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Banks invest in Bitcoin: 75 million for the startup Coinbase

With the 75 million euros that it recently rounded up, Coinbase has now become the Bitcoin startup with the greatest worth in the history (short) of the crypto-currency

di Martina Pennisi
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9 Italian Fintech startups to watch in 2015

Here are the 9 most interesting Italian Fintechs according to StartupItalia!

di Martina Pennisi
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FinTech’s giant step at the end of the year: after Lending Club goes public its value grows to 9 billion dollars

Lending Club, the American personal and small business loan company, went public on the stock market and reached values of 24.69 dollars per share, 65% above the initial offer

di Roberto Ferrari
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516 billion dollars at the disposition of mobile commerce startups

By 2017, 700 billion dollars will be invested in mobile Internet, 516 of which through smartphone acquisitions

di Emanuela Perinetti
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The best Italian fintech startups awarded by CheBanca! GrandPrix

The young talents of Italian fintech rewarded by David Wolman and other experts of innovation.

di Redazione
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MasterCard and Visa, a farewell to passwords. Biometric identification by 2015

The two payment circuits are working in collaboration to substitute the current authentication system: one-time passwords and fingerprints by 2015

di Emanuela Perinetti
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A bit of Italy is breaking the bank on Indiegogo

Empatica, created in Italy, and Jolla, co-founded by Italian Stefano Mosconi, collected over one million dollars in just a few hours on Indiegogo.

di Martina Pennisi
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Charing uses circular barcodes to pay via mobile

Cofounded by Italian Michele Silletti, the FinTech startup RingPay has just launched Charing, an application that helps charities collect funding via smartphones.

di Martina Pennisi
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Zalando launches its Photo Search app in Italy

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.

di Redazione
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Sign2Pay: sign a smartphone for online acquisitions

The Belgian fintech startup Sign2Pay has made it possible to sign directly on smartphone screens. Launched at TechCrunch in London it could be a windfall for ecommerce.

di Emanuela Perinetti
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14 startups, 9 speakers: the best of the FinTech sector at Maker Faire Rome

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.

di Redazione
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Apple Pay…a true digital disruption? Not at all

As by now almost everybody knows Apple has recently announced the launch of its new payments platform Apple Pay alongside with the new iPhone6.

di Roberto Ferrari
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iPhone 6 launch on September 9 with a mobile payment feature and the new Apple smartwatch

This is it: on Tuesday, September 9th Apple is set to launch iPhone 6 that will include a mobile payment feature with NFC and in collaboration with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. And rumor has it that a new smartwatch will also be launched at the same time.

di Martina Pennisi
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The Revenge of State Money

Could the cryptocurrency boom inadvertently secure the supremacy of national currencies?

di David Wolman
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Uber and American Express unite to increase customer loyalty in U.S.

Following Vodafone, now even Uber and American Express are trying out a loyalty program that includes accumulating points with many other partners

di Emanuela Perinetti
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Customer Loyalty: Vodafone aims at MyShopping, the discount app that can be downloaded on Android

MyShopping is based on the Vouchercloud platform and the discount codes can also be used for acquisitions in shops and restaurants

di Emanuela Perinetti