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

New travel insurance app uses geolocation

A new travel insurance app turns itself on and off automatically based on the user’s location

Airport accepts digital currency in terminal shops

A new payment system allows travelers to pay with their choice of cryptocurrency at a variety of retailers.

New cryptocurrency aims to tackle climate change

A new cryptocurrency encourages environmentally-friendly businesses to offset their carbon emissions.

Bitcoin can be used to pay traffic fines in South Africa

SA company helps businesses keep on top of traffic fines incurred by staff in company cars, accepting the cryptocurrency for providing the service.

AI property management saves time and money

With an intelligent assistant interface, this new platform helps tenants and managers handle queries and routine contractual work quickly and efficiently.