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Video: What Sets Fundpark Apart From the Other Fintech Companies
The Supercharger Demo Day played host to a lot of interesting companies, and one of them was online trade finance platform provider, FundPark. FundPark’s main businesses is bringing SMEs and investors together, and its services have been getting a lot of praise from clients. NexChange’s Andrew recently spoke with FundPark co-founder and CEO Anson Suen to find out what sets
Report: Steve Bannon is Jumping on the Cryptocurrency Bandwagon
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It's possible that after the rough year it's been having, Bitcoin's bandwagon has fallen off a cliff. But if there is anyone who can repair that wagon and get it rolling again then it might be Stephen Bannon, the former chief strategist to Donald Trump who is widely credited as the brains behind Trump's improbable run to the White House.
Andrew Left Goes Long Fitbit, Sees 130% Upside
Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT) was already on the rise Monday when Citron Research came out with a bullish report touting Fitbit as one of the best medtech companies in the industry and forecasting 130-percent upside. “What was once a piñata for short-sellers (since IPO) has transformed itself to one of the most underappreciated med-tech stories in the market with a
A New Automation ETF For Traders Who Haven't Yet Been Replaced By Robots
Despite civilization’s rapid forward march toward mechanization, humanity has been routinely bad at predicting the scope, scale and impact of new technologies and the unforeseen consequences brought on by these sometimes massive shifts in how we as humans interact with the world. Case in point, a recent study from the PEW Research Center shows that, while two-thirds of Americans believe
Video: How Mindbridge Applies AI and Machine Learning to Financial Services
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MindBridge is a fast-growing, Ottowa-based artificial intelligence company which provides bleeding edge solutions to auditors and financial services firms. NexChange’s Andrew Work recently chatted with MindBridge’s APAC Managing Director Peter Fong to find out what makes the company so special and here is what he learned:
Video: Why Exate Isn’t like Your Run-Of-The-Mill Cybersecurity Company
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Among the companies present at the Supercharger Demo Day was UK-headquartered Exate. Exate is a data privacy firm which develops next-gen technology to protect client data everywhere – from within and outside the company, through the cloud, even across borders. NexChange’s Andrew Work spoke to Exate co-founder and CEO Peter Lancos to find out more about the company and here’s
Report: Microsoft, Walmart Collaborate on Checkout-Free Retail Technology
Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) could soon compete with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s cashierless Amazon Go stores with the help of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), according to Reuters. What Happened Amazon's checkout-free Amazon Go retail stores may become the new shopping norm, as Microsoft is working on developing a similar technology, according to a Reuters report that cited six people familiar
Video: How Korea-based AIZEN Is Disrupting the Finance Industry
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AIZEN is a South Korea-based fintech firm which provides AI-fueled business applications to banking and insurance companies. NexChange’s Andrew Work recently caught up with AIZEN CEO and co-founder Jung Seok Kang at the SuperCharger Demo Day and Kang shared what his firm is currently up to as well as what makes it special compared to the rest. Check it out:
Bitcoin's Prospects Worsen After Researchers Find Evidence its Prices Were Artificially Propped Up
Two researches at the University of Texas in Austin have provided evidence to back up the growing concerns among some investors that Bitcoin's precipitous rise to a record $20,000 last December was artificially manipulated, which could plunge the cryptocurrency's value even lower than it's already fallen this year. John M. Griffin, a professor of finance, and Amin Shams, a graduate
How Microsoft Could Build the 'Netflix of Gaming'
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has long been in the gaming business — the company began developing the original Xbox console in 1998. Microsoft’s share of the console market has slipped in recent years though and the landscape is set to change dramatically, but investors with an eye on gaming should rest assured that it's well-prepared to ride the trend, Morgan