Post Tagged with: "Finovate"

Since When Did Bitcoin Become the ‘B’ Word?

Since When Did Bitcoin Become the ‘B’ Word?

by September 20, 2016 at 2:06 am 0 comments

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

The Most Talked-about Companies at Finovate Weren’t Onstage

The Most Talked-about Companies at Finovate Weren’t Onstage

by September 19, 2016 at 9:13 am 1 comment

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

Can Friends and Family Help Customers Save Money?

Can Friends and Family Help Customers Save Money?

by September 16, 2016 at 10:27 am 0 comments

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

Finovate Day Two: Bots, Bonds, and a Bit of Blockchain

Finovate Day Two: Bots, Bonds, and a Bit of Blockchain

by September 10, 2016 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

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

Breaking Banks: New York Fintech Week 2016 [AUDIO]

by September 9, 2016 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

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.

FinovateFall Day 1:  APIs, Biometrics, Big Data Analytics

FinovateFall Day 1: APIs, Biometrics, Big Data Analytics

by September 8, 2016 at 10:43 pm 1 comment

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

Finovate Has Been Sold to Corporate Giant Informa

Finovate Has Been Sold to Corporate Giant Informa

by June 23, 2016 at 12:27 pm 2 comments

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

Investments, Financial Management, and Even Some Virtual Reality: Finovate Day 2

Investments, Financial Management, and Even Some Virtual Reality: Finovate Day 2

by May 12, 2016 at 10:48 am 2 comments

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

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Investing, Authentication, and a Few Bots at Finovate

by May 11, 2016 at 3:16 am 4 comments

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

Breaking Banks: FinTech Takes on Investing [AUDIO]

Breaking Banks: FinTech Takes on Investing [AUDIO]

by February 19, 2016 at 8:46 am 0 comments

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.