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Why the Facebook of Banking Won’t Own a Charter

Why the Facebook of Banking Won’t Own a Charter

by December 24, 2014 at 11:42 am 3 comments

2014 was the biggest year in FinTech by far with billions being invested globally in what is to be expected in a global growth sector. But how much was invested globally in FinTech this year? It depends on how you classify FinTech. StrategyEye estimated that there was $2.8Bn raised in 2014 via venture capitalRead More

Betterment Focuses On Tech & Accessibility to Revamp Wealth Management

Betterment Focuses On Tech & Accessibility to Revamp Wealth Management

by August 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

Brokerage firms have been dealing with their brokers leaving for lesser-known independent funds and startups. What’s behind this migration of talent and money from established, buttoned-up firms to laid-back startups like New York-based Betterment? It may be because the startups know young people, and young people are the future of,Read More