Fintech

BNY Mellon’s early adoption of real-time payments paying dividends

01/27/20

The bank was one of the first users of The Clearing House's RTP network. Andrew Haskell explains how faster payments are helping the bank and its clients.

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N26 signs up 250,000 U.S. customers in first five months stateside

01/27/20

The German challenger bank says it has quickly attracted Americans from every state and various demographic groups to its mobile banking app.

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The reason Even waited on rolling out automated savings

01/23/20

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

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Digit will help people pay their cellphone bills

01/22/20

Users of the challenger bank's app can automatically save money over the course of a month to cover their mobile charges.

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Gene Ludwig, Chip Mahan launch $545M fund for bank-friendly fintechs

01/22/20

Ludwig, a former regulator and CEO of Promontory Financial, and Mahan, the head of Live Oak Bancshares, say they want to back tech startups that support community banks. The ABA and ICBA are among the fund's investors.

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Europe’s new API rules lay groundwork for regulating open banking

01/21/20

Banks in the U.S. should take note of these requirements before opening their systems to third-party developers.

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The backstory of Goldman Sachs' Marcus app, three years in the making

01/19/20

Adam Dell, founder of Clarity Money and now head of product at Marcus by Goldman Sachs, the design theory behind the new app.

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Truist's logo, Wells vs. USAA redux, Visa's Plaid pickup: Top stories of the week

01/17/20

Truist emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus with new logo; Wells Fargo loses another patent lawsuit to USAA; what the Visa-Plaid merger means for banks, fintechs; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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What the Visa-Plaid merger means for banks, fintechs

01/16/20

Visa's deal to acquire the data aggregator Plaid is likely to have ripple effects throughout the industry, including less fintech-tech tension over sharing data.

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

01/16/20

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

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