TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 Fintech
Chamath Palihapitiya speaks to SPAC concerns, from fees to disclosures to quality
It was almost exactly two years ago that a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) spearheaded by investor Chamath Palihapitiya took public the space tourism company Virgin Galactic. It was the fir
NBA Top Shot creator on the NFT craze and why Ethereum still isn’t consumer friendly
We caught up with the Dapper Labs CEO at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 last week to discuss the challenges facing the crypto space, the future of Ethereum, and how quickly NFTs blew up this year.
SEC Regional Director Erin Schneider talks SPACs, Coinbase and what startups could do better
Schneider shares insight into her personal thinking about a range of issues including crypto lending, SPACs, NFTs and what startups can do to stay out of regulators' cross hairs.
Koa is helping African consumers make better money moves
While Delila Kidanu grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, mobile money platform M-Pesa was the go-to fintech platform for her and most Kenyans. The Safaricom-owned product provides basic access to financial serv
Coinbase to propose a federal regulatory framework for crypto to US officials within the next month
Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase wants to help guide any emerging regulation on exchanges like itself, for obvious reasons, and in an interview with TechCrunch Editor-in-Chief Matthew Panzarin
Tatum lets you interact with blockchains using API calls
Meet Tatum, a blockchain infrastructure startup that wants to make it much easier to develop your own blockchain-based product. The company operates a platform-as-a-service product so that you don’t
Nigerian fintech HerVest wants to bring financial inclusion to more African women
After years of working in marketing for a number of financial services companies, Solape Akinpelu came to a conclusion: There was an “alarmingly low adoption” by women for financial services in he