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Square Now Lets Merchants Collect Payments Offline And In Advance For Order Pickup

I need to test drive this...

We heard a few weeks ago that Square was testing an order ahead and pickup tool within the POS. Today that feature is taking flight for...…

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Manipulate Me: The Booming Business in Behavioral Finance

No one wants to be told to each their vegetables.

Targeting financial applications to consumers for spending and investing has to do...

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Infamous hacker starting a hedge fund named TRO LLC

Stay tuned to see how an infamous hacker shorts the market. Andrew Auernheimer, who was previously arrested for releasing thousands of...

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That is a Big Crowd

Israel crowdfunding platform, OurCrowd, announces it has raised an additional $25M in funding. Is this all equity financing? Some...

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Money on wheels: Banking gets seriously mobile

Gemalto built a few of these for a bank in the Middle East a few years back.. They came complete with an ATM in the back!

For the UK's urban-dwelling, short-of-time majority, mobile banking is something that usually comes in the shape of a smartphone app. ...…

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Tradier Nets $3.1 Million in funding to Build A Software Toolkit For Financial Services

Really very interesting.. Well done to our friends at Devonshire Investors for getting involved early..

The Charlotte, NC-based company also has its own brokerage house. “We offer trading at $3.50 per trade when the market rate is $10,” Raju...…

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Backbone of U.S. Stock Trading Is Poised for Upgrade

The Nasdaq outage last summer prompted U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White (pictured below) to demand market...

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The US$530BN Offshore Private-Client Transfer

Hot on the heels of the last post - Switzerland's position at the top of the table for offshore private client wealth is coming under...

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Country hot-list in offshore wealth revealed

Aite Group published a report late last week that shows us where the worlds wealthy are parking their cash.. Whilst under pressure from...

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Chase Bank Is Shutting Down Porn Actors' Bank Accounts

According to Perez Hilton (yup the ever reliable source of grot), Chase Bank recently sent letters to hundreds of porn performers...

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Apple has all the ingredients to cook up a massive mobile payment system, Morgan Stanley says

As noted here by VentureBeat, Apple may be gearing up to build its own proprietary mobile payment system.

That’s according to a study...

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Why Everybody Who Doesn’t Hate Bitcoin Loves It

Here is a link to a great 20 minute podcast from Freakonomics that captures both sides of the bitcoin argument. They talk to bitcoin fan...

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Guess who makes more money than bankers? Their regulators!

As banks struggle to adjust to new regulations and grow revenues the regulators are being compensated nicely for their misery. Should...

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HAPPY EASTER

I ate two of these today and they are indeed one of Britain's finest exports.. Some would even call them "the dog's back wheels..."...

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Fintech Startup Quovo, Led by Harvard Grads, Raises $1.4M Series A

Quovo is a financial technology company that reimagines sophisticated portfolio analytics and data management tools for investors.

They recently closed $1.4 million in a Series A round of funding. Long Light Capital, LLC is the lead investor with participation from...…

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TRADEBLOCK Graduates from YC's Winter '14 class

TRADEBLOCK graduated from Y Combinator in SF and are heading back to New York. Greg is HUGELY credible on the topics of distributed...

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Baidu enters fray with digital wallet

China continues to provide an interesting reference point on the dominant and trusted tech brands launching a broad range of financial...

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Currency probe in London focuses on Cockney Rhyming Slang

"What's your interest in Bill and Ben in the pick?"

As the FCA in London digs deeper into their foreign exchange investigation Banks...

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Lending Club buys Springstone Financial for $140m

Lending Club expands its capabilities and further builds value in preparation for a rumored IPO.

The addition of financing to the Lending Club portfolio seems to be one more step in the direction of the company’s evolution into the...…

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Disrupting Insurance

Often the last-mentioned segment when talking about "FinTech", Insurance holds a treasure trove of opportunity. But...be prepared, it...

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LearnVest has now raised $72 Million in capital

This week, it was Big Deal Tuesday as LearnVest and Betterment raise a total of $60M

LearnVest Inc.— based just an avenue east and nine blocks south of Betterment — disclosed a $28 million investment led by none other than...…

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What would a disruptive bank look like?

