Posts Categorized: Financial Services

Cryptocurrency piggy-bank designed for children

A new startup is reinventing the piggy-bank with a cryptocurrency designed to help teach children the value of money

Facial recognition app to become e-gov ID service

A free app can be used as a digital identity provider in a bid to help citizens swiftly and securely access services.

Fashion brand issues currency just for women

A German fashion chain has issued its own currency to redress the gender pay gap for women.

Blockchain technology used to verify votes in Sierra Leone Election

A financial company has developed proprietary software that provides end-to-end validity of votes using the bitcoin blockchain technology, used recently in Sierra Leone election.

Investment app targets ethical investing

UK-based startup wants to simplify stock research and make it easier for ordinary people to invest ethically