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How Open Banking Guides LATAM's Spend Management FinTech


Latin America is a quiet champion in FinTech innovation. While analysts assess 2020's performance, the Latin America Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) said funding for the region's FinTech startups more than doubled between 2018 and 2019, reaching $4.6


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Community Banks Embrace FinTech Pairings


From helping banks service legal marijuana firms to connecting financial institutions (FIs) to tech that streamlines business account opening, the latest bank-FinTech pairings target a range of use cases for corporate financial services. CheckAlt Eases mRDC Access To Banks' FinTech Clients.

Visa, TripActions Team On Expense Management Solutions


The partnership will bring together Visa’s offerings and TripActions' infrastructure to support expense management for TripActions’ large business clients throughout the U.S.,

U.K. Asset Management Firm Schroders Launches Fintech Accelerator Program

Bank Innovation

Asset management firm Schroders unveiled Cobalt, its version of an accelerator program for fintech startups. Capital Exclusive Innovations Startups asset management fintech accelerators SchrodersGraham Kellen, chief digital officer at Schroders said in an announcement today: By collaborating with ground-breaking tech start-ups we can tackle legacy technology issues with problem-solving innovation for the benefit of our clients and our own productivity.

Fintech Unfiltered: Credit Sesame’s Nazari on personal credit management

Bank Innovation

Customer Experience Fintech Unfiltered Lending Premium Product Design Startups Wealth Management Credit SesameCredit Sesame, which recently raised $43 million, allows users to access their credit scores and gain insights into how they can improve those scores. Users also can get third-party credit cards and loans through Credit Sesame’s platform, and the company is trying to make the process of applying as seamless as possible. The goal is to […].

AI-supported asset manager Pagaya crosses $1.2b in AUM

Bank Innovation

Pagaya, a fintech firm which uses artificial intelligence to manage institutional money, has topped $1.2 billion in assets under management, on the heels of the close of $200 million in asset-backed securities in December.

Fintech Unfiltered: Pagaya’s CEO Looks at the State of Asset Management in 2019

Bank Innovation

The idea that investors need to look their asset managers in the eye is going away, just as visits to the bank branch are on the decline. This will happen in asset management, Krubiner says, because the proof will be in the returns. Artificial Intelligence Exclusive Fintech Unfiltered Premium Social Media Trading Wealth Management asset management PagayaThe tide is turning, says Pagaya CEO Gal Krubiner.

Cards Take The Lead In Employee Spend Management


This week's examination of commercial card innovation is all about managing employee spend. TripActions, which provides employee expense management solutions, already uses the Visa network for its Liquid card product.

Avidia, KyckGlobal Team On B2B Treasury Management


Avidia Bank is partnering with KyckGlobal , which will help boost its portfolio of treasury management products and services, a press release said on Wednesday (April 12). B2B Payments APIs Avidia Bank B2B KyckGlobal News treasury management What's Hot In B2B

Keeping Startups Alive Through FinTech Consolidation


According to Swapnil Shinde , co-founder and CEO of small business financial management software company Zeni , running out of cash is the top culprit for young company failures. All of the FinTech solutions in the world cannot guarantee success. FinTech Frustration.

Fintechs and Risk Management

Strategically Speaking

Fintech providers play an important role in the financial services industry. Banks and credit unions rely heavily on fintechs to sustain compliant efficient operations, process payments and other data, protect information and deliver service to customers in a variety of ways. Partnerships with fintechs offer expertise you may not otherwise have the resources to acquire. Fintech Partnership Community Banks Risk/Fraud

Centana Growth Partners closes $375m fintech fund

Bank Innovation

based growth equity firm, closed its second fintech valued at $375 million this week. Capital & Funding Carousel Daily Post 1 Innovation Strategy Payments Retail Banking Startups Wealth Management Centana Growth Partners fintech funding

N26 Introduces New Subscription Money Management Tools


FinTech, digital banking, saving, N26, banking, news, what's hotGerman FinTech N26 is launching a subscription-based digital banking suite to help individuals and businesses better manage their savings and spending.

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Financial Services firms turn to data ethics to manage digital risks


In 2019, the California-based lender loanDepot made headlines when it managed to offer an end-to-end digital mortgage that closed in just 8 days, more than 80 percent faster than the 45-day industry average.1 Uncategorized cybersecurity Data & Analytics Fintech

Yodlee Moves Away from Fintech, Toward Investment Management

Bank Innovation

Apparently now is the time to move away from fintech firms toward the higher, more stable ground of investment management — or at least that’s the way the wind appears to be blowing at Envestment-owned firm Yodlee. Online Operations Payments PFM Technology Wealth Management AI data aggregation disruptive disruptor Envestment fintech invest tech investment banking pivot Vanguard Yodlee

Is Subscription Management the Bridge between Insight and Action?

