Fri.Jan 14, 2022

This Week in Fintech ending 14 January 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Examining future banking trends

ATM Marketplace

Banking is going through a period of evolution right now, as banks have to adjust to new realities both from the pandemic and changing customer expectations.

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Simple Money-Making Ideas for Stay-At-Home Parents

BankBazaar

Staying at home to take care of your child might be a big lifestyle change. If you’ve had to quit your job for it, don’t worry! You can still make a big chunk of change working from home. Taking care of a child isn’t child’s play.

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Deals and Dollars: French digital business bank raises $554 million

BankInovation

This week saw a funding round of more than $550 million for a commercial digital banking provider, as well as a $120 million round for a Swiss-licensed cryptocurrency assets trade and custody services provider.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

First Republic in no hurry to find next CEO after key departures

American Banker

Career moves Earnings Succession planning Commercial banking

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‘We intend to win’: JPMorgan Chase's Dimon defends spending surge

American Banker

Jamie Dimon JPMorgan Chase Commercial banking

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JPMorgan Chase will increase $12B tech spend by 20% in 2022

BankInovation

JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the U.S., today revealed it will increase by 20% the $12 billion it spends annually on technology, offering a rare glimpse into where it allocates those dollars. The $3.7

Are You Responsible for “Take Home” Covid?

New York's State of Mind

Although the decision by the Supreme Court to block OSHA’s implementation of an emergency vaccine mandate/ testing requirement for businesses with 100 or more employees has understandably gotten a lot of attention, all employers should remain mindful of their ongoing responsibility to ensure a safe workplace during the pandemic. A case pending in California demonstrates […].

Microsoft: FI frontline employees look to tech to reduce workplace stress

BankInovation

Frontline employees and managers are so overwhelmed that they will be among the over 40% of the global workforce planning to quit their jobs this year, but workplace technology is lowering stress levels.

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Acretrader Raises $40M For Its Farmland As An Alternative Investment Platform — Its Competitors Include FarmlandFinder, Fundraise, Farm Together, And FarmFundr

CB Insights

AcreTrader , a farmland investing platform, has raised $40M in a Series B. The round drew participation from Anthemis Group, Narya Capital, Jump Capital, Revel Partners, RZC Investments, and Revolution Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. How’s the company performing?

CrossFirst hires longtime Dallas banker to lead growth in Texas

American Banker

Industry News Community banking

Asia’s central banks collaborate on digital payments

The Banker

Central banks across Asia are working together on real-time cross-border payments and central bank digital currency initiatives. Kimberley Long reports on recent developments

Trade group for state regulators drops suit over Figure’s bank charter

American Banker

Fintech Litigation Regulation and compliance

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

KoinWorks gets USD 108 mln in Series C funding

The Paypers

Indonesia-based fintech KoinWorks that offers investment and liabilities products has raised USD 108 million in a Series C round funding led by MDI Ventures

Biden's Fed nominees would make history. Will they all make the cut?

American Banker

Federal Reserve Politics and policy

Tesla now accepts Dogecoin

The Paypers

Tesla has started accepting Dogecoin payments for company merchandise, although the firm states that it will not issue refunds for purchases made in DOGE

Wells Fargo expects broad loan growth in 2022

American Banker

Earnings Consumer banking Commercial banking

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A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loan Issues for the Commercial Loan Market

Understand how to mitigate risk & protect the interest of all parties with this exclusive, must-have guide outlining important issues for commercial construction lending & best practices.

Why Financial Collaboration Builds a Better Future

Digital Growth Institute

"Just because we're changing our tactic does not mean we got it wrong. It means we're being responsive.” - John Janclaes. Fear of change is a powerful force that sometimes pulls teams apart, but it doesn’t have to.

Citigroup's retail services chief leaves bank for outside job

American Banker

Industry News Career moves Credit cards

FMPay to support China's UnionPay cards through new partnership

The Paypers

China-based bankcard scheme finance giant UnionPay has partnered with UK-based payments provider FMPay to accept UnionPay affiliated cards starting Q1 of 2022

JPMorgan Chase's trading revenue, consumer and commercial loans fall

American Banker

Industry News Earnings JPMorgan Chase

CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.

Brazil to analyse crypto regulatory framework

The Paypers

The Brazilian Senate has announced that it will?consider, consider, in February 2022, three bills related to the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies

Wells Fargo's consumer loans fall 10%

American Banker

Wells Fargo Industry News Earnings

Mastercard partners with Wakayama Prefecture to ease Japan digital payments

The Paypers

Global payments processor Mastercard has announced its Memorandum of Understanding (MOF) with Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture for a five-year collaboration to improve digital payments

Citi says 99% of U.S. staffers complied with vaccine mandate

American Banker

Workforce management Coronavirus

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.