blockchain: Evolution & Revolution

The silent trend for blockchain quietly gains momentum. This relatively young technology has already transformed the way data is stored and accessed, and although previously it was inseparably linked to cryptocurrencies, today it impacts every single industry. So how could it happen for just a decade? What shifts to expect from the blockchain? This blog-post … Continued

How FinTech Makes Traditional Banking a Better Place for Humans

Online banking, mobile money transfer applications, cryptocurrency - these new ways to carry out customary banking operations and financial services made all the possible headlines in 2018. However, the question is how to find the right angle to observe what’s going on without bias. For instance, are we witnessing the death of the traditional banking … Continued

STOs and New Token Models Are Gaining Momentum in 2019

How would one describe the impressions of the previous year within the realms of cryptocurrency universe? Well, if an analogy is enough, I’ll go with this one: 2018 was a roller-coaster ride for the community. I mean, literally. In spring and early summer, things looked quite promising, but the sudden and growing decline of digital … Continued

IoT for Modern Logistics: Everyone Is a Winner

Nowadays, global spendings on IoT across various business domains don’t cease growing. The International Data Corporation (or simply IDC) predicts that by 2020 this number will grow to $1.2 trillion. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) will reach 15.6%. Many professionals in the logistics sphere use new resources to improve supply systems and networks, and … Continued

The State of AI in Banking and Financial Startups

1 trillion American dollars - does it sound impressive? Sure it does, and that’s the amount of money that financial analysts expect from artificial intelligence to save for the banking domain by 2030. Sure enough, these predictions aren’t worth a thing if bank clients aren’t satisfied with the level of AI customer service. As a … Continued

The Blockchain Heaven: Zug Residents Can Ride e-Bikes Using Digital IDs

On November 15, 2017, a self-sovereign identity platform based on Ethereum called uPort opened identity registration to citizens of Zug, Switzerland. The members of uPort commented on the situation: "Since June, we have been improving the uPort platform and working with our Swiss partners at ti&m to prepare the city for an official launch." The … Continued

Industry 4.0: Hopes, Fears, Reality, and Future

Just recently, there’s been some serious talking about the industrial revolution in the community. Will Industry 4.0 get rid of overproduction in the world? What is the role of the blockchain technology in the new industrial future? Qualitative changes in production processes outlined under the general name of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0) … Continued

Smart vs. Ricardian Contracts: What’s the Difference?

We continue to explore the world of the blockchain, and one of the conspicuous notions in this field is called “a smart contract”. In this article, we’re going to find out what the difference between a smart and a Ricardian contract is. However, before diving into the details, let’s answer two simple yet legitimate questions: … Continued

Insurance And Innovation: How Technology Disrupts Traditional Business

“The threat that inspires” – here’s how insurtech is referred to in media. Indeed, the innovation that comes to the industry has the disruptive nature. Well, it’s very early days for insurtech startups to transform the market but high customer expectations and rough competition encourage industry leaders to weigh the opportunities and risks of the … Continued