LAS VEGAS — At Money 2020—a global event surrounding really everything involving money currently happening in the one and only Las Vegas—one of the topics on everyone’s minds is definitely security, specifically of the digital kind. At this point we know the stats: hackers, fraudsters, and literal-minded smart contract readersRead More
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Alternative lending is an area ripe for development and innovation, which is probably why it’s one of the core topics of discussion at this year’s Money20/20 conference currently taking place in Vegas, baby. From the turbulent story of Lending Club to the constant regulatory pressure–as well as fundamental shifts likeRead More
There are quite a few startups that market themselves as companies increasing financial literacy and safeguarding customers’ financial health, but there aren’t many of them that keep watch on a user’s credit score in realtime. And even fewer will allow users to take action directly from the app to improve that score. LanternRead More
The Finovate Group, the fintech event and information venture, has been sold to Informa Plc. The sale closed in April, but has not been publicly disclosed. Terms of the deal are not known. Jim Bruene, owner of The Finovate Group, confirmed to Bank Innovation that the company has been sold. RedwoodRead More
Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion spoke to the Breaking Banks audience on the most recent episode, with pre-recorded interview updates on Money 20/20 in Copenhagen. Then John Hucker and Alexandre Gaillard from the Swiss Finance and Technology Association joined to discuss their goals and plans to assist fintech startups in Geneva. NicolasRead More
This week, with Money 20/20 in town, the gaze of the world’s fintech watchers is centered on Copenhagen, Denmark. It seems the Danish city has charmed its fintech-hungry visitors. Although the hashtags for #money2020europe have reached 1.7 million Twitter users in the last three days, #Copenhagen has reached 3.2 million. That dwarfs the amountRead More