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KCD PR President Kevin Dinino is a Guest on the Finovate Podcast

In this Finovate Podcast interview, Kevin Dinino talks with host Greg Palmer about the “wonders and blunders” from 2023. Dinino also shares his ideas about what to expect from the world of fintech and financial services in 2024. The lessons learned are really being...

Breaking Down the Trial of Sam Bankman-Fried

Last week, disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was found guilty on all seven counts of fraud and conspiracy. The former crypto executive, who was touted as “crypto’s golden boy” and “the next Warren Buffet,” was accused of mismanaging customer funds stored on his...

What We’re Expecting to Hear About at Money20/20

The biggest fintech conference in the U.S. is just a week away, and companies from all over the country (and the world) will be coming to show off their innovative products and services. Some of our KCD PR team members will be attending- some for the first time, and...

Unlocking the Future of NFTs: Beyond Digital Art and Collectibles

In recent years, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have taken the world by storm, transforming how we perceive and interact with digital assets. Although people mostly associate them with digital art and collectibles, NFTs have rapidly evolved and expanded their reach. Their...

Demystifying Web3 to Captivate Your Audience

Web3 has revolutionized the internet, transforming how we interact, transact, and communicate online. This iteration of the internet revolves around decentralization and user-centricity. As the ecosystem gains momentum, the demand for well-crafted content on the...

4 (Lesser Known) Trends We’re Seeing in Digital Assets 

Lately, it seems that articles in the digital assets space only cover the price of Bitcoin and the ongoing regulatory conversation and the various associated lawsuits (and let’s not forget the Ledger ‘Recover’ kerfuffle).   However, keen observers will see that there...

Fintech Nexus 2023: Unveiling the Future of Financial Technology

In the fast-paced realm of financial technology, the annual Fintech Nexus conference is widely anticipated by industry professionals and enthusiasts alike. Fintech Nexus 2023 proved to be a captivating event, showcasing the latest advancements, trends, and...

Consensus 2023: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Our team just got back from this year’s Consensus by CoinDesk, and it sure looked different than last year’s event in several ways. First, the conference had been significantly scaled down from the overwhelming pomp and circumstance in 2022. The stages were smaller,...

Flight to Quality: Crypto’s Version of Flying South for the Winter

Flight to Quality: Crypto’s Version of Flying South for the Winter

It feels like we’ve been hearing nothing but doom and gloom from the financial markets this year, especially in the crypto space after the crashes of Terra and Celsius. When these crashes, specifically Terra’s, took place, we saw an immediate “flight to quality”...

The Conference Comeback: What We Learned at Consensus 2022

The Conference Comeback: What We Learned at Consensus 2022

It seems like not that long ago, in the depths of the pandemic, that we were questioning whether or not we would ever return to the offices, let alone to company travel and conferences. Thanks to modern medicine and hand sanitizer, those days are behind us, and...

The Top 5 Fintech Conferences to Attend in 2020

Marketing budgets aren’t infinite, which means most of us have to be selective about which fintech conferences to attend in 2020.  The list of ‘best conferences’ will obviously look different depending on your line of business – whether you’re an institutional lender,...

Make the Most of Your Next Industry Trade Show

Make the Most of Your Next Industry Trade Show

The strategic importance of trade shows to business leaders cannot be overestimated. Simply put, events provide important business leads, new contacts and the latest industry trends and information. With 46% of trade show attendees holding executive or upper...

This News Release Isn’t Dead … You’re Just Doing It Wrong

Believe it or not, news releases (aka press releases) have been around for over a hundred years. As the media landscape has evolved over the last century, so have the best practices for distributing a news release. In today’s world, reporters are expected to churn out...

Beating the Bell

Beating the Bell

If getting up in front of thousands of people to explain your business or product isn’t hard enough, Finovate puts the added pressure on their demos of having to do all of this in seven minutes or less. Whether they beat the bell and told their story in seven minutes...

KCD PR Named Top Ranked Financial PR Agency in California

O’Dwyer’s named KCD PR as the top ranked financial public relations agency in California in its 2019 Firm Rankings list. The trusted source for over 50 years on news surrounding the public relations industry, O'Dwyer’s, also included KCD PR in its technology list and...

State of Digital Money in Review

For those of you who weren’t at the State of Digital Money event on May 5th, here is a quick summary of what you missed. The event producers secured a top-notch lineup, from Jesse Lund of IBM Blockchain to Capital One’s Jim Kresge and Daniel Aranda of Ripple. The...

Are Alternative Investments The Key to Diversification?

Last month, following the Dow’s wild roller coaster ride, I wrote on how wealthtech can help investors and financial professionals make smart investment decisions amid market volatility. Though the markets haven’t dropped to the same low as we saw in March, volatility...