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Rivals line up for bid to seize London's crown

In the first of a five-part series, The Times ponders whether London can hold on to its pole position as Europe’s capital of finance. The...

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Australian super funds turning to fintech

Boasting the fifth largest largest pension asset pool in the world, Fintech Australia believes fintech statups can benefit from providing...

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Square’s unlikely alliances

Square has announced that it will be collaborating with Vend and TouchBistro, who will be offering their restaurant and retail clients...

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Blockchain investment continuing to soar

Together with Insurtech, blockchain is now one of the leading investment sectors in fintech. In 2015, half of all the fintech dollars...

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Behalf Raises $27M in Series C Financing

New York based working capital financing startup Behalf has raised $27m in Series C financing, led by Viola Growth with participation...

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LoanTap Raises $3 million from Mumbai Based HNIs

India-based online lender Loantap secured a $3m Series A, led by angels Abhishek Pandey and Jaysukh Sapra.

Headquartered in Mumbai with the Back Office in Pune, LoanTap follows an agency-based collection model catering to the low-delinquency...…

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Welcoming International Entrepreneurs

The Department of Homeland Security has released its proposed International Entrepreneur Rule, which would allow certain international...

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'Challenger Bank' Fidor to Be Sold to French Bank

The popular German digital startup has agreed to be acquired by Groupe BPCE, the second-largest French bank.  BPCE says the acquisition...

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OCC's Curry: Limited-Purpose Charter for Fintech Is Possible

The OCC is examining its legal authority to offer limited-purpose charters to fintech firms.

"The OCC traditionally charters full-service institutions — those that have deposit insurance," Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry...…

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Momfo raises $14.3m Series A

Shanghai based real estate financing company Momfo has secured a $14.3 Million Series A funding led by Gobi Partners and Kaitai Capital....

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InCred Finance raises $75 Million venture funding

Mumbai based tech-enabled lender InCred Finance has secured $75m in venture funding led by Anshu Jain, former co-CEO of Deutsche Bank....

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MC Payment secures $4.5 Million Series B

Singapore based electronic transaction processing company MC Payment raised a $4.5m Series B led by ESW Manage. According to the company,...

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Fundation raises $100m in debt financing

New York based online direct lender Fundation has raised $100m in debt financing from Goldman Sachs. Fundation is an alternative lender...

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Meniga secures €7.3 Million venture funding

Reykjavik based personal finance software provider Meniga has raised €7.3m in venture funding led by Frumtak Ventures and Velocity...

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SelfScore secures $7.1 Million Series B

Palo Alto based financial services startup SelfScore has raised $7.1m in Series B financing led by Pelion Venture Partners. SelfScore...

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Fintech Startup Craves More Regulation

Circle Internet Financial, a digital payments company that has raised $136m in equity funding, is seeking a bank charter from federal...

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Coda Payments secures $2 Million funding

Singapore based alternative payments startup Coda Payments has raised $2m in new funding from previous investors GMO Global Payment Fund,...

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How Finance is Changing

Business Insider surveyed the brightest minds in fintech, including CTOs at industry giants, startup founders, and venture capitalists....

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Y Combinator leads $47.5m Series C for LendUp

San Francisco based nonprime online lender LendUp has raised a $47.5m Series C round, led by Y Combinator. Valuation on the round was...

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Lancai Secures $27 Million Series B

China based personal investment startup Lancai has raised $27m in Series B funding led by LeEco. This is the first investment in a...

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Instavest raises $1.7 Million in seed funding

California based social investing site Instavest secured $1.7m in seed funding from backers Y Combinator, Jaan Tallinn and Cherubic...

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Stash raises $9.25 Million Series A

New York - based investment advisory startup Stash has secured $9.25m in Series A funding led by Goodwater Capital and Valar Ventures....

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Rubicoin raises €1.2 million in venture funding.

Dublin - based consumer finance app developer Rubicoin has raised €1.2m in venture funding from backers Enterprise Ireland and Motley Fool. 

