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Erica Stanford: What the near future of Crypto could look like

ARYZE spoke with Erica Stanford, founder of the Crypto Curry club. She discusses with us which payment issues can be solved by crypto, future potential use cases, and what it needs to become mainstream. In 2018, Erica Stanford founded the Crypto Curry Club to bring together industry experts and professionals. In the midst of the many events she now organizes, …

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Emily Hoble: How to position yourself in London’s competitive business landscape

ARYZE spoke with Emily Hoble, Senior Inward Investment Manager at London and Partners where she helps companies move successfully to London. Her areas of expertise include financial services, business services, and technology and in our conversation, she shared with us why London stands out in the market and the must-knows for businesses looking to enter the British city. It …

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ARYZE to onboard the financially excluded and underserved

In today’s world, financial exclusion forms a structural problem within the modern banking industry and impacts the lives of many. The World Bank states that around 1.7 billion adults are formally excluded from financial services, which makes up for forty percent of the global adult population. In some of the world’s poorest countries, this percentage …

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Money Laundering and its far-stretching impact on the world

Due to the fragmented financial industry operating in silos, criminal activities such as money laundering find their ways through the system. Insufficient methods of tracking transactions, especially cross-border transfers, leave too much space for money laundering to still exist. ARYZE’s solution of offering an interoperable, high-tech payments system has the ability to track money more …

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ARYZE CEO Jack Nikogosian: ‘‘We are creating digital money the way it should have been built in the first place’’

Recently, ARYZE CEO Jack Nikogosian joined the conversation on the “Blockchain won’t save the world” podcast with IBM’s Anthony Day. Nikogosian, amongst many other things, discussed money and how his company is building a full reserve bank. Anthony Day is a digital strategist with a background from Deloitte having joined IBM where he works as …

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Katie Hyson: The power of purposeful collaboration

ARYZE spoke with Katie Hyson, director at Business Fights Poverty to discuss how companies can collaborate to solve some of the world’s largest social issues. Katie Hyson is an expert in sustainability and joined Business Fights Poverty in the spring of 2018 where she now works as a director. After having worked within various multinational …

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ARYZE wins Most Innovative Financial Ecosystem Developer Award

ARYZE has been selected by Corporate Vision Magazine as the Most Innovative Financial Ecosystem Developer of Europe, part of the Technology Innovator Awards 2020. Corporate Vision Magazine announced ARYZE as the winner of the Most Innovative Financial Ecosystem Developer Award 2020. The ARYZE team is very excited to have been recognized for its innovative work …

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Expert advice: Top 5 tips to make innovation a core part of your company

ARYZE spoke with Jeanette Carlsson as she shared with us her top advice for businesses to successfully manage innovation within their companies. Jeanette Carlsson is the founder and CEO of Tech Nordic Advocates, Northern Europe’s largest tech/startup ecosystem, headquartered in Copenhagen; CEO of newmedia2.0, diplomatic and board advisor with a background as a global, European business leader at IBM and …

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UNICEFs Blockchain Engineer Mehran Hydary: Why tech and funding solutions are needed for international organizations moving forward

ARYZE spoke with Mehran Hydary, Blockchain Product Engineer at UNICEF to discuss how international organizations working globally could benefit from investing in innovation, tech, and payment solutions. Mehran Hydary works as a Blockchain Product Engineer at UNICEF where he is part of the office of innovation. Hydary’s involvement with blockchain began as he was working at …

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Pēteris Zilgalvis: How to stimulate the tech market through regulation and consultation

ARYZE spoke with Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit for Digital Innovation and Blockchain at the European Commission. He shared how to stimulate technology through regulations, recommendations or guidelines, and when to step in or let the market develop freely. Pēteris Zilgalvis is the Head of Unit for Digital Innovation and Blockchain at the European Commission …

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ARYZE partners with Episode Six to launch a state-of-the-art banking solution

ARYZE has signed a partnership with financial technology provider Episode Six to unlock possibilities for more efficient and secure payment transfers. ARYZE has announced its newest partnership with Episode Six, a next-generation financial technology provider that enables financial institutions, fintechs and other innovative companies to create differentiated financial and payments products. As part of the …

