The annual Finovate confab in New York is a pretty good way to gauge trends in the world of fintech. The roundup of companies presenting were a mix of the usual suspects — including a lot of backend work that would help banks serve consumers better and protect them fromRead More
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The most talked-about companies at Finovate Fall 2016 weren’t even presenting on the stage at the New York Hilton last week. But they represent everything fintech innovators love to love and love to hate: The Succesful Disruptor and The Evil Bank. If Amazon was the North Star — a beacon of simplicity —Read More
Saving isn’t sexy, and more to the point, it doesn’t earn banks as much money as spending does–at least in today’s near-zero interest rate environment. The recent Wells Fargo scandal over unauthorized account openings and the fees that followed them shines a spotlight on a longstanding problem for retail banking: banksRead More
On the second day of FinovateFall 2016, fintechs continued to wow attendees with bright, dazzling new finovations. Attendees from banks, credit unions, and other fintech companies saw 31 demos of technology that has applications across the financial sphere, from financial data analysis to mobile payments to trading. The three dominatingRead More
New York was rocking the fintech this week, from Next Money and BBVA Open Talent to Finovate Fall. Tune in to Brett King and company below to hear the fintech insider perspective.
It’s that time of year again! Today, FinovateFall debuted in New York, where 39 fintech companies debuted their newest toys to a fintech-hungry audience. The technology presented ranged from the latest in biometrics, including voice and facial recognition, the latest in how to create insights for big data use–and more importantly,Read More
The Finovate Group, the fintech event and information venture, has been sold to Informa Plc. The sale closed in April, but has not been publicly disclosed. Terms of the deal are not known. Jim Bruene, owner of The Finovate Group, confirmed to Bank Innovation that the company has been sold. RedwoodRead More
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Day 2 of Finovate saw a seeming parade of wealth management and investment solutions, but the final one included a new twist — virtual reality. Was it a bit frivolous? Was the use case far-fetched, strained, even bizarre? Could be, but the audience appreciated it anyway simplyRead More
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Thirty-nine companies demoed their products to the crowd at Finovate Spring today. Not all were startups (IBM) and not all were really fintech (Quid). All of them did their best to impress a passionate crowd of 1,500+ fintech fanatics. Here’s our take on the demos fromRead More
JP Nicols, himself a veteran of the wealth management space, discusses innovation in wealth management on this week’s episode of Breaking Banks. He speaks to Jay Shah of Personal Capital, Derek Corcoran of Avoka, and Eric Matteson of Finovate.