Bank Innovation

It’s time to move beyond merely presenting data and toward helping customers take informed action on their finances with that data, according to Jonas Karles, co-founder and COO of Minna Technologies, a PFM provider for subscription and recurring payment management. Open Banking Payments Premium Retail Sales & Marketing Startups Wealth Management APIs Danske Bank ING Minna Technologies OP Bank PFM Swedbank Swedish fintech Yolt

Cherry picking investment managers: a nascent Fintech area

Bank Innovation

In this research note, I share elements of the complexity of the asset manager selection process and look into whether Fintechs have developed tools to improve this process. Even though its initial reception was not successful,… Read more Cherry picking investment managers: a nascent Fintech area. Newswire Wealth Management asset management Investing & Capital Markets

6 Hottest Startups From Empire Fintech

Bank Innovation

What’s hot in fintech? Regtech, insurtech, real estate, robos — all of those (and more) have enjoyed the fintech spotlight recently, with impressive startups on the leaderboard. Six of those startups took the stage at the Empire Startups Fintech Conference yesterday to demo their latest and greatest. Checkout the lineup of the hottest startups below. Onfido Started […].

Virgin Money, Fluidly Team On SMB Cash Flow Management


The latter company joins other FinTechs such as Life Moments , Codat , Waracle , Redspire and Strands that have also teamed with the bank during the past half of a year, according to a Wednesday (March 24) announcement.

Fintechs, Beware of ‘Innovation Tourists’

Bank Innovation

Now that the industry is (mostly) clear on the fintech “friend or foe” issue, startups are busy pitching their products to the eager incumbents and their innovation teams. Exclusive Innovations Operations Startups Technology Wealth Management fintech startups GoldBean innovation Jane BarrattHowever, a new creature has emerged in this process, which can potentially place more roadblocks on a startup’s development journey. Startups, beware of “innovation tourists.”

University of Toronto launches fintech bootcamp to meet local labor demand

Bank Innovation

With nearly 200 startups, five major banks, 19 venture capital firms and representation from large tech companies like Google, Facebook, PayPal, Toronto is quickly becoming a center for fintech entrepreneurship.

Fintech Is Back

Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Welcome back to the fintech boom. At this time last year, fintech was in a downturn. Fintech venture funding was down more than 9% year-over-year; valuations seemed stuck. But the fintech market has rebounded. In 2017, in the United States, overall VC funding -- a barometer of startup activity and appeal.Read More.

VCs Back FinTechs That Help Other Firms Manage Money


With more than $89 million raised, B2B FinTechs this week impressed venture capitalists (VCs) with a range of services, including small business accounting, financing, spend management and payroll. Focused on helping startups manage and analyze expenditure, U.S.-based

Community Banks Accelerate FinTech Integrations


This week’s look at the latest bank-FinTech tie-ups shows Banking-as-a-Service and other FinTech players embracing smaller regional and community banks to elevate small- to medium-sized business (SMBs) and corporate banking offerings. Build, buy or partner?

Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus dislocation continues to rock fintech

Bank Innovation

In a week that saw the coronavirus pandemic amplify in the United States, the fintech sector continued to weather economic dislocation and uncertainty.

App Store Approach Helps Banks Manage Partners, Speed Digital Transformation


In an interview with PYMNTS, Avi Cohen , co-founder and CEO of FinTech company The Floor , said boosting digital offerings and bringing new ones to market demands quick decision making as banks seek to improve user experience and user engagement.

A New Reality For Supplier Risk Management


Supplier risk management is often a resource-intensive practice and rarely a target of technological investments. As a result, corporates will often let their vendor relationship management processes fall by the wayside.

Deutsche Bank Debuts Cash Management In Australia


Deutsche Bank has opened a new cash management business in Australia, which will add to its global portfolio, according to a press release. Deutsche Bank now operates a global network of cash management services in 35 locations with 14 in the Asia Pacific, the release stated.

Plaid pulls Excel into fintech services 

Bank Innovation

Microsoft Excel’s budgeting features received a major overhaul this week to become a full-service personal finance management tool through data aggregator Plaid, which connects banks with third parties to deliver financial information on behalf of consumers.

Fintech Disruption Leads to Consolidation in the Wealth Management Space

CCG Insights

For years the industry has seen a trend of fintech startups moving from competition to cooperation with legacy financial institutions, from disruption to partnership. CCG Catalyst CCG Insights Betterment challenger banks Charles Schwab Robinhood TD Ameritrade wealth management Wealthfront

U.S. Bank ties expense report management to virtual cards

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The bank worked with TravelBank, a fintech, to offer virtual cards and an app that automatically generates expense reports. Digital banking Fintech U.S. Bank Expense management software Virtual assistants Digital Banking 2020

Cracking silos between insurers and asset managers: a Fintech solution

Bank Innovation

But I cant foresee any aficionados, so it… Read more Cracking silos between insurers and asset managers: a Fintech solution. Insurance Newswire asset management InsurTech Investing & Capital Markets Regulation & ComplianceFinancial institutions are fenced within a regulatory terroir. Europe is a multi-lingual continent with less than half a dozen currencies and more than two dozen legal & economic jurisdictions. Wilkommen y benvenuto.

This Week in Fintech ending 16 April 2021

Daily Fintech

Monday Ilias Hatzis our Greece-based crypto entrepreneur (Founder & CEO at Kryptonio, a “keyless” non-custodial bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet, that lets users manage bitcoin and crypto without private keys or passwords.) Fintech General

Join our ‘Fintech in the Age of Coronavirus’ Zoom meeting (Subscribers Only) 

Bank Innovation

How will banking and fintech business models be impacted by this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic? For insights into these questions, Bank Innovation and INV Fintech, its sister banking innovation services platform, will present a special Zoom meeting on […].