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Staff are the single most valuable ‘resource’ of any business. Their motivation and engagement in the company has clear impacts on its success . Fortunately, employee motivation and engagement do not rely on indulgent rewards, nor on ruling your workforce with an iron fist. The best approach for motivating employees and thus driving your business forward is to build a culture of accountability. With employee performance...
Blog by CEO Marcel van Oost - FinTechFans.com Award-winning New York Times and Wall Street Journal contributor,  Ron Chernow , once said,  “Market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during a long bull market.” The start of 2018 has not been kind to the cryptocurrency markets,...
FinTech internships is not a term you hear thrown around very often. Although more commonly associated with professional vocations in medicine, finance and engineering in recent history, business across all industries have adopted internships as a recruitment tool. Internships have moved on from the trade Guilds of the Middle Ages that taught members a specific trade, but are still broadly structured around training, supervision and...
“Talent is one of the most essential factors for growth and competitiveness. To build future economies that are both dynamic and inclusive, we must ensure that everyone has equal opportunity. When women and girls are not integrated—as both beneficiary and shaper—the global community loses out on skills, ideas and perspectives that are critical for addressing global challenges and harnessing new opportunities.”...
The Fintech industry at the moment is an extremely exciting one to watch. Fintechs are starting to make the financial landscape completely unrecognizable, and that is an extremely good thing. They are positioned perfectly to take full advantage of new tech. It's a new technological age, and Fintechs are leading the charge. Bitcoin, for example, proved that it was possible to conduct peer to peer transactions faster, more securely, and less...
March 2018 has been an interesting month for FinTech investment. MEDICI™’s recent report shows a staggering 150% month-on-month growth in FinTech VC investment, increasing from $1.4 billion in February 2018 to $3.49 billion in March 2018.  (Image Source: goMEDICI.com ) Key takeaways from the report Leading Countries The US has maintained its investment lead within the industry, managing to acquire a...
In achieving our long-term vision of fuelling FinTech innovation by connecting specialist and companies all over the world, it is vital that we establish a strong presence in the global marketplace. As such we will be opening offices and launching local websites for our job board in various strategic positions worldwide. This will help us to better serve the local job markets as well as enable FinTech companies to reach the best...