Investments

Cryptoverse: Ethereum Upgrade to Unlock $33 Billion

Investors are finally set to gain access to more than $33 billion of ether this week under a planned revamp of the blockchain. A new software upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain, dubbed Shapella, will let market players redeem their “staked ether” – coins they have deposited and locked up on the network over the past […]

The Inevitability of the Fintech Reckoning

The Fintech reckoning was bound to happen. The industry has been growing steadily since the 2008 financial crisis, but the COVID-19 pandemic was the leading enabler of forced integration into a fragile economic situation. The quicker they climb, the harder they fall. Financial technology (Fintech) has been a growing industry since the late 1960s, even […]

Investments in Renewable Energies Must Quadruple to Meet Climate Target -Irena

Global investments in energy transition technologies must more than quadruple annually to stay in line with commitments made under the Paris climate accord, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Tuesday. Investments in renewable energy technologies reached a record of $1.3 trillion last year but that figure must rise to around $5 trillion annually […]