Venture capital

Cornell professor launches own crypto coin

05/16/19

Some of the biggest venture capitalists in the field are backing a new digital currency being offered by a leading blockchain academic.

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5 questions about the future of blockchain

05/15/19

Although the euphoria over blockchain has dissipated recently, many still see it as vital to the future of banks and the economy at large. Following are key issues being hashed out.

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What BBVA's new U.S. CEO has on tap

05/06/19

In his first extensive interview since taking the job this year, Javier Rodriguez Soler talks about banking as a service, how to keep customers happy and where he sees AI and other tech innovations heading.

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Alternative core-technology providers catch the eye of venture capital firms

05/03/19

Aging tech systems have become a "pain point" in financial services, and VC firms have backed newcomers trying to push aside traditional vendors and win over banks and credit unions.

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SoFi reportedly in talks with Qatar for $500 million in funding

04/29/19

Expected to close this week, the deal would value the company at an amount similar to the $4.3 billion valuation of its 2017 funding round.

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Goldman Sachs, Regions help raise $55M for construction-lending fintech

04/29/19

Built Technologies will use the money to invest in research and development while it builds out its client base.

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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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Fintech venture capitalists to banks: Stay out of our lane

03/13/19

Leading investors say too many traditional financial institutions, out of their depth in fintech investment, end up placing controls that slow down otherwise nimble young companies.

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EBay founder's new venture fund seeks fintechs with social conscience

03/13/19

Flourish, a fund backed by Pierre and Pam Omidyar, invests in startups that address social and financial inequities yet (key caveat) are still promising moneymakers, a top official of the fund explains.

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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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