Venture funding

How a VC views the bank-fintech battle (hint: banks are losing)

09/04/18

Minal Hasan, a lawyer turned prominent fintech venture capitalist, has strong views on founder dramas, cryptocurrency, and why banks need to step up their technology game.

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Citi buys into future of artificial intelligence — literally

08/20/18

Citigroup was so impressed after a two-year test drive of software from the AI vendor Anaconda it decided to invest in the firm.

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What funding bubble? Banks, VC firms pour more money into fintechs

08/07/18

The skeptics keep waiting for investment in financial startups to dry up, but it doubled in the first half of 2018. KPMG's Safwan Zaheer explains why.

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Third Point takes PayPal stake, sees shares hitting $125

07/23/18

Dan Loeb’s Third Point has taken a stake in PayPal Holdings Inc. in a vote of confidence for the payments processor as it faces increasing competition from the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and Square Inc.

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Crowd lending fintech raises more than $17M

06/22/18

Denver-based P2Binvestor plans to use the new funds to expand its bank partnership program.

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Vikram Pandit's PE firm invests $100 million into financial inclusion credit card

05/14/18

Fair Square Financial has received a $100 million equity investment from the Orogen Group to fund a credit card designed for underserved U.S. consumer segments.

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BitPay's $40M funding round to fuel B2B, cross-border growth

04/02/18

The funding round comes on the heels of what BitPay cited as a record year in 2017 in processing more than $1 billion in bitcoin payments.

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JPMorgan Chase, CFSI announce fourth annual lab challenge

02/28/18

The goal of the competition is to increase diversity in the financial technology industry.

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Fintechs see their profile rise, with banks playing a large part

02/15/18

U.S. fintechs attracted $5.8 billion in the fourth quarter as institutions sought an AI edge.

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Citi, PNC invest in B-to-B payments fintech

02/14/18

The investment continues a trend of banks focusing on commercial payments technology.

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