The United States Of Fintech Startups

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The fintech space is gaining momentum. Last year saw a double record of $46B invested across over 2,800 deals to fintech startups — a 92% uptick in funding year-over-year. GET THE 83-PAGE q2 2019 FINTECH TRENDS REPORT. The most well-funded US fintech startup is SoFi, with $2.5B

The United States Of Fintech: The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startup In Each State

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Following our previous mapping of the most well funded startups in each state and most well funded food & beverage startups in each state , we used CB Insights database to identify the most well-funded private fintech startup in each state. FINTECH TRENDS Q3 2017 RESEARCH BRIEFING. Fintech deals and funding are on track to reach record highs in 2017. California-based lending unicorn SoFi is the most well funded fintech company with just over $2B raised since 2011.

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Fintech Startup Payrailz Selects William Mills Agency as Public Relations Agency of Record

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William Mills Agency , the largest independent public relations and content marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, announced today that it has been selected to provide public relations services to Connecticut-based Payrailz , a digital payments startup that offers advanced bill payment and money transfer solutions to banks and credit unions.

Payrailz Partners With Mastercard For Real-Time Bill Payments


The Glastonbury, Connecticut startup Payrailz was founded in 2016 by co-founders Fran Duggan, Paul Franko and Rich Pelikan. The company was named one of the “2019 Best Places to Work in FinTech,” a project of SourceMedia and Best Companies Group.

Fintech Fundings: 21 Companies Raise $440 Million Week Ending July 23

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The biggest equity round ($50 million) went to Remedy Partners , a Connecticut-based health tech company. While not a pure fintech play, we included it here because its primary customers are the big insurers, including the U.S. HQ: Darien, Connecticut.

The United States Of Artificial Intelligence Startups

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Collectively, these startups have raised over $5B, with leading companies such as Butterfly Network (Connecticut, $350M in total disclosed equity funding), Welltok (Colorado, $339M), and (Utah, $264M). Connecticut.

Fintech Fundings: 9 Companies Raise $73 Million Week Ending Dec 31

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The year ends with a total of about $19 billion invested into private fintech companies (includes debt and equity). It is unlikely we’ll see that much in 2016, but the fintech sector is vast, and there are fascinating opportunities for newcomers and existing brands alike.

Fintech Fundings: 38 Companies Raised $300 Million First Week of June

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With 38 deals reported – one shy of the weekly record – fintech companies raised $303 million worldwide the first week of June. Fintech deals by size from May 28 to 3 June, 2016: Partners Life. HQ: Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

State Regulators Investigate Payday Advances


A California-based FinTech firm, Earnin’ offers consumers up to $100 of their paycheck per day in advance of their next payday.

The Real-Time Payments Receivables Conundrum


In 1880, he published a book titled “ The Art Of Money Getting ” to share what he had learned as an entrepreneur and local politician in the town of Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he and his family lived.

What yet another InsurTech in Berlin (Element) reveals about Brexit 9 months post the earthquake 

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The 1,2,3 story of WeFox, Simplesurance and now Element all being from Berlin did prompt me to look at the state of VC in Berlin and the post Brexit landscape 9 months after the earthquake and the Fintech Capital of the World debate. TIA falls into what we call Traditional Fintech.

Bridging Banking Gaps For Cannabis Companies


To that end, said Kevin Hart, CEO of Green Check Verified (hereafter Green Check), spoke with PYMNTS about how cannabis firms, banking and compliance issues intersect, and how FinTech can help alleviate friction in the process of keeping track of it all.

InsurTech and innovation through the regulator’s eyes

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There were presentations from the states of Iowa and Connecticut. . Connecticut has both InsurTech Hartford and Hartford InsurTech Hub within its state. Get fresh daily insights from an amazing team of Fintech thought leaders around the world. When I left the U.S.

Dream Payments Closes $10 Million Series A

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In addition to FairVentures, Connecticut Innovations, Real Ventures, and angel investors also participated. And, last fall, the company won the Global Fintech Challenge , taking home a $1.5 Canadian payments innovator Dream Payments raised $10 million in new funding this week.

To Sandbox or not to Sandbox, that is the Insurtech question

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I’m not sure where it would be, but I would say that top candidates would be New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Iowa and California. What are the jurisdictions that have an Insurtech and/or Fintech sandbox? Ride the Fintech wave by reading us daily in your email.

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Mobile apps for community banks: In search of business value


US community banks have entered a tough race, with large banks and fintechs setting standards for mobile banking. Another community bank, Union Savings Bank, was founded in 1866 and ever since has been a pillar of the local financial milieu across Western Connecticut.

From China With Love: AI, Robotics, AR/VR Are Hot Areas For Chinese Investment In US

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Investments into local funds — In May, Chinese insurance company Ping An announced its new $1B Voyager Fund to make outbound investments in fintech and healthcare.