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Peer to Peer Lending Sites → 24 of the World's Best - Peer & Social Lending

<i>Todays post is by Chris Grundy of Bitbond.</i> <i>Chris is a Bitcoin obsessive and avid p2p lending fan who has written for a variety of Online publications</i> …

Fintech isn’t disrupting Africa’s financial industry—it’s building it

African fintech is not disrupting the existing financial service providers. This is because, in many areas of the continent, there is nothing to disrupt, with large swathes of the low and lower middle income segments unserved or under-served when it comes to formal financial services.<p>Across most of …

Codes of Conduct

The 15 hottest European fintech startups in 2015 | EU-Startups

In the last decade, there were a bunch of really successful fintech companies that started in Europe. Companies like Klarna, Adyen or Transferwise …

Uber just completed its two-billionth trip

It took Uber nearly six years to complete a billion trips, but only six months to finish another billion. Today, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced his company hit its two-billionth trip on June 18th — with the added caveat that the two billionth car ride was actually 147 trips that began …

Costa Rica

Mondo builds first cloud-native bank on AWS

The banking sector brought the economy to a standstill in 2008. Its annual IT spend is collossal. Yet what has all its wealth and massive investment …

Banking

Ex-Google engineers have spent 2 years secretly trying to solve 'the hardest problem in banking'

London-based Thought Machine has been working on its VaultOS platform behind closed doors for two years, with over 50 engineers dedicated to the project.<p>The project is one of the first bottom-up attempts to built a modern computer system for banks, which can be used out of the box by any bank and …

FinTech

10 Mobile Design Trends to Incorporate in Your Site

Are you launching a new version of your website? Make sure to learn the latest mobile web design trends working right now.<p>Mobile is here.<p>Mobile has become the most important device category.<p>As a result, new mobile design trends are booming.<p>Many companies have moved beyond simple responsive web …

UI Design

The Ongoing Debate: Are FinTech Startups Really Disrupting Banks?

A Goldman Sachs (yes, the ones being disrupted) research report in early 2015 estimated that a part of the traditional financial services’ revenue …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

ATMs

Becoming the Amazon of Banking

Amazon has become a central part of the retail establishment by mastering the concepts of 'knowing the customer' and flawless delivery. What are the …

eCommerce

Why 'Peer-to-Peer' Startups Haven't Revolutionized Lending

Finance has proven to be stubbornly resilient to technology innovation. Online trading, despite its ubiquity, never delivered on its promise of …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Uber, Green Dot Partner to Help Drivers Get Paid Promptly

Uber is famous for making payment easy for riders. Now <b>Green Dot</b> is making it just as easy for Uber drivers to get paid.<p>Courtesy of a new partnership …

Exploring Banking as a Platform (BaaP) Model

The integration and delivery of financial services is changing as new channels, products and partnerships are being explored. Banking as a Platform …

Google has 6 new analytics apps for marketers

Whether you’re building an app or running an online store, analytics can help you figure out what your users are trying to achieve and how you can serve them better.<p>To that end, Google has launched a new set of enterprise-grade tools to help marketers gain insights about their customers’ journey …

FinTech

Hottest FinTech Investors in the US That Are Pushing the Global Innovation Envelope

As the FinTech space is tightening up with imaginative entrepreneurs trying to disrupt the market with their solutions, VCs are entering the race to …

Venture Capital

Uber drivers' rates protest takes to the SF streets

The Uber drivers are milling around in the parking lot of the now demolished Candlestick Park and they're antsy. But mostly, they're pissed. They're making less than when they first started driving for the company. Their leader Mario (last name withheld) shows up a few minutes before the 2pm …

Transportation

NexChange Hopes to Unite Financial Services in One Social Media Network

By<p>NexChange is a new social network designed exclusively for financial industry professionals. While there are other such networks in existence that …

Your phone could soon liberate you from supermarket lines

Imagine an entire shopping trip without long lines or human interaction. The days of suffering through a mile-long-line on a shopping excursion might …

eCommerce

Accenture Announces this Years Fintech Innovation Lab Entrepreneurs

Accenture has announced the 2016 class of its Fintech Innovation Lab London. The program, now in its fourth year, is in concert with 16 other …

Bank of America

MasterCard and Coin team up to bring payments to wearables

MasterCard has announced a partnership with Coin to bring MasterCard payment to fitness bands, smartwatches and other wearable devices.<p>The news …

FinTech

Future of Banking: Will Google Or Amazon Be Your Future Bank?

Take a moment and imagine a future where, instead of a national bank, you use PayPal, Square or even Apple, Google, and Amazon for all your financial services needs. If you're in your late 30s or older, the thought of turning to any one of those companies rather than a trusted banking brand seems …

Banking

How FinTech Is Changing Business - business.com

Meet this revolutionary new area of a traditional industry. Find out who the major players are and why they've got everyone excited.<p>Meet FinTech, …

JPMorgan Chase

Fintech Growth Poised to Disrupt Banking Industry

It is time for banks to take the fintech movement seriously as adoption of fintech could double among digitally active consumers in 2016.<p><b>By Jim</b> …

Small Business

Mobile payment wars joined by Chase, Walmart in 2016

American consumers will have more choices in 2016 for how they make purchases with their smartphones as big banks and retailers vie for market share against Apple and Google.<p>Companies like JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Walmart are rolling out their own products just as mobile-payment apps are catching …

P2P Industry Leaders Honoured

Samir Desai, CEO of Funding Circle, and Giles Andrews, Executive Chairman of Zopa, have been awarded gongs in the UK’s New Year Honours list. This …

2016 banking predictions

That's not 2,016 banking predictions, which could be good, but banking predictions for the year 2016.Happy New Year.As is usual at the start of the …

Banking