USA

Fitch: Blockchain Disruption of Trust Bank Trade Settlement Unlikely

The use of blockchain distributive ledger technology (blockchain, or DLT) is unlikely to challenge the franchise values of the U.S. trust and processing banks or their integral roles in trade settlement or asset custody, Fitch Ratings says. Evidence for the

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Stablecoins Versus Centralized Exchanges: Who Drives Mass Adoption?

The stablecoin market is obviously gaining popularity, growing from 1% of all crypto in 2018 to almost 3% today. Global stablecoin trading volume increased from $12.5 billion in 2017 to $82 billion in 2018, according to Chainalysis. Furthermore, the 24-hour

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Divvy Expense Management Tools and Credit Suisse Close $500M Purchase Agreement

Divvy, an US based in spend and expense management tool, claims that they closed a $500 million purchase agreement with Credit Suisse. The agreement gives Credit Suisse the right to buy up to $500 million in future Divvy receivables over

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Qumran’s Purchase Price Revealed in Dynatrace’s US IPO

Dynatrace, a cloud computing firm backed by Private Equity firm Thoma Bravo, launched a successful initial public offering (IPO) on August 1, 2019, raising roughly US$570 million. The stock rose 49% in its market debut on the New York Stock

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Top 10 Most Valuable Fintechs Across North America and Europe

PitchBook, a software-as-a-service company that delivers data, research and technology covering the private capital markets, has released its list of the ten most valuable fintech startups in North America and Europe. These tackle a broad range of areas including cryptocurrencies,

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26 Upcoming Fintech Events in USA in 2019

The following are 26 of the top fintech, digital finance-focused events and conferences taking place in the coming months in the US:   #PAY Symposium & Exposition August 20 – 21, 2019 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas #PAY Symposium & Exposition,

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