It seems like new fintech startups show up daily, all vying for the top slot in the type of financial service they offer: want to find a P2P lending service? There’s dozens of startups for that. Need help with stock options or expenses? Well, there’s a few dozen startups forRead More
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Bank Innovation INV today announces the addition of Navy Federal Credit Union as a member of Bank Innovation INV, the revolutionary fintech accelerator. INV, which was launched in January, is the first non-geographically specific fintech accelerator open to startups from anywhere in the world. Navy Federal joins Fiserv, Bank Innovation, U.S.Read More
Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 Demo Days just wrapped up, with 159 startups taking the stage and making their play for funding. Just under 10% of the companies — 15 to be exact — were fintech-related. This is about average for a YC incubator class, with the 26% from Summer 2015 being anRead More
In 2009, as the financial services sector boiled, Bank Innovation was launched for one simple reason: it was (or would be at the time) an imperative that banking institutions innovate. Today, that imperative is as sure as rain. Digital banking is no longer a backwater at banks. “Chief Innovation Officer”Read More
They don’t call it Startup Nation for nothing. With the exception of Silicon Valley, Israel is the world’s top incubator for startups — and fintech is increasingly becoming hot there. Some of the world’s most remarkable fintech startups have their roots in Israel, while big-names banks are starting — orRead More
More than 100 companies demoed at Y Combinator’s Winter Demo Day, which runs for two days and concluded yesterday. Fintech, however, was not particularly well-represented. Just nine fintech startups in all presented. Y Combinator is arguably the leading incubator in Silicon Valley, which is why fintech’s under-representation this week at DemoRead More
At this week’s Sibos conference in Dubai, fully a half dozen speakers addressed the “future of money” during a panel discussion. But it ends up that the future of money — at least according to those in the Sibos bubble — is more a function of fixing banks that areRead More