Investing in Your Twenties

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You’re on the younger side, energetic, and ambitious. And you’re ready to take the world by storm and make your mark on life.

But maybe you’re not quite sure where to begin. You may be thinking of what to study next, trying to figure out what your passion is, and what you really want to commit to doing for the rest of your life. As the popular cliché goes, the possibilities at this point are endless and the world really is your oyster. Continue reading Investing in Your Twenties

Top Fintech Events of Q3, 2018

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Summer of 2018 is treating us well and the end of the quarter is already in sight. Besides of preparing for some well-deserved vacations, are you up to some exciting fintech events as well? If it’s what you would like to do, but haven’t had the time to plan for it yet, we are here to back you up. As always we got you covered with a list of the best fintech events of Q3 2018. Continue reading Top Fintech Events of Q3, 2018

GDPR and its impact on financial industry

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Still getting some of those GDPR emails? Same here. As boring as it could sound, we are talking about an important new privacy regulation that came into force on May 25th and basically will affect everyone engaged in the digital world. We already introduced GDPR and its requirements a few months ago, but now we can actually observe how this new set of rules has affected the business. In this blog post, we will take a look at how financial and fintech companies are affected by the GDPR. Continue reading GDPR and its impact on financial industry

The Payments Industry is Booming

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The first half of 2018 has already been significant for the payments industry and will bring unprecedented changes and developments in the nearest future. With open banking and PSD2 coming into the force the industry is expected to see an acceleration in the process of substantial transformation that was triggered a few years ago by the boom of the fintech industry. Continue reading The Payments Industry is Booming

#freelancerwanted

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Friday comes with new opportunities!

#VIAINVEST is looking for a bright mind to help us with social media content! If you
– think outside the box,
– know one or two things about #fintech and #P2Plending,
– truly love English grammar
this is your chance!

We are looking forward to hearing from you! Reach out by dropping an e-mail to partners@viainvest.com!

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Who Are European Fintech Unicorns of 2018?

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The unicorn club, which once was just part of the Silicon Valley myth, is now a reality also in Europe, where the number of unicorns (a term used for private technology companies valued at $1 billion or more) is now growing constantly. This is something that has to be taken as great news for the growth of the market. Here we take a look at those unicorns that are operating within the industry in Europe. Continue reading Who Are European Fintech Unicorns of 2018?

Blockchain for Business: A Brief Intro to Hyperledger

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The past few decades of technology development show some noticeable trends like centralization with the creation of tech giants like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, as well as decentralization that fostered the development of cloud computing, the rapid growth of peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding, and and the most recent hype – the outbreak of the distributed ledger technologies, such as blockchain, that enables cryptocurrencies and promises complete decentralization. Continue reading Blockchain for Business: A Brief Intro to Hyperledger

Which European Banks are Leading the Investment Flow in Fintech?

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European financial institutions are now facing challenging times. With new game-changing regulations like PSD2 and MiFID II entering into force, open banking is no longer a utopia. New rules are going to cause a shock for financial incumbents that are not prepared to embrace innovation, adding up some considerable competition from fintech startups and more established firms that will definitely take advantage of new geographies and lower barriers to enter the market. Continue reading Which European Banks are Leading the Investment Flow in Fintech?