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Launch of Zelle Is Proof That FinTech Firms Have the Power to Sway Big Banks

Article from www.letstalkpayments.com Since its founding in 2009, Venmo has established itself as one of the premier peer-to-peer money transfer servicesand one of the most prominent names in FinTech. From its humble beginnings as the brainchild of former college roommates, the app was the first to enable quick and easy money transfer between friends and last … Continue reading "Launch of Zelle Is Proof That FinTech Firms Have the Power to Sway Big Banks"
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Bitcoin startups stalled by banks

A FinTech industry without cryptocurrency is simply absurd in this day and age.  Read all about this emerging market and the challenges facing bitcoin exchanges as they try to establish themselves in New Zealand.  There is a massive opportunity presented by cryptocurrencies and we need to be encouraging our banks and regulators to step up … Continue reading "Bitcoin startups stalled by banks"
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For Western Union refugees and immigrants are the ultimate market

This article from Bloomberg depicts how globally- deployed financial technology (FinTech) impacts this social phenomenon and how it became a lucrative market for Western Union. Early in the summer of 2014, executives at Western Union offices around the globe began to notice something strange. The world’s largest money transfer company, Western Union Co. processes 31 transactions … Continue reading "For Western Union refugees and immigrants are the ultimate market"
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Kiwi entrepreneurs to cash in on SEAsian markets

The Kiwi Connection Tech Hub is working with NZ businesses, industry and government across multiple initiatives to support 100 Kiwi entrepreneurs, managers and executives to visit major South East Asia markets this year to increase exports, access investment capital and tap into the talent pool that New Zealand lacks.
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Infographics: global fintech landscape

Article Source: FintechRanking.com Want to see the global fintech landscape summed up in an easy on the eye and effortless to digest infographics? You have come to the right place – this excellent infographics has it all, from the hottest start-ups today and those to watch in 2016 to the most supportive countries and governments as well … Continue reading "Infographics: global fintech landscape"
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Working with the great Chinese payment system

Article Source: nzbusiness.co.nz Accessing Chinese consumers through popular e-commerce sites is a growing and exciting opportunity for Kiwi exporters. The key to success, however, is providing preferred payment methods through a trusted API platform like Latipay. You simply can’t ignore the stats. China is the world’s largest e-commerce market. By 2010 it is expected to … Continue reading "Working with the great Chinese payment system"