Blockchain The Future Of Accounting?

| June 9, 2019

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Satoshi Nakamoto conceptualized a distributed blockchain system to serve as the backbone of bitcoin -- a form of cryptocurrency. The blockchaln works as a decentralized. public ledger that aggregates and authenticates every single transaction from anywhere In the world. A blockchain is transparent, constantly updated. and nearly impossible to alter via unauthorized means.

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Starling Bank

We’re a fintech business with a banking licence, fully regulated by the FCA and PRA. We were granted a banking licence by the Bank of England back in July 2016 and now we’re out in app stores. From ordering a takeaway to arranging a babysitter we organise our lives through our mobile phones. We thought it should be easy to manage your money this way too, so we created a customer-first, mobile-focused account designed specifically for the phone-loving generation. We’re not copying the traditional banking model we’re learning from it, taking the not-so-good bits and turning them into our best bits. We believe giving our customers access to a mobile market of products and services that best fit their financial needs, helps them on their way to a happier, healthier financial life.

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We’re a fintech business with a banking licence, fully regulated by the FCA and PRA. We were granted a banking licence by the Bank of England back in July 2016 and now we’re out in app stores. From ordering a takeaway to arranging a babysitter we organise our lives through our mobile phones. We thought it should be easy to manage your money this way too, so we created a customer-first, mobile-focused account designed specifically for the phone-loving generation. We’re not copying the traditional banking model we’re learning from it, taking the not-so-good bits and turning them into our best bits. We believe giving our customers access to a mobile market of products and services that best fit their financial needs, helps them on their way to a happier, healthier financial life.

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