The Role of Social Media in Extending Financial Opportunities – FinTech Examples

June 19, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Facebook alone gathers 98 personal data points for targeted ads The number of social media users worldwide has reached 2.34 billion and is expected to grow to ~2.95 billion by 2020. Social media users generate 500 million tweets every day,

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A Look at the US’ Financially Underserved Market and Opportunities

December 27, 2016    By : LTP Team

Low-income consumers in the US face personal, institutional and policy-related barriers to access the financial system. These underbanked consumers rely heavily on fringe financial service providers to conduct routine financial transactions and pay high fees in the process. The Center for

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What’s the Endgame for FinTech?

October 27, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Amidst all the excitement and sometimes overinflation of financial technology startups’ disruptive potential, entrepreneurs often can’t zoom out a bit out and see a bigger picture. While it is understandable when your startup rapidly gains traction and there are no

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How FinTech Forever Changed the Way Financial Institutions Look at Customers

October 24, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

FinTech is responsible for a multitude of significant achievements in the financial services industry including the transition from a closed-loop ecosystem to an environment that encourages open innovation, collaborative efforts and partnerships between institutional players and startups. Aside from opening

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The Hottest FinTech Investors in Europe to Back the Next Big Breakthrough in FinTech

April 27, 2016    By : Kate

Big breaks across industries don’t usually happen without VCs backing them. Success stories in most cases have co-authors and in 2016, VCs are the ones to provide a financial fuel to bright entrepreneurs and ideas with a high disruptive potential.

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13 Direct Lending Companies Empowering the Customer

March 5, 2016    By : Kate

For the past two to three years, the technology-based personal lending industry has been experiencing the launch of a wide range of promising ventures. With the high interest rates charged by the conventional financial institutions, the newly devised models launched

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What Is Google Doing in FinTech?

February 10, 2016    By : Sofia

As FinTech is firing up operations across industries, tech companies have started feeling the urge to get involved in order to take advantage of the innovation wave and maintain relevance. There’s no need to even mention that tech companies have

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Secret of Building a Successful FinTech Startup in 2016 [Part 2]

December 26, 2015    By : Sofia

As a continuation of our quest to build a successful FinTech startup in 2016, part two will cover the following topics: How to get funded How to comply with regulations without a lawyer Insurance Operational efficiency with the right APIs

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21 Ways to Get a Personal Loan

December 2, 2015    By : Sofia

With powerful tools built to support personal expenses of any kind, lending is no more an issue. There is a great variety of ways one can get a personal loan at any condition, with almost any credit score and for

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22 Hottest FinTech Startups From Silicon Valley

November 19, 2015    By : Sofia

21 Inc.: Founded in May 2013, 21 Inc. is the first computer with native hardware and software support for the bitcoin protocol. Developers can use it to build bitcoin-payable apps and services. The embedded mining chip launched by 21 Inc.

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