The young talents of Italian fintech rewarded by David Wolman and other experts of innovation.
The two payment circuits are working in collaboration to substitute the current authentication system: one-time passwords and fingerprints by 2015
Empatica, created in Italy, and Jolla, co-founded by Italian Stefano Mosconi, collected over one million dollars in just a few hours on Indiegogo.
2014 will close as the all time high for VC investments in the Fitech sector, but 2015 may prove to be the year of explotion.
For 90% of freelancers the Web is a precious tool for acquiring new contacts and increasing earnings: Italy stands out for requests for and receiving of funds.
Cofounded by Italian Michele Silletti, the FinTech startup RingPay has just launched Charing, an application that helps charities collect funding via smartphones.
The e-commerce company has reached 5 million downloads worldwide and is now testing its photo recognition app (a tool that allows products to be searched for by using photos) in Italy.
Last month, when Tim Cook was showing off Apple’s new mobile payment technology to congregants in San Francisco, a 33-year-old Pilipino woman named Jenalyn Orquiza was using her cell phone to make a payment of 450 Philippine pesos, about $10. She wasn’t using the service to tee up a credit or debit card payment, as… Read more »
During this event the 14 Italian finalists of the CheBanca! GrandPrix FinTech startup contest will be alternating on stage with high caliber international speakers. Four winners will then be chosen and awarded the 100,000-euro prize.
An important novelty for Bitcoin: it is arriving in Europe with the Coinbase platform and PayPal is also opening its doors to the cryptocurrency through the Braintree startup.