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'If Bitcoin goes to pot, we’ll blame the HODLers'

Bitcoin has been called a bubble since it hit $500!

Dominique Collett

If it all goes to pot, we’ll be pointing a finger at the HODLers [people holding huge amounts of Bitcoin, who rarely sell].

Dominique Collett

From digital banks to mobile-payment solutions; technology is changing the South African financial services landscape at a pace that continues to surprise even the most hard-core non-believer.

Data analytics… Cryptocurrencies… Robo-advisors…

“FinTech” refers to technologies that are disrupting incumbent financial systems and corporations.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Rand Merchant Investments Senior Investment Executive Dominique Collett for his weekly “The Science Of” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

Even if Bitcoin starts losing value… the point is that 18 months ago nobody has heard about it…

Dominique Collett

The phenomenal thing about Bitcoin is the communities around it… it’s a bit of a wisdom of crowds thing…

Dominique Collett

Insurers, globally, have been weary of price comparison websites.

Dominique Collett

The most successful chatbots we’ve seen works through existing messenger apps…

Dominique Collett

The one thing about fintech… it takes a long time to scale… and it’s a scale game, and it’s got to go global.

Dominique Collett

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