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FinTech, Financial Innovation, Industry Disruption.

Fintech’s Role When the Economy Shifts From ‘Respond’ to ‘Recover’

14 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

There’s no shortage of articles and opinions about how fintechs are responding to and will be impacted by the coronavirus-fueled crisis in the near term. But more and more, we’ve seen the commentary shift to a longer-term outlook. The media and thoug...

Lending Technology Providers Prepare for PPP Part 2

12 Jul 2020 2 minute read 1 comment FinRev

Late in the week, the U.S. Congress passed another coronavirus economic relief package. The legislation includes refilling of the depleted Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, which most expect will be drained a second time — likely at a...

Slow-and-Steady Might Be Paying off for Banks

12 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Most of us are familiar with the fable about the tortoise and the hare. A slow-moving turtle challenges a speedy rabbit to a race. The hare sprints off from the starting line, leaving the tortoise in his literal dust. Feeling overly confident about w...

Is Revolution Creating Room for Entrenchment?

10 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Every generation has a uniquely personal experience with economic crises. Several are embedded in the memories of Baby Boomers, whereas someone in Gen X needs fewer fingers to tally up the ones they’ve lived through.  On this generational spectrum, f...

Early-Stage Investors Offer Their Outlook

10 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

As negative headlines and gloom-and-doom opinions swirl about the future of start-up investment, the well-known venture capital firm 500 Startups has gone to the source by surveying nearly 140 early-stage investors.  The results confirm some of g...

Eastern Bank Shows It’s Not a Newbie in Fintech Innovation

8 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments FinRev

While it may be more than 200 years old, Eastern Bank is not a newcomer to innovation.  The $11 billion bank is headquartered in Boston. Its first in-house innovation lab developed helped incubate Numerated Growth Technologies , a small business...

Guest Opinion: Understanding IT Risk in the Financial Industry

8 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments FinRev

You see it on the news almost every single day. Another security breach has occurred, customer data has been compromised, and the company’s reputation has now been tarnished. Not only is a cybersecurity breach a PR nightmare, but it can cost your ins...

Six Fintechs to Watch at FinovateSpring

6 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Finovate is upon us again with FinovateSpring 2019 set to commence next week in San Francisco. What started more than a decade ago as a small gathering of start-ups in humble venues has grown into one of the premier events in the fintech community. I...

5 Companies to Watch at this Year's Fintech Innovation Lab New York

5 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

This month marks the start of the ninth year for FinTech Innovation Lab New York. The 12-week non-profit program is designed to put the focus on the country’s most ambitious, budding fintech companies. The event is also somewhat of a matchmaking exer...

The Irish Invasion (of Fintech)

2 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Last century saw not one, but two British invasions when it comes to music, but a different sort of invasion has sprung up lately from Britain’s near neighbor, Ireland. This one isn’t sonic-based (though we’d be remiss if we didn’t note our love of T...