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Average Pay for Fintech Software Engineers Tops $100k

Average Pay for Fintech Software Engineers Tops $100k

by April 9, 2015 at 9:56 am 1 comment

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

Yodlee Files for an IPO, Despite MIA Profits

Yodlee Files for an IPO, Despite MIA Profits

by July 1, 2014 at 11:59 am 0 comments

Yodlee Inc. filed to make an initial public offering. Even though it has been losing money for years on end. Yodlee was founded in 1999. It has been profitable only once, in 2010. According to Yodlee, the company’s accumulated deficit was about $351 million at the end of last quarter. InRead More

Banks Need to Focus on Service and Simplicity

Banks Need to Focus on Service and Simplicity

by February 25, 2014 at 11:32 am 1 comment

The biggest challenge ahead for banks is providing excellent service, a new study has found. Simplicity, advice and problem-solving are the three areas where customers are looking for more from their banks, according to a new study by Ernst & Young. The company surveyed 32,000 retail banking customers in 43 countriesRead More

2013 Innovators to Watch: 21 to 25

2013 Innovators to Watch: 21 to 25

by June 13, 2013 at 10:37 am 1 comment

21. Alexa von Tobel, CEO and founder, LearnVest Alexa von Tobel dropped out of Harvard Business School in the unpromising year 2008 to start LearnVest because she was disturbed that so many accomplished women didn’t have a handle on their financial lives. LearnVest offers advice to all comers from certifiedRead More

PayPal, Mint.com, American Express and PNC Bank Nominated for Webby Awards

PayPal, Mint.com, American Express and PNC Bank Nominated for Webby Awards

by April 25, 2013 at 11:55 am 2 comments

Today is the final day of voting for the 2013 Webby Awards, which are dedicated to “honoring the best of the web.” Several financial institutions and fintech companies are among the nomineees. In the Financial Services /Banking category are the redesigned PayPal.com; Mint.com; and HelloWallet, a financial management tool; investment tool SigFig;Read More

LearnVest Launches iPhone App

LearnVest Launches iPhone App

by October 29, 2012 at 9:47 am 0 comments

Award-winning personal financial management app LearnVest launched its iPhone app Thursday, and already it ranks No. 6 among the 20 most downloaded apps, according to AppShopper data. As its name implies, LearnVest aims to help financial newbies and young people learn to get a handle on their finances. The app isRead More

New App LearnVest Jumps to No. 6 Most Downloaded Mobile Service

New App LearnVest Jumps to No. 6 Most Downloaded Mobile Service

by October 26, 2012 at 10:20 am 2 comments

LearnVest, the popular personal financial management app, was introduced just yesterday yet it catapulted to the sixth most downloaded iPhone app in the nation. The the top three most-downloaded apps — from PayPal, Bank of America, and Chase Mobile — held their positions this week. To get a sense of theRead More

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

by September 17, 2012 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Another Finovate conference is in the books. The Best of Show winners included MoneyDesktop, one of the companies on my watch list for accelerating the convergence of high tech and high touch, and one that should have been on my list, but had elude…