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Marketers, it’s time to grow up and talk to Finance

“Finance, strange ghastly people who float into the office and slam the brakes on our marketing plans. They are ‘The Man’ and they are always keeping us down. They refuse to see the value in what we do. Cutting budgets and demanding the same results with less money.”

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The importance of the blockchain: The second generation of the internet

Last week the high and rapidly changing price of bitcoin brought the digital currency to the top of the news, reaching an all-time trading high, at about $1,150 per coin.

It has since fluctuated considerably; the cause of this being statements and actions taken by the Chinese government. The clear majority of bitcoin trading (more than 95%) takes place in China, giving events there an enormous influence on the price.

How will fintech lenders cope with an economic downturn?

Fintech startups are disrupting established financial institutions, and nowhere is that more evident than in the market for loans.

In the wake of the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008, a new generation of financial services startups took advantage of the fact that banks, once a primary provider of loans to consumers and businesses, largely stopped lending.