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Disruptors Providing Next-Gen Financial Services

Financial Services Disruptors

Disruptors Providing Next-Gen Financial Services
CircleUp, Kickstarter, Lending Club, Square, Wealthfront -- Companies recognized as CNBC Disruptors because of the way they are changing how we spend, fund, transfer money.

CircleUp, Kickstarter, Lending Club, Square, Wealthfront -- Companies recognized as CNBC Disruptors because of the way they are changing how we spend, fund, transfer, save and invest money.

  • The Facebook Money Wall Street Doesn't Want Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 2:11 PM ET

    The financial services landscape has been long dominated by lazy incumbents lacking incentive to change. No longer. Financial services disruptors are all over Wall Street.

  • Technology Companies Down-Shifting Road Rage Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    Four companies on CNBC's inaugural Disruptor 50 list are attacking the unsustainable transportation system: Getaround, Inrix, Uber and Waze.

  • CircleUp Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    A crowdsourced funding platform for consumer businesses, an alternative to the traditional financing model.

  • Kickstarter Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    A new way to fund creative projects, from films, games and music to art, design and technology.

  • Lending Club Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    A platform for lenders and borrowers competing with traditional loan services and investments.

  • Square Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET

    Mobile payments technology provider and transactions leader.

  • Wealthfront Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET

    Software-based investment management.

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Videos

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the IPO of cloud storage firm Box. CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down competition in the cloud space.

Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.

Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

Quirky CEO and founder Ben Kaufman explains how his manufacturing company helps businesses fund the invention process and demonstrates several of this season's top gadgets.

Industries

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  • Boku, Kymeta, LiveU, Twilio, and WhatsApp: changing how we connect and upsetting traditional telecom business models.

  • Travel market disruptors are hooking us, and booking us, with lodging options once out of reach to anyone but the elite.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

Jonathan Geller, BGR president and editor-in-chief, weighs in on the specifications for Amazon's newly announced 3-D smartphone.