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Senate bill would let small businesses use SBA loans to cover fintech fees

Payments Dive

The Financial Technology Association is backing a bill that would clarify that loans made through the Small Business Administration’s flagship lending program can be used to pay for fintech services.

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FedNow gives banks a leg up against fintechs

Payments Dive

The instant payment floodgates are about to open when FedNow launches in July, giving banks a chance to win back customers lost to fintechs, says one GFT Group executive.

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Fintech women of distinction

Payments Dive

NYC Fintech Women announced its second annual, 50 Inspiring Fintech Females awards. There were more than 400 nominations for recognition in five different categories. Mobile Payments Today interviewed a few of the winners to get their reaction to being selected and get their advice for women in the industry moving forward.

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Two key factors for a successful fintech integration


As promised in our last post, today we are diving deeply into why a technology integration strategy is a critical enabler for a successful fintech acquisition and for fostering (and, ideally, for accelerating) the growth of the fintech. Historically, the banking industry has been slow to modernize.

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Perficient to Present at Fintech Generations 2021


Perficient is excited to announce that Fintech Generations 2021 , a global fintech thought leadership event that takes place June 7-11, will feature Scott Albahary, chief strategist, financial services. Since its inception in 2015, the Fintech Generations conference has drawn national and international fintech leaders and speakers.

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Fintech funding tumbled in 2022

Payments Dive

fintech funding for the fourth quarter of 2022 was down nearly 80% compared to the same quarter in 2021, CB Insights said Wednesday.

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Dealing with a crisis: FinTech versus Bank

Chris Skinner

I realised this early on, when I saw that FinTech firms who were born on the internet were far more ready for working from home than traditional banks who depend on branches, buildings, office and physicality. In fact, this … The post Dealing with a crisis: FinTech versus Bank appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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