In the past months, the fintech sector has taken notice of England’s upcoming June 23 referendum to determine the fate of the island’s membership in the European Union. #Brexit, the handle acting as hub around the question of Britain’s potential “exit,” has had a reach of over 6.8 million Twitter users inRead More
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Last week we observed an upsurge in collaborations between startups and financial institutions, but this week is all startup glory. There are some old pros still doing us proud with 9-figure rounds, like Affirm, but a major Korean vital force is not far behind, in the form of e-commerce and seriously chillRead More
Last week Money 20/20 lent its fintech passion to #Copenhagen, whose reach surpassed a staggering 3.2 million in a three-day period, surpassing other fintech satellite cities #NewYork and #London, the latter of which barely broke one million during the same three-day period. This week we’re looking at a lending convention lendingRead More
Last week this space saw much of the largest fintech funding rounds taking place outside the U.S. That trend continues this week, with some San Francisco-grown AI thrown into the mix. This week we witnessed a major push forward in the process of collaboration between financial institutions (FIs) and startups. ThisRead More
How open is the new open-concept Chase branch in San Francisco? Try the front wall of glass literally opens completely to the street. Located on Union Square in the heart of the city, JPM opened the new self-service, open-concept branch last week. The branch is intended to be an exhibition spaceRead More
This week I will be back in San Francisco attending the Finovate Spring 2012 financial innovation conference. Finovate is a two-day showcase of the newest financial and banking technology innovations from both established companies and startups. Short …