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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

Splitit’s CEO Sees Installment Credit Trending Up in the U.S. [VIDEO]

Splitit’s CEO Sees Installment Credit Trending Up in the U.S. [VIDEO]

by April 1, 2016 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

What’s the future of installment credit globally, and in the U.S. specifically? Alon Feit, the CEO and Co-Founder of Splitit, which provides such POS, retail financing, told Bank Innovation that installment credit is trending higher. There’s much going on in the space — and at Splitit, in particular — andRead More

Bank Innovation, Fiserv Partner to Launch Fintech Accelerator

Bank Innovation, Fiserv Partner to Launch Fintech Accelerator

by January 20, 2016 at 9:06 am 6 comments

Bank Innovation and Fiserv today announce the launch of Bank Innovation INV, a revolutionary fintech accelerator that will cultivate financial services startups around the world. INV is now accepting applications for its first accelerator class, which will commence this quarter.

PayPal’s Ellison: Regulators See Blockchain as Adding ‘Transparency’ [VIDEO]

by November 13, 2015 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Regulators’ hesitancy about blockchain may be a thing of the past. Scott Ellison, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy at PayPal, said at Bank Innovation Israel this week that regulators are increasingly seeing blockchain as adding transparency, not as a means for illicit behavior. The implications are clear: with regulatory blessing, we couldRead More

What Santander’s Belinky Is Looking for in Fintech Startups Right Now [VIDEO]

by November 12, 2015 at 11:13 am 0 comments

TEL AVIV — Mariano Belinky is arguably the Most Famous Man in Fintech Today. And not just because of his Spanish accent. No, it’s because Business Insider made a big deal last week about how Belinky has reviewed 820 fintech startup pitches this year for the bank’s $100 million VCRead More

Vikram Pandit, Citigroup's former CEO, will be among the speakers at Bank Innovation Israel.

Accenture, Intuit, KPMG & Xignite Sign On as Sponsors of Bank Innovation Israel

by October 14, 2015 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Four leading financial services companies have signed on as sponsors of Bank Innovation Israel. Accenture, Intuit, KPMG and Xignite will all participate in the event as sponsors. The sponsorships are a major vote of confidence for the first-year event, which will take place November 10-11 in Tel Aviv. “We at KPMGRead More

Why the Israel Fintech Scene Is ‘Growing and Growing’ [PODCAST]

by October 8, 2015 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Dorel Blitz of Bank Leumi, one of the largest financial institutions in Israel, highlights the thriving fintech scene in Startup Nation, and why the number of Israeli fintech startups is “growing and growing.”

Bank Innovation Inks Partnership With LeumiTech for Israel Event

Bank Innovation Inks Partnership With LeumiTech for Israel Event

by August 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

Bank Innovation today formed a wide-ranging partnership with LeumiTech, the high-tech services unit of Israel-based Bank Leumi, for its upcoming Bank Innovation Israel. Bank Leumi is Israel’s second-largest bank by assets.

Unicorn-Hunting in Israel

Unicorn-Hunting in Israel

by August 19, 2015 at 9:27 am 0 comments

When will the first fintech unicorn rear its head in Israel?

CurrencyTransfer.com Prepares Major Funding Round

CurrencyTransfer.com Prepares Major Funding Round

by July 24, 2015 at 10:55 am 0 comments

CurrencyTransfer.com, a currency exchange marketplace for businesses, is preparing a major funding round from institutional investors later this year, the company told Bank Innovation. CurrencyTransfer.com has received an undisclosed amount of funding from angel investors including Errol Damelin, Gigi Levi, Barak Rabinowitz, and Itay Birnboim. Innovative solutions abound for movingRead More