A new kind of British invasion: Regtech hackathons


Tech sprints that bring regulators together with bank officials, data scientists and software companies originated in the U.K. and have crossed the pond into the U.S.


PayPal’s crackdown on human trafficking


The payments company is working with nonprofit organizations, law enforcement authorities, victims and others to make it harder for the criminals behind the modern slave trade to move money.


Online lender Petal hires Kabbage’s chief risk officer


Kaustav Das was part of Kabbage’s effort to transform small-business lending by using new data analytics, and the CEO of Petal wants him to help it do the same in consumer credit cards.


The reason Even waited on rolling out automated savings


The financial wellness fintech focused initially on building an app that helped people understand their financial picture, CEO Jon Schlossberg says.


Visa’s Plaid deal shows you can teach an old dog new tricks


The acquisition will vastly expand Visa's platform, giving it nearly Amazon-like influence.


A tech solution to the pot banking problem


New data analytics could help provide more comfort to banks in doing business with the cannabis industry, despite restrictive federal laws.


Bank vendors hungry for small-business analytics


Jack Henry's acquisition of Geezeo and NCR's purchase of D3 Technology are fueling predictions that more small-business data firms will be takeover targets for legacy techs trying to court small bank and credit union customers.


Fintech MX gets $100 million in funding to expand operations


The fast-growing fintech, which says its mission is helping banks be better consumer advocates, will use its cash infusion for hiring, software development and new partnerships.


Citi's latest executive moves in consumer analytics, private banking


Citigroup has hired Murli Buluswar as head of analytics and information management in its U.S. consumer banking segment. It also has promoted Tracey Warson from head of Citi Private Bank, North America, to chairman of the unit.