Building up core strength.

Fidelity National Information Services (aka FIS) amped its innovation efforts this week when it announced the creation of a fintech partnership network FIS HiPo (for “high potential”) of six start-ups. The network will be a farm system of sorts for the Jacksonville-based provider of core banking systems, which is important now that upstarts such as Nymbus are making acquisitions and turning up the heat on the Big Four core providers.

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