Fintechs and Financial Institutions: Together Forever?

Fintechs and Financial Institutions: Together Forever?

In the early part of this decade, fintechs were viewed by some traditional financial institutions as barbarians at the gate, eager to take customers away. Fintechs, for their part,  frequently talked about “disrupting” the financial industry and doing things digital-first, not being held back by legacy technology or processes.

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5 Companies to Watch at This Year's FinTech Innovation Lab New York

5 Companies to Watch at This Year's FinTech Innovation Lab New York

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 exercise, as growth-stage companies meet with VCs and financial services execs for in-depth business and product development consultations.

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Halcyon Days for Fintech Deals

Halcyon Days for Fintech Deals

Fintech M&A has continued at an unprecedented pace, with 2019 shaping up to be the biggest year yet in terms of total deal value. The activity comes not only from private equity firms making investments in start-ups, but also from legacy financial technology vendors and financial firms acquiring innovative fintechs as a way to add to their own tech capabilities.

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