Venture funding

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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Digital credit card firm raises millions, partners with City National

04/10/19

The startup now has five bank partners and equity financing from four investment entities.

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

04/01/19

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

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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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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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