How the Internet is Democratising Global Finance
February 13, 2016
Published on 13 Feb 2016, by Professor David LEE Kuo Chuen and Christopher Dula. The original article can be found on [The Straits Times].
Inclusivity is the next growth frontier in banking and finance. But by ignoring those neglected by the financial system, banks left room for tech companies to make financial inclusion a viable business model. They’ve since innovated alternative, more efficient systems to provide banking and financial services at scale to the unbanked. Starting with payments, they have moved into financial services like savings, loans, micro insurance and investments.
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9 月 24 日，在由万向区块链实验室主办的第八届区块链全球峰会——积“土”成山隐私计算与数据治理主题论坛上，新加坡新跃社科大学教授李国权在主题演讲时表示，区块链能够帮助公司提供更准确、更可靠和易于获得标准化的碳排放数据。同时，通过智能合约可以更好地计算、跟踪、报告整个价值链中碳足迹的减少情况。区块链去中心化的账本机制，可实现高效交易，优化工作流程，简化多方流程，提高问责制的同时最大限度地减少纠纷，并通过 Tokenization 开辟新市场。对于碳市场，区块链可以通过分解大宗碳信用金融工具而彻底改变行业，使个人能够通过目前封闭的强制性市场参与到无碳的未来。全世界数百万人渴望创造一个对生态负责的未来，而区块链可以让每个人都参与到碳中和未来的目标。
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