Who is going to lead us into the digital revolution? Watch Christine Lagarde’s profound keynote speech from the 2018 Singapore Fintech Festival.
To reach a future where all individuals can access financial services, one of the main challenges is education, specifically for financial institutions and governments. Financial institutions may be hesitant to change, and currently many governments see the rush to cryptocurrency as more of a threat than an opportunity. Once we can show how to safely […]
nanopay Chief Security Officer Nicko Van Someren joined us in the Studio Lounge to discuss nanopay’s payment platform, which uses fiat-backed digital currency to increase payment speed, increase security, and has the ability to bring financial inclusion to the traditionally unbanked.
As we approach the transformational year of 2020, another trend promising to change how all financial transactions are conducted is gaining strength. Very simply, it’s a “cashless society,” defined as a society in which digital cash replaces banknotes and coins.
For many companies, 2018 is a year of regulatory change: In Canada, for example, there are proposed changes to the Canadian Payments Act that could result in the creation of a non-bank associate member role for Payments Canada.
nanopay’s Chief Risk Officer Amir Sunderji is featured in PYMNTS mid-year checkpoint reflecting on what has happened so far in the financial services, payments and commerce space. Read about it on page 35. https://www.pymnts.com/innovation/2018/payments-2018-ceo-execs-insights-trends-ebook/
“I love [bitcoin’s] technology and I love the concept and being able to have this shared oversight is great,” Laurence Cooke, founder and CEO of payment startup nanopay, tells Inverse. “[But] you cannot possibly compete with cash today, let alone a future platform like ours that is infinitely more scalable and much cheaper.”
Since 1990, CIAB FEBRABAN has been one of the biggest IT conferences in the financial sector, this year attracting more than 23,000 visitors, which included industry experts, CEOs of top banks, entrepreneurs and policymakers. Among those visitors was Laurence Cooke, CEO of the startup nanopay.
nanopay CEO Laurence Cooke was heartened after attending the IT conference CIAB FEBRABAN in Brazil, where digital fiat currencies were a hot topic of conversation.