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Bitcoin is outperforming every fiat currency so far in 2017

Who needs an ETF when you can buy BTC? Bitcoin price is up almost 30% since the start of 2017 when the latest bull-run was just warming up. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Why having a trust strategy is key to FinTech

At least 80% of financial institutions believe that they are at risk to innovators but there's something else that could stop the revolution - trust. Read more: www.forbes.com

88% of companies ‘support’ or ‘ready’ for SegWit

New statistics compiled by monitoring site Coin Dance tracked 146 well-known businesses in the space, finding 46% “explicitly supporting” SegWit. Read more: bitcoinist.com

It’s time for FinTech fight club

FinTech has huge potential. It also has some major problems that are not under control. Problems it doesn’t like to talk about. Read more: banknxt.com

Is the blockchain overhyped?

Major financial institutions such as JP Morgan are finishing up blockchain technology pilot tests but is blockchain tech worth the hype? Read more: www.mobilepaymentstoday.com

World’s best cities to launch a FinTech firm

Deloitte published in April an interim report on behalf of the Global FinTech Hubs Federation that measures the FinTech environment in 44 cities. Read more: www.thinkadvisor.com

Is there risk in embracing InsurTech?

As insurers rush headlong into the digital scramble, they should keep in mind the proverbial iceberg. Read more: insurancethoughtleadership.com

Bullish bitcoin price nears $1,250 at 30-day high

Bitcoin price is pushing higher in a continuing rally that began in the last days of March leading into April. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Payments innovation is ‘unbundling’ banking

New mobile wallets and digital payment innovators are threatening banks' traditional relationships with consumers, forcing banking to respond. Read more: www.paymentssource.com

The IMF holds first ‘high level’ meeting on blockchain

The IMF held a meeting of an advisory group on FinTech today – one that featured heavy representation from blockchain industry execs. Read more: www.coindesk.com

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