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Fidelity Launches Retail Robo-Advisor Fidelity Go

The mutual fund giant has officially launched its robo. Fidelity Go gives retail investors access to an automated platform that requires...

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How Texting With Chatbots Creates A Better UX Than Apps

Chatbot startups Digit and Cloe are working to help people save, and recommend how to spend, with easy-to-use chatbots.  Though bots may...

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The rise and rise of Mexican fintech

With plenty of experienced founders who bring a wealth of domain expertise, product and technical know-how and a market that represents...

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This Finance Bot Helps You Bank, Pay Bills, Withdraw Cash, And Deposit Money Via Facebook Messenger

Buying burgers and boarding passes via a bot are one thing. Paying your utilities or credit card bill is another. Tochka Bank in Russia...

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One Thing Both Parties Want: To Break Up the Banks Again

Could the Glass-Steagall Act, the 1933 legislation that forced the separation of investment banking from commercial banking, be coming...

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N26 launches its investment product in Germany

N26 (formerly Number26) is partnering with fellow German fintech startup vaamo to offer a robo investment product to its customers.  The...

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Zeek, a startup that lets you buy and sell unwanted gift vouchers, closes $9.5M Series B

Tel Aviv-based gift voucher startup Zeek has raised $9.5 million in Series B funding led by Scale-Up Venture Capital, with participation...

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Zenefits settles with first state regulator

Zenefits has paid its first settlement with a state regulator, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. According to state...

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Visa And PayPal Partner To Accelerate Digital Payments

Visa and Paypal have announced a strategic partnership that will allow consumers to easily move funds between the two providers,...

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Visa Opens Up Office In Palo Alto

Visa has announced that it plans to open a 62,000-square-foot facility in the heart of Silicon Valley, housing employees focused on...

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Why The FinTech Index Is On The Rise

Investing in fintech? There's now an index for that. Keefe, Bruyette, & Woodshas struck a deal with Nasdaq to debut KBW Financial...

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Announcing Embroker Beta v 2.0

Portfolio company Embroker has just released it's Beta version 2.0. This new release places Embroker closer to it's bigger vision of...

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Amazon Tiptoes Into Banking Business Through Student Loans

Exciting (and yet not so surprising news) from Amazon, who recently announced it will be stepping into the student-loan marketplace...

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Axoni joins a DTCC Blockchain Event on Capitol Hill

Greg Schvey, CEO of portfolio company Axoni, participated in a blockchain technology discussion held on Capital Hill. The event was...

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Digitizing and Educating the 21st-Century Prison

Great article highlighting portfolio company, American Prison Data Systems (APDS), as the leader in providing the necessary educational...

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Dollar Shave Club just sold for $1 billion to Unilever

Unilever's acquisition of Dollar Shave Club is one of the biggest e-commerce deals in recent years.  The acquisition comes five years...

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Dollar Shave Club Acquired By Unilever

Dollar Shave Club, a pioneer in online direct-to-consumer subscription businesses, will be acquired by Unilever for $1 billion.  The...

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Say hello to the billion Dollar Shave Club

PitchBook rehashes the venture financing rounds Dollar Shave Club has underwent on its path to a unicorn exit and sheds light on...

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Bank switching: are we moving account for the right reasons?

Fascinating UK bank switching data shows that tens of thousands of people left Santander at the end of last year due to a fee hike of £3...

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Hauling cash, replacing cards, fixing ATMs: the stubborn costs banks can't erase

The first wave of cost cutting at banks was straight-forward: layoffs, bonus reductions, curbing employee travel, renegotiating vendor...

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Trim raises $2.2m Series Seed

San Francisco based personal finance chatbot startup Trim has raised a $2.2m Series Seed, led by Eniac Ventures with participation from...

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Is this the return of airport life insurance vending machines?

Those focused on the insuretech space have heard the term "episodic insurance", which simply means - an insurance product for a specific...

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Santander doubles investment in fintech fund to US$200m

The fintech focused venture arm of Santander Bank, Santander InnoVentures, will be putting another $100m into the fund.  This places the...

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Millennials Will Be First Generation to Earn Less Than Parents

The Intergeneration Commission has released their latest report and the results aren't good for millennials---they are likely to be the...

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Advisor Software, Quovo Partner to Strengthen Goals-Based Planning Capabilities for Wealth Managers

Portfolio company, Quovo, recently partnered with Advisor Software in order to provide wealth managers with seamless access to aggregated...

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France Says ‘Bonjour’ To Apple Pay

Apple Pay went live in France on Tuesday. The country joins UK and Switzerland as the third European country to offer Apple Pay, and the...

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Goldman Sachs to roll out consumer lending platform

Goldman Sachs revealed on Tuesday's earnings call that they have surveyed thousands of consumers on what they look for in an online...

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Chinese Search Giant Baidu Backs ZestFinance

If you are searching for video games midday on the Internet in Beijing be careful, you may have just lowered your credit score. The...

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CommonBond raises $30M Series C

New York-based student loan financing platform CommonBond has raised a $30M Series C and $300M in debt financing.  The equity financing...

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Why online lenders should become banks

Interesting opinion on how marketplace lenders may be able to overcome the recent market hurdles - start generating balance sheet loans...

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Marstone and Quovo Announce Partnership

Portfolio company Quovo, a data science company for the wealth management industry, has announced a partnership with digital wealth...

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What should go into an in-person pitch deck?

Pulling a pitch deck together is mostly common sense story telling. That said it is always very helpful to have a crib sheet to hand, and...

