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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

Sourcery Scores $5M to Develop ‘Enterprise-Focused’ Payments

Sourcery Scores $5M to Develop ‘Enterprise-Focused’ Payments

by September 13, 2016 at 10:39 am 1 comment

Sourcery, a digital payments platform founded in 2012, raised $5 million in venture funding in a round led by Marker LLC, the startup announced today. Sourcery’s digital platform focuses on accounts payable for restaurants and others institutions in the hospitality industry. The funding — which brings the company’s total equity to $7.5 millionRead More

Maybe This is Why Millennials Are Attracted to the Startup Life

Maybe This is Why Millennials Are Attracted to the Startup Life

by September 8, 2016 at 11:10 am 0 comments

For fintech, millennial consumers are–let’s go with challenging–according to the huge quantities of rigorous data collected on them. That might be for three main reasons: They don’t trust banks or credit lenders (at all), it’s hard to predict what they’ll like in a financial service provider — and what they’llRead More

3 Startups to Watch: Cookies, Blendle, Neighborly

3 Startups to Watch: Cookies, Blendle, Neighborly

by August 17, 2016 at 11:58 am 0 comments

So many startups, so little time. This week, these three fintech startups stand out from the crowd for a variety of reasons: one is the first P2P lending app for Germans (a notably cash-loving country); another is a journalism micropayments platform designed to put readers first; and the last isRead More

Uber, Green Dot & MasterCard Expand Instant Pay to Most U.S. Debit Cards

Uber, Green Dot & MasterCard Expand Instant Pay to Most U.S. Debit Cards

by August 16, 2016 at 4:42 pm 2 comments

Uber announced today that the Instant Pay option for its drivers has been  extended to nearly all U.S. debit cards, with the help of MasterCard Send and Green Dot, the operator of the mobile-first bank GoBank. “The expansion offers frictionless, elegant service to Uber, which is the poster child for the on-demand market,” said GreenRead More

Registration for Bank Innovation Israel 2016 Officially Opens

by June 15, 2016 at 10:15 am 1 comment

Bank Innovation Israel 2016 registration has officially opened today. The only Western fintech event in Startup Nation, the 2016 Bank Innovation Israel will take place 1-3 November at the Dan Tel Aviv. The event is presented by Bank Innovation, one of the world’s leading fintech blogs.

Investments, Financial Management, and Even Some Virtual Reality: Finovate Day 2

Investments, Financial Management, and Even Some Virtual Reality: Finovate Day 2

by May 12, 2016 at 10:48 am 2 comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Day 2 of Finovate saw a seeming parade of wealth management and investment solutions, but the final one included a new twist — virtual reality. Was it a bit frivolous? Was the use case far-fetched, strained, even bizarre? Could be, but the audience appreciated it anyway simplyRead More