Fintech Varo Wins FDIC Approval To Take Deposits
The company said the approval was “a significant step in [its] application process for a national bank charter.”
Visa Makes Fintech Move With $5.3B Plaid Buy
The deal gives Visa access to software that fintech app developers use to interface with customers' bank accounts.
Uber Forms New Unit to Push Financial Products
The company "is betting that by building out its financial ecosystem, it can keep drivers and riders loyal to its platform."
How One Firm Found Order in the Chaotic World of Cryptocurrency Accounting
“The most difficult part in the entire market is that there is no standard.”
Fintech Takes Root in America’s Farmland
Using data-focused underwriting principles, FarmTogether provides investors fractional ownership of agricultural land that’s then leased out to farmers.
Search Engine for Consumer Finance Nabs Funding
Even Financial lands $25.5 million in venture capital to bolster its digital marketplace for connecting financial services providers and consumers.
Goldman, Point72 Invest $42 Million in Mexican Fintech
Online lender Credijusto has originated $90 million in loans and equipment leases to small businesses across Mexico.
Alibaba Boosts Stake in Chinese Bank to 4.8%
The e-commerce giant joins rival Tencent in becoming a major CICC shareholder as both firms eye opportunities in fintech.
Square Hires Blizzard’s Amrita Ahuja as CFO
“I believe Square is building the most innovative commerce ecosystem for sellers and consumers," Ahuja says.
One CFO’s Road to a New Career in Fintech
For Tipalti's new finance chief, successful experiences in consulting and private equity led to her entry into one of today's most dynamic industries.
FINCA’s Journey from Non-Profit to For-Profit
The CFO of a leading microfinance firm instills a new mindset and a new way of doing business in short order.