While banks hang back, startups with names like Salt Lending, Nebeus, CoinLoan and EthLend are diving into the breach. Some lend — or plan to lend — directly, while others help borrowers get financing from third parties. Terms can be onerous compared with traditional loans. But the market is potentially huge.
The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only one way to enjoy their new wealth — sell. And many weren’t ready.
Delighted to bring you a quick catch up with the awesome global fintech influencer that is Brett King. He has recently become involved as an advisor with Nebeus who are launching their ICO. We picked his brains on blockchain, fintech, and how he assesses which ICOs have value.
Just recently, for the very first time in history, Bitcoin exceeded $8,000. Similarly, Bitcoin alternative Ethereum, which is the second most popular cryptocurrency, has experienced an over 3,000 percent growth this year.
Nebeus, a London-based cryptocurrency financial services platform; is planning to launch an ICO with an important difference. Unlike some of the other initial cryptocurrency offerings (ICOs), Nebeus is an established company that has been servicing customers and generating income for years.
November 15 (London) Brett King, the world-renowned innovator and entrepreneur (and long time supporter of Irish Tech News, joins blockchain fintech company Nebeus as a lead advisor and shareholder. King has been named the “King of the Disruptors” by Banking Exchange magazine, voted the “Innovator of the Year” by American Banker, and selected as “World’s Number One Financial Services Influencer” by The Financial Brand, among other recent achievements.
Today the financial sector is at one of the most large-scale stages of technological evolution. Here we are talking mostly about banks and fintech startups, where the development trend goes away from positioning them as places where people come for money, to their requalification as the conductors of the most necessary financial services. Thus, it is possible to talk about changing the paradigm of banking.