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Ripple is Killing it at Singapore Fintech Festival
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Ripple is Killing it at Singapore Fintech Festival

Ripple is turning a lot of heads at the Singapore Fintech Festival. In a recent tweet, the company invited everyone to meet the team for the last time in the fest. https://twitter.com/Ripple/status/1062585261706567680 The CEO of Ripple Labs, Brad Garlinghouse, sat down with the IMF Deputy General Counsel, Ross Leckow, for a...
Ripple CEO Speaks at Singapore Fintech Festival
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Ripple CEO Speaks at Singapore Fintech Festival

Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, sat down with the IMF Deputy General Counsel, Ross Leckow, for a fireside chat at the Singapore Fintech Festival. The two discussed the opportunities presented by blockchain and digital asset technology for financial institutions in ASEAN. Both agreed upon the fact that it is going to change the...
U.S. Regulatory Agencies to Regulate ICOs
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U.S. Regulatory Agencies to Regulate ICOs

The world's largest business group, the US Chamber of Commerce, is demanding clear regulations for cryptocurrencies and any activities related to them, including Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The request stemmed as a part of the new FinTech Innovation Initiative of Chamber. The Chamber released its first report last week which...
Makecents Launches Distrubted Ledger Platform For Payments
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Makecents Launches Distributed Ledger Platform for Payments

MakeCents is a New York-based startup focused on developing a new and scalable distributed blockchain solution for simple and stable payments. It recently announced that it has launched the testnet of its decentralized platform. MakeCents wants to use the distributed ledger technology to connect businesses, financial institutions and consumers on...
2019 CFA Exam to Feature Blockchain and Crypto Related Questions
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2019 CFA Exam to Feature Blockchain and Crypto Related Questions

Cryptocurrency is gradually showing its mass adoption and expansion. Now, CFA exams 2019 will feature questions on Blockchain and cryptocurrency. What is CFA? CFA stands for Chartered Financial Analyst. It is a charter awarded by the CFA Institute (USA). CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals. The organization...
Saudi Arabia's Authority Grants Fintech Licenses
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Saudi Arabia’s Authority Grants Fintech Licenses

Saudi Arabia's securities regulator has approved its first two fintech licenses as a part of a drive to develop the fintech sector. The aim is to develop the fintech sector in Saudi Arabia under reforms planned to reduce the reliance on oil exports. Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) announced the...
ADX Partners with Equichain for Blockchain Applications
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ADX Partners with Equichain for Blockchain Applications

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has signed a partnership with Equifax. Equifax is a UK-based Fintech company that provides blockchain technology services for capital markets. ADX will be taking advice from Equichain on the best possible ways of using the new technologies which include blockchain as well in order to increase...
Ripple Reveals xRapid Pilot Results
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Ripple Reveals xRapid Pilot Results

The currency exchange and open payment network, Ripple, has announced the outcome of xRapid's first pilot. For those of you who don't know what xRapid technology is, it is Ripple's remittance solution for financial institutions and payment providers which seek to eliminate delays in cross-border payments. The solution would also...
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