BankTech

Fintech companies looking at BRICS expansion​, peerTransfer to Open Operations in China

peerTransfer, the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry,announced today that it has submitted an application in China to open operations in China. According to the company, the new Shanghai office would strengthen company’s ability to connect educational institutions with world’s largest and fastest-growing source of international students. The...

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BankTech

Banks, Entrepreneurs, Startups and VC Firms Showing Interest in Blockchain Technology [Infographic]

Blockchain has been one of the most awe-inspiring innovations since the Internet came into existence. Blockchain technology basically allows everyone to hold and make transactions as strangers but in a completely transparent manner. There is no mediator in between two people making the transaction, and the entire process becomes easier and...

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Enabling Technologies

Google Intensifies its Commerce Challenge With Upcoming “Purchase on Google” Feature Along With Ads

Google has been making strides to streamline buyer experience and retailer engagement. Google's mobile payment product, Android Pay, offers an easy checkout experience by simply tapping “Buy with Android Pay” button from your android device, and Google Wallet allows payment in-store and online with your Gmail address. Google Express brings...

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Lending

Interview with Ron Suber, President at Prosper

Ron Suber - President, Prosper Marketplace As President of Prosper Marketplace, Ron is responsible for developing and executing the business development strategy to attract borrowers to the site, as well as ensure a balance between institutional and retail investors on the Prosper platform. He brings more than 20 years experience in sales,...

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BankTech

Hot FinTech Opportunity: Real Estate Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is becoming a widely favored alternative to raising capital rather than seeking loans from banks, particularly in the real estate sector. Historically, developers and operators were not permitted to solicit funding for projects due to restrictions by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and as a result real estate...

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