FinTech

Blockchain is passé (It’s All About DLT)

The SEC and Goldman Sachs have recently tackled the over-and often misleading-usage of the word “blockchain.”  To remedy this perhaps, companies are banning the use of the word “blockchain,” instead using the term “Digital Ledger Technolog...

Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of thei...

4 Big Ways Data Science is Transforming the FinTech Industry

The financial industry is no stranger to the power of technology. After all, it has developed its own legion of Quants who use advanced quantitative analysis and programming techniques to exploit big opportunities in the capital markets. Despite bein...

InsurTech + Girl Power Hit Webster Hall For FinTech Week Startup Conference

Empire Startups, a thriving startup FinTech community, held it’s annual FinTech Conference on Tuesday, April 26 at concert venue Webster Hall.  The sold-out audience of 560 attendees consisted of early stage startups and larger companies in roughl...

An Overview of India’s Current Banking Landscape

Guest post by Arvind Padmanabhan, from Indian Engineering Design Forum, who attended our event this week on "Demonetization and its impact on FinTech and Digital Payments" in Bangalore. - JAM, UPI and related developments Yesterday I ...