Authentication & Security

33 FinTech Companies From Western Europe to Look out for in 2016

UK Ensygnia: Based in London, Ensygnia is the company behind the breakthrough Onescan secure mobile transaction platform and its patented process for the confidential exchange of personal and financial information. Ensygnia's Onescan means no more need to maintain and remember a plethora of usernames and passwords. The platform's authentication service...

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Payments

Singapore's FinTech Industry Is Unstoppable

Singapore is one of the gateways of the Asian financial market with a rich FinTech ecosystem. Global financial services companies have their Asian satellites operating from Singapore. AmEx, Citibank, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC and numerous other international financial organizations operate in Singapore. For a better understanding of Singaporean FinTech industry,...

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Payments

How the Beacon Bubble Burst in 2015

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the adoption rate of beacons. Despite receiving widespread media coverage over the last several years, beacons are yet to penetrate the everyday shopping experience. In early 2015, the space was getting a lot of attention with the launch of beacon-based activities from...

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Enabling Technologies

FinTech Is Scaling Up: UK Banks to Enable International Remittances in Mobile App Using TransferWise’s API

Moving around $778 million internationally every month, TransferWise is turning out to be the next FinTech startup to partner with banks to provide its services to the banking customers via a bank’s mobile app. Until now, the company has taken more than 2% of the London global remittance market over...

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Blockchain

MIT Blockchain Project Enigma to Launch Soon

MIT Media Lab’s blockchain-based encrypted data marketplace, Enigma, is going to launch its beta version soon, according to its website. Enigma will allow untrusted and anonymous participants to securely share sensitive data with a third party. Enigma is a decentralized cloud platform with privacy. Private data is stored, shared and...

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Payments

One Touch by PayPal Reaches 10 Million Opt Ins

Launched by PayPal at the beginning of 2015, One Touch has seen significant growth and adoption of the new checkout experience. According to PayPal, in just over six months, more than 10 million consumers have opted-in to use One Touch. Enabled across 23 markets, One Touch is a tool that...

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