Crypto-currencies – High Prospects Despite Low Reputation?
New methods of conducting payments and bank business have been developed since the early days of the Internet; Credit cards, direct debit cards, and e-money transactions are widely accepted and increasingly popular. However, all these payment methods require two things: banks and a regulated currency. With the emergence of blockchain technology, new payment methods have evolved, which claim to make banks and regulation unnecessary. What are these crypto-currencies, what are their benefits, and do they really have an impact on the banking and financial world? Daniel Groß, Attorney at Law, DWF Germany, Cologne, explains.
Women in FinTech
In an interview with Dr Katja Michel and Kirsten Ammon from the Fieldfisher law firm, they discuss how women are still underrepresented – both in leadership positions and in start-ups.
The Digital Bank: Why Innovative Financial Institutions Urgently Need an Interconnection Strategy
Dr. Thomas King, CTO at DE-CIX, shows why interconnection via an Internet Exchange is so important for the future of banking.
Big Banks, Big Data, and the Need for a Better Digital Infrastructure
Ivo Ivanov from DE-CIX, on preparing the way for the digital bank of the future through intelligent interconnection with ecosystem partners.
Feature "Doing Business in Germany"
Doing Business in Germany: What Does Frankfurt Have to Offer?
If your company is part of the financial ecosystem and you are considering expanding your business in Germany, you are probably thinking: Frankfurt. But why? Take a look at the reasons – and the potential Frankfurt has to offer. Mathias Röckel explains.
Industry Insights "Doing Business in Germany"
Building an InsurTech Startup Ecosystem in Germany
What's New in eco June 2017
Banking the Bits and the Bytes
Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International, offers 4 steps to a future-proof connectivity strategy for the finance sector