Post Tagged with: "Investment"

Trigger Creates Alert for Trump Tweets About Portfolio Companies

Trigger Creates Alert for Trump Tweets About Portfolio Companies

by January 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm 1 comment

When President-elect Donald Trump tweets about a company or brand, the stock tends to immediately react, which tends to make company investors… twitchy. This is why Trigger Finance, the company behind stock market alert app Trigger, created Trump Triggers—a new feature within its app that notifies its users when theRead More

Stash Secures $25M Funding, Eyes One Million Customers

Stash Secures $25M Funding, Eyes One Million Customers

by December 14, 2016 at 12:13 pm 1 comment

Small steps, big leaps – be it working out, learning a new language or investing. That’s the inspiration behind Stash, a mobile investing platform that allows users to invest as little as $5 that announced $25 million in Series B funding this morning. The round was led by Valar Ventures, oneRead More

Moven Provides Savings Path for First-Time Savers

Moven Provides Savings Path for First-Time Savers

by December 12, 2016 at 11:44 am 1 comment

Confused about how much of your paycheck to stash in your savings account? The three-to-six months-worth of expenses rule may not be the most optimal solution anymore. So, mobile-first Moven came up with its own solution to provide customers with a personalized savings path. The new feature, Moven Smart Savings account,Read More

3 Startups to Watch: Bond Street, EquityZen, Romit

3 Startups to Watch: Bond Street, EquityZen, Romit

by September 28, 2016 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

If you look hard enough, you can find a startup for anything nowadays: you can exchange diamonds through the world’s first P2P diamond exchange, for example, buy a handbag in installments, and invest in big data companies one five-dollar micro-investment at a time, probably all without leaving your house (or even gettingRead More

3 Startups to Watch: Mt. Merchant, Blockchain Angels, ILI

3 Startups to Watch: Mt. Merchant, Blockchain Angels, ILI

by April 13, 2016 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

Last week, we took a cursory survey of startups working to fill the under-leveraged niches of the fintech world. Today’s roster ranges from an artificial intelligence data analytics service for brick-and-mortar stores to expand into e-commerce, to providing the crash course most of us unfortunately still need to understand what the heckRead More

Half of Investors Allocate Capital to Marketplace Lending, Survey Shows

Half of Investors Allocate Capital to Marketplace Lending, Survey Shows

by April 11, 2016 at 6:14 pm 1 comment

Investors see a sunny future for marketplace lending, according to a survey released today by Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP (RKO) and Wharton Fintech. The results of the survey, titled 2016 Survey of U.S. Marketplace Lending, show that half of investors surveyed have capital allocated for marketplace lending. The year prior, just 29% had investments in the space. TheRead More

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Betterment, Chase Bank, Bitt, and More

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Betterment, Chase Bank, Bitt, and More

by April 4, 2016 at 1:12 pm 2 comments

Fintech is far from a U.S.-only phenomenon, as this week’s top funding rounds make clear. The week’s top raises runs the gamut from online investments to the integration of Africa’s growing financial space; from the analysis of loan quality and security to the ever-more transparent P2P sector; to providing access to the vastRead More

Square Capital Moves Beyond Cash Advances to ‘Flexible Loans’

Square Capital Moves Beyond Cash Advances to ‘Flexible Loans’

by March 28, 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Is it best to dip a toe in the water, or jump in for a cannonball? According to Square, a slow and constant march into the wading party beats both. The payments company announced today it would move beyond cash advances into a more general loan product. This may meanRead More

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3 Startups to Watch: Invest Tech Takes the Stage

by March 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm 3 comments

This week’s Startups to Watch are pushing progress in different sectors. Respectively, these companies provide retirement options for staff at small businesses; a trading tool; and a digital wealth management adviser. However, at their core all three are about investments, and how to leverage a small advantage into a major leadRead More

A portion of GuardVest's sample portfolio report card

GuardVest Aims to Shine a Light on Investment Fees

by February 16, 2015 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

How much do you pay your financial advisor? Most investors have no idea — and neither do their advisors. And what return do you get on your portfolio? That’s another question most investors and again, advisors, can’t answer. These are problems. GuardVest is a new Dallas-based startup looking to solve themRead More