Trends in Indian Fintech and Digital Ecosystem

According to the KPMG/NASSCOM report on Fintech in India – powering a digital economy, the Asian fintech market is currently dominated by two growing economies:  China and India. Fintech investments strengthened in H1 of 2018 in China compared to the end of 2017, while the Indian market experienced large investments in fintech with 31 deals…

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An introduction to Blockchain and its industry applications

PwC states(1), blockchain is posed to change how business is done.” In fact, according to PwC’s 2018 Blockchain Survey(4): 84% of executives say their organizations have at least some involvement in blockchain technology; 45% believe trust could delay adoption; 30% see China as a rising blockchain leader; and 28% say interoperability of systems is a…

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Demand drives Brazil’s biggest independent brokerage to launch a cryptocurrency exchange

Brazil’s biggest independent brokerage, Grupo XP, the owner of XP Investimentos SA is going to make inroads into the cryptocurrency market.  Bloomberg reported that the brokerage’s CEO, Guilherme Benchimol, made an announcement at an event held in Sao Paulo, confirming that the brokerage will be launching an exchange for Bitcoin and Ethereum in the upcoming…

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