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A Nuanced Examination of P2P Lending — Business Lending

Last week, Funding Circle announced that it had raised $65M in venture capital, only nine months after its last $37M round. Funding Circle is a British peer-to-peer (P2P) lending site that allows individuals to lend money directly to UK small and medium businesses. 489 more words

Financial Technology

“Disrupting” retail banks. Maybe not.

The past few weeks have seen several launch and funding announcements in the consumer banking space. Recently, German-based NUMBER26 712 more words
Financial Technology

Bitcoin self regulation required to increase adoption

I remember debating the benefits and dangers of the Euro during a Macro Econ class just as the currency was being rolled out. One of the benefits of the Euro is the ability for consumers to pay for goods and services with one common currency significantly reducing costly currency exchange fees. 1,033 more words

Eric Dunstan

Taking a Closer Look at the Online Escrow Space

I recently did some research for a friend who was looking at the online escrow space in the world of Financial Technology. There has been much talk about how bitcoin has the potential to ‘decentralize trust’, with implications on services like online escrow. 411 more words

Financial Technology

Big banks are shunning tradition and turning to tech startups

Startups are trading their hoodies for ties.

A new generation of tech upstarts is appealing to big banks with financially-focused apps, software and systems. They’re cashing in as the industry looks to adapt to a new digital and regulatory environment. 467 more words

Tech

Supporting the Journey to Market Leadership through Sales & Marketing Acceleration

By Kelly Ford, CMO

Last week at Edison’s CEO Summit, I had the pleasure to meet dozens of CEOs from Edison’s portfolio companies and introduce our new Edison Edge advisory offering, the… 698 more words

Venture Capital

Banking Innovation - Elegant wrappers on crummy gifts

Around a year ago, I received encouraging parting words from a well-respected innovator in banking after a dialogue and introduction to our software. The words were, “Get Wrapping”. 390 more words

Choice Financial Solutions