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While the audience seemed to be at least a quarter female, unfortunately, the all-day event was lacking: Angela Strange was, incredibly, the only woman to speak on stage during the day.
When buying a house, it’s not how much you can pay every month; it’s how much you should pay if you’re being smart with your money. (sponsored)
BitGold is the world’s only gold-based payments processing platform.
The Marketplace Lending Association will advance the marketplace lending industry’s efforts to create a more transparent and efficient financial system.
The new rules, announced on Wednesday, are expected to encourage a rush of retirement savings money to low-cost investments, something the robo advisers claim as their hallmark.
Comparatively little of this money has been focused on the $138 billion market opportunity to disrupt alternative financial services – unique challenges exist in FinTech that simply don’t exist in other markets.
National Australia Bank has appointed a pair of seasoned venture capital investors to run the rule over FinTech startups applying for a slice of its recently launched $50 million innovation fund.
In an open letter on Velocity’s website, Kirkup announced his departure from the incubator on May 20 — when he’ll begin his CTO at Encircle.
Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, predicts that most FinTech startups — 95% by his estimate — won’t make it.
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