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New Blog about payment technologies in digital goes urban

How Singapore became the world’s poster child of smart cities

When the average European arrives in Singapore, he or she will likely get the feeling they’re living in the future. They can call a Robocar, one of the first public trials to bring self-driving cars to consumers. You find 1Gbps fibre connection nearly everywhere you go. And as the nation is looking to go ‘cashless’,…

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New Blog about payment technologies in digital goes urban

Three smart city projects that are truly changing people’s lives

With over half of the world’s population living in urban areas at the moment, and additional 2.5 billion people joining them in the next few decades*, we’re at the verge of a sea change in urban life. One of the ways to make sure that existing city infrastructures can deal with all these new groups…

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Digital goes urban – Building smarter cities

The concept of smart cities, built on ICT enabled and data driven policy making, has been around for many years but never before the pace of the change has been as high as today. Technological progress, cost reduction and a desire for cities to improve the quality of life in their area has sparked an…

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Frictionless payments and the importance of data – seven key learnings from this year’s edition of Money20/20

Money20/20, it’s a wrap. This year’s edition of one of the world’s most coveted fintech conferences transcended last years event again. Over the course of three days, Money20/20 brought together fintech’s captains of industry, startups worth watching, leading financial media and major banks in one of Europe’s leading fintech hubs: Amsterdam. BPC offered visitors a…

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