In an otherwise difficult funding environment, slapping “AI’ onto any product or service has become shorthand for “we’
In 2023, the dichotomy between success and failure in the fintech world never felt more stark. Emerging technologies
In a world of widening economic sanctions, de-risking efforts by banks too often leave expats and immigrants from
With various forms of data proving insufficient or invasive (or both), the quest for privacy-protective — yet repayment-predictive — data
The idea to utilize gig work for financial inclusion purposes is obvious, yet its manifestation is elusive. The
Even following COVID’s turbocharge of digital uptake, the slower gains in usage compared to access renders financial
On the heels of the dot-com bubble, the intersection of private and public interests (and capital) resulted in
Approximately 45 million people spread out over 7,000 islands, 13 independent countries, 20 territories, six official languages,
As funding goes dry and rising interest rates threaten some fintechs predicated on cheap money, the recent collapse
The world’s third-largest economy and oldest populace, Japan’s economic and financial path is unlike any other.
When it comes to fintech, scale sells. Any start-up seeking sustainability requires a measure of scale in a
The common saying “ask for forgiveness and not permission” has never been more contentious than it is in
With the “Start-up Nation” brand and all, Israel punches far above its weight when it comes to tech.
Efforts to provide financial solutions to displaced populations have seen some progress, particularly in stable contexts where business
Surf the internet, and you’ll find countless Twitter wars and Op-Eds about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, especially following
Synthetic data is everywhere, fueling viral innovations splashed across the Internet — yet few have even heard of it.
As 2023 gets underway, it is still not clear whether the shots of digitization induced by the pandemic
Social commerce is making inroads across Africa, propelled by stronger cross-border trade corridors that are helping to plug
It’s been decades since algorithmic trading transformed Wall Street with its high-frequency trading and years since the
In the first two years of the COVID pandemic, “acceleration” was the overused buzzword for what lockdowns and
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