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TagPay secures $1M seed round

Paris-based TagPay consumer banking startup TagPay has secured a $1M Series Seed from Société Générale at an $11.5M pre-money valuation.

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Lessons Pokémon Go Can Teach the Banking Industry

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SolidX Seeking to List Bitcoin ETF on New York Stock Exchange

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Opening the gates on Indian financial data

India recently passed the U.S., as it became the second-largest smartphone market in the world after China. The Country has made amazing...

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London’s Behavox offers surveillance software to help financial institutions remain compliant

UK based compliance surveillance software, Behavox, secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding led by Hoxton Ventures and Promus...

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Slump Might Turn Anti-Bank SoFi Into a Bank

Great article about the rise of fintech giant SoFi. Some important takeaways from the article - CEO Mike Cagney has no intention to crush...

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Slice Labs Partners with Munich Re to Deliver On-Demand Insurance Products Globally

Slice Labs has partnered with Munich Re as it prepares to roll out its on-demand insurance platform.  Munich Re will serve as the...

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What to Expect When the Bitcoin Halving Happens

On July 9th, the Bitcoin community went through it's second halving - as block number 420,000 was sealed, the cost to mine a bitcoin was...

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Blockchain Identity Startup Netki Raises $3.5M

CA-based blockchain identity startup Netki has raised a $3.5M Series Seed, led by O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) with participation...

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Fintech Town Hall Swings From Hope to Fear as Brexit Sinks In

This week, a van sporting a billboard reading, "Dear start-ups, keep calm and move to Berlin," was spotted in the city! As London fintech...

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The Euro 2016 Hairstyle Guide

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American Prison Data Systems and First Book Donate Tablets, e-Books to NYC Children

APDS and First Book, a non-profit providing affordable books to educators serving low-income families, have teamed up to donate 50...

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Gartner warns of Brexit blow to UK tech spending

Only a day before the Brexit vote, Gartner issued a forecast for 1.7% growth in UK tech spending this year, from last year’s total of...

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Got the Brexit fear? Keep calm and keep using AWS

Gavin Jackson, AWS UK, Ireland and Europe MD kicked off the 2016 AWS Summit in London by saying to the 5,000 strong audience that the...

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Wal-Mart Expands Mobile-Payment App to All 4,600 U.S. Stores

The world's largest retailer is hoping its mobile payments app will bring convenience and faster checkout times for shoppers, as well as...

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Citadel Names Microsoft’s Turner to Lead Securities Unit

The focus on technology talent is unabated at large financial firms. Citadel has hired Kevin Turner, the COO at Microsoft, to become CEO...

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Brexit: A dead end for Britain’s digital banks?

One concern is that pre-referendum a UK challenger bank could access an (EU) market of ~500m people. Following the referendum, might be...

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StockTwits raises ($2m) funding, gets new CEO

Howard Lindson steps aside as CEO as his VC firm (Social Leverage) injects another $2M and appoints EVEN co-founder Ian Rosen to lead the...

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Berlin bids to replace London as post-Brexit fintech capital

As questions arise regarding London's ability to remain Europe's fintech center, Germany feels it can step into the ring and provide...

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Global banks, Intel join Israel’s fintech scene

"The Floor", the Israeli version of London's Level39, has built strong partnerships with global banks like HSBS, RBS, Banco Santander,...

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Artivest Poll: Lack of RIA Access to Quality Products Resulting in Low Alternative Allocations

A recent survey of 163 financial advisors and RIAs carried out by portfolio company, Artivest, shows that the perceived lack of access to...

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Wisecard is buying Citigroup's prepaid portfolio

Wirecard, the second-largest payments processor in Europe, is buying Citigroup's institutional prepaid cards division for an undisclosed...

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This is what Brexit did to the average investor’s portfolio

According to portfolio company, Openfolio, the drop in the Investor Average for the month of June predated the Brexit selloff. This means...

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Fintech Company dv01 Raises $7.5M in Seed Funding

New York City based lending analytics platform dv01 raised a $7.5M Series Seed, with participation from Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd.,...

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ForUsAll Grabs $9.5M in Series A Funding

San Francisco-based 401(k)-focused startup ForUsAll raised a $9.5M Series A, led by Foundation Capital.

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Metropolitan Equity Partners Increases Investment in Bizfi

New York-based small business financing platform Bizfi has raised $20M in growth capital from Metropolitan Equity Partners.  

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Index raises $19M Series B

San Francisco-based payments and analytics startup Index raised a $19M Series B  led by General Catalyst Partners.  The company's mission...

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After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home

The New York Times recently spoke to several high-ranking executives at major financial institutions that collectively employ tens of...

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Private Equity Has a Crush on Tech

Over the past couple of years following the financial crisis, private equity firms steered clear from any megadeals in the tech space as...

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TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson is joining Alphabet's board.

Alphabet (Google) is boosting its finance chops by appointing Roger Ferguson, the former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and CEO of...

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Self-Driving Tesla Was Involved in Fatal Crash

The first known death caused by a self-driving car was disclosed by Tesla this week, a development that is sure to cause consumers and...

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Brexit probably won’t kill London’s booming fintech scene

The EU’s existing financial regulation relationships with countries such as Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Switzerland paint a picture...

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ProducePay raises $2.5M to bring cashflow to farmers

Los Angeles-based agriculture finance startup ProducePay has raised a $2.5M Series Seed from Menlo Ventures, Arena Ventures, CoVenture,...

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