DW talks to Christine Kiefer, founder of the network "Fintech Ladies", about internet currencies. Do they pose a threat to banks and offer a platform for criminals or will they soon be used by everyone?
Fintech is increasingly significant within mainstream financial discourse. MoneyConf, a major conference on the topic, takes place in Dublin this week. DW's Arthur Sullivan reports from the event.
The internet currency bitcoin has recently reached record heights. This is also partly due to the American twins who are famous for their quarrels with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
For banking and insurance, digitization could prove as disruptive as it has been for the media industry. Is that a risk to financial stability? Germany has put the topic on the G20 agenda.
"Let others invent" was the Spanish slogan for a long time. However, the Spaniards are taking an unlikely lead in the latest digital revolution, becoming a focal point in Blockchain technology and the Internet of Things.
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