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How to Approach Regulators as a Fintech Startup

How to Approach Regulators as a Fintech Startup

by April 29, 2016 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Regulators have certainly kept a close eye on fintech upstarts. Last month, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) – comprised of 20 world economies – came together in Tokyo to establish a framework and assess the potential of fintech startups “disrupting” traditional banking. Many startups have learned the rule: Go to them, beforeRead More

Signs of a Chill in Fintech Funding?

Signs of a Chill in Fintech Funding?

by April 28, 2016 at 9:55 am 2 comments

Fintech funding is booming. The first quarter of 2016 may have seen no IPOs, but it saw more funding than ever — $5.3 billion, 67% more than the same period last year, according to Accenture. But there are signs a chill may be in the air. At the Empire StartupsRead More

Five Hot Startups from the Empire State

Five Hot Startups from the Empire State

by April 27, 2016 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

Five “hot” startups took the stage yesterday at the Empire Startups Fintech Conference in New York – or, as they referred to it, “A Fintech Shark Tank.” Each startup took the stage for a five-minute demonstration, followed by a Q&A with the moderator, founder of Xignite, Stephane Dubois. Here’s the breakdown ofRead More