Jason Simon describes the success story of Costa Rica’s OMNi FinTech startup

The OMNi super app is appropriately named because it allows consumers to do everything from rent a bike to make purchases with a digital wallet. These and more transactions have the mission of making life easier for the users of OMNi, a Costa Rican company with FinTech at its center. Jason Simon, a FinTech and [...]

June 17th, 2021|FinTech|

Jason Simon explains how Costa Rica’s FinTech startup OMNi is revolutionizing commerce with its Super App

OMNi's super app has innovated Costa Rica in order to solve a number of basic needs of consumers in one place, a single application, with ease of handling and immediate response times. The company has evolved since first launching as a bike-sharing service and is now a go-to solution that continues to add new options. [...]

June 16th, 2021|FinTech|

Jason Simon highlights the success OMNi has had introducing its Super App to Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based OMNi started as a modest platform with 1,000 bicycle shares in the country, but is now the dominant and uncontested super app. It continues to bring modern digital technology and payments expertise to existing businesses and has seen exponential growth as it targets innovation. Jason Simon, an expert in FinTech and innovation, discusses [...]

June 15th, 2021|FinTech|

Jason Simon offers an expert’s take on how OMNi and its Super App have changed the Costa Rican lifestyle

Thanks to the possibilities that OMNi’s super app delivers to Costa Rica right on users’ smartphones, gone are the days of having to hail a cab or stand in line to withdraw funds from an ATM. Today, consumers demand mobility solutions that are accessible, and that's where OMNi, a FinTech startup comes in. It guarantees [...]

June 14th, 2021|FinTech|

Jason Simon explains the importance of OMNi’s Costa Rican expansion to support its Super App rollout

Costa Rica-based OMNi has become a super app by unifying several needs of the local and regional context. It goes from the digitization of transportation to the offering of exclusively digital banking. In addition, it will include more utilities related to entertainment, health and more as it continues to develop. OMNi’s expansion has been growing [...]

June 13th, 2021|FinTech|

Jason Simon emphasizes the position Dubai is taking to advance cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies, and in particular Bitcoin, have been making headlines lately, but several surveys have shown that there is still a global lack of understanding about what they are and how they work. The AIBC summit was recently held in Dubai to try to bridge that knowledge gap and Jason Simon, a FinTech and cryptocurrency expert, [...]

June 13th, 2021|News|

Jason Simon discusses how China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency mining isn’t deterring miners

Chinese cryptocurrency miners are “fire-selling” their equipment. The country has announced that mining will no longer be allowed and, even if the crackdown has not been converted into regulation, it appears that many miners have been put off by the hostility. Instead of closing up shop, however, some miners are looking to relocate their operations [...]

June 13th, 2021|News|

Jason Simon explains the importance of El Salvador’s acceptance of Bitcoin

El Salvador has just become the first country in the world to officially and legally recognize cryptocurrency as a form of money. After its president, Nayib Bukele, announced new legislation that would make Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender, it didn’t take long for the measure to be approved by lawmakers and converted into law. The entire [...]

June 13th, 2021|News|

Jason Simon provides expert input on the benefits of end-to-end payment solutions

Historically, business operators have had to be able to understand every aspect of the system, from the pad to the payment gateway, to acquiring or processing, to having suppliers for every part of the chain. As a result, many merchants of all sizes, particularly those operating a small business, have a new demand on their [...]

June 9th, 2021|News|

Jason Simon provides insight into China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency mining

At the end of last month, China’s State Council signaled that it was going to crack down on cryptocurrency mining. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price plummeted by 30% as a result, and the entire industry was a little concerned. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He told a group of finance officials that the government would “clamp down on [...]

June 7th, 2021|News|
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