Wednesday , September 19 2018

MeetFrank nets $1.1M for its passive job matching chatbot – TechCrunch

MeetFrank nets $1.1M for its passive job matching chatbot – TechCrunch MeetFrank, aka a ‘secret’ recruitment app that uses machine learning plus a chatbot wrapper to take the strain out of passive job hunting and talent-to-vacancy matching, has closed a €1 million (~$1.1M) seed funding round to fuel market expansion in Europe. …

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IRS launches international initiative to hunt cryptocurrency tax fraudsters

IRS launches international initiative to hunt cryptocurrency tax fraudsters Cryptocurrency crimes defy borders, and regulatory bodies are collaborating internationally to fight them. The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has allied with tax authorities from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the UK to fight tax crime and money laundering with cryptocurrency …

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Bankers Tout Trade Finance as the Sweet Spot for Blockchain

Bankers Tout Trade Finance as the Sweet Spot for Blockchain Even if blockchain fatigue may have set in among bankers, there’s at least one use case they’re still clearly excited about: trade finance. At least, that was the impression given at the Blockchain Summit in London this week, where a …

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Startup Battlefield returns to Sub-Saharan Africa this December – TechCrunch

Startup Battlefield returns to Sub-Saharan Africa this December – TechCrunch TechCrunch is headed to Lagos to host our second Startup Battlefield Africa competition on December 11! Last year, we held our first Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, where startups from across the continent highlighted how technology is optimizing supply chains, …

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