Australia Leads Blockchain Implementation

Randall Brugeaud, who was appointed to be the CEO of the DTA earlier this year, identified the Australian welfare system as a near-term target for blockchain implementation.


Augmentum Fintech makes GBP5.3 million investment in Monese

The new funds are being raised by Monese for product development and international expansion, including building-out both the London and Tallinn offices, as well as opening a new office in Portugal as a base for development across Southern Europe.


What is holding back challenger banks’ expansion?

Challenger banks’ big issue currently is they’re not actually banks and lack the experience to thrive, according to Alior Bank managing director Bruno Ferreira in a research interview with FinTech Global.


Central Banks apathy for blockchain is waning

During this year a number of interesting studies and reports have been launched, exploring the role of blockchain technology and digital currencies for central banks.


How ecosystems in Asia are threatening Western banks

Learning from the Silicon Valley ecosystem is still an option, however, future leaders should rather study the business models of challenger banks in Asia and implement an ecosystem mindset for their digital transformation strategy.