Cryptocurrencies

The NFT Handbook: The FinTechnologist and Matt Fortnow

Matt Fortnow is a true veteran in the tech startup space: Matt cofounded Commissioner.com in 1996, the Internet’s first fantasy sports service. He grew the company, which created fantasy sports games for the NFL, Major League Baseball, and others, and sold it a few years later with his partners to CBS SportsLine. Ever since the …

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New Crypto records, ETFs finally, Inside Wirecard and Greening Finance

Bitcoin went through the roof and part of this development might be to due the long-anticipated start of two BTC ETFs but inflation fears apparently play a role, too. That’s not all though as there are plenty of more interesting stories in this week’s edition of the FinTechnologist Weekly:   One step closer to Mainstream …

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Last Nails, Startup Success & One Small Picture

Sincere apologies for a break but last week so my first proper business travel to the motherland. After Covid had forced most of us to rely on virtual events and meetings, it just feels great to meet in person. It has been particularly interesting since everyone was talking about the upcoming elections in Germany, so …

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Back to the Office, Enforcement Action and Election Battles

Wherever you look the authorities seem to be picking a fight, but sometimes it’s not so much about rule breaking but a front for underlying motivations – or so they say. Talking about motivations, a completely different question that gets discussed across the financial industry is the future of the office. This and a little …

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FT Funding, Crypto Laws & Learning from Failures

If there has been one dominant topic in the past week, it has been the talk about new and coming cryptocurrency regulation as the bashing continues. What drives this latest development and what can we expect? This and more FinTech news today in the latest edition of the FinTechnologist Weekly:   Learning By Doing Reigning …

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FinTech elsewhere, Bitcoin and Fraud plus other Risks ahead

Bitcoin couldn’t keep up the pace and immediately the warning bells ring though the real risks might lie elsewhere. This and a little more in the latest edition of the FinTechnologist Weekly:   Serious and Not So Serious developments FinTech Elsewhere FinTech is often a topic in a limited number of jurisdictions but we tend …

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New Beginnings in a time of Crisis and Opportunities

After year of Covid pandemic and related restrictions, it’s time to turn a page and open a new chapter. Getting back into FinTech even if never having really left, what better way is there than having a look at recent news? Well, that’s exactly why we start today with the first installment of the FinTechnologist …

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