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PayPal Ups B2B Payments Game With Xero

The company has integrated with SME accounting platform Xeroto allow small business users to use PayPal to pay the invoices generated on...

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Your smartphone knows if you're a good driver

There is a growing list of apps that collect smartphone GPS, accelerometer, and gyroscope data to determine how safely you drive.  Not...

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Zervant secures €4 Million Series A

Helsinki-based automated invoicing and accounting startup Zervant has closed a €4m Series A, led by Conor Venture Partners and Northzone.

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TransferWise for Business Launches

With no sign-up costs or monthly fees, the platform enables companies to conduct cross-border transfers via the TransferWise's network of...

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MIT and DARPA Pack LIDAR Sensor Onto a Single Chip

Most LIDAR (Light detection and ranging) systems cost $70k and sit conspicuously on the roof of autonomous vehicles. MIT’s Photonic...

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How Millennials Became Spooked by Credit Cards

An excellent piece of analysis from Nathanial Popper at the NY Times on recent data from the Federal Reserve that indicates the % of...

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Prison ed tech takes off

Alabama is one of a handful of states testing out a new tablet-based educational platform created by FinTech portfolio company, American...

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China is disrupting global fintech

TechCrunch believes a confluence of factors puts China at the fintech forefront: economic advancement, investor behavior, mobile, big...

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Two CEOs tell us where alternative lending is headed

There are three types of alternative lenders----balance sheet, marketplace, and hybrid. Rob Frohwein, CEO at Kabbage, and Ron Suber,...

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LendingClub Finance Chief Resigns; Loss Widens

The announcement that Chief Financial Officer Carrie Dolan was departing came as the company reported a second-quarter loss of $81.4...

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Big US Banks Team Up to Fight Cyber Crime

Eight of the largest U.S. banks, including J.P. Morgan, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, are forming a group that seeks to tackle the...

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Intuit and Etsy team up

Intuit and Etsy are partnering so customers can manage their businesses through QuickBooks Self-Employed.  This new initiative enables...

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Wall Street banks are looking for an extension

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan are part of a group of banks asking the U.S. Federal Reserve for a five year grace period to...

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This Firm Is Fueling Investors' Wallets and Desire to Do Good With the Power of the Sun

The founding story of Boulder, Colorado portfolio company Wunder Capital is explained in full in this terrific article in Entrepreneur.

Using algorithms, Boulder-headquartered Wunder Capital automates the process of lending out funds for solar installations with money from...…

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Confused by Chip Credit Cards? Get in Line

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Chip Card Nightmares? Help Is on the Way

The new process of buying something in a store these days:  1.  Swipe card, 2. Get scolded by cashier to use the chip reader, 3. Insert...

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New Online 401(k) Plans Disrupt Retirement Market

Among companies with 100 or fewer employees, only 14% sponsor a retirement plan. The Wall Street Journal highlights the fresh batch of...

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Tamed Banks and Unequal Markets

Bloomberg's Matt Levine discusses whether or not higher capital constraints, a talent drain, and new business models have tamed the...

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How Can the Financial Sector Engage Millennials?

The millennial generation’s distrust of markets and banks is statistically pervasive and replicated across multiple studies.  Most...

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Big Banks Make a Pitch for Hearts and Minds

At both the Democratic and Republican conventions, the nation’s biggest banks were cast as the bad guys and criticized for being too big...

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Northeast U.S. Hurricane Risk Infographic

Since 1900, 14 hurricanes have made landfall in the northeast, 5 at Category 3. In coastal counties of the northeast, $5.3trillion of...

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Average investors boost their cash holdings

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Hackers Steal $65m From Hong Kong based Exchange

The largest US dollar denomited exchange, Bitfinex, has halted trading, withdrawals and deposits after hackers stole $65m of the digital...

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MoneyGram's digital business inches forward

MoneyGram, the second largest global remittance provider, revised its revenue goals downward for the year but is hoping a revamped...

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Looking beyond the hype at fintech in Southeast Asia

11% of total VC funding in Southeast Asia, approximately $345m, was invested in fintech startups. With the majority of investment skewed...

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