Facebook AI Research, Carnegie Mellon University, and others made AI capable of 6-on-1 matches with professional players. What’s next in behavioural finance?
Politecnico di Milano presented the latest findings on the evolution of the equity crowdfunding market in Italy.
WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.
Six inspiring young entrepreneurs have overcome fierce competition to impress the country’s business leaders with their innovation and business capability and have been selected by NEF Fast Track, the UK’s leading entrepreneur development programme, for the prestigious David Pearl Pitch Prize & CVC Young Innovators award.
Results from a study "showed that people with higher wealth were more responsive to financial arguments than moral ones. Prioritising returns is on the one hand what you’d expect from investors in general; at the same time, it’s not what you’d expect if participation in sustainable finance were driven by a charitable impulse."Source: FT Alphaville
How crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter and Indiegogo are changing their business to prevent creators from never shipping their product.
The prevalence of cash-based payments, account ownership and usage, and savings and credit in the region among the main reasons in regional differences in the adoption of fintech.
"The publicity surrounding Libra helped boost the price of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin traded above $13,000, its highest level in 18 months, rekindling fears about a bubble in the market." Meanwhile, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, said that Libra could become "systemic" and would "have to be subject to the highest standards of regulations" in line with words by Randal Quarles, the head of the Financial Stability Board, who warned that the use of "cryptoassets" deserves "close scrutiny."The Economist, 29th June 2019
They’re not called Zuckerbucks but Facebook just reinvented digital money, TechCrunch claim.
A brand-new project promises to revolutionize the industry by creating scale for the benefit of the customer and the industry alike.