Square announced a debit card for businesses on Thursday, its latest move into big banks' territory.
Snoop Dogg is better known for his work in the music business — but the U.S. rapper is now throwing his weight behind fintech.
Robinhood says it's trying to "democratize America's financial system" by making investing accessible to the little guy with free trades. But is this millennial focused FinTech juggernaut more like a traditional brokerage than you'd expect?
The U.S. Federal Reserve is wary of giving "fintech" firms such as OnDeck Capital or Kabbage access to the country's financial infrastructure, putting the central bank at odds with other regulators looking to bring them into the fold.
Simon Paris, chief executive of Finastra, told CNBC on Monday that European banks were embracing technology more slowly than those in the U.S.
The transactions are often just pennies or dollars, but they muddy Venmo's intended use and raise questions of propriety.
London-based financial technology startup TransferWise is applying for a money-transfer licence in Brussels, in a bid to ensure its business is not disrupted if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a divorce deal, it said on Thursday.
N26's latest funding round was led by U.S. private equity firm Insight Venture Partners and backed by Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC.
Plaid, which links one-quarter of U.S. bank accounts to popular fintech apps, is buying a similar data company called Quovo.
Security tokens — digital versions of financial securities like stocks and bonds — are becoming a new buzzword in crypto.
Tencent's insurance platform WeSure is launching WeFit, a reward program to incentivize customers to live healthily. WeSure CEO Alan Lau explains why this program is "good for everyone."
The CEO of Plaid, which powers much of the financial technology industry, has a list of things to watch in the new year.
The Chinese financial landscape is dominated by homegrown technology giants. Innovative products like WeChat Pay, Alipay, and Baidu Wallet have revolutionised how financial services are delivered in China and are valued at a combined $1 trillion.
Facebook is developing a way to use cryptocurrency to transfer money on WhatsApp messenger in India, Bloomberg reports.
U.S. senators say they are "concerned" that Robinhood and other fintech companies may be dodging regulatory scrutiny.
Payments company Square is re-filing an application to open an industrial loan company in Utah.
Robinhood's attempt to launch a disruptive product offers some lessons for fintechs trying to break into a highly regulated industry.
In a blog post released Friday, Robinhood's founders acknowledged that its new plan, which aimed to offer no-fee checking and savings accounts with no minimums, ATM fees, penalty charges or foreign transaction fees, "may have caused some confusion."
UBS says Robinhood's new accounts with an eye-popping interest rate are "skirting very close to actual banking and therefore could draw regulatory scrutiny."
SIPC President and CEO Stephen Harbeck tells CNBC he has serious concerns about the plan, and contacted the Securities and Exchange Commission's trading and markets division about it.
Stocks have gotten a boost from optimism for U.S.-China trade talks, but earnings could take a bigger role in the week ahead, when reports roll in from a diverse group of companies in tech, railroads, pharma, airlines and consumer products.
Disney reported losses of more than $1 billion tied to its ownership of Hulu and BAMtech, which powers ESPN+ and other streaming services.
Unfairness in the workforce is symptomatic of the same cultural issues that continue.