How is fintech different between the U.S. and Europe? We asked some experts.
How do bankers really feel about bitcoin? It seems financial institutions are viewing the world’s most famous cryptocurrency as a potential threat, and a potential opportunity.
Well, this should provide a boost for Bitcoin gaining government acceptance: Some politicians are now accepting the cryptocurrency for campaign donations. Payment processing startup Paystand is helping political office seekers to accept contributions in bitcoin, starting with Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway of New Hampshire. A look at Hemingway’s donations pageRead More
Banks still have an advantage over Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat in the payments industry when it comes to one thing: trust.
It turns out bitcoin is generating suspicious financial activity, according to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, better known as FinCEN.
FinTech is hot in the Big Apple, especially when it comes to trading.
Empire Startups, a New York-based startup community, hosted a fintech startup Demo Day on July 16, where a number of startups in the financial technology industry came and presented their company in front of more than a hundred people.
Who needs fintech when you can have … (As seen on the wall of the recent Startupbootcamp hackathon in Utrecht, Netherlands, earlier this month.)
It would be easy to dismiss the Apple-IBM partnership announced yesterday as an iPhone sales deal. In fact, the deal has significant implications for banking and banking technology. Hear that, SAP? At the heart of the deal is a new opportunity for Apple to sell to corporations through IBM, which owns corporateRead More
Monitise plc, the publicly traded mobile payments company, will roll out gift cards to users of its mobile banking apps next quarter, a senior company official told Bank Innovation.
Sometimes innovation comes down to just getting it done, to paraphrase Sam Maule (#15 on this list.) The key to innovation lies not in technology or in processes, but in people moving the industry. In this, Bank Innovation‘s second annual “Innovators to Watch” list, we took a look at someRead More
The payments startup Paygel has won the first Dutch FinTech hackathon, it was announced yesterday. The hackathon, hosted by the Dutch bank Rabobank as well as the startup accelerator UtrechtInc, invited 15 teams to “develop a technical solution for next generation financing” in just 48 hours. After what we presumeRead More