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The Finanser’s Week: 11th May 2020 – 17th May 2020

Chris Skinner

The main blog headlines are … Dealing with a crisis: FinTech versus Bank The chasm between start-ups and incumbents is massively exposed by coronavirus.

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Visa’s digital dollar concept opens a door to central bank currencies

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The U.S. Patent office published a Visa patent application to create a technology gateway that could allow central bank currencies for any nation to be digitized. Digital currencies Digital payments Visa Libra Cryptocurrencies

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Here’s what the new normal looks like

Chris Skinner

There’s lots of talk about civil unrest, an unjust society, the need for a universal basic income, a change in attitude towards everything from capitalism to socialism to democracy to inclusion. Good discussions but hard to know how it plays out. In many countries, people are suffering so much.

Binance killed CoinMarketCap.com

Daily Fintech

On April 2, 2020, Binance posted on its blog that it acquired CoinMarketCap.com (CMC), the best known crypto data site. It’s been reported that the size of the deal was $400 million in a cash and equity and that Brandon Chez, the founder of CMC was stepping down.

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Things worth reading: 18th May 2020

Chris Skinner

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The coronavirus should shelve paper invoices for good

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Remote work has hampered business payment systems. Automated decentralized options are key to continuity, says Nvoicepay's Josh Cyphers. Digital payments B-to-B payments Coronavirus Payment processing

COVID-19 Has Changed Banking and Payments Behavior Forever

The Financial Brand

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted how people bank, how payments are made and the importance of community commitment. The post COVID-19 Has Changed Banking and Payments Behavior Forever appeared first on The Financial Brand.

Pandemic Gives Traditional Banks a Rare Chance to Catch Up Digitally

The Financial Brand

Forced to move quickly to meet the spike in digital banking use, more banks and credit unions are closing the gap with fintechs. The post Pandemic Gives Traditional Banks a Rare Chance to Catch Up Digitally appeared first on The Financial Brand.