Venture funding

Small-business fintech Nav raises $45 million


The Salt Lake City company, which connects small-business owners with lenders like JPMorgan and BofA, plans to use the funds to expand its partnerships and customer base.


Why venture capitalists love fintechs


Venture capital-backed fintech funding surged 120% in 2018. Following is a summary of fintech milestones and potential future moves for the industry.


Why startup Finxact just got $30M from the ABA, SunTrust, others


The core-banking vendor won the investment and ringing endorsements from the trade group and several banks because its open system and cloud delivery could eventually challenge entrenched tech players.


Startups take on stress-testing tech


Fintechs are developing data-crunching, automated products that seek to help banks precisely calibrate capital levels. The banks' goal is to pass stress tests while maximizing returns to investors.


Fintech funding reaches new high


Efforts to build better connections to bank customer data, trade digital currency and explore artificial intelligence for security and compliance purposes were some of the biggest draws of fundraising for U.S. startups.


How blockchain, smart contracts could upstage banks


Its early days yet, but decentralized apps will democratize finance, says Andrew Keys, cofounder of ConsenSys Capital, the financial services arm of ConsenSys.


Blockchain startup inches closer to legally tradable tokens


Prometheum may succeed whether others have failed because it has attempted to work closely with regulators.


This fintech is taking anti-bank marketing to extremes. It may pay for it


Good Money just raised $30 million and is a year away from launching, but already is raising concerns for its trash-talking of established players.


Crypto asset startup founded by ex-BNY Mellon banker raises $8 million


Trustology protects private keys to digital assets the way parking valets look after car keys.


‘There needs to be some clarity' on data sharing: Yodlee founder


Schwark Satyovolu, original co-founder of Yodlee and current venture capitalist at Trinity Ventures, shares opinion on how consumer data sharing is evolving.