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FinTech

Stay up to date on the latest trends in FinTech – where technology meets finance to create new market opportunities.


FinTech

Stay up to date on the latest trends in FinTech – where technology meets finance to create new market opportunities.


Apple Taps Into P2P Payments with iOS 11

Nearly 10 years after first introducing the iPhone, Apple continues to improve what may now be their flagship product (sorry, Mac). While their latest ideas may not be as innovative or groundbreaking as they once were, the company's ability to see what consumers want and deliver it in the best way possible remains intact. With that, expect Apple Pay Cash to be a hit and hopefully increase mobile payment and FinTech adoption across the board.

What Square's New Debit Card Could Mean for FinTech

A few weeks after Square CEO Jack Dorsey teased some sort of custom Visa card on Twitter, select Square Cash customers have begun receiving invitations to order their own Square Cash debit card. According to reports the cards are linked to users' Square Cash balance and are accepted where Visa cards are.

Financial Firms Reportedly Looking to Buy FinTech Startups

It's clear that FinTech is still shaking up the financial industry. In fact, while the past few years have brought lots of talk and a handful of actions in the way of partnerships, it seems the near future will be the real boom for FinTech acquisitions. In turn, expect more innovation as young entrepreneurs set their sights on FinTech as the sector continues to grow and, of course, disrupt.

FinTechs, Experts, and Regulators Meet at FinTech Fraud Summit

As FinTech firms continue their efforts to earn the trust of regulators, lawmakers, and consumers, a recent gathering in San Fransisco aimed to educate people on all sides to the types of frauds that affect the industry.

Mobile World Congress Highlights Emerging FinTech Trends

Recently 2017 Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Spain highlighted a number of FinTech trends affecting the banking industry and beyond. From online banks and peer to peer lenders to robo-advisors, new innovations are now changing the finance world little by little. So how are mainstay institutions reacting? As it turns out, it depends.

Smartphones May Be the New ATM Cards, But Security Questions Remain

Ever since the introduction of Apple Pay in 2014 mobile payments have been the talk of the town. At the same time mobile banking apps have helped customers take care of their financial needs without needing to visit a branch, while also saving big banks a considerable amount on transactions. Still there's...

Digit Automated Savings Bot Comes to Facebook Messenger

Nearly everyone knows that they should be saving money but often times that goal is easier said than done. As I've written about on this site before, arranging to have technology set money aside for you has proven to be a popular and effective way to save without the sting....

How Mobile Banking Apps Save Big Institutions Money

One of the big benefits that FinTech companies tout is that they are able to keep their costs down by operating exclusively online and not maintaining any brick and mortar branches. Interestingly their point is very well proven by data supplied by their big bank competitors. As Fox Business reports institutions...