Camilla Swart is ecosystem manager at Rise, the startup space launched by Barclays – now rebranded as Absa – in Cape Town in 2015, from where the bank runs its Techstars-powered accelerator programmes.
By market cap, Bitcoin is the world’s largest, followed by Ethereum (second) and Ripple (third). Litecoin is fifth and Dash is tenth.
The comments from Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, follows bullish Bitcoin claims from Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of social media giant, Twitter.
Rwangombwa announced that Card based payment system registered an upward growth trend in 2017 with point of sale (POS) increasing by 11.6 percent (from 1,885 in 2016 to 2,104 in 2017.
While data breaches expose a company’s vulnerabilities, they also reveal the weaknesses in sanctioned currencies such as U.S. dollars, euros, and yen, which offer no protection or anonymity during transactions.
Traditional and newly established providers responded with new and improved apps, new technologies that enabled new ways to bank, increased personalisation and strengthened digital communication with their customers.