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Finyoz & Currencycloud collaborate for innovative supply chain finance solutions
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Lendtech platform Finyoz partners with multi-currency specialists Currencycloud, aiming to modernise supply chain financing through innovative solutions.
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Kiwi investors anticipate Bitcoin Halving boost, Binance study shows
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Binance study reveals high optimism among Kiwi investors over the potential boost in Bitcoin value amid its upcoming halving event and significant institutional investment.
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Global investors anticipate impact of upcoming Bitcoin halving
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Investors worldwide are closely observing the coming Bitcoin 'halving', an anticipated event that will halve the miners' reward. This could possibly influence the cryptocurrency's economic impact by mimicking precious metal scarcity dynamics.
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insytz fintech debuts, aiming to democratise international investment insight
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
New fintech insytz aims to democratise global market insights, providing a visually engaging, algorithm-driven platform for investors at all levels to grasp market trends easily.
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Australia's growing love for cryptocurrency shakes investment norms
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cryptocurrency
In Australia, around 4.5 million citizens now own cryptocurrency, led by brokerage and asset management firm Caleb and Brown.
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Finkr launches to revolutionise fintech sector with visionary strategies
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fintech
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asia
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London's Finkr consultancy launches today, pledging to transform the fintech sector with its forward-thinking strategy and advanced tech solutions.
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Payments Innovation Jury highlights global payment shift
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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regulation
The 2024 Payments Innovation Jury report notes damaging effects of major cryptocurrency failures on global market confidence.
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Innovate UK hosts cyber security demo for top industry investors
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Disruptive cyber security prototypes to be unveiled at Innovate UK's industry-leading CyberASAP Demo Day, offering investors a peek into the future of UK's cyber defence industry.
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Bitcoin exceeds $72k mark, soaring to unprecedented high
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Bitcoin's value has soared past $72,000 for the first time ever, fueled by increased acceptance of the cryptocurrency by influential financial institutions and the anticipation of the upcoming halving event.
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IWD 2024: SocialFi is a new frontier – here’s what you need to know
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blockchain
SocialFi, a blend of decentralised finance and social media, is gathering momentum, with platforms like KangaMoon and xNinja.Tech attracting thousands of users, and set to challenge traditional social media platforms.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
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As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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IWD 2024: Expert security insight from within the gaming industry
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cloud services
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ddos
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cybersecurity
The gaming industry must increase cybersecurity efforts amid growing threats; risks include data theft and game manipulation, leading to financial losses and a decrease in public trust, says Mindera's Gaming lead, Teresa Matos.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Building a brighter future for women in technology
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women in technology
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Despite improvements in attitudes towards equality, vast disparities persist in the tech industry's treatment of women, demanding urgent attention to investment, education, and mentorship.
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IWD 2024: The data behind the drive for gender equality in technology
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On this 49th International Women's Day, a top female tech leader addresses Australia's significant gender pay gap and advocates for action towards diversity, equality and inclusion.
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Investment Association alerts UK investors of AI trading risks
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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cyber risk
UK's Investment Association cautions investors on relying solely on AI and trading bots for investments, noting the potential financial risks and cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
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Crowdsourced funding in Australia holds steady in 2023
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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travel
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Amidst overall funding decreases, crowdsourced funding in Australia remained steady in 2023, securing $71m for local businesses.
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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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jobs
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Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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HFCL secures INR 623 crore order for Indian-made 5G gear
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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analyst report
HFCL Limited has inked a milestone INR 623 crore deal for the supply of indigenously-made 5G networking gear, making it the first Indian company to secure such a large order.
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ExtraHop secures $100m in growth capital, expands executive team
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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ExtraHop secures $100m growth capital, bolsters executive team, and is poised for exponential growth in the expanding NDR market.
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Zally & SoSquared host FLIP MCR to boost local tech scene
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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investors
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venture capital
Zally and SoSquared unite to host FLIP MCR, a networking event for local entrepreneurs looking for investment, aimed to spark venture capital activity in 2024.
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Investors doubt sincerity of corporate sustainability reports, PwC survey reveals
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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cios
94% of investors doubt the credibility of corporations' sustainability reports, suggests 2023 PwC Global Survey.
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AI and sustainability amongst key fintech trends for 2024
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Lanistar Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Baber, spotlights AI, Gen Z adoption, and sustainability as 2024's major fintech trends.
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Modest growth in M&A activity predicted for next year
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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email security
Biztech Lawyers and Intelliworx predict modest growth in M&A activity, company consolidation, and an upswing in down round investments for 2024 tech industry.
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Relevance AI secures AU$15M for AI workforce expansion
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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physical security
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ai
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Relevance AI bags AU$15M in Series A funding to help businesses build and democratise AI workforces across the globe.