What happened to capitalism?

Chris Skinner

Well, if you’re in a … The post What happened to capitalism? I’ve spent my life in an economy that focuses upon money, greed, growth and profit … what was that all about? We are suddenly living in a world where everyone is being told to stay home and do nothing … and get paid for it. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Stripe Capital Extends Business Lending To Online Platforms

PYMNTS

Payments giant Stripe is taking Stripe Capital , its push into online business finance and lending, to the next level. Stripe Capital first got off the ground in September 2019, offering customers and businesses financing options through its online platform.

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How does international capital flow?

BankUnderground

Understanding gross capital flows is crucial for both macroeconomic and financial stability policy. However, theory is lagging behind empirical work , as much of the literature continues to rely on net capital flow models developed many decades ago.

A post-pandemic path forward for banking and capital markets

Accenture

In my last post, I talked about the significant impact of COVID-19 on the banking and capital markets (B&CM) value chain and how leaders are in a unique position to respond, reset and renew the finance function to lead confidently in the post-pandemic era.

10 Keys to AI Success in 2021

Capitalizing on the incredible potential of AI means having a coherent AI strategy that you can operationalize within your existing processes. Learn how organizations are overcoming hurdles and realizing the enormous rewards that AI can bring to any organization.

Capital Assessment, Capital Planning Are Critical as Coronavirus Creates Chaos

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Stress tests and capital planning are vital to financial institutions in volatile times like these, when the coronavirus and pressures on the energy sector result in a financial crisis. Current environment = Challenging stressed capital planning.

Credit Suisse Suspends Investment Funds Linked To Greensill Capital

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Credit Suisse Group AG has frozen $10 billion in investment funds that have powered Greensill Capital , which focuses on supply chain finance, a kind of cash advance. B2B Payments B2B Credit Suisse funding Greensill Capital Investments News What's Hot In B2B

FinCEN Hits Capital One For $390 Million; Says Bank Violated Bank Secrecy Act

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15) announced that it is assessing a $390 million penalty against Capital One for engaging in what it says are “both willful and negligent violations” of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Security & Fraud Capital One FinCEN News What's Hot

Serent Capital Invests In Procurement Partners

PYMNTS

Procurement Partners , which works on procure-to-pay (P2P) services for healthcare providers, has received an investment from Serent Capital , according to a press release. B2B Payments B2B Healthcare Investments News Procurement Partners Serent Capital What's Hot In B2B

Dignari Capital Gives $50M To Sheng Ye Capital For SCF Innovation

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Dignari Capital has agreed to provide $50 million to Sheng Ye (SY) Capital in a strategic collaboration to explore new supply chain finance options for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), according to a press release.

Bain Capital Nets $800M For Business Impact Funding

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Bain Capital has raised $800 million for a social impact fund — a category of investment vehicles whose stated objectives are to advance social or corporate governance policies in addition to turning profits, the Wall Street Journal reported. Investments bain capital funding News What's Hot

Ripple Invests $25M in Blockchain Capital

Bank Innovation

Enterprise blockchain provider Ripple has made a $25 million investment in blockchain startup, Blockchain Capital, the company announced today. The growth of Blockchain Capital’s fund, which is now hovering at $150 million, will help support entrepreneurs and startups in the space. Capital Cryptocurrency Online Payments BlockChain Blockchain Capital cryptocurrency funding Investment Ripple

Capital Market Assumptions

TrustBank

Therefore, our capital market assumptions are based on expectations for average returns over the next 10 years. Return expectations are an important element in estimating what to expect from portfolios over the longer term.

Capital One’s Eno evolves to give proactive advice 

Bank Innovation

Capital One is determined to turn its digital assistant Eno into an affable, personal finance watchdog to build loyalty between the brand and customers. Automation Carousel Daily Post 1 Innovation Strategy Payments Product Design Retail Banking Capital One chatbot conversational AI EnoThree years after Eno’s launch, the bank is adding capabilities that go beyond simple balance inquiries to proactive insights on customers’ spending behaviors.

Porter Capital Offers New Funding Tools To PPP Recipients

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Porter Capital , which works with accounts receivable (AR) financing and asset-based lending solutions, will provide more funding for businesses in need of extra money from their current Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds, according to a press release.

B Capital Joins SPAC Frenzy With $300 Million IPO

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B Capital Technology Opportunities, a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), or blank check company, birthed from B Capital Group, has filed paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO) with the goal of raising $300 million, Tech in Asia reported on Monday (Feb.

Rent The Runway’s Jennifer Fleiss On Giving Capital- Efficient Businesses An Edge

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It’s not easy being bootstrapped in a world full of venture capital (VC)-backed players. Bootstrapped players are capital-efficient, inventive and profitable nearly from Day One — that is if they want to stay in business on Day Two, Year Two and the subsequent years after that.

Walmart Eyes FinTech Expansion With Ribbit Capital Partnership

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As reported , Walmart is working with Ribbit Capital to create an as-yet unnamed FinTech that would, the companies said on Monday (Jan. Retail FinTech News Ribbit Capital walmartFor Walmart, FinTechs are in sight — but where to from here?

JPMC: Why Working-Capital Trade Finance Is On The Rise

PYMNTS

Many firms, particularly larger ones, find themselves in “a strong and stable position” from a cash and liquidity perspective as a result of their greater access to capital and credit markets.

