Some 60 delegates attended a Dolfin briefing on 2 May to discuss the opportunities open to investors in technology, and the ways in which tech entrepreneurs can grow their businesses through investment.
The tech arena
Watching other people play video games is now a thing: a big thing. Live events attract football-sized audiences, while pro gamers make millions. eSports has been described as “one of the investment opportunities of the coming decade”. Is it?
Genesis of ideas
Dolfin recently attended the Genesis London Conference on blockchain, where privacy, scaleability and regulation were three key themes.
As augmented reality technology gains traction, the debate on whether investors should back it over virtual reality is hotting up again
Live long and prosper
Increased life expectancy has brought with it immense challenges for science and society – and abundant opportunities for investors
It’s been an exciting year for virtual reality, and there’s talk of the market exploding in the medium term. But what’s next for this technology, and does it make a wise investment?
The coming of age of Blockchain
The impact of blockchain technology on financial services could be as transformative as that of the world wide web. Are we ready for the revolution?
Technology levels the cyber crime battlefield
Cyber crime remains a significant risk for financial institutions, but smaller firms have effective weapons in the fight against hackers.
Wake up and smell the java
Companies succeed when they put people first, but financial institutions have been slow to adapt to this truth. It’s time for them to catch up, says Dolfin’s CTO, Dmitry Tokarev
Are we ready for a cashless world?
The demise of cash has been predicted before – yet we are still using coins and banknotes. What will it take to make users sufficiently comfortable with digital payments to do away with cash?
MoneyConf 2017: Building trust on transparent platforms
More than 1,800 people – from CEOs of global financial institutions to the founders of the world’s most disruptive technology start-ups – met at MoneyConf 2017 in Madrid this month to “redefine the future of finance”. Dolfin’s CMO, Andrew Carrier, reports from the conference.
Thoughts on WIRED Money 2017
Last week, Dolfin attended WIRED Money, a one-day conference in London. The event, now in its fifth year, “brings together the innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs defining the future of the finance industry”. Our CMO, Andrew Carrier, came away convinced that the future of financial technology lies in surprising and delighting customers.
Knowing you better than you know yourself
Assessing a client’s true appetite for risk can itself be a perilous proposition, but advanced technology and clever thinking can get you closer to the truth.
Independence Day: For us or the robots?
It’s been 20 years since Will Smith saw off hordes of attacking aliens in the sci-fi blockbuster. Today, should we be worried about a different kind of invasion?
The real fintech frontier
There is less truly innovative thinking in the world of fintech than the hype in the press would have you believe - writes Dmitry Tokarev, Dolfin’s Chief Technology Officer - but a small number of genuine pioneers are working to reimagine finance