Marc Andreessen and other VCs are keen to invest in a disruptive bank. Jack Gavigan outlines what he believes this bank should look like.

Efforts by UK regulators to foster competition in the banking market by encouraging more new entrants mean that now is probably the...…

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Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market

European retailers are developing their own mobile payment options to help capture more data on their customers, reduce the queue...

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Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines

Companies have always needed to be diligent in keeping ahead of hackers — email and leaky employee devices are an old problem — but the...

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The Next America.. The Latest PEW Research

A fascinating piece of research from PEW.. They cover the Demographic transformation that is happening in the US right now, both of...

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Facebook targets payments

It seems everyone wants to be in the payments business, Facebook is the latest entrant.

Not content with being just a platform to host cat photos and status updates, Facebook is readying itself to provide financial services...…

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Amazon is eager to expand its payments capabilities

Interesting payments capabilities coming out of Amazon. They have all the personal information (credit card and address) the question...

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New York FinTech jobs are on the rise

The Partnership for New York City, a nonprofit membership organization comprised of a select group of two hundred CEOs from New York...

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How to explain bitcoin to your mom

A comic strip adds humor and simplicity to the complex topic of bitcoin.

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Kabbage nets revolving, 3-year, $270 million credit facility

Huge congrats to the Kabbage Team..

Kabbage said Wednesday that it has received $270 million in debt financing from unnamed investors. Guggenheim Securities, the investment...…

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Organic Crops May Get a Commodities Exchange

Mercaris was co-founded in 2012 by two entrepreneurs who were both previously working at the Chicago Climate Exchange. Small for now,...

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Top 8 US Banks to Get Higher Capital Requirement

More sh*t for 8 largest US banks to worry about this week.. Some worry that this new move by the regulators to force an increase in...

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Wonga vs. Bank overdraft Fees

Wonga just got into trouble in the UK with this advert, but... Using a bank overdraft can be as expensive as a payday loan. According to...

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A Revolution in Money

Social scientist Heather Schlegel is a futurologist. She recently funded (via Kickstarter) a TV series called "The Future of Money"...

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Overdraft Fees at Banks Hit a High, Despite Curbs

Squeezed by falling revenue on deposit accounts, banks are turning to a familiar source of income: overdraft fees.

Overdraft fees make up the bulk of checking-account fee revenue, said Jefferson Harralson, a banking analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods...…

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How to value a FinTech start-up

No magic formula exposed here, but a good article from Anna Irrera with quotes from a number of the people involved in FinTech...

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Google Wallet Loses Another Top Executive

Another key Executive leaves Google Wallet.. Peter Hazlehurst’s departure comes hot on the heels of Philippe Dauman who recently left...

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ATMs and the Windows XP-ocalypse

Ooops! The 12-year-old software powers more than 95 percent of the world's cash machines and MSFT will end support of it on April 8th,...

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Lessons from BBVA's Simple Acquisition: It's Time to Build Better Banks

Simple started out 4yrs ago to "build a bank that doesn’t suck".. Now that BBVA own it will the two become a new powerhouse bank?

What the team at Simple likely discovered is what everyone in the industry already knew: it's hard to be a bank (or even a payment...…

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The Fifth Protocol - Naval Ravikant (Angel List) Blog Post

Naval goes deep with his description of the "Fifth Protocol".. Some interesting comments in there too from folks like Fred Wilson.

Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet. Humans don’t *need* math-based...…

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SoFi Closes On $80 Million To Expand Its Lending Business

The peer-to-peer lender is getting into mortgages and personal loans.. The new capital comes from the hedge fund Discovery Capital...

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Vodafone M-Pesa comes to Europe for the first time

Originally a predominately African based service mainly targeted toward the unbanked, M-Pesa has now come to Europe.. The Romanian...

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The UK's FCA rules could force a quarter of payday lenders out of business

An interesting new twist for the UKs hugely profitable payday loan market.

Strict new rules on payday loans could force a quarter of lenders out of business, in a move by the UK regulator to clamp down on “the...…

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How Next Capital views the world as a "Robo-Advisor"

Our friends at Next Capital give RIABiz an overview of their business

Entrepreneurs are popping out of garages everywhere to provide free digital portfolio readouts in a way that the JP Morgan’s of the world...…

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