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I tried a robo-adviser. It went a little something like this…

New products and services become obtainable to consumers on a daily basis without a human intermediary to facilitate their sale. We buy soft drinks, postage stamps and lottery tickets without a human being anywhere in sight, and it’s the norm. 651 more words


iGTB discusses corporate demand for mobile banking in TFR magazine

Anchal Tiwari, head of product management for trade finance, supply chain finance and receivables at iGTB, is featured in TFR magazine’s latest “Technology Update” column, discussing the influence of new technology on the trade finance landscape, and corporate appetite for technology-enabled solutions. 86 more words

Trade Finance

To arms, to arms! The world's biggest financial firms rise up against Bloomberg's terminals

Since the early ‘90s, Bloomberg has dominated the financial communications market, its terminals serving as key entry points into the world’s financial corridors. Costing more than $20,000 a piece per year and connecting more than 320,000 clients with critical information, Bloomberg’s terminals are the industry standard when it comes to secure, instant messaging. 988 more words


Is Goldman Sachs betting on Bitcoin?

A friend pointed me to this news article about Goldman Sachs’ recent investment in Circle, a Bitcoin startup. So, is Goldman Sachs actually betting on Bitcoin? 190 more words


PayPal co-founder raises $275 million to reinvent credit

Banks and financial institutions have not created products that serve younger generations in the most efficient way, according to Max Levchin, the co-founder of eBay-owned payments giant PayPal. 698 more words


FinTech Update - Spotlighting Motif Investing and PeerTransfer

Check out our updated our Financial Technology sector map for May 2015! We are currently tracking over 1,127 companies in 18 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $19.7 Billion in funding. 219 more words

Financial Technology

Company Player Card - Robinhood

Today we are featuring Robinhood from our FinTech category in our Company Player Card series. Robinhood is a smartphone application designed for retail equity trading. They monetize via margin trading fees and un-invested cash interest income. 74 more words

Financial Technology