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Business - FinTech disruption is in its early innings, particularly on the institutional side, but the number of exciting startups is growing. You’ve likely heard of companies like Lending Club in the lending sector, Wealthfront for wealth...
ORCHARD
#NYCTech - Orchard Platform is an investment and analytics platform that has quickly become the place where institutional investors and loan originators connect and transact. Orchard helps those investors assess loan performance data and...
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Apps - Personal finance apps are trying to inject some fun into paying bills. Charlie Wells breaks down three apps to have in your e-wallet. Video not...
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Analytics - Bitcoin wallet and data analytics provider Blockchain raised a little over $30 million from venture capital investors, the biggest single funding...
INOVANCE
#NYCTech - It’s call Traide and it allows anyone to access analysis techniques and methods that were previously only available to investment banks and hedge funds. No programming necessary. Traide’s artificial intelligence algorithms will...
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Bitcoin - Many people may be just hearing about bitcoin, but it’s been around for a while now, celebrating its 5th birthday recently. Truth is, bitcoin already has a rich history. Bitcoin was created in the latter portions of 2008 by the...
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#NYCTech - The Bitcoin space in New York has many hangers-on and would-bes/wannabes who buy, sell, and invest in the cryptocurrency. But Bitcoin is much more than just a fancy currency and there are significant players here in the city, who...
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#NYCTech - Wall Street firms led by Goldman Sachs are close to a deal to create an instant-messaging service to rival that of Bloomberg LP.
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Bitcoin - While the launch of Apple pay has generated much buzz, the Bitcoin community has been thrust into an intense debate. Video not showing up? Click...
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Advice - If you passed the simple test in my last post for determining if you’re ready to start pitching your FinTech product to customers, you now have a new question to answer: what do you want to get from these first users? Few...
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Business - A better credit score may soon be just be a few mouse clicks away. The current system of determining a person's creditworthiness is "inadequate and insufficient" and is costing both consumers and creditors, said Zaydoon Munir,...
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Bitcoin - “Before the Bitcoin protocol was invented, most computer scientists thought a system like Bitcoin was impossible because of a famous problem in computer science called the Byzantine Generals' Problem. The problem, in a nutshell,...
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#NYCTech - New York is one of the world’s financial capitals, and for a long time, FinTech has been regarded as that back office stuff - classic enterprise technologies such as processing, data management, record administration, security and...
IEX TRADING
#NYCTech - IEX Trading is an upstart stock trading platform – and the first equity trading venue owned exclusively by a consortium of buy-side investors, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and family offices. The idea: to institutionalize...
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Finance - Boomers say Millennials pay for things the wrong way. Millennials say Boomers need to get with the times. Sally French and Tom Bemis contrast the...
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#NYCTech - Investment bankers come up with code names for pending deals to keep the competition at bay. Now Goldman Sachs is taking the fun out of the name...

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