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FinTech Firms Lead Personal Loan Boom

With a term as broad as "FinTech," it's not surprising that there'd be a variety of companies that would all fit under the same umbrella. Still, one of the leading verticals in the space has always been lending, as peer to peer options like Lending Club and Prosper made their debuts...

Chase Pay Partners with Tock to Drive Adoption

Chase is looking to bring more users to its Chase Pay mobile payments solution by integrating it with the dining reservation platform Tock. Soon Chase credit and debit cardholders will be able to book the various culinary experiences offered on Tock — which range from chef's table dining to winery...

Facebook Reverses Cryptocurrency Ad Policy

Whether or not Facebook's latest move signals a larger embrace of cryptocurrencies remains to be seen. Still the decision could help lead a new trend that begins to rehabilitate crypto's image after a string of bad press.

Another Bank is Launching a FinTech Accelerator

Ever since the idea of FinTech came on the scene, many have presumed that these firms were the mortal enemies of traditional banks. Yet time and time again we've seen numerous banks embracing financial technologies and the startups working on them to great success.

Square Gets Big Bitcoin Approval

Both Square and Bitcoin got some good news this week as the former's Cash app was granted regulatory approval to trade the cryptocurrency in the state of New York. The announcement comes as the Empire State was a notable holdout in allowing Cash users to buy and sell Bitcoin dispute...

Fewer Merchants Accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay Online

All things considered, this Kount survey shouldn't be seen as a bad sign for mobile payments but a net positive. After all, even if acceptance of some large players may be slipping, they do seem to be replaced by other options. As a result it's clear that mobile payment options...

Big Bank-Backed Zelle Expected to Lead P2P Pack This Year

It looks like Venmo's reign in the peer to peer payments space is coming to an end. That's because Zelle — the result of a partnership between 30 U.S. banks — is poised to overtake Venmo this year and dominate in the years ahead. This prediction comes from eMarketer who also...

Crypto Market Hit By Another Hack

As we've hit on before, one of the problems that has emerged with cryptocurrency is that, while some investors see Bitcoin as a "get rich quick" opportunity, the road is proving much more difficult this year than last.