Lending

What's Under Khosla Ventures' FinTech Hood?

Khosla Ventures is known to be one of the hottest FinTech investors in the US embracing promising ventures. The VC has a very interesting selection of FinTech players in the portfolio along with more than 200 other companies across segments. Khosla Ventures fuels companies at multiple stages including seed-, early-stage...

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Payments

15 LawTech Companies Breaking Down the Complexity of Legislation

The complexity of regulations and legislation around financial services has been a significant wall newcomers have been facing for a while now. Difficulty to bare regulatory burden brought up a new industry – RegTech. But even RegTech can’t really do much at this moment for FinTech companies seeking to comply...

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Payments

At Least 20 Robo-Advisors Can Leave a Human Unemployed

SigFig provides an easy way to manage money by allowing to simply connect accounts. The service then will tailor a portfolio based on users’ goals. It delivers reports and guidance to more than 800,000 investors, tracking over $350 billion. Robinhood is a commission-free, mobile-first stock brokerage. It started with the...

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Authentication & Security

Why It's Time Businesses Take Selfies Seriously

As bizarre as it may sound for established businesses, it’s time we take selfies seriously. Advancements in smartphone camera quality have transformed the way we interact with the world. DSLR camera owners have been robbed of the privilege to be called professional photographers as any phone owner now is a...

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Blockchain

6 Important Announcements from 2 Asian FinTech Hubs

NPCI Implements Unified Payments Interface: National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) initiated the “unified payment interface” to simplify and provide a single interface across all systems. The new project will go live in April.       NPCI, the operator of RuPay’s payments network that competes with MasterCard and Visa in India,...

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Authentication & Security

Healthcare Identity Authentication & EMV Payments Convergence: Smart Card Alliance White Paper Provides Perspective & Insight

Smart Card Technology Can Increase Security, Decrease Payment Vulnerability, Reduce Fraud and Improve Workflow for the Healthcare Industry PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J.  [Press Release] - At the same time as the U.S. continues its migration to EMV chip technology to reduce counterfeit card fraud, the healthcare industry is dealing with fraud...

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