‘Friction’, NeoBanks, and the Internet of Money

The rapid expansion of investor interest in recent years in cryptocurrencies and blockchain infrastructure has led some industry observers to coin the term ‘Internet of Money’, as these technologies mature and gain widespread acceptance in financial markets. The term symbolizes the convergence of various fintech protocols and products, which are now combining to eliminate the friction that is associated with so much of the traditional banking and financial services sector. 

Digital Identity, Payments, and More

In our most recent Linqto Learn, we sat down with James Loperfido, the Director of Business Development at Tangem, which provides silicon hardware for blockchain uses. We learned about such complex concepts as digital data and governance, digital currencies, the seamless embedding of technology in our daily lives, and self-sovereign identity. Read more to hear James’ thoughts on the “convergence of identity and payments.”