‘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.”

Private Investing Survey: Partnering with Millenial and GenZ Students to Learn

In early 2021, Linqto private investing commissioned an opinion survey project with a public university to better understand the scope and level of interest in private equity investing among various segments of an expanded customer base. Several demographics of interest included young professionals or GenZ-ers, as well as older individuals who may be involved with informal financial interest clubs, local business organizations, or other community associations.

Standard Cognition: Using AI to Automate Shopping

Digital transformation is a core focus concept in many business fields these days. Yet, it is not generally the technology itself which is the central issue. While most digital technologies provide companies with numerous opportunities for efficiency gains, they are unlikely to be achieved unless they also accommodate the prevailing organizational practices.

Australian Technology Maven and Venture Investor – Victor Jiang (Sapien Ventures) – Joins Global Investor Line-Up

Victor Jiang is a highly-experienced technology entrepreneur and venture investor, whose international career encompasses a wide variety of accomplishments that span the fields of business development and advising, international trade, disaster management, and venture capital and include work in Australia, China, the Middle East and Europe.

Automating Anywhere: Companies Find Uses for Bots in the Modern Workplace

The business upheavals resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have had mixed effects across the global economy. Industry sectors like leisure and transportation have suffered significant negative impacts, while others, including online services and home delivery operations, have thrived during the rolling lockdowns. One key result of this is the need for several businesses to rapidly refocus their operations. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has emerged as one tool to address and accommodate altered work practices and social changes. We highlight use-cases for this technology and highlight companies such as Automation Anywhere, Inc. who are leading the way.