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There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service

<i>Originally published:</i> <i>There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service</i><p>FinTech companies around the world have now reached the potential of …

Can Fintech restore trust in Financial Services?

Throughout history, money lenders have been viewed with a healthy dose of distrust and scepticism.<p>The 2008 financial crash, which came about due to …

ZestFinance launches Basix online loans for people with ‘near-prime’ credit history

Startup ZestFinance today announced Basix, a new program for giving loans online to people with what it calls “near-prime” credit history — those who are ineligible for a loan from a bank by just a little bit.<p>People anywhere in the U.S. will eventually be able to take out a loan through Basix, but …

Fed's Esther George: U.S. Payments System Needs Improvement

In a speech that highlighted the need for further improving the U.S. payments system, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George also said there’s a renewed focus on bolstering security.

Go cashless: Govt proposes tax benefits for credit and debit card payment

The central government on Monday came out with a raft of proposals to encourage electronic transactions, including income tax benefits for payments …

What's the Difference Between a Payment Processor, Payment Gateway & Merchant Account?

Are you a seller who's ready to go online? For many new online merchants it's a very cumbersome and difficult process to understand ecommerce. They …

Tony Gemignani knows his pizza - Inside Scoop SF

No one has risen heights of celebrity in the pizza world more than Tony Gemignani. In 2009 he left his Pyzano’s Pizza in Castro Valley and opened <b>Tony’s Pizza Napoletana</b> in North Beach, and practically from the day it opened there’s been lines, even after he opened his slice house next door a few …

Searching for the best ramen in the Mission area

Oh, ramen, how far you’ve come. Or actually, how far you’ve gone back.<p>Americans once considered the skinny noodles the packaged pre-fab stuff of college dorms. But now, diners savor its authentic way that’s been celebrated for centuries in Japan, as a symphony of fresh made noodles, long-cooked …

Apple Pay is ringing in a new era of payment security

While security remains one of the top reasons why consumers haven't adopted mobile payments, it's challenging to explain why one payments solution is more secure than another due to the complexity of payments security. In in-depth research from BI Intelligence we give an easy-to-understand …

FinTech

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Joins Next Gen Payment Startup Planet Capital

As Cointelegraph South Africa reported, Multi-function crossover ATM operator Planet Capital has announced that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is …

Canadian Lenders Fret About Apple Pay

Talks are heating up between Canada’s six biggest banks and Apple Inc. about launching Apple Pay north of the border, but lenders here are worried the mobile-payments service could deliver a blow to their credit-card revenues, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>Negotiations are ongoing, …

Wall Street Lauds Savvy Wealth Manager That Continues To Win From Market's Moves

Even as the major stock market indexes continue to climb to record-breaking levels, putting in place an effective winning strategy gets to be more difficult, not easier, for both the pros and less experienced investors. The task going forward is laden with onerous risks, whether or not an investor …