Category Archives: Fintech

A New Fintech Platform

Startup foundry and VC Team8 launched Team8 Fintech to identify, fund, and grow future fintech unicorns. Continue reading

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Fintech Funding Reached $8.3 Billion in Q2 2019

CB Insights: Funding to VC-backed fintech companies grew 24% QoQ in Q2’19 and neared previously quarterly funding highs.

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Biggest Fintech Opportunity

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FinTech: South Korea, China, Thailand Lead in Mobile Payments

Source: Global Web Index

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Fintech Disruption, Automation, and Incumbents

Financial Times: To both cut costs and keep hiring the best client-facing bankers, the Wall Street firm plans to replace many back-office roles, such as in data collection and processing, with computer systems that can do the same job quicker, … Continue reading

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Fintech Financing Worldwide 2010-2015

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41 Startups Bringing AI To Fintech

CB Insights: The following are some of the investment highlights in this space: Goldman Sachs has been particularly active in the last 2 years, participating in 6 separate deals to 4 companies: Context Relevant, Digital Reasoning Systems, Kensho Technologies, and … Continue reading

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The Data on FinTech Adoption

EY: We surveyed more than 10,000 digitally active people in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States to better understand the overall rate of FinTech adoption, which users are adopting which products and the outlook … Continue reading

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26 Largest FinTech Deals of 2015 A new report from KPMG International and CB Insights shows that private funding flowed relatively freely into the fintech industry in 2015, feeding into an overall trend that has seen startups opt to stay private for longer.  Investment in venture capital-backed fintech companies … Continue reading

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63 Fintech Startups Targeting Millennials

CB Insights: Fintech startups prominent in the millennial demographic range include “robo-advisors” offering low-cost alternatives to brokerages, to lending firms innovating in credit risk, and stock-picking and automated savings apps. Many of the fintech startups are leveraging existing technologies already … Continue reading

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