Digital advisory — a.k.a. robo advisory — is a trend to “watch closely,” according to Kate Randall Danella, Regions Bank’s newest head of private wealth management. But adoption by the bank is likely years away. It’s a space we are watching closely and having conversations now. We look into howRead More
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Capital One Financial Corp. may be based in McLean, Va., but it’s adding significant innovation staff to its New York office. Job ads for more than a dozen positions in the Big Apple were recently posted, and quite a few of them directly relate to the bank’s innovation effort. Here are just aRead More
Frank M. Mastrangelo has been abruptly replaced today as chief executive officer of The Bancorp, a key player in the fintech sector. Mastrangelo first joined The Bancorp [ticker: TBBK] in September 1999, coming on board as its president after a stint as chief technology officer at Jefferson Bank based inRead More
Well, that didn’t take long. Affirm is not a week from its $275 million round of fundraising, and already it is looking to add staff. The company this week began soliciting applications for three new positions: director of manager of consumer risk; “customer success manager”; and recruiting coordinator/junior recruiter. ThatRead More
The average salary for a fintech software engineer is now more than $100,000, according to a Bank Innovation analysis. The exact average salary for a software engineer — a bread-and-butter position for a technology startup — is $100,188. With all the talk of an “overheating” fintech venture capital market, keeping an eyeRead More
Venmo cofounder’s Andrew Kortina and Iqram Magdon-Ismail appear to have stepped down from day-to-day activities at the mobile payments company, multiple sources within the company have told Bank Innovation.
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.
Facebook managed to pull of a major hire today, poaching David Marcus from PayPal, the eBay-owned payments company where he served as president.
First, BBVA purchases Simple to own substantial banking technology. Now, it is making its play to own the players who can invent the next FinTech innovation. Yesterday, BBVA scored two substantial hires, stealing Jeff Dennes from SunTrust Banks Inc. to head BBVA’s business development and digital transformation division, and MarkRead More
Last Thursday, Diebold, the ATM company, began piloting mobile authentication for its cash machines. Rival NCR had the technology in the summer of 2012. Not that you could immediately tell from all the chest-thumping from the North Canton, Ohio, ATM company. In a little-watched video interview with American Banker (see below),Read More