Tech is about to shake up financial services four different ways. Here’s how you’ll benefit

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Source: Toronto Daily Star Date: January 2nd, 2023 Link: Discussion “Richer, faster payments drive efficiency and opportunity: Modern advances in digital banking have brought real-time payments, such as e-transfer or QR code payments, to the forefront”In what ways is it going to be important for anyone doing anything with payments to have an MIS… Read more »

‘There’s literally no limit’: NFTs could soon be used for cars, real estate: Experts

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The first time most Canadians heard the term “non-fungible tokens” was likely after a recent blockbuster Christies auction for a piece of digital art. However, experts expect the technology to move far beyond the art world into everyday life — though nobody knows for sure how they will be used. NFTs — which are essentially… Read more »

China opens door to Ant Group’s stock market debut

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Chinese tech giant Ant Group was set to sell shares worth about $34.4bn (£26.5bn) before it was abruptly halted. The listings in Shanghai and Hong Kong would have been the biggest stock market debut to date. Ant Group is China’s biggest payments provider, with more than 730 million monthly users on its digital payments service… Read more »

The Complete Beginner’s Guide To FinTech Everyone Can Understand

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You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for all entrepreneurs to know about and understand? FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied in the financial services sector, chiefly used by financial… Read more »