Fintech

Breaking Banks: Fintech in Asia

02/03/17

Hong Kong and Singapore have long been economic crossroads. China and India are economies with vast populations. And Shenzhen is bursting with innovative creativity. All of these contribute to the Asian fintech market being far ahead in adoption and ecosystem creation.

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VC firm Nyca raises $125 million to invest in fintech

01/30/17

Nyca is one of the most active venture capital firms in fintech globally and its second fund should give it plenty of dry powder to pursue further deals.

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One-off data-sharing deals aren't enough

01/27/17

Big banks increasingly are developing application programming interfaces to make their customers’ data available to third parties. But discrete deals between banks and third parties would be a bad outcome for consumers and the industry as a whole.

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'Some bankers. SOME': Comments of the week

01/27/17

American Banker readers share their views on the most pressing banking topics of the week. Comments are excerpted from reader response sections of AmericanBanker.com articles and our social media platforms.

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OCC fintech charter: a solution to a nonexistent problem

01/24/17

The plan to offer special-purpose national charters to fintech companies is a one-size-fits-all approach that could prove detrimental to the growth of startups.

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Fintech doesn’t need D.C.'s help

01/24/17

If the new White House engages in the same process of listening to and researching the fintech industry that President Obama initiated eight years ago, startups should just take a pass.

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OCC fintech charter tramples state rights: N.Y. superintendent

01/18/17

The head of the New York Department of Financial Services did not mince words Wednesday in criticizing a proposed federal fintech charter.

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FIS launches networking group for fintech firms

01/17/17

FIS is forming a network for the inaugural class of its VC Fintech Accelerator program.

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HSBC turns to tech execs for guidance

01/17/17

HSBC has formed an advisory board to guide it on fintech, cybersecurity and IT infrastructure issues.

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White House outlines broad principles on fintech

01/17/17

Just days before President Obama will leave office, the White House released a white paper advocating for the U.S. government to engage in efforts to promote the fintech industry.

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