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The problem with banks

Over the past decade, British author and commentator Chris Skinner has become one of the most influential voices in the world on the future of financial services. He has advised the White House, the

Bitcoin start-up Luno raises R120m

Bitcoin start-up Luno has announced plans to expand into 35 new markets in Europe after securing R120m (US$9m) in a Series B funding round led by London-based Balderton Capital. Rand Merchant Investments

AlphaCode, Nedbank buy into Entersekt

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings, through financial technology innovation hub AlphaCode, and Nedbank Private Equity, through BoE Private Equity Investors, have each acquired minority shareholdings in South African fintech player Entersekt in

The blockchain is ‘this generation’s Internet’

Lorien Gamaroff, the founder and CEO of Bankymoon, believes that virtual currencies and blockchain technology are the “Internet of the next generation”, with potential to disintermediate banks, clearing houses and central securities depositories. Akin to how