Post Tagged with: "silicon valley"

Fintech Accelerators Are Not Destined to Die

Fintech Accelerators Are Not Destined to Die

by February 4, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Long live the fintech accelerator. With all due respect to American Banker‘s BankThink portal and Forrester Research, the future could not be brighter for fintech accelerators, and I write that not just because Bank Innovation has launched an, er, fintech accelerator with Fiserv, U.S. Bank, and Cross River Bank. Last week,Read More

Fintech Global Tour Goes to Silicon Valley to Spot the Mega Trends

Fintech Global Tour Goes to Silicon Valley to Spot the Mega Trends

by April 10, 2015 at 2:41 am 0 comments

We had to finally come to Silicon Valley. All other innovation centers measure themselves against Silicon Valley. This is the biggest Unicorn breeding ground in the world. Silicon Valley breeds so many Unicorns that the bragging rights now only go to those who build Decacorns ($10 billion) and the onlyRead More

Square Executive’s Resignation Linked to Sexual-Harassment Allegations

by January 28, 2013 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Square COO Keith Rabois’s resignation last week was tied to sexual harassment allegations from a Square employee, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Square announced on Friday that an attorney representing the employee had reached out to Square two weeks previously with the allegations. Mr. Rabois maintains he did nothing wrong andRead More

Silicon Valley’s Culture of Innovation Lures Back Wary Banks

Silicon Valley’s Culture of Innovation Lures Back Wary Banks

by September 4, 2012 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Big banks are returning to Silicon Valley seeking innovation rather than profits—though that would be nice, too. Evelyn M. Rusli reports in DealBook that multinational corporations, many of which are financial services companies, are picking up office space across Silicon Valley in order to stay close to the heart ofRead More