Blackmoon Secures $2.5M Investment to Further Develop Fintech

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Despite a slowdown in fintech funding in the third quarter of 2016, there are still some companies making waves in the burgeoning industry. Blackmoon is a fintech company that offers a very interesting MPLaaS (Marketplace Lending as a Service) product, which enables institutional investors…



Swanest Funding Round Leads to AI-Enabled Investment Assistant

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The fintech industry is steadily growing, and this year has been no exception. According to Accenture, the first quarter of 2016 saw an increase of 67 percent in global fintech investment, reaching the sum of $5.3 billion. Most of that investment, 62 percent, went…



Fintech Startup Bstow Is Powering Millennial Giving

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Millennials are now the largest generation in the US labor force, numbering more than 75 million. Understanding why they donate their time and money to a particular is vital to the social sector. The financial industry has leveraged the concept of digital spare change to tap…


Online Payments Are Simple and Secure With Fintech App Trustly

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Shopping on the internet is common place for most users, but online payments still scare a lot of people, particularly payments made with credit cards. Whether its because of simple ignorance on the matter or an unwillingness to pay for all the fees often associated…


How Bitcoin Startups Are Disrupting the Remittance Market

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 9:02 am

Remittance companies have been long flourishing at the low-developed markets. Over $28,5 billion in personal remittances have been sent and received in the Philippines last year, which make up one-tenth of the country’s GDP. In Nigeria, the number is close to $35 billion annually….


How The Best Fintech Companies Put Customers First

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm

It doesn’t take more than a Google search to see that businesses in the banking and financial industries have consistently demonstrated a lack of concern for their customers.  In fact, it would be fair to say that these industries are probably among the least trusted…


How Smart Data Is Beating Big Data in the Fintech Industry

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 11:45 am

With advances in machine learning and IoT, tech companies, consumers, and retailers are all abuzz about the benefits of big data. Copious amounts of information, that were previously unreachable, are changing the way everyone does business. Financial markets, on the other hand, are catching…


Five of the United Kingdom’s Most Promising Fintech Startups

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Fintech companies are changing the way people manage their finances. Particularly in the UK, startups that successfully exploit software and other technology have been exploding onto the financial services scene at an unprecedented rate. In February 2016, an independent report commissioned by HM Treasury and…


How to Build a Successful Fintech Brand

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 9:50 am

Don’t we all wish we had the idea for PayPal or Ally Bank years ago. But those were just the beginning. The financial tech industry in 2016 is about as hot as any right now, with the traditional banks giving way to entrepreneurs who…


Peer-to-Peer Lending Is The Hot FinTech Trend

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We all know how banks work: on one side we have investors, who put their savings in the bank in exchange for a return – for example, the interest raising from deposits. On the other side, we have clients who borrow money from the…



Why MPOS Is Gaining Ground in FinTech

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

FinTech has established itself as the latest trend in the startup world of 2016. FinTech startups are popping up everywhere, attempting to simplify the complex world of financial services. But with this popularity comes a shift. Banks are realizing the threat these new companies…


TradingView Is the Social Media of FinTech

By | Jul 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Sharing is a part of our culture at this point. Have a good meal? Share it on Instagram! At a fun concert? Share it on Facebook! Found a picture of yourself with floppy puppy ears? Share it on Snapchat! Everything in your life has…


WB21 Sets Records for the Digital Banking Industry – What This Means For Alternative Banking

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 8:13 pm

WB21, the digital banking platform, has set a new record for the banking industry. On May 21st, 2016, they saw their 500,000th customer signup for an account. This comes just five months after the original public launch of the platform. It has broken a…


Top 15 Alternatives to Paypal

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 2:03 pm

If you’re looking for a post on why PayPal sucks, then you should go elsewhere because this isn’t that kind of article. The fact of the matter is that PayPal has proven to be an easy, secure, and fast way to transfer money. And,…