Robert Rubin, former US Treasury Secretary, spoke at Future of Fintech about US financial stability, the new administration, and jobs and automation.
The question is how we play our cards,” Robert Rubin, former US Treasury Secretary told the Financial Times’ Robin Wigglesworth at CB Insights’ Future of Fintech conference.administration automation believes financial Future Fintech issue noted policy Rubin trade
The CEOs of Betterment, Acorns, and Addepar spoke about the need to stay laser focused on customers. Betterment and Acorns serve the retail investor whereas Addepar is focused on B2B customers such as wealth management firms and family offices.Acorn Addepar Betterment business current customers focused lines startups wealth management
Jeffrey Bandman, former CFTC commissioner, and Hans Morris, of NYCA, talk about partnering with regulators as the path forward for fintechs.
Despite their role as fintech companies’ watchdog, there is a desire among global regulators to foster innovation and partner with new startups in the fintech space, says Jeffrey Bandman, formerly of the Commodities Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC).Bandman CFTC companies fintech future Jeffrey Morris partnering regulator startups
Responding to user demand and improving the speed of transfers has been just as important to Transferwise's success as lowering fees.
Transferwise, which is based in London, has now expanded their physical presence to Australia, Japan, Singapore, and the US (nearing 800 global employees) in response to user demand.bank demand fee fintech Käärmann money remittance transaction transfer Transferwise
Rebecca Lynn of Canvas Ventures, Rick Yang of New Enterprise Associates, and Satya Patel of Homebrew discuss where the early-stage fintech opportunity is now.
As fraud in particular becomes more intense, these institutions will need to implement systems in order to help reduce risk,” said Rebecca Lynn, co-founder and general partner at Canvas Ventures, speaking at the CB Insights’ Future of Fintech Conference.area early fintech fraud future Lynn Patel Rebecca stage startup
We dug into recent early-stage financings (seed or Series A) to real estate technology companies to see which themes emerged around where the industry is going.
We dug into recent early-stage investments financings (seed or Series A) made to real estate technology companies since 2015 to see where new startups are emerging and mapped them according to the categories in which they operate.category include commercial companies estate Examples companies include property residential services startup
European banks are placing strategic bets in areas ranging from wealth management, lending, payments, regulatory technology, software, and blockchain.
In Q1’17, investments to European VC-backed fintech companies spiked to 73 investments worth $667M.Banco Santander bank blockchain European fintech fintech companies investment services startup Symphony
Since 2012, the top ten US banks by assets under management have participated in 72 rounds totaling $3.6B to 56 fintech companies.
Since 2012, the top ten US banks by assets under management have participated in 72 rounds totaling $3.6B to 56 fintech companies.assets bank capital market companies fintech Goldman Sachs investment participated rounds ten
From the front-office to the back-office, a crop of new capital markets tech companies are looking to digitize traditional financial services operations. We organized the companies into 3 main categories based on the traditional area of the business model they are attacking (front-office, middle-office, or back-office).capital market companies data firms include investment leveraging platform software subcategory
Companies in this category provide tools that range from alternative trading systems to financial modeling and analysis software. In response, fintech companies are attacking all parts of the capital markets value chain hoping to increase efficiency and reduce opacity in financial services.bank capital markets deals financial fintech funding investment Q1 record worth
Top firms are making bets in wealth tech including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Blackrock, and others.
We used CB Insights’ Business Social Graph (BSG) to visualize the incumbent international banking firms that are making investments in wealth tech.advisors co companies fintech firms incumbent investment startups wealth management wealth tech
Token offerings hit their highest funding point last quarter, with 10+ deals totaling about $70M.
Over the past four quarters, 28% of total early-stage blockchain funding dollars came from ICOs, and the figure is growing.blockchain companies cryptocurrency early exchange funding growth ICO Q1 stage
We used CB Insights to identify the most well-funded companies in the sector, after a couple of recent financings boosted the war-chests of some of the largest blockchain companies.
Q1’17 saw blockchain startup investment deals rise for the third consecutive quarter and funding rebound after a three-quarter drop, even as debates around scaling bitcoin, cryptocurrency ETFs, and token sales raged on.blockchain business code companies cryptocurrency Ethereum focused FoFInsights notably ticket
CreditEase is an active investor in fintech companies globally including Upgrade, Trumid, Circle Internet Financial, Nav, and Tradeshift. I think the market has learned from the past several years that big data is not necessarily credit data.china companies consumer credit data fund insurance market products years