Robinhood angered banks. Now it wants to be one


The fintech company, which was forced to rebrand its cash management product last year after misleading marketing caused a backlash, is seeking a national bank charter.


Open banking is an opportunity


Corporations now have more access to consumer financial information than ever before. The question is whether banks will be the ones to help firms harness this data.


Banks turn to a former rival to jump-start digital platforms


TD and several other banks are licensing credit underwriting and fraud prevention technology from the fintech Avant to get their digital-lending products to market faster.


U.S. Bank hires its first chief digital officer


Derek White, an alumnus of BBVA and Barclays, will oversee digital innovation across all lines of business at the bank.


Former top New York regulator joins New York’s FinTech Innovation Lab


New York's former banking superintendent will spend much of the next three months advising fintech startups on how to cope with regulators.


Where customers are also lenders: One fintech's payday alternative


To generate revenue, SoLo Funds depends on consumers willing to front funds through its platform.


Consumer lender Affirm raises $300M to fund rapid expansion


The Silicon Valley-based fintech, which recently announced a new partnership with Walmart, plans to add hundreds of new workers this year.


No free pass for fintechs


Community banks are open to working with innovative financial startups, but regulators must ensure they face the same oversight standards as traditional banks.


'There is no division in our industry': BofA's Moynihan


Banks of all sizes need to stick together to ward off threats from "unregulated" fintechs and other nonbanks, Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan said Tuesday.


German-based Challenger bank N26 still 'on track' for 2019 U.S. launch


As N26 schedules its launch for midyear, it will face off against other startups and mobile-only spinoffs from incumbent financial institutions.