New Pick: Crypto Payments Without the Headache
By Andy Gordon on March 9, 2023
Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Manager Olivia Strobl. Both Olivia and I have played in the cryptocurrency space for years. Like many crypto enthusiasts, we were first drawn to digital assets for their versatility. The blockchain — which powers cryptocurrency — has a number of use cases, from peer-to-peer transactions to international payments. Now, thanks to companies like Unbanked, cryptocurrencies are more versatile…
New Pick: An African Fintech Disruptor With a Powerful Legacy Partner
By Andy Gordon on January 19, 2023
Editor’s Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Manager Francis Vu. Asaak — the company I’m introducing to you today — immediately intrigued me. As a Uganda-based fintech company, it’s very different from other startups I’ve shared…
Why Facebook’s Crypto Won’t Save the Unbanked
By Andy Gordon on July 3, 2019
Facebook wants its Libra currency to help the unbanked. But it could end up causing more harm than good.
Crypto Offers Alternative to the Unbanked
By Allison Brickell on October 8, 2018
The “unbanked” population - those who aren’t served by a bank or similar financial institution - is actually quite sizable. For them, crypto can be a godsend.