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Crypto, Central Banking and the Future of Digital Currencies

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has issued its findings regarding the seven central banks working in tandem to explore central bank digital currencies...

BVNK Powers Up for Digital Asset Financial Services

London-headquartered BVNK has popped up in the B2B fintech sector to offer digital asset financial services.  BVNK is the creation of three fintech veterans -...

Lifebit Biotech and Merkle Science Enjoy the Funding Life

The UK welcomes more tech funding action as Lifebit Biotech and Merkle Science have completed their latest rounds.   While the company names might conjure up...

Regtech Coinfirm Gets £6m Funding and New CEO

London-based crypto regtech Coinfirm has picked up some useful coins with the close of its Series A fundraising of $8 million (£5.8 million), and...

Fiat Republic Plays Bridge for Crypto Banking Democracy

London-based Fiat Republic has appeared on the B2B scene with aspirations to be a bridge between the worlds of banking and cryptocurrency. The fintech startup...

Why Institutional Investors Should Reject the Myths About Investing in Bitcoin

For well over a decade, institutional investors have faced the challenge of how to generate diversified risk-adjusted returns when confronted with negative-yielding bonds, overvalued...

Digital Investment Platform Bitpanda Surges to $4.1bn Valuation with $263m Funding

European digital investment platform Bitpanda raised $263 million (£190.7 million) in funding last week to take it to a mighty $4.1 billion (£3 billion)...

Blockchain and the Benefits to Businesses

Blockchain, or in tech parlance distributed ledger technology (DLT), is the technology behind most cryptocurrencies today. Blockchain stores encrypted data blocks and links them...

How the Cryptocurrency Market is Evolving

The global cryptocurrency market already stands at $2.48 trillion (£1.8 trillion) and is expected to reach double digits in the coming decade. As Webopedia notes,...