Post Tagged with: "Personal Finance"

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

by December 5, 2016 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Fintech funding seems to have picked up steam this week, with home-selling platforms, online insurance carriers, personal finance apps, and e-commerce companies all getting a healthy boost of capital. This brings us to our top five fintech funding rounds of the week: Lemonade It’s the venture funding round we’ve allRead More

3 Startups to Watch: PeerStreet, Clarity Money, UTU

3 Startups to Watch: PeerStreet, Clarity Money, UTU

by November 16, 2016 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

One of the best things about the fintech world is the variety—it’s like a sushi bar for financial services; which is why learning about new startups is so much fun. With that in mind, here are three startups you should keep your eye on this week: PeerStreet You’re probably usedRead More

Neobanks Should Take on Incumbents, Not Each Other

Neobanks Should Take on Incumbents, Not Each Other

by October 17, 2016 at 1:21 pm 2 comments

If you’re in charge of a mobile bank, you’d think your top competition would be — well, other mobile banks, but evidently that isn’t the case, at last for one neobank. “Our competitors are the incumbents, the Bank of Americas and Chases of the world, which have banking products thatRead More

Lenny Includes Personal Finance Services in Lending App

Lenny Includes Personal Finance Services in Lending App

by June 6, 2016 at 10:55 am 2 comments

Two months in, Lenny – millennial-focused mobile lending app – is ready to hit the market with new budgeting and billpay products. Launched mid-March, Lenny’s goal is to help millennials build credit scores while still in school, with loans up to $10,000 and 0% interest (if paid on time). So far,Read More

Musings on Full Stack Financial Services startups

Musings on Full Stack Financial Services startups

by May 5, 2014 at 6:20 am 0 comments

(This post has been long in the making). One of the posts that sparked my interest in the last months is a post by Chris Dixon, Full Stacked Startups. In it, Chris highlights several startups such as Nest, Uber, Tesla,…

Smart Commerce will only succeed with Smart Banking

by February 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Bill Ready had a great post at PandoDaily on the growing importance of smart mobile driven commerce. In my view this is one side of the equation of the future of commerce, the other side being the creation of smart banking services. Using…

World Usability Day 2012 – Financial Services

by November 9, 2012 at 6:02 am 0 comments

I had the opportunity to present in Geneva for World Usability Day. Here is the Prezi of my talk, unfortunately not recorded. This is a summary of some of my previous posts in Usability in online banking and why using Accounting design as the framework for usability is wrong.   World Usability Day: Finance 2.0 […]

World Usability Day 2012 – Financial Services

by November 9, 2012 at 6:02 am 0 comments

I had the opportunity to present in Geneva for World Usability Day. Here is the Prezi of my talk, unfortunately not recorded. This is a summary of some of my previous posts in Usability in online banking and why using Accounting design as the framework for usability is wrong.   World Usability Day: Finance 2.0 […]

Square: from Dongle to Domination

by November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

I had the opportunity to write an opinion/profile of Square for the SIBOS edition of Informilo: Here is the introduction and link to the full piece: “In 2008, glass blower James McKelvey was unable to complete a $2,ooo sale of his glassware because a customer could only pay by credit card. Frustrated, he discussed this […]

Square: from Dongle to Domination

by November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

I had the opportunity to write an opinion/profile of Square for the SIBOS edition of Informilo: Here is the introduction and link to the full piece: “In 2008, glass blower James McKelvey was unable to complete a $2,ooo sale of his glassware because a customer could only pay by credit card. Frustrated, he discussed this […]