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Women Better Coders Than Men? (Kick More Ass With Scholarships)

In the 1940's more than half of programmers were women, yet, that proportion hovers around 25% today.  Many studies find that the actual percentage of women is more like 10% - 20%.  When big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees...

A Banker’s Guide To Winning His First Hackathon

Hackathons aren't all about  glasses, geeks, pocket-protectors, and Red Bull, although such stereotypes may turn off many from entering them... This may have been the case with Dan Griffin, a self proclaimed "finance guy," who had considered ent...

Singapore FinTech Festival Coverage: Hackathon & “Learning Bytes”

Don't have FOMO.  Check out our Singapore FinTech Festival coverage: We were honored to partner with the Monetary Authority of Singapore on their first week-long global Singapore FinTech Festival in November which coincided with our Singapore cam...

Startup Lesson: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data

FinTech startup VendorMach provided lessons in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and big data on the Byte campus recently. Topics covered by Chaney Ojinnaka, CEO, and Ivan Kotorov, VP, Enterprise, included:  KYC (Know Your Customer)...

FinTech Power Plays in Asia: Which Country Will Lead The FinTech Revolution?

Collaboration maybe a manifestation of competition.  Hong Kong, Singapore and China race to lead the FinTech revolution.  Passionate debate at Hong Kong FinTech Breakfast Briefing and The Economist #FinanceDisrupted conference Singapore Fi...