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Abra: An App That Makes Buying, Selling, and Managing Cryptocurrencies Simple and Convenient through Its User-Friendly Interface

Abra: An App That Makes Buying, Selling, and Managing Cryptocurrencies Simple and Convenient through Its User-Friendly Interface

In a Nutshell: With the cryptocurrency ecosystem continuing to expand, Abra provides an easy-to-use platform for buying, selling, and managing digital assets. The app offers a solution for virtually every cryptocurrency need in one place. And a recent update increases user limits and delivers an even wider selection of cryptocurrencies. Abra embraces transparency and always puts users first, providing a straightforward and honest experience for customers. To this end, the company... read more »

Mendix Enables a Nimbler, Low-Code Application Development Process for the Financial Services Industry

Mendix Enables a Nimbler, Low-Code Application Development Process for the Financial Services Industry

In a Nutshell: Financial institutions in today’s marketplace are only as competitive as their software and applications are efficient and user-friendly. In the meantime, procuring top-level developers and having time and money to put into extensive projects are becoming increasingly challenging. Mendix helps solve this problem by delivering a low-code app-building platform to its clients. Not only does Mendix make app building much simpler by removing the need for deep coding... read more »

NALA: Africa’s First Offline Payment App that Returns Financial Power to the People in Tanzania and Uganda

NALA: Africa’s First Offline Payment App that Returns Financial Power to the People in Tanzania and Uganda

In a Nutshell: NALA is Africa’s first offline payment processing platform that helps consumers view all of their financial accounts in one place. The solution's offline (internet-free) mode also allows users to send and receive funds without burning through costly data on their mobile devices. In Africa, consumers often have to use multiple SIM cards to process transactions through accounts tied to separate mobile numbers. But NALA enables those users to aggregate their accounts and... read more »

The Coinmate Exchange and Confirmo Payment Platform are Driving Cryptocurrency Adoption in Europe by Focusing on Speed, Security, and Service

The Coinmate Exchange and Confirmo Payment Platform are Driving Cryptocurrency Adoption in Europe by Focusing on Speed, Security, and Service

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency has the potential to solve financial inefficiencies by enabling direct exchanges across borders. But overcoming concerns about crypto's complexity and volatility has turned out to be easier said than done. That is what the Coinmate exchange and the Confirmo payment platform set out to solve in the EU. Together, the platforms drive mainstream adoption by delivering secure, convenient services that merchants, consumers, and traders can trust. Around the... read more »

Moving Beyond Strips and Chips: Aite Group’s Tiffani Montez Weighs in on the Future of Contactless Credit Cards

Moving Beyond Strips and Chips: Aite Group’s Tiffani Montez Weighs in on the Future of Contactless Credit Cards

In a Nutshell: In recent years, EMV chips in credit cards have replaced the familiar magnetic strips as the primary means of payment. And just as U.S. merchants and consumers have begun to settle into using chip cards, contactless cards are emerging as the next payment trend. We recently spoke with Tiffani Montez, of the Aite Group, about the future of contactless technology in the U.S. Montez is a Senior Analyst with the research and consulting firm and recently published the report,... read more »

SPLICE Software Recognized for Its In-Depth Communications Solutions for Every Step of the Financial Customer’s Life Cycle

SPLICE Software Recognized for Its In-Depth Communications Solutions for Every Step of the Financial Customer’s Life Cycle

In a Nutshell: Providing quality customer service is an important component to virtually any company’s success, especially as consumers rush through their fast-paced lives. SPLICE Software understands this and offers innovative customer service solutions to business clients that reach customers on their own terms via the communication avenues they prefer. The company delivers its cloud-based solutions to the financial services industry as well as to retail, insurance, and health... read more »

XinFin: An Enterprise-Ready Hybrid Blockchain Platform That Delivers Secure and Efficient International Transactions

XinFin: An Enterprise-Ready Hybrid Blockchain Platform That Delivers Secure and Efficient International Transactions

In a Nutshell: Blockchain technology allows parties to transact seamlessly and securely anywhere in the world, but blockchain networks have had problems with reliability and performance that have slowed their mainstream adoption. XinFin aims to solve those issues with a hybrid architecture that combines the transparency of a public blockchain with the security of a private network. The platform’s consensus mechanism speeds the process of validating network transactions and delivers... read more »

BitBay Cryptocurrency Allows Coin Holders to Help Stabilize its Value through Voting and a Proprietary Dynamic Peg System

BitBay Cryptocurrency Allows Coin Holders to Help Stabilize its Value through Voting and a Proprietary Dynamic Peg System

In a Nutshell: One thing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have in common is price volatility. Various stablecoins promote themselves as an antidote to that problem, but they typically involve extra expenses or security risks. BitBay has built a different solution based on dynamically controlling the supply of its $BAY coin with the consent of coin holders. When combined with BitBay's decentralized marketplace and efficient system for executing smart contracts, its dynamic peg system... read more »

3Commas: A Cryptocurrency Asset Management Platform that Helps Investors Learn, Share, and Profit in a Community Environment

3Commas: A Cryptocurrency Asset Management Platform that Helps Investors Learn, Share, and Profit in a Community Environment

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency trading is gaining momentum and profitability, but without the ability to efficiently manage coins on multiple exchanges, the risks and time commitment can become daunting. 3Commas, a crypto asset management platform launched in 2017, makes the process easier for investors of all experience levels. The platform offers a unified view of all exchange assets and tools to create a balanced portfolio. 3Commas also has three subscription levels that provide... read more »

Amon Allows Consumers to Use Cryptocurrency in Everyday Transactions Through its AI-Enhanced Debit Card and Wallet Platform

Amon Allows Consumers to Use Cryptocurrency in Everyday Transactions Through its AI-Enhanced Debit Card and Wallet Platform

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency has many benefits, but one of its most significant drawbacks is limited acceptance in mainstream commerce. Amon set out to solve that problem by developing a wallet platform and debit card that automatically convert cryptocurrency to fiat, enabling fast and straightforward transactions with nearly any merchant. The platform’s integrated AI tracks cryptocurrency values in real time to help users make wise spending decisions. Cardholders also enjoy... read more »