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Fintechist BitConnect

BitConnect Recovers Following dip After Recording new All-time High of $446

by JP Buntinxon December 11, 2017
It has been a rather interesting week for BitConnect, to say the least. Although the value per BCC hit over $400, things have certainly taken an interesting turn. With the value now down to $378 once again, new investors will undoubtedly enter the ecosystem. There was another big dip a few days ago as well. […]
Fintechist Coinhako Litecoin

Here’s What’s Happening With Litecoin Right Now

by Samuel Raeon December 11, 2017
Litecoin has been one of the top performing coins over the last twenty-four hours, running towards the $200 level with breakneck speed. Whether it will reach it near term remains to be seen (we’ve seen markets cool off somewhat over the last couple of days in many other crypto type assets) but one thing seems […]

Fintechist UK Alternative Finance

Alternative Finance is Booming in the United Kingdom

by JP Buntinxon December 11, 2017
A lot of things are changing in the world of finance. Challenger banks and fintech startups effectively rival established financial institutions. In the UK, we see the online alternative finance market grow by leaps and bounds. Just last year, this industry noted a growth of 43%. It is now worth a total of GBP 4.6Bn, […]
Fintechist Russian hackers $10m Heist

Russian Hackers Steal $10m Over two Years Without Raising Alarms

by JP Buntinxon December 11, 2017
Russian hackers have made plenty of media headlines over the past two years. In most cases, it has something to do with alleged election manipulation. However, Russian hackers are also active in the financial sector. It seems one of the stealthiest crime rings has successfully stolen $10m from various financial and legal firms. This theft […]

Fintechist Digital-Only Banks UK

Digital-only Banks Start to Take Over the Market in the UK

by JP Buntinxon December 10, 2017
The financial sector in the United Kingdom undergoes some major changes as we speak. Consumers have taken a liking to digital-only banks. Although this is not entirely unexpected, the growth is rather spectacular. Half of the British consumers have or aim to obtain an account with a digital-only bank. That is rather surprising, yet it […]
Fintechsit Deutsche Bank Blockchain

Deutsche Bank Praises Blockchain After Slamming Cryptocurrencies

by JP Buntinxon December 10, 2017
It has been an interesting week for Deutsche Bank. After criticizing the lack of cryptocurrency regulation, the institution sang the praises of blockchain technology. According to insiders, the potential for this technology is huge. In fact, it may even reshape the financial sector as we know it today. It is evident banks see Bitcoin technology […]