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Oscar Jofre

What will happen to blockchain in 2017?

Banks are beginning to recognise the potential of blockchain. Oscar Jofre looks at what this could mean for financial services in 2017. ...
Oscar Jofre

Perspective: Alternative Finance in Asia

I’ve been in Shanghai and Hong Kong quite often over the last few months, speaking at events and meeting with partners. As a Canadian, what struck ...
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Fintech and Equity Crowdfunding in Germany

FinTech is about to get an upgrade. In 2016, get ready to see GermTech – the entry and infectious spread of high potential German technological fin...
Oscar Jofre

The Double-D (as in Due Diligence)

Get your mind out of the gutter!   Now, when you first saw the title, you asked yourself what business has to do with anything relating to double-D...
Oscar Jofre

Fintech: The New World Order

Like most of you today, I spend a lot of time reading about fintech. You can get massive amounts of news reports and companies talking about fintec...
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Trance Music and Equity Crowdfunding

You might not guess it looking at me, but I <a href="https://www.equities.com/news/electronic-dance-music-las-vegas-and-its-unlikely-savior" tar...
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The R.A.B.B.I.T. Race: The Importance of The Crowd, and t...

The tortoise may sometimes beat the rabbit, but in technology, it’s rarely much of a race. CB Insights CEO Anand Sanwal said <a href="https://ww...
Oscar Jofre

World Domination: The New Fintech

Banking, finance, and insurance have been largely constant and unchanging for decades. It’s been the very definition of an “old boys’ club”, static...
Oscar Jofre

Holy Grail of Regulated Crowdfunding

Travelling around the world gives you great perspective on many things.  From the people, culture, food, and market, to how everyone has their own ...
Oscar Jofre

Its great to be Canadian eh !!

It’s an exciting time to be in Canada. On March 20, 2014, the Canadian regulators proposed 4 ways that companies can raise capital in Canada via eq...