The Impact of Regulation on Fintech with Gary Gensler at the MIT Fintech Conference
There is a buzz in the industry that about 2000 ICO's have been out, collectively raising roughly $6B USD (+ growing), however, 46% of them have failed by this time. Why is that? Primarily a result of non-compliance with regulatory bodies in the current jurisdiction and beyond. Too many companies are quick to assume the role of a trail blazer and hope that their business will be the unique business that will adjust regulations. However, the secret to sustainable growth and long term success, is to comply and work with regulatory bodies to help them understand your business, the nuances, and how certain regulations can be used to apply / comply with your business in a manner that will be successful for all stakeholders involved.
Entrepreneurship in Fintech with Kevin O'Leary at the MIT Fintech Conference
Kevin O'Leary brought forth an example of a company by the name of Wicked Good Cupcakes to help the audience understand investment in the new era and the secret sauce entrepreneurs must concoct to be successful.
Investing in Fintech: Global Perspectives at MIT Fintech Conference
The MIT Fintech conference brought together global leaders investing in Fintech from the following organizations: 500 Startups (South East Asia), Monashees Venture Capital (Brazil), Tectonic Ventures (USA), TA Associates (USA).
5 Ways Robo Advisors Reduce the Cost of Investing
Robo-advisors are one of the hottest trends in fintech. However, did you know that they can reduce the cost of investing, sometimes dramatically? Here are five ways that using a robo-advisor can help you save money.
18 months in the making, UBS’s robo advisor finally launches
The firm is the latest to adopt new technologies into the client-advisor relationship.
How Amazon Could Disrupt the Asset Management Industry
Amazon’s home page is arguably the most valuable real estate in the world. What would happen if that page offered an 'Asset Management' tab?
Mutual Funds Could Save Billions With Blockchain
Forbes Fintech 50 2018: The Future Of Wall Street And Big Data
Inside Forbes' Fintech 50 for 2018: Meet the top fintech firms on Wall Street.
Canadian Securities Exchange Taps Blockchain for New Clearinghouse
Tribalscale launches $100M Venture Studios Program to Co-Create AI and Blockchain Startups
A new model for powering corporate innovation labs - Tribalscale will connect entrepreneurs from Fortune 500 companies from Fortune 500 companies in 4 verticals to start: Financial Services, Automotive, Media, Travel & Hospitality. They're currently looking for applications from entrepreneurs with idea or seed stage startups. Companies that are selected in AI, Voice, or Blockchain, will be provided a target of $500,000 in cash and in-kind services with potential for more assistance from Tribalescales network of investors.
Fidelity’s Tech Upgrade Includes Data Aggregation and Insights
Fidelity released details of new technology tools coming to Wealthscape this year, including data aggregation, analytics and a digital marketplace.
The Rise of Wealthtech: Infographic
Evolving consumer expectations, the rapid adoption of technology and new competitors entering the markets are placing new demands on today's wealth managers.
Robo-advisor platform launches across Canada for independent advisors
‘PPI Valet powered by WealthBar’ gives advisors online convenience and access to premium investments for clients
RBC Advisor Services Packages Fintech Functionality With Clearing And Custody
The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards are a yearly showcase of the best and brightest in fintech. In preparation for its biggest installment yet in May 2018, we're profiling the...