Fine art has been for centuries a great store of value for wealthy families. However, it is a market that leaves most investors underserved due to the many barriers that exist to enter this market.
Most first-time investors who get excited about purchasing their first piece of art very quickly get discouraged and disappointed as soon as they learn about the tedious and opaque process required, and the huge fees that dealers charge. But it does not have to be this way. Technology has created efficiency in capital markets for the benefit of many asset classes, and there is no reason why fine art should be the exception. One of the key challenges faced by the art market is validating the authenticity of artworks. Now, with blockchain technology, this process can be made secure and tamper-proof to unlock the estimated trillions of dollars’ worth of fine art currently in safe storage.
LATTICE80, the world’s largest fintech hub backed by Marvelstone Group as a not-for-profit initiative, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with FINOLAB, Japan’s first fintech hub in Tokyo’s financial district focused on building a fintech business ecosystem with global networks.
In this latest feature of the ‘Fintech India’ series Bipin Preet Singh, Founder & CEO of MobiKwik, tells Fintech Asia about his journey as an entrepreneur and how he has shaped MobiKwik to become one of the best known FinTechs in India.
Collaboration within the global FinTech industry is on the rise, and Asia continues to dominate the market with innovation in products, continued investments and several experts setting up base in this part of the world. Fintech Asia had earlier gauged FinTech talents to release a list of top FinTech influencers. We have updated our exhaustive list, adding even more FinTech hustlers you need to know about and follow.
This interview is part of the ‘Fintech India’ series by Fintech Asia.
Zebpay is a digital asset exchange in India. Users can buy and sell bitcoins, recharge their airtime across India and buy vouchers of Amazon, Flipkart etc. though the Android and iOS apps. Zebpay is the first in the industry to launch a bitcoin wallet app that enables bitcoin transactions using a mobile number without any complexities to understand bitcoin addresses, taking backups or fear of losing bitcoins for non tech savvy users.
Tauro Wealth founders Harsh Vardhan Singh and Anand Vivek Srivastava tell us more about their investment platform in India along with their views on the state of fintech in the country.
This is part of a series ‘Fintech India’ by Fintech Asia which will aims to gather introductions of financial technology organisations based in India.
Fintech Asia got in touch with Srikanth at FundsIndia to learn more about the company and his thoughts on the fintech sector in India. This is the first of a series ‘Fintech India’ which will gather introductions of financial technology organisations based in India.