• Jan. 23, 2017, 6:48 pm

Alt-Finance

Stories exploring the world of alt-currencies like Bitcoin, alt-banking, invoice-discounting and more

ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

ITRC/CyberScout report details data breach trends

The number of U.S. data breaches continues to grow dramatically, data from a report released by the Identity Theft Resource Centre (ITRC) and CyberScout shows, but the true growth rate is tougher to determine. Tracked data breaches in 2016 totaled ...

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Platform Black rebrands as Sancus Finance

Platform Black rebrands as Sancus Finance

Following a strategic operations review by owner GLI Finance Ltd., United Kingdom marketplace lender Platform Black has changed its name to Sancus Finance Ltd, effective immediately. GLI transfers its holdings in Platform Black to Sancus BMS Group Ltd. Sancus Finance’s ...

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LendIt Forums are mini conferences

LendIt Forums are mini conferences

A prominent lending and fintech conference is offering mini conferences to people interested in leaning more about the space. LendIt Forums are free learning events for asset managers, real estate investors, financial advisors, commercial bankers, lending innovators, and venture capitalists. ...

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Intellisys launches updated blockchain offering

Intellisys launches updated blockchain offering

The general partner of a private investment fund facilitated by the Ethereum blockchain has made four amendments to its initial token offering. The new document can be viewed at intellisys.ai. Mainstreet Investment LP general partner Intellisys Capital has moved the sale stat ...

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PrimeRevenue names Laird to global sales post

PrimeRevenue names Laird to global sales post

Working capital finance platform PrimeRevenue has named Erik Laird as senior vice president and global head of sales. He is expected to lead a growing international sales force. Mr. Laird joins PrimeRevenue from digital risk monitoring firm RiskIQ where he ...

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Hyperledger Project seeks to advance blockchain tech

Hyperledger Project seeks to advance blockchain tech

A collaborative industry effort with the goal of advancing blockchain technology has added eight new members who will work toward an open standard for distributed ledgers. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, the Hyperledger Project now has more than 100 members. ...

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Massaro: Global citizen concept to drive 2017

Massaro: Global citizen concept to drive 2017

This year saw the emergence of an important new demographic for financial services – the global citizen. This fast-growing segment does not consider borders in terms of lifestyle, access or travel and is spending more than ever on goods and services ...

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