Authentication & Security

MEDICI now! The SentryCom Story

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado… Company Name: SentryCom Name/Title: Eli Talmor, CEO Industry Segment (PFM,...

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Cryptocurrency

What's the Deal With Cryptocurrency Market Caps?

There’s a discernible pattern in the interesting aspects of blockchain and the extended distributed ledger technologies over the years. We took to Google trends to map this evolution over past five years and the results are fairly interesting: Source: trends.google.com The X-axis depicts timeline while the Y axis quantifies Google...

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Authentication & Security

Cybersecurity – An Imperative Responsibility & Competitive Advantage for Banks of All Sizes in 2017 & Beyond

With cyberattacks costing global businesses around $500 billion per year, it is no wonder that cybersecurity is expected to become one of the hottest industries. Certain estimates suggest that the global cybersecurity market will grow to ~$170 billion by 2020, with North America and Europe remaining the top cybersecurity markets...

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Payments

Transpay Adds New Funding Currencies to Solve Challenges of Companies Paying Globally

NEW YORK, May 3, 2017 - To support the growing need for cross-border payment efficiency and flexibility, Transpay has enhanced its B2B/B2P currency capabilities to support the global operations of its enterprise clients. Transpay enables businesses to complete mass payouts to more than 120 countries, in over 60 currencies. Through its proprietary network...

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Enabling Technologies

Internet of Things: An Evolution

“Everything that can be automated, will be automated.”  - Shoshana Zuboff, Rtd. Prof. HBS The aliens are coming. Well, they are already here. Sounds absurd, but we are no less alien to what we were a decade ago. And our near future self will be much more alien to what...

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Enabling Technologies

It's the (App) Economy, Stupid!

In the world of m-commerce, vertical services were the first movers, and for the larger part, still continue to proliferate the industry. Carriers enabled subscribers to top-up accounts directly from their phones. The next step was for subscribers to procure digital goods and services beyond airtime through catalogs, in some...

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Authentication & Security

Week in Review: Bitcoin Recognition, State Regulators Sue OCC, and Identity

Japan’s official recognition of bitcoin as legal tender from Saturday may result in material economic upturn (The Fintech Times) With Japan’s recognition of Bitcoin as an official form of payment, Wirex comes out with a multi-currency physical and virtual prepaid card. Topping up (or loading) the card with traditional currencies and...

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