Introduced as a messaging app in 2011 by Tencent, WeChat has evolved into lifestyle platform for users in China. With ~850 million monthly active users, it now offers to its users what Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Venmo, Grubhub, Amazon, Uber, Apple Pay, etc. together offer in the West. The blog discusses how WeChat has used the strong network effects to emerge as the one app that rules them all.
A platform of borderless money transfer with significant cost benefit.
A leading independent robo-advisor demonstrates how technology can help democratize personal wealth management.
Venmo, the PayPal-owned peer-to-peer payments app, is one of the best-known and largest disruptive fintech companies.
Stripe – Redefining the online payments space.
How Robo-advisors like Betterment are democratizing wealth management for the masses at fraction of cost.
A decade ago, Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn was asked if he’d license the bank’s proprietary securities pricing software, SecDB, for $1.0 billion. He said no. How about $5.0 billion? Maybe. Today, Goldman Sachs gives away SecDB for free. What […]
How Danske Bank, a Danish bank from 1871, embraced disruption and managed to become a leader in digital innovation.
How a team of mathematicians, computer scientists, and physicists is beating the market
The fall of Ryan Kavanaugh and Relativity Media.