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Funding Circle Amps Up U.S. Growth with LeapPay Purchase

Funding Circle Amps Up U.S. Growth with LeapPay Purchase

by September 2, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Funding Circle’s co-founder Sam Hodges spoke to Bank Innovation about the company’s recent funding, the LeapPay acquisition, and Lending Club’s upcoming IPO.

What’s the State of Banking Innovation?

What’s the State of Banking Innovation?

by September 2, 2014 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Is the intensity of banking innovation really heating up?

Lending Club Files For IPO, But Offers Little Insight

Lending Club Files For IPO, But Offers Little Insight

by August 28, 2014 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

Lending Club has filed a $500 million IPO, according to S-1 filings sent to the SEC. Interestingly, Lending Club’s S-1 filing lacks key information that might give insight into the still-private company.

Why IT Needs to Be Part of the Regulatory Compliance Debate

Why IT Needs to Be Part of the Regulatory Compliance Debate

by August 22, 2014 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The ABA’s Frank Keating argues that banks deserve “balanced, nuanced” regulatory compliance that does not upend their economic prospects, particularly for smaller community banks. But that argument rings hollow.

Ribbit Capital Files To Raise $125 Million For New Fund

Ribbit Capital Files To Raise $125 Million For New Fund

by August 18, 2014 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Ribbit Capital filed an amendment to increase the target amount for its new fund to $125 million.

8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

by August 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

While there seems to be a new fintech startup every day, some of the industry’s expert have been studying and analyzing the market for years now. Which means their opinions matter. Here are eight ideas for fintech startups that leverage that knowledge.

VIDEO: HBO’s John Oliver Goes After PayDay Loans

by August 11, 2014 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

John Oliver has taken on some controversial topics on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight. This time, he and Sarah Silverman take on payday loans. Payday loans have been a hotly debated topic, with many saying that payday lenders are just loan sharks that take advantage of those looking forRead More

Amex Updates Its Confusingly Similar Bluebird, Serve Apps

Amex Updates Its Confusingly Similar Bluebird, Serve Apps

by August 8, 2014 at 10:58 am 1 comment

American Express released a major update to its Bluebird and Serve iOS apps yesterday to make them easier to use and perform better.

FinTech Deals to Gather Steam for the Rest of 2014

FinTech Deals to Gather Steam for the Rest of 2014

by August 8, 2014 at 10:58 am 2 comments

The tech startup industry has a number of hot industries — the Internet of Things marketplace is wide open, biotechnology still remains underrepresented, etc. Critics, like Annie Lowrey, are saying that the number of startups is actually shrinking.

8 Under the Radar FinTech Startups You Should Know

8 Under the Radar FinTech Startups You Should Know

by August 5, 2014 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

Fintech is overflowing with startups, all of them more innovative than the last. We picked our top 8 “under the radar” companies.

Investments in Payments Startups Flattening in the U.S.

Investments in Payments Startups Flattening in the U.S.

by August 1, 2014 at 12:10 pm 1 comment

How is fintech different between the U.S. and Europe? We asked some experts.