Tag: Bitcoin

  • The Current State of Crypto within the U.S. Hispanics Community

    The Current State of Crypto within the U.S. Hispanics Community

    Guest post by Ola, which is enabling Hispanics to grow their wealth by investing, saving, and learning. 2021 was the year of crypto adoption globally with 41% of current crypto owners purchased crypto for the first time. But, does this trend hold across all population segments? While crypto has been affected by the recent market […]

  • How Terrible is the Crypto Winter Going to Be? Interview with Shane Rodgers

    How Terrible is the Crypto Winter Going to Be? Interview with Shane Rodgers

    Brace yourself, winter is coming. It is going to be a long and cold one. The actual winter, given the current energy crisis that is affecting a number of countries around the world. If this is not a worry, lucky you! But what about the Crypto Winter? Although not a yearly occurence like the actual […]

  • It’s Time for Mid-Tier Financial Institutions to Cash in on Bitcoin

    It’s Time for Mid-Tier Financial Institutions to Cash in on Bitcoin

    Authors: Stephen Bohanon, Founder and Chief Strategy & Sales Officer, Alkami, and Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer, NYDIG The popularity of bitcoin is accelerating. In the U.S. alone, more than 46 million Americans own bitcoin today, equating to more than 22% of adults. Over the past year, 1 in 10 Americans have invested in some […]

  • Top Trends in Fintech in 2022

    Top Trends in Fintech in 2022

    It is this time of the year. You know when it is mostly gloomy, cold and grey. Great time, isn’t it? Not everywhere, obviously. There are a lucky few that are enjoying some fantastic weather somewhere right now, summer-like vibes. Guilty as charged. But most importantly, it is the time of the yearly predictions. Defining […]

  • 2021 Retrospective

    2021 Retrospective

    Before making any wild predictions for the new year, because obviously one has to make predictions about the fintech industry in 2022, one has to reckon with his past predictions. It is a healthy process that most people do not want to go through. Even though it is quite necessary. Firstly, because most predictions tend […]

  • The Reason Why China Will Fail at Banning Bitcoin Again…

    The Reason Why China Will Fail at Banning Bitcoin Again…

    Guest post by Elena Obukhova, Founder & CEO at FAS | Fintech Advisory Services All the news outlets are saying China banned Bitcoin, but does this ban actually change anything? Let’s start with remembering what Bitcoin is. It is a decentralized peer-to-peer currency that was designed to give people financial freedom. The immutability of Bitcoin […]

  • Bitcoin as a Widespread Payment Option? Interview with Sung Choi

    Bitcoin as a Widespread Payment Option? Interview with Sung Choi

    Have you heard of Bitcoin? You need to read this with a sarcastic tone, obviously. The most famous cryptocurrency has been at the centre of all the financial news for quite some time. However, this has been more linked to its interest as a speculative investment or store of value. Depending on whom you ask. […]

  • Why Financial Education Matters Now More Than Ever…

    Why Financial Education Matters Now More Than Ever…

    In very simple terms, financial education can make the difference between making a good and a bad financial decision. Why does it matter now more than ever? Because we are in a relatively good business and economic environment. That’s a good thing, right? Yes, of course. And that is relatively surprising given that we are […]

  • Bitcoin as a Legal Tender: What Does That Mean for All of Us?

    Bitcoin as a Legal Tender: What Does That Mean for All of Us?

    Guest post by Elena Obukhova, founder & CEO at FAS | Fintech Advisory Services. FAS is a global and fully decentralized advisory ecosystem that bridges blockchain and fintech experts from Asia, Europe, North America, and Latin America with SMEs willing to evolve in those domains. What does that mean? We all heard the recent news […]

  • Back to Basics: What is a Bank?

    Back to Basics: What is a Bank?

    Maybe that sounds like a silly question to ask. You know what a bank is, you use their products and services almost every day. Most people have a bank account. Unfortunately not everybody. Nonetheless, it’s probably worth breaking it down for a minute. If you want to understand what fintechs are trying to disrupt, it’s […]