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Investment advice: Opportunities and challenges in the UK market for Danish companies

ARYZE spoke to Maren Dolva, investment advisor at the Department for International Trade, part of the British Embassy in Denmark. She shared with us her experience of helping companies enter the UK market, and what companies should focus on along the way. As the Danish start-up scene is growing, for different companies the question comes …

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Susanne Hannestad: Fintech expansion beyond the Nordic borders

Susanne Hannestad, CEO of Fintech Mundi, a global fintech accelerator, spoke with ARYZE about market expansion opportunities for fintech and the significance of the Nordic payments space. With drive and excitement, Susanne Hannestad helps Nordic and Baltic companies scale globally. Getting to work with passionate, knowledgeable, and energetic people within the fintech space, is what …

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Tony Craddock: COVID-19 and future payments – the role of regulators, Central Banks and industry competitors

ARYZE spoke with Tony Craddock, Director General of the Emerging Payments Association, where he talked us through some of the biggest payments developments taking place due to COVID-19 and how involved parties can play a role in moving money forward. Before the industry changed drastically due to COVID-19, the development of payments was on a …

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Scale-up advice: How to get funding and enter a new market

ARYZE spoke with Canute’s Rasmus Bjørn Dahl to discuss scaling to new markets. Dahl shares his experience from helping Danish start-ups scale successfully and tells us some key challenges to overcome. If there is one thing that Rasmus Bjørn Dahl is extremely passionate about; it is to see start-ups grow and succeed. From the early …

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Blockchain and supply chain: Their distributed nature and great compatibility

ARYZE spoke with Stephan Nilsson, founder and CEO of UNISOT. He shared with us how Satoshi’s white paper inspired him to found UNISOT, the need for improved supply chain management, and how blockchain can be leveraged for social impact.  The future of blockchain adoption is a widely discussed topic. Whereas in some cases the technology …

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Economist Wouter Landzaat: Collaboration between banks and fintech is key to develop better services

ARYZE spoke with Wouter Landzaat, a behavioral economist at London Economics, to discuss the competition between traditional and modern finance, where collaboration should emerge, and how to make fintech solutions mainstream. From the London Economics offices, Wouter Landzaat researches the many financial developments taking place today. The economic consultancy firm works within the highly competitive industry of …

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Top five tips: How to quickly improve your SEO rating and how it could benefit your business

Recently, we spoke with Nicolai Vittrup, founder and CEO of Webamp, about his story behind the digital agency and his exciting company culture. In this article, he continues to share his insights and explains to us what SEO is, the misconceptions around it, what it can give a company, and how to improve it. Search …

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Entrepreneur stories: How to create company culture and defend it during corona

ARYZE spoke with entrepreneur and digital specialist Nicolai Vittrup about the story behind his agency Webamp. He shared with us his approach to building company culture and how to protect team spirit during times of corona. Founded in 2015, Webamp has grown to be a successful digital agency specialized in SEO, Google Ads, Facebook Ads, …

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Tech entrepreneur and diversity advocate Nim Haas: ‘‘There is an important distinction to be made between diversity and inclusion’’

ARYZE spoke with marketing and communications expert in fintech and payments, tech entrepreneur, and advocate for diversity, Nim Haas. She shared with us how her tech journey started, the misconceptions companies have of diversity, and what needs to happen to improve inclusion in the industry. One of the voices that cannot be missed when it …

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PR expert Laura K. Inamedinova’s top 5 advice on maximising press for tech

ARYZE spoke with Laura K. Inamedinova, tech communications and PR consultant, entrepreneur, and successful writer, as she shared her top 5 advice for getting press and publicity for tech companies. If there’s one thing that is clear about Laura Inamedinova, it’s that she likes to get things done. She has written for Forbes and Huffington Post, …

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Thought Leader Paolo Sironi: ‘‘Transparency and financial literacy go hand in hand’’

We spoke with Paolo Sironi, IBM Fintech Thought Leader and author, to discuss transparency in fintech, emerging economies, and financial inclusion. A highly involved expert in the industry, thought leader, IBM Industry Academy elected member; these are only some of Paolo Sironi’s roles in fintech. He has written multiple bestselling books such as ‘Financial Market …

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