Payments

MEDICI now! The Monotto Story

We’re always looking for new ways to provide FinTech insights. We’re introducing MEDICI now! Startup Stories - highlighting the companies that are shaping the new Financial Technology industry. MEDICI now! The Monotto Story Company Name: Monotto Name/Title: Christian Ruppe, CEO and Co-founder Industry Segment: Personal Finance/Banking Software Target Markets: United States...

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Payments

Payment Technology Innovator Dimebox Raises €5 Million

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – March 1, 2017 – Amsterdam-based FinTech startup Dimebox raised €5 million in a series A round from the BillPro Group, a leading global payment processing organization. Dimebox has built a full-stack global acquiring solution, offering financial institutions the latest innovations in online payments. Dimebox offers its...

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Accelerators

The FinLab: Propelling Your FinTech Startup From Singapore Into the Global Market – Applications Now Open!

Mankind’s first spaceport, the Baikonur Cosmodrome, was founded by the Soviets in 1955. Its location in Kazakhstan was chosen for its low latitude, sparse population density, railroad access, and proximity to water supplies, all factors needed to launch an unwieldy rocket into space. Still in use today, Baikonur is a...

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Credit scoring

Alternative Credit Scoring in the US: Innovators Applying Data Science to Unlock Financial Potential of ‘Thin-File’ Individuals

Over the past 10 years, over a third (34.2%–36.9%) of the US population has been steadily categorized as having a subprime credit score (<620, which is considered to be a bad credit score). Among millennials, close to 60% have a FICO credit score that is either “fair” or “poor.” And...

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Fintech

Interview with Mario Costantini – Open Innovation and Emerging FinTech Trends

We interviewed Mario Costantini, Head of innovation and Acceleration at Intesa Sanpaolo to understand how they are leading their innovation.LTP: LTP: FinTech verticals that will stand out in 2017? MC: First of all, I’d like to underline some cross innovation streams: big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and biometrics will have a deep...

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BankTech

Payments Banks in India: Challenges and Opportunities

The Road Less Traveled Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granted ‘in-principle’ approval to 11 payments banks in August 2015. By the end of 2016, three had already dropped and timelines for others were hazy, creating doubts on the success of this seemingly progressive experiment of RBI. The year 2017 began...

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Lending

Interview with LendIt Co-Founder Jason Jones

Let’s Talk Payments is a proud partner of LendIt 2017. We’ll be heading up to New York next week to see what’s happening at “The World’s Biggest Show in Lending & FinTech”. Let us know if you’ll be there, we’d love to meet! In preparation for the event we did...

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RegTech

RegTech Companies in the US Driving Down Compliance Costs to Enable Innovation

Regulatory and compliance issues are some of the most important, complex and resource-consuming problems to solve for any organization, especially for startups with limited resources. Over decades of development, regulatory requirements and documentation have grown into a matter of special expertise and skills to decode. Globally, ~$80 billion is spent...

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