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5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now

5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now

by January 19, 2017 at 12:39 pm 1 comment

Yes, it is almost impossible to keep tabs on all the new entrants of the wonderful world of fintech. But taking it one step (or five) at a time, should be enough to keep you up to date for many of the latest trends in the space. So, if you areRead More

Top 10 Fintech Headlines of 2016

Top 10 Fintech Headlines of 2016

by December 30, 2016 at 10:34 am 2 comments

If nothing else, 2016 was a year of change—nowhere more than in fintech, where developments in blockchain, payments, artificial intelligence, financial regulations, chatbots, and mobile rippled across the space to do what fintech does best—disrupt. With that in mind, let’s take a look back at our top ten fintech headlinesRead More

Startups Cotton to Venture Debt as Interest Rates Rise

Startups Cotton to Venture Debt as Interest Rates Rise

by December 20, 2016 at 11:07 am 1 comment

The year 2016 may go down as the year of debt for startups, a new report suggests. Venture capitalist plunged to its lowest levels in two years in the last quarter to $2.4 billion for fintech startups. But founders — especially for fintechs — still needed access to capital. BloombergRead More

5 Fintech Startups You Should Meet Before They Go Big [VIDEO]

5 Fintech Startups You Should Meet Before They Go Big [VIDEO]

by December 8, 2016 at 12:40 pm 4 comments

What’s the best thing about startup demo days? You get to peek behind the curtains, before they scale (or fail). Five startups, in five minutes each, took the stage at the Empire Startups Fintech December Demo Day yesterday with their latest and greatest. Bank Innovation has the lineup, in case youRead More

5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now – Page 2

5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now – Page 2

by November 19, 2016 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Insto:  Installment Loans for P2P Payments Similar to Bread, Insto powers B2C payments and sets up payment schedules. In addition, Insto targets the P2P space, allowing individuals to set up, and collaborate on, payment plans through its software. The app breaks down big-ticket payments into installments that can be scheduledRead More

5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now – Page 3

5 Fintechs You (Probably) Should Know By Now – Page 3

by November 19, 2016 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Trumid: Secure Trading Marketplace for Corporate Bonds Launched in 2015, this bond-trading startup has already attracted investor attention, with overall funding of $33.25 million from the likes of Peter Thiel and George Soros. The company calls itself “revolutionary,” with the goal of “creating an all-to-all electronic credit trading platform,” accordingRead 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

Payments Platform NanoPay Raises $10M, Led by Goldman Sachs

Payments Platform NanoPay Raises $10M, Led by Goldman Sachs

by October 27, 2016 at 11:54 am 1 comment

Toronto-based payments platform nanoPay announced yesterday that it has raised $10 million in a Series A round in order to expand its business and offerings, most notably its open API platform, MintChip. MintChip was developed by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2012 and shuttered in 2014. In January 2016, the project wasRead More

3 Startups To Watch: Tab, Smarkets, Aire

3 Startups To Watch: Tab, Smarkets, Aire

by October 5, 2016 at 4:15 pm 1 comment

Browsing new startups is so much fun—new companies pop up every day, so there’s always a chance to discover that one description of a newly funded startup’s goals that makes you say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” With that in mind, here are three startups you should keep yourRead More

Hot Hashtag: Fintechs, Established Firms, and Rising #Market Change

Hot Hashtag: Fintechs, Established Firms, and Rising #Market Change

by October 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Fintech and change kind of go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly, only in this case it’s more like peanut butter and peanut butter—yeah, I’m stretching this analogy, but the point is the two are so closely related they are essentially the same. According to data by Hashtracking,Read More