Payments

South Korea’s Government to Increase Attention to FinTech

Quite rarely we touch upon some countries, and Korea is among them. However, the country deserves special attention as in the coming years, the government is expected to pay closer attention to facilitate the growth of FinTech ecosystem in the country. As Yim Jong-yong, Chairman of the Financial Services Commission,...

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Payments

Contree: Settle and Manage Group Expenses Easily

Contree is an interactive group expense management and settlement app with free bank transfer facility. Currently in beta version, it is a unique way to split, manage and settle expenses among flatmates, college students, colleagues. Currently, its beta version has been launched on play store with fantastic reviews. Let’s take...

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BankTech

The Ultimate Marriage Between EMV and Loyalty

One of the very interesting and potentially most talked about challenges in payments is whether a standardized approach can be developed for seamless handling of loyalty programs when making POS payments, all as part of the same transaction and using any type of EMV compatible form factor, including payments with...

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BankTech

The Latest Initiatives With Open-Source Blockchain

It hasn’t even been a week since we reviewed some cases of blockchain pilots across industries, and news on activities around blockchain and partnerships to leverage it in one way or another are emerging. This time, let’s look at some of the latest cases of companies and partnerships taking a...

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BankTech

Exclusive Interview With Jose Córdova, One of the Top FinTech Consultants and MEDICI Blockchain Top 21 Award Judge

The LTP Team had the pleasure of interviewing one of the top professionals in the financial services industry and a judge for the MEDICI Blockchain Top 21 Awards for Latin American countries: Jose Córdova, FinTech consultant with extensive experience as a CTO of some of the largest financial institutions in Bolivia,...

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