Serent Capital Starts New Fund; Bullish On B2B Payments Category

PYMNTS

Like many venture capital companies in the payments space, Serent Capital has had a busy year. 15 with the announcement of the launch of its fourth fund, Serent Capital IV — at $750 million. B2B Payments B2B Investments News Procurement Partners Serent Capital Serent Capital IV

Driving Retail’s Rebound With A Human Capital Revamp

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Similarly, those businesses that already had modern human capital management (HCM) software to help manage, pay, schedule and engage their people were ahead of the game. But among the largest value-adds of on-demand wage access is its ability to harmonize the human capital management strategy.

Cybersecurity Firm Agari Warns Of Email Capital Call, Payroll Scams

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Capital call investment schemes are the latest kind of fraud that bad actors are harnessing to bilk Wall Street businesses and their customers out of $800,000 on average for each incident, according to a Wednesday (March 3) press release from the cybersecurity company.

Waves Platform Launches Venture Capital Fund Focusing on Crypto-Assets

Bank Innovation

Capital Compliance Cryptocurrency Exclusive Operations Startups Bitcoin BlockChain Blockchain + Digital Currencies cryptocurrency Deloitte digital currency ICOs KYC Waves PlatformEXCLUSIVE – Public blockchain platform Waves is launching a new blockchain venture product called Basics Fund to focus on investing in crypto-assets and pre-sale ICO tokens.

Capital flights during Covid-19

BankUnderground

While planes were grounded, capital flew out of emerging market economies in response to the acceleration in the spread of the virus in the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fernando Eguren-Martin, Cian O’Neill, Andrej Sokol and Lukas von dem Berge.

Banks should capitalize on saved time to empower RMs

Accenture

The post Banks should capitalize on saved time to empower RMs appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. No matter what job you have, time is your most precious resource. For relationship managers (RMs) in commercial banking, this is certainly true.

Why Is Capital One the Only Bank Using Alexa?

Bank Innovation

Earlier this year, Capital One and Amazon teamed up to put the Capital One “skill” on the Amazon Echo—as of now, Capital One customers who have the Echo or Echo Dot (anything with Alexa) can access their bank accounts using their voice. Capital One is currently the only financial institution Read More. Innovations Mobile Online Payments Technology Alexa amazon Capital One Echo Mobile banking online banking technology

Regtech in Capital markets & Investing

Bank Innovation

Market risks, volatility, and uncertainties, are the stressors for traders and those allocating capital and managing risk. This will… Read more Regtech in Capital markets & Investing. Newswire Wealth Management asset management capital markets Regtech Regulation & Compliance UncategorizedWorking on Wall Street has always been a hazardous profession, especially for those in the front line of the business, the traders.

Capital One: Pressure from non-banks is hurting commercial lending

Bank Innovation

Capital One‘s commercial lending business is facing price pressure from a saturated market of lenders, including non-banks, that are pushing interest rates down. Capital One isn’t alone in facing this pressure in the […]. Carousel Corporate Banking Lending BlueTarp BlueVine Capital One Kabbage OnDeckIncreasing competition from non-banks continues to drive less favorable terms in the commercial lending marketplace,” CEO Richard Fairbank told investors on Thursday.

Banks Have the Capital to Buy Fintech Startups — Will They?

Bank Innovation

“Banks now have the capital to put to work and invest in growth after a long period of cost-cutting,” […]. Capital Corporate Exclusive Innovations Online Operations Technology Uncategorized Button Capgemini fintech JPMorgan Chase LevelUp M&A PayPalBanks are entering what could well be a Golden Age — deregulation, rising interest rates, and a bevy of fintech startups eager to hop into bed with them. Will they take advantage of this fintech opportunity?

Square Capital Chief To Step Down

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Jacqueline Reses , head of Square 's Square Capital unit, is stepping down as of Oct. Square Capital is the company's small business financing arm, providing loans from $300 up to $10,000, charging a single fee for loans.

Capital One Halts BNPL Transactions On Its Cards

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Capital One Financial Corp (CapOne) is putting a stop to buy now, pay later (BNPL) transactions on its credit cards, calling the dealings “risky,” Reuters reported on Monday (Dec. Buy Now Pay Later buy now pay later Capital One credit Editors' Picks News payments What's Hot

Tokenized Venture Capital

Daily Fintech

Tokenization has the power to impact the entire VC industry, from the way venture capital is raised, to the way it is invested in startups and projects. The post Tokenized Venture Capital appeared first on Daily Fintech. In an interview by David Sacks, the former PayPal COO, said: “I think Limited Partner interests are likely to be tokenized, along with most other illiquid assets. Eventually, […]. Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies

Square Capital Drives Company Revenue

Bank Innovation

Capital Cards Mobile Payments Technology cards earnings JP Morgan Square venture capitalSquare reported its third quarter 2016 earnings this week, and it’s not a particular surprise that the company exceeded all expectations: for the third consecutive quarter Square surpassed its expected metrics with a GPV of $13.2 billion, up 39% year over year. As was the case last quarter, CEO Jack Dorsey attributed Read More.

Ternio Enlists Users As Alternate Route To Raising Growth Capital

PYMNTS

That kind of growth will take capital investment and other companies might go to an initial public offering (IPO) or a traditional VC round to get it done.

4 Startups to Watch: Templum, AppZen, NKM Capital, and More

Bank Innovation

Cryptocurrency Exclusive Online Startups AppZen artificial intelligence BlockChain cryptocurrency eCommerce ICOs Mobile banking NKM Capital Numerai Ripple Robhinhood ShopBack Templum