Space Technologies: New opportunities for Collaboration
Alex Panican is the new Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology – LHoFT.
A recent report from Deloitte, commissioned by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA), suggests that Southern Ontario is perfectly positioned to become a global hub for cybersecurity startups.
Slow growth and rising inequality have reached a tipping point in many of the world’s advanced economies. The World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017lays out strategies for cutting the current vicious cycle of stagnation and polarisation of income and opportunities.
Daimler Financial Services AG announced today that it is acquiring the electronic payment services provider PayCash Europe SA. By gaining a foothold in the ePayment business, Daimler AG will be launching its own electronic payment services provider under the “Mercedes pay” brand name.
Blockchain is a distributed ledger which maintains all transactions and assets and is updated by a number of counterparties. Financial institutions are investing in the technology – in what is hoped – to automate processes and remove “human” errors. This may help towards lowering transactional and operational costs by releasing the finance sector from its legacy systems.