Is cryptocurrency a good thing? Without a doubt, the prevalence of cryptocurrency has certainly grown in popularity and acceptance. In this guest column, Phoenix Business Journal contributor Eric Miller says the proponents of cryptocurrency overlook some key points, saying that cryptocurrency enables three things that can hurt individuals and damage society.
Sun Corridor Inc. is among the leading state organizations to work to entice fintechs to come to Arizona and help them partner with financial institutions. The council will initiate new opportunities for member financial institutions and selected fintechs to connect with each other, evaluate startups’ readiness to work hand in hand with financial institutions on innovative new products and services, and aid in arranging proofs of concept with participating financial institutions and fintechs in Arizona’s regulatory sandbox.
Recently selected by Technology Innovators magazine as one of the Top 25 FinTech CEOs in 2020, CellTrust CEO Sean Moshir shares the CellTrust SL2 team success story along with his thoughts on the fintech/regtech industry and how the global pandemic is abruptly reshaping the way financial institutions work.
Moss Adams, the Arizona Technology Council’s Preferred Business Partner for July 2020, is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing and protecting prosperity.
Modular Mining CEO reflects on 40 years in the mining industry, seven AI predictions for 2020 from JDA Software, fintech startup Verdigris Holding launches program aimed at ‘unbanked’ individuals, University of Arizona is driving the local tech startup community like never before, PADT named as a Top Private Company by Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards, and more.
TechTalk enews provides member updates, featured news from annual sponsors and partners, industry news, segments from the Council’s blog, and profiles on technology professionals in Arizona.
If “sandbox” and “blockchain” are new terms for you, they won’t be after reading this issue of TechConnect. As you’ll learn inside, public policy efforts are very much part of helping bring about the success that FinTech is experiencing in Arizona. Of course, there are other examples of FinTech progress that we’ll explore in these pages.