PCN Pulse.

Discover the latest news from fintech startups. Varo Bank tripled its valuation and African fintech unicorn Wave emerged to innovative cryptocurrency programs, increasing interest in farmland, greater support for female fintech returners, and Monzo’s bandwagon into the Buy Now, Pay Later market. Meanwhile, US agencies and the IRS crack down on cryptocurrency.

PCN Pulse.

Discover the latest news from fintech startups. Varo Bank tripled its valuation and African fintech unicorn Wave emerged to innovative cryptocurrency programs, increasing interest in farmland, greater support for female fintech returners, and Monzo’s bandwagon into the Buy Now, Pay Later market. Meanwhile, US agencies and the IRS crack down on cryptocurrency.

Today’s Exciting & Emerging E-Commerce Marketplace

Singapore 1 July 2021 – Magenta Global will be hosting the 3rd Emerging Asia E-Commerce & Last Mile  Logistics Virtual Summit on July 27-28. Since 2020, the world has seen a boom in e-commerce, increasing  customer engagements and a surge in innovations in the e-commerce space. Multi-channel distribution and  marketplaces are the new retailing models. […]

The Two P2P Network Features That Internet Must-Have Nowadays

Did you know that, according to Varonis 2019 Global Data Risk Report, on average, only 5% of companies’ folders are adequately protected?  The fact that various difficulties were brought with COVID-19 in 2020 drove corporations toward remote staff and cloud-based technologies where information vulnerability created a massive need for companies to improve their cyber assets […]

FinTech & The Gaming Industry

FinTech has a Midas touch and since the 2020 crisis, it has redefined the Gaming Industry. We have arrived in the era of FinTech driven Gaming Industry. Let us try to look at few numbers, in one estimation, 2020 the global gaming market had an approximate net value of 167.9 Billion USD. This value is expected […]

Can fintech innovation really move economies forward?

We are now living in the thick of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), and with it has come an explosion of financial technology (fintech) innovation. Characterized by the avalanche of data produced daily, IR 4.0 brings about the complete disruption of many industries and their business models. The banking industry has undeniably experienced many shake-ups. Technology has […]

Curve returns to the crowd for fresh funding round

Curve, the London-based fintech that combines multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and app, is to return to the crowd for fresh funding five months after sealing a $95 million equity round. Set to go live later in May, the Crowdcube campaign comes as the company steps up its plans for expansion in […]

Singapore Government invites applications for green fintechs

The Singapore government has thrown its weight behind the development of green fintechs in its latest industry event, the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. Called “Harnessing Technology to Power Green Finance” the competitive initiative which is supported by the US management consultancy, Oliver Wyman, seeks to unlock the potential of the fintech sector in advancing the development of green finance in Singapore […]

This fintech solution helps African refugees store and send money

As refugees flee across land borders in Africa, carrying money is a challenge, both virtually and in person. Leaf——a winner of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards—uses the blockchain to help, even if they don’t have a smart phone. Mobile money is a digital wallet technology that allows cash to be stored on standard, […]

Clubhouse Tests Out Direct Payments to Content Creators

Online content creators are always searching for ways to monetise content, and rightfully so. A substantial amount of effort goes into producing online content. And more and more people are recognising creators’ efforts and supporting them financially. New social media darling Clubhouse has recently decided to support its content creators by launching a direct-to-user payments system in association with Stripe. Unlike […]