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SaverLife to Expand SaverLife Solutions with Prudential Foundation Investment

For as controversial as certain FinTech startups have been in some circles, financial technologies have provided many benefits for consumers. One company that exemplifies this is SaverLife — a non-profit set on helping individuals lead better financial lives. This includes various initiatives that incentivize saving, including their Scratch & Save...

Robinhood Announces Introduction of Fractional Stock Trading

In the past few months, the investment app Robinhood has certainly seen its share of ups and down. Nevertheless the company has continued to not only push forward but also bring new features to its platform. On that note, the FinTech has just revealed that it will soon give users...

FintechOS Announces $14 Million Funding Round

With as much attention as Silicon Valley startups get, it can be easy to forget that FinTech is far from just an American phenomenon. In fact firms in Europe, Asia, and beyond have certainly done their fair share or innovating and, yes, fundraising. Among them is Romania-based and aptly-named FintechOS....

Growing FinTech Trend Finds Startups Going Bi-Coastal

Since the 1970s, there's been no question about where the capital of technology has been in the United States: Silicon Valley. Today, Northern California and specifically the Bay Area is home to a plethora of startups, including some well-known FinTechs. However a growing trend suggests that some of these disruptors...

Robinhood Withdraws Bank Charter Application

Back in April of this year, Robinhood joined the growing list of FinTechs and challenger banks applying to become full-fledged banks and receive a national charter. At the time the company said, "Robinhood’s goal is to be able to offer its customers a full suite of financial products to service...

PayPal Acquires Deal-Finding App Honey

Every day millions of users turn to PayPal to send money and make purchases. Now the FinTech is making a rather sizeable buy of its own. Last week the company announced that it would be acquiring Honey. For their purchase of Honey (or Honey Science Corporation as their formally known),...

Robinhood Announces Launch in the United Kingdom

With the brokerage landscape here at home rapidly evolving, it makes a lot of sense that Robinhood would want to start looking overseas for future growth.

Benzinga Announces Listmakers Ahead of Global FinTech Awards

This week Benzinga will host their fifth annual Benzinga Global FinTech Awards in New York City. Ahead of that event, the financial media platform has announced a list of 150 "carefully vetted and renowned" companies and executives in various categories.  From the list, 10 overall winners will be unveiled at...