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INV Fintech Launches New Monthly Podcast

INV Fintech Launches New Monthly Podcast

by February 6, 2017 at 12:23 pm 1 comment

INV Fintech, the sister accelerator to this site, is pleased to announce its inaugural episode of INV Unfiltered — a new monthly podcast series, which will cover current trends and intriguing topics in financial technology and beyond. The accelerator, in its continued effort to help fintech startups strive for greatness, will focus theRead More

Wealth Management App Grain Revisits the Shark Tank [VIDEO]

by February 3, 2017 at 2:53 pm 1 comment

Kevin O’Leary of Shark Tank, the favorite TV show of entrepreneurs everywhere, made a return visit to Notre Dame University in South Bend, Ind., in January. It was his first trip back since 2014, when he hosted a Shark Tank-style event for university students. O’Leary was treated to a surprise: a video fromRead More

Meet INV Fintech’s New Class of Startups

Meet INV Fintech’s New Class of Startups

by December 6, 2016 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

INV Fintech, the sister accelerator to this site, is pleased to announce its second class of startups, in its Fall session, which begins this week. The five companies, selected from more than 100 startups applicants from across the globe, are: Debitize Grain Paymentpie Saldo.mx SnapCheck The companies, chosen after aRead More

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Is Stupid Money Chasing Blockchain?

by October 14, 2016 at 10:39 am 2 comments

There seems to be a profound conundrum facing blockchain and its implications for financial services. While it is true that blockchain seems to have the potential to “transform” financial services, it also faces steep challenges. It begs the question: is the at least $250 million invested in blockchain so far thisRead More

Fintech Startups Haven’t Given Up on Blockchain

Fintech Startups Haven’t Given Up on Blockchain

by September 7, 2016 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

The morning session at BBVA Open Talent Challenge was all about artificial intelligence. The afternoon session brought on the blockchain. From these sessions, two winners were chosen that will have the chance to engage with a global bank — perhaps the ultimate prize for a fintech startup today. The challenge was partRead More

Are Roboadvisors Taking Jobs from Humans?

Are Roboadvisors Taking Jobs from Humans?

by September 1, 2016 at 3:44 pm 4 comments

The fintech community sure is bullish on roboadvisors. At least, that’s the takeaway from the Twitter poll conducted by @INVFintech, this site’s sister accelerator. The poll was part of a Twitter chat held today under the hashtag #INVchat. The discussion ranged from robos to cross-border payments, the latter discussion seeing active participationRead More

Application Period Opens for Second INV Fintech Accelerator Class

Application Period Opens for Second INV Fintech Accelerator Class

by August 15, 2016 at 12:42 pm 1 comment

Calling all fintech startups — today marks the opening of the application period for the second class of INV Fintech, a global accelerator operated by Bank Innovation and Fiserv. Interested startups can apply here. The application period will close Friday, September 9. INV, which launched in January, is the firstRead More

‘ATM Killer’ Spare Releases v. 3.0 of App

‘ATM Killer’ Spare Releases v. 3.0 of App

by August 10, 2016 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The mobile payments app Spare wants to kill the ATM. More specifically, Spare wants to give customers access to cash from merchants for less than the cost of an ATM fee, and more security. To use Spare, customers open their Spare app and locate a nearby merchant with cash onRead More