From barter to fiat currency, from plastic cards to contactless payments, the world of finance has come a long way. Today, artificial intelligence has intervened in the process of its development. AI promises to open up barrier-free payments in different industries, segments, spheres of life. …


My last blog about cryptocurrencies came out a few months ago. This means that it would be too difficult to choose and consider one topic in today’s article. We will go through the list of events that have occurred in the field of digital currencies during this time. …


Today millions of shoppers use Buy now, pay later (BNPL) to fund their purchases. And the lender choices are more diverse than ever — Klarna, Affirm, and Afterpay are just a few of the many providers in the industry. Big companies are joining the ranks as well: PayPal launches its…


Anyone can be a bank these days. I came across this idea in a Reuters article. The article is devoted to the coexistence of embedded or invisible finance, that is fintech, and traditional financial institutions — banks. The authors note that new entrants to the payments market generated 8% of…


Summer is over, and we met the new season with an important event — the visit of President Zelensky to the United States. In addition to the geopolitical importance of the working trip, the President raised the topic of Ukraine’s technological development. The meeting with Tim Cook — CEO of…


BigTech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and others have changed customer expectations forever. With the customer experience now at the forefront, consumers everywhere are looking for simplicity and personalization. Financial institutions are no exception. They have a difficult path to adapt to modern needs. …


Recently I told you a three-part story about the government and Ant working with Tencent on the digital yuan. We came to the conclusion that the tech giants found themselves in a desperate situation, somewhere even forced. So today I would like to continue the topic of that blog and…


It’s no secret that Ukrainian IT specialists are highly valued in the market, and domestic startups have brought us to a competitive international level. The country has become a major player in the technology arena: the IT staff is approaching 200,000 developers. …


This is not the first time I have brought up the subject of the digital yuan and CBDC. Each time this topic raises more and more controversy and challenges around itself. In the new blog, I want to delve into the roots of e-CNY and understand the threats it poses…


Apple is working on the new service that will allow consumers to pay for any Apple Pay purchases in installments. The company plans to partner with Goldman Sachs Group, a lender, to borrow funds needed for the installment plan. Goldman Chief Financial Officer Stephen Sherr said he believes there are…

Алена Дегрик Шевцова

Генеральный директор ФК "Леогейминг Пей" Основатель компании LeoGaming

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