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Early-Stage Investors Offer Their Outlook

17 hours ago 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...

A Guide To Decentralized Finance: All You Need to Know

8 Jul 2020 12 minute read 6 comments Ryan Osborne

You may have heard the term DeFi and wondered “what the hell is that?” In a world where snappy abbreviations come thick and fast, it can be hard to keep up. Simply put, DeFi is a blend of two words – ‘decentralized’ and ‘finance.’ But what is decentr...

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...

Wirecard - the rise and fall of the German fintech giant

2 Jul 2020 10 minute read 1 comment Kluma

German Wirecard is one of the largest fintech companies in Europe. It has 5,800 employees in 26 cities and more than 313,000 customers, and in 2018 it overtook Deutsche Bank in terms of capitalization. The clients were offered services of electronic...

A fintech review of SXSW

2 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Your Financial Revolutionist was at the SXSW (or “South By”(SX) to those in the know) festival last week, and as always, it was an experience. The event is one of the biggest in the world, with some 70,000 people descending on Austin, Texas f...

Top cryptos to keep an eye on (that aren’t bitcoin)

1 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

The world of cryptocurrency never seems far from the headlines, and it was back in the news recently when JPMorgan Chase announced it is creating the first bank-backed cryptocurrency in the U.S., dubbed JPM Coin. This was especially significant becau...