Just How Crazy Has the Cryptocurrency Bubble Become?

Just How Crazy Has the Cryptocurrency Bubble Become? The bubbles are many–and this new viz shows how quickly the latest have ballooned. BY JESUS DIAZ   There’s nothing really surprising in the data behind this animated chart spotted on r/DataIsBeautiful showing four years of cryptocurrency sales. Yet it’s still pretty crazy to see the number of cryptocurrencies and their valuation…

Central Bank Chiefs On Edge, Poised to Embrace Bitcoin As It Rockets Through $10,000

  Central Bank Chiefs On Edge, Poised to Embrace Bitcoin As It Rockets Through $10,000 While central banks remain on edge wondering whether Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a bubble or breakthrough, Bitcoin’s vertiginous ascent is no signs of abating. On Monday, November 27, 2017, the king of cryptocurrencies soared to another record high just…

Fintech Disrupters Are Thriving in Nigeria; Ready for the Next Level

  Fintech Disrupters Are Thriving in Nigeria; Ready for the Next Level   Background: FinTech 1.0, from 1866 to 1987, was the first period of financial globalization supported by technological infrastructure, primarily transatlantic transmission cables. Then the second wave from 1987–2008, Fintech 2.0, during which financial services firms increasingly scaled to paperless processes. Since 2008, a…