Can foreign tech companies win in China?

 As China’s digital business grows, it’s going to provide more opportunities for many players. Who “gets it” and who doesn’t will certainly not only be a function of “being blocked or...

A Simple Way to Profit from the InsurTech Boom

Image source InsurTech is booming. Or at least a lot of investors think it will boom soon as demonstrated by how much money they are investing – hitting US$1bn across 47...

Bitcoin Is Currency Now. Or Not. Or Yes?

Yes, I am using this meme, moving on: yesterday CoinDesk reported that New York Federal Judge Alison Nathan ruled that “bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term.” In...

Why PropTech and MortgageTech Are the Future of Fintech

If this is the first time you’ve heard the term proptech, it won’t be the last. Proptech (also known as real estate tech or REtech) and its subset mortgagetech have been...

Twitter launches on Apple TV, Fire TV and Xbox One

 Twitter needs to figure out a way to continue to grow — and it certainly seems open to looking into a lot of new places outside your phone to figure out...

American Express Adds Its Bot to the Party

Earlier this month, American Express launched a bot on Facebook Messenger as an additional channel to interact with its customers. When Facebook Messenger launched five (!) years ago this month, it was...

Narrative Science Raises $11 Million Series E

In a round led by Sapphire Ventures and featuring participation from Jump Capital, advanced natural-language generation technology innovator Narrative Science has raised $11 million. The Series E round takes the company’s...

FinovateEurope 2017 Presenters Revealed!

The holidays are officially upon us which means it must be time to announce our presenting companies for FinovateEurope 2017! Competition was fierce, and we spent weeks reviewing application after application. The...

FinovateAsia Sneak Peek: Peakford

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateAsia on November 8, 2016 in Hong Kong. Pick up your ticket today and save your spot. ExbiData from Peakford is a platform which...

NuCypher and Sureify Earn Finalist Spots at Startup Battlefield, MetLife’s Collab

A quote from famous Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Rickson Gracie reminds us: “Sometimes you don’t have to win. You cannot win. But that has nothing to do with losing.” Those words are worth...

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Lord Martin Rees: We Are Living Through A Political And Scientific...

Lord Martin Rees is an astrophysicist and the former master of Trinity College, Cambridge. He sat down with The WorldPost for a wide-ranging interview,...