Crowdfunding is itself a fintech innovation, yet few fintech startups have tapped it for funding. (Unless you count 195 takes on the “slim wallet” to be fintech — sheesh!) Savings startup Hip Money, an offshoot of Lincoln, Neb.-based Hip Pocket, is taking to Kickstarter not just to raise money, but toRead More
Post Tagged with: "Silicon Prairie"
Some impressive hacks resulted from Dwolla‘s second internal hackathon at its headquarters in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, the company announced on Friday. Two of the more notable hacks were a Dwolla-based rewards program and a Dwolla mobile point-of-sale app. Dwolla offers a digital payment and money transfer service that is freeRead More