Oct 15, 2019 8:00 am
Cryptocurrency is such a nebulous term and it creates a lot of confusion from the underlying potential of the technology that powers it. There is a wide spectrum of the field of cryptocurrencies between bitcoin and initial coin offerings, and the...
Aug 14, 2019 8:00 am
Open, programmable money is changing the way we understand and use money. It will reform how we interact with each other in ways that will drive new efficiencies and opportunities. It will allow us to enhance the traditional concept of money to...
Jun 28, 2019 8:00 am
It has been more than 20 years since American computer scientist Nick Szabo first proposed the concept of digitised agreements made between individuals and organisations called smart contracts. We are only just beginning to realise the power of...
May 3, 2019 8:00 am
Standardisation of screw threads and the introduction of interchangeable parts in the late half of the 19th century were pivotal in driving the industrial revolution. They made mass manufacturing and componentisation possible, and were...
Mar 26, 2019 8:00 am
Bermuda has a long history of global trade and disruptive innovation. Our location and ability to innovate quickly played a pivotal role in the early days of trade in the founding of the New World, just as it does today.
Our focus on...
Feb 26, 2019 8:00 am
Recently, JP Morgan introduced its own cryptocurrency, JPM Coin. This is big news for the fintech and cryptocurrency community because it showcases how mainstream players are experimenting with the technology.
In order to understand what...
Jan 24, 2019 8:00 am
The application of modern technology to finance, or “fintech”, represents the unlocking of the long tail of investment, particularly that of global and local communities. It has the potential to empower people both globally and locally to pool...
Dec 18, 2018 8:00 am
Imagine a world where you could own a Van Gogh painting. The kind of investment available to only the super-rich, not tied to the ups and downs of traditional markets, which could drive steady appreciation over time owing to its rarity. Digital...
Dec 4, 2018 8:00 am
Artificial intelligence is pegged as the magic solution to nearly every business challenge, and the destroyer of jobs. Is that accurate? Like any technology, artificial intelligence isn’t magic. It is just another useful tool that can be used to...
Nov 20, 2018 8:00 am
It can be easy to forget how revolutionary e-mail was. Go back 25 or more years ago and think about how different things were then. To send a letter, it usually meant printing it, putting it in an envelope, putting a stamp on it, dropping it off...
Nov 6, 2018 8:00 am
Bermuda recently played host to Hub Culture’s Innovation Sprint. It was an exciting and busy couple of weeks that gave a bit of an idea of the potential for Bermuda in the fintech industry.
Although it is still early days, it cemented that...
Oct 23, 2018 8:00 am
Denis Pitcher, The Fintech Column
There has been a lot of excitement around the market collapse of cryptocurrencies lately. So much so that even The Economist recently published an article headlined “Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are...
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