Remote workforce and team vital for businesses during current times

One of the core lessons that the pandemic has shown is that by leveraging modern technology, businesses can function, even under lockdown. Technology offers resilience, and businesses not only...

Fintech unicorns take the world by a storm, including Europe

Barely halfway through 2021, Europe has already broken the record for annual investment into fintechs. So far this year, European fintechs have raised €10.4bn, trumping the €9.3bn raised across the...

How to create a Persona and an End User for Your Startup

Defining the potential user/s of their products for startup owners doesn’t seem to be a difficult part. The difficult part to identify the persona of the users and then sticking to them. How many...

Why Hyperledger Fabric will Win Against R3 Corda and Quorum?

Blockchain as an emerging technology has not yet reached the ground level and yet the disruptive technology has seen five generations. While the first two generations, Bitcoin and Ethereum were public, permissionless blockchains, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda and Quorum are private and permissioned blockchains. Why this paradigm shifts in technology when it was aimed to be a…

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The 3 waves of Fintech innovation

The 3 waves of Fintech innovation

In October 2018, MoneyLIVE and the Chartered Banker Institute conducted a survey on over 600 senior figures across the banking sector. The report based on the survey talked about how the emergence of new and progressive startups is challenging traditional banking...

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The impact of COVID-19 on the Fintech industry

The impact of COVID-19 on the Fintech industry

COVID-19 has left the world alarmed and confused as the global economy has come to a halt. Numerous industries are witnessing dramatic revenue losses. The fintech industry is no exception. Fintech has greatly affected services including banking, insurance and...

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Technologies driving Fintech in the year 2020

Technologies driving Fintech in the year 2020

Banking and financial services for the last few years have turned fast-paced with the adoption of technology. Fintech is said to be the epicentre of this change. Companies including Google, Facebook, Uber, and Amazon have entered the fintech realm, which is developing...

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Celebrating Akeo’s 8 glorious years

Celebrating Akeo’s 8 glorious years

It’s the time of the year when the entire Akeo comes together to celebrate the successes of the past year. The event began with a bang with a speech from our Chief Innovation Officer, Ashish Gupta. “We always have the scope to create possibilities in our life. But do...

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Peer to Peer lending driving growth for SMEs

Peer to Peer lending driving growth for SMEs

Access to formal and affordable channels of credit has always been a problem for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It remains one of the most painful points among SMEs in major countries, including India and the US. Despite their significant contribution to the...

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Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 – What’s new?

Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 – What’s new?

Hyperledger has recently announced the updated version of its most popular blockchain framework – Hyperledger Fabric. The new version is called Hyperleder Fabric 2.0 and comes equipped with a number of features to make it more user-friendly and secure.   ...

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Financial data opening the market for new possibilities

Financial data opening the market for new possibilities

Until recently, financial data has remained an untapped powerhouse of insights. Since Open Banking gained traction in Europe and several other continents, this data is empowering customers instead of being locked away in banks’ vaults. Data insights have become a part...

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