Rakuten Fintech Conference

Amid the whirlwind of change in the finance sector, fintech entrepreneurs gathered at the Rakuten Fintech Conference 2017 to discuss innovation.

For fintech innovators, the sky’s the limit

“If you deliver an experience that goes well beyond the payment, with rewards and so on, then you’ve innovated,” said Yoyo Wallet's Alan Falys. Financial te...
Robot hand, ordering on a laptop keyboard, an exchange trade. Robot trading system is a computer trading program that automatically submits trades to an exchange without any human interventions. Depth of field with focus on finger.

Are robo-advisers the future of investing?

One of the hottest trends in the world of fintech today is robo-advisers. These don’t involve humanoid robots, but sophisticated algorithms that automatically i...

On a blockchain, diamonds are forever

If you’re thinking of purchasing a diamond ring for a sweetheart, it’s natural to have questions about its origin. In the past, you had to take your seller’s wo...