fintech

With Plaid acquisition, Visa makes a big play for the ‘plumbing’ that connects the fintech world

The payments giant is shelling out more than $5 billion to acquire the startup that links fintech firms like PayPal and Acorns to customers’ bank accounts.

Visa acquires fintech startup used by Venmo, CoinBase for $5.3 billion

Visa just spent $5.3 billion to acquire Plaid, the fintech company with an API that enables services for Venmo and other banking apps. Plaid's software allows startups, like the mobile investing app
‘Government Sachs’ Reunites When Mnuchin Dines With Goldman Pals

‘Government Sachs’ Reunites When Mnuchin Dines With Goldman Pals

Picture this: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a dinner table in New York, surrounded by Hank Paulson, Jon Corzine and Gary Cohn, along with David Solomon. It’s not a Bernie Sanders nightmare --
Challenges and Opportunities for Payment Gateway Integration

Challenges and Opportunities for Payment Gateway Integration

No doubt, you have come across the term “payment gateway” on the internet and information related to online shopping. Whether you are on your own or not, with your ecommerce or other online
Is There a Fight Brewing Between Fintech and Banks?

Is There a Fight Brewing Between Fintech and Banks?

One of the nation’s largest banks has been taking heat from customers in recent months. No, it’s not about unanticipated…
In Cryptocurrency, it’s Bitcoiners vs. Everyone Else

In Cryptocurrency, it’s Bitcoiners vs. Everyone Else

A new crypto publication walks into the jaws of a long-running conflict.
In Cryptocurrency, It’s Bitcoiners vs. Everyone Else

In Cryptocurrency, It’s Bitcoiners vs. Everyone Else

A new crypto publication walks into the jaws of a long-running conflict.
2020 will be a challenging year for challenger banks

2020 will be a challenging year for challenger banks

Over the past year, startup banks have proven that they have a shot at disrupting retail banking. These challengers have amassed a war chest of funding, announced some ambitious international

Longfin CEO Reaches $400,000 Settlement With SEC Over Fraud Charges

Venkata S. Meenavalli has agreed to pay $400,000 in both disgorgement and penalties related to a 2017 Regulation A+ offering the SEC deemed fraudulent.
What about digital currency? Our 2020 predictions for bitcoin, Libra, and the digital yuan

What about digital currency? Our 2020 predictions for bitcoin, Libra, and the digital yuan

In the new decade, the fight for financial control is destined to ramp up. From bitcoin and ether to Facebook's Libra and China's digital yuan, 2020 will help define the monetary future.

This Video Gaming Giant Wants to Dominate Digital Banking

Video game giant Razer and Jack Ma's Ant Financial are among the tech firms applying for new digital banking licenses.

This Video Gaming Giant Wants to Dominate Digital Banking

Video game giant Razer and Jack Ma's Ant Financial are among the tech firms applying for new digital banking licenses.
How FinTech Application Development Transforms the Finance Industry

How FinTech Application Development Transforms the Finance Industry

FinTech or Financial technology has become a popular industry for helping to innovate financial transaction services and online security. It is a broad term that works around the business
Las ‘fintech’ y los derechos ciudadanos

Las ‘fintech’ y los derechos ciudadanos

Es fundamental que las reflexiones de juristas y científicos sobre el impacto de las innovaciones tecnológicas en los derechos de los usuarios se materialicen en normas europeas

Chinese Wealth Manager CreditEase Is Said to Seek Fresh Funding

Chinese fintech giant CreditEase is raising new funds to bankroll its expansion in the country’s increasingly competitive wealth management sector, according to people familiar with the matter.
Is fintech overhyped or understated?

Is fintech overhyped or understated?

Fintech went from being virtually unheard of a decade ago to capturing more than $26 billion dollars in fundraising so far this year.
Robinhood got fined for the way it handled “commission free” trades

Robinhood got fined for the way it handled “commission free” trades

Maybe brokerage commissions aren't such a bad deal after all.

Behind the Scenes of Our Deep Dive on Libra

Pulling back the curtain on Facebook's digital currency, we share details that aren't in our forthcoming feature.

Behind the Scenes of Our Deep Dive on Libra

Pulling back the curtain on Facebook's digital currency, we share details that aren't in our forthcoming feature.
China’s Alipay users will get financial advice for the first time

China’s Alipay users will get financial advice for the first time

China's apps are making sophisticated financial services available to the masses.