This weeks issue starts with an early contender for the M&A deal of the year. Visa acquires the fintech Startup Plaid for $5.3 Billion. Another interesting top story of the week will show you 10 fintech forecasts for the '20s. These two and a lot of other interesting Stories will keep you updated in the world of fintech - Max and the FinTech Weekly team
Visa announced it will acquire Plaid—a startup that connects payment apps like Venmo and Square Cash to users' bank accounts to transfer funds—for $5.3 billion. That marks a doubling of Plaid’s value in a year.
The past decade has reshaped the financial system by introducing the first wave of emerging financial technology companies.
Fintechs — either on their own or in partnership with banks — are clarifying misconceptions surrounding alternative data, from its perception to real-life benefits.
From the fraud prevention to driverless cars that navigate busy streets with ease, 2019 brought a dazzling array of artificial intelligence (AI) innovations. In 2020, AI is set to move towards collaboration in different sectors.
Go to wherever you listen to your podcasts. Type in “artificial intelligence.” Fall down the rabbit hole.
In an exclusive interview and in a presentation at the Novathon conference, the Apple co-founder discusses his love for technology, his fears about artificial intelligence, and his perspectives on the potential for digital transformation.
The development shows Hong Kong is moving quickly into a new era of branchless banking, said officials at the Asian Financial Forum
Can new technology help the 1.23m people in the UK who don’t have a bank account?
A financial technology startup co-founded by the owner of Fortune magazine plans to widen the reach of its Southeast Asian remittance platform through acquisitions.
The year ahead should be a good one for fintech, according to a study by CB Insights and Mastercard which sees an expansion of existing products and services rather than any radical innovation.
Personalization of bank and credit union marketing efforts can improve service to many consumers, when it's carried out properly.