Birkins and Banksys and bottles, oh my! Alternative investing platforms tap niche markets.
“Finfluencers” use platforms like TikTok and Instagram to make finance topics digestible to younger audiences, and can make $500k+ per year.
There are digital banks that serve the LGBTQ+ community (Daylight), Latinos (Greenwood), Black Americans (First Boulevard) and the underbanked (CapWay).
Stripe -- the $95B fintech startup -- is edging into another high-value business: identity management.
Klarna -- a leader in “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) -- has become Europe’s biggest startup, valued at $45B+. But its business model raises questions.
ConsenSys works on 2 Ethereum-based blockchains you may have heard of: NFTs and DeFi.
TurboTax and H&R Block have spent decades cementing their position as America’s tax tools. Are fintech apps an alternative?
Square’s acquisition of Tidal would supercharge its Cash App, among other benefits.
By acquiring Paystack -- one of Africa’s top fintech firms -- Stripe is getting a toehold on the continent, which will have half the world’s population by 2050.
Financial world domination may no longer be in Libra’s horoscope.
They’re rolling out the red carpet for people who want their money faster, but some people have questions.
Apple will start testing its first credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs, linked directly to the Apple Wallet.
Billd, a startup that offers short-term construction loans, raised $60m as it aims to expand its reach of streamlining the financial relationship between building suppliers and contractors.
Fiserv and First Data merged in a $22B deal, and now they’re poised to compete with payment companies like Square, Paypal, and Ant Financial.
Flutterwave extends its latest Series A, bringing the payment solutions startup to $20m in funds raised, but it comes with the news of its famous CEO’s departure.