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How to boost your e-commerce conversion rates by 54%

By | 2017-07-03T16:19:21+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Blog|

How to boost your e-commerce conversion rates by 54% In 2016, consumers in Denmark spent 101bn DKK on shopping online, which represents a 16% growth in comparison to the previous year. The most popular categories, travel, fashion and IT, increased up to 18%. According to Danish E-commerce Association (FDIH), Danes spent 23,8bn DKK [...]

Biassa visits VtexDay 2017

By | 2017-06-03T16:25:46+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Blog|

During May 30th and 31st, Biassa had the opportunity to be visiting the largest eCommerce event in Latin America: VtexDay 2017.  The event took place at São Paulo Expo, Brazil. and received about 10.400 visitors this year, with delegations coming from all major countries of Latin America, from the United States and, of course, Europe. Day 1 [...]

Competition intensifies in e-commerce enablement

By | 2017-06-03T12:02:57+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Blog|

As e-commerce in Latin America becomes more sophisticated, e-commerce enablers must up their game   According to eMarketer, e-commerce retail sales in Latin America reached $47 billion in 2015.[1] Compare this to US retail e-commerce, clocking in at $341 billion in 2015,[2] and Latin American e-commerce looks troublingly underdeveloped. The reasons for this are [...]

Traditional remittances are under attack by online competitors

By | 2017-05-29T18:52:17+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Blog|

Remittances to Latin America totaled $65 billion in 2014, a historical high, finally surpassing pre-financial crisis levels. Recovery of the US economy in 2013 and 2014 resulted in resumed growth of remittances to the region, particularly to Mexico and Central America, which achieved 8% and 7% growth in 2014 respectively. South America, in contrast, receiving [...]

How will Brexit affect FinTech in Europe?

By | 2017-05-29T18:52:28+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Blog|

Just a few days ago, Europe went upside down: for the second time in its history, a member state leaves the European Union (the first time was Greenland, in 1985) after a referendum which until now has led to the following events: The resignation of the current Prime Minister, David Cameron The downfall of the [...]

Financial services and cryptocurrencies: will our world become 100% digital?

By | 2017-05-29T18:49:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Blog, business, digital, Fintech|

Mark Højgaard, CEO of Coinify has spoken to BIASSA about Coinify, the digitalization of Denmark, the rise of FinTech and the Latin American market. Financial technologies are exploding all over the world and they are driving transformational change in the global economy, including in how goods, services and assets are exchanged.  An important contribution to [...]