5 French FinTechs transforming the financial sector
Over the last few years, the Fintech industry has known a real economic boom in France. According to Statista, digital payments have become increasingly mainstream in France, as more and more users are taking advantage of the conveniences of this type of payment. Mobile payments, credit cards and other
APIs Are The Secret Sauce Of Fintech
If revenue from fintech companies really is going to more than triple in the next decade, as some have predicted, it’s not going to happen without APIs. In the last decade, APIs have gone from one tool at a company’s disposal to arguably the tool that allows companies to achieve scale in
Tokenized securities on blockchain are here. And they’ve been around for a while.
Remember tokenized securities or securitization with tokens on blockchain? With the entire year in crypto defined by a maelstrom of projects embarking on decentralized finance (DeFi) aspects to their products, it can be easy to forget that previous advancements in blockchain-based technologies have continued to make great headway in
Why it’s natural for fintech innovations to slow down
Currently, fintech is one of the most emerging industries all over the world. More and more companies are launched every day using technologies to provide financial services to people involved in the business sector. In fact, fintech is all around us nowadays as everything we do online may be
4 U.S. based FinTech companies transforming small business lending
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy and remain essential to the country’s economic growth and employment. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), 99.7% of all U.S. private-sector employers are small businesses, and nearly 7 out of 10 American jobs are at a small business. With
Bunq brings Google Pay to the Netherlands and Portugal
The Dutch neobank, founded in 2012, has become the first provider to offer Google Pay support in its home country, as well as in Portugal. Google Pay is a safe and easy way to pay contactless with your NFC-equipped Android phone in physical retail locations or online. It creates encrypted virtual cards
Lanistar’s New Card Supports Personalized Security, A First In Fintech
Bottom Line: Lanistar’s new payment card provides an innovative solution to the paradox holding FinTech back from growing faster, which are the conflicting needs of providing tighter transaction security while giving customers more freedom to customize services. Fintech startups bring much-needed innovation to the Financial Services industry by concentrating on
Railsbank raises $37m
Banking-as-a-Service platform Railsbank has raised $37 million in a funding round led by MiddleGame Ventures and Ventura Capital. Anthos Capital, Global Brains, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Moneta VC, Mitsui Fudosan and Firestartr joined the round, the proceeds of which will be used to fuel London-based Railsbank’s geographic and product expansion.
The Future Of Fintech In A Post-pandemic World
COVID-19 has been extremely damaging for many businesses, especially small businesses and their employees. Yet, tragedy is excellent at uncovering opportunity, and in this case, the opportunity lies in the fintech industry. The response to the pandemic in the business world was to redo structure. Businesses that hadn’t previously been online have been forced to do so to maintain livelihoods. Therefore, whether business owners and consumers knew it or not, they began engaging with the fintech industry. What is Fintech? If you’re new to the concept, fintech is an amalgamation of the finance and technology sectors. You’ve probably engaged
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