All articles by Eric Johansson

Eric Johansson

Eric is the fintech editor at Verdict. You can reach him on

Generative AI solutions like ChatGPT could worsen the spread of fake news, expert warns

ChatGPT has been hailed a silver bullet for a plethora of industries, but don’t quit your day job just yet.

10 biggest fintech funding rounds in 2022

Not only has the money tap been switched off, but the fintech companies that successfully closed deals in 2022 paint a bittersweet image.

Video games are going to be the next thing in adtech – expert

Forget about podcasts: the future of ads is in video games an executive at Hawk says.

10 biggest deals in the crypto industry in 2022

It’s telling that several of the 10 biggest confirmed crypto deals in 2022 were done by companies that ended the year with huge problems.

How falling birth rates will hurt the China tech industry

Can China’s falling birth rates finally give the US a break in the tech arms race?

10 tech companies already hit by layoffs in 2023

The bloodbath in the tech industry continues in 2023.

Adult industry fights back against Louisiana porn law

Louisiana lawmakers have introduced a new law to force porn sites to verify users’ age.

Coinbase and ConsenSys cut staff amidst cold crypto winter winds

New year, same old crypto crash. Digital asset firms lay off more people as market volatility continues.

Tech investment to continue in public sector, analyst predicts

Public investment into tech is set to continue, despite the sorry state of the UK’s finances.