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Justin Sliney - Three Rising Trends in the International Financial Industry

Justin Sliney, a financial industry veteran of over 20 years, always keeps a close eye on the constantly shifting markets of the world as new regulations and new financial technologies constantly shape and change it. 221 more words

Financial Technology

Online lender Affirm acquires Sweep in a play for financial planning services

Affirm, the online lender started by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, works by extending loans to customers of partnered retailers. The thinking is that by working with people buying pricey stuff like, say, … 465 more words

Commerce

Nordic Fintech - A Look At How The Scene Is Shaping Scandinavia

From briefly looking at fintech in Africa to now my turning my attention to the fintech scene in Scandinavia.

The scene is really hotting up and who would have thought the concepts of finance and tech could result in something quite exciting? 627 more words

Tech

Justin Sliney - The Three Most Common Forms of Derivatives

Justin Sliney worked for 17 years as a derivatives trader and Managing Director for the Dutch financial institution Rabobank. Sliney became an expert in derivatives trading during this time before he left the bank in 2013. 229 more words

Financial Technology

Do we really want banking ‘Uberized’? Part 2

Banking and corporate leaders and middle management  seem to have been passively observing but not proactively responding to the VC and angel funded onslaught of web and mobile-driven ‘apps’ and marketplaces. 904 more words

Venturing & Entrepreneurship

OCC Releases White Paper Discussing Plans For Understanding and Evaluating Financial Technology Innovations

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has released a White Paper that discusses the agency’s attitudes and approaches to developments in financial technology, and to the associated innovations that the fintech industry has brought, and continues to bring, at an ever-increasing pace, to banks and others in the financial-services industry. 763 more words