Start-up funding

Tired of paying ‘ransom’ to core vendors, two small banks fund new one

11/13/19

The State Bank Group and The Provident Bank are backing Neocova, which focuses on community banks.

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Challenger bank tailors rates to encourage savings

11/08/19

HMBradley will assign interest rates according to how much customers set aside from direct deposits each month.

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ICBA joins list of banking trade groups backing fintechs

08/27/19

Teslar Software, which supplies community banks with a platform to manage data from different internal systems, received $2 million from the Independent Community Bankers of America.

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Small-dollar lending fintech attracts Prudential backing

06/25/19

Aura is one of the few fintechs in the nation to have a Community Development Financial Institution designation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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Rana Yared, Goldman Sachs | Most Powerful Women: Next

04/28/19

The investments that Rana Yared's team makes in startups help Goldman Sachs in two ways: Besides earning a profit, the company also uses a lot of the technology the startups develop as part of its internal digital transformation.

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Signature Bank launches business to serve venture capital firms

04/15/19

The New York company formed the nationwide group after hiring a team of former Square 1 bankers.

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Banks on guard for credit glitches in tech sector

03/26/19

Some lenders, especially in markets like California, are preparing in case of a technology-industry stumble that hurts business, real estate and other loan segments. Whether those fears are well founded is a matter of debate.

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Rivalry between two Silicon Valley lenders turns personal

03/14/19

Seven years after James Gutierrez left Oportun Financial and started a competitor, the acrimony sparked by the divorce is coming into public view.

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Money keeps flowing to fintechs

03/14/19

Chime, Chart IQ, Starling Bank and several other startups have raised millions of dollars from venture capital and private-equity firms this year. Here's what they plan to do with their haul.

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Wells Fargo, PayPal back effort to fund female fintech entrepreneurs

03/08/19

Female startup founders consistently receive far less venture capital money than male founders, but a program by Quesnay is looking to change that.

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