Articles By

Napala Pratini

How fintech is (and isn't) leading the way in digital trust

How fintech is (and isn't) leading the way in digital trust

With a topic as sensitive as money, it's no surprise that user trust must be a key focus for fintechs

Can banks avoid becoming the telecom companies of this generation?

Can banks avoid becoming the telecom companies of this generation?

Telecom companies have lost their luster in recent years — here's how it happened, and why banks could be subject to a similar fate

Cashlessness in the UK

Cashlessness in the UK

The UK is far from cashless, but it’s not hard to imagine a world without coins or notes

A global look at the rise of mobile banking

A global look at the rise of mobile banking

While there's still significant room for innovation and growth when it comes to mobile banking, one thing's for sure: It will figure prominently into fintech's future in years to come

Necessity is the mother of invention: Mobile innovation in financial inclusion

Necessity is the mother of invention: Mobile innovation in financial inclusion

Why developing countries are leading the mobile financial inclusion revolution

Identity, privacy, and the blockchain

What do identity and privacy mean in the digital world, and how might blockchain technology play a role?

What is blockchain technology?

How the secure and popular technology works and where it came from

How can Ethereum be leveraged in fintech?

Current and prospective applications of the protocol that’s proven to be much more than a cryptocurrency

Ethereum vs. Bitcoin

A nonpartisan comparison of two of the most prominent cryptocurrencies

What is Ethereum?

A rundown on the flexible cryptocurrency

What might in-store payments of the future look like?

What might in-store payments of the future look like?

Technologies of the future exist today—but consumer adoption will slow things down

How does PayPal work?

Why making payments easier for the consumer means layers of complexity behind the scenes

The past, present, and future of PayPal

How the payments giant started, grew, and continues to adapt to change

’Tis the season for payments processing

How holiday spending benefits the players handling payments but also increases potential for fraud

Who’s winning the digital wallet wars

And is anyone making money on it?