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On May 1, 2020
@Finnovista shared
Smaller banks are under pressure to digitize, given the current widespread isolation measures. Many of them are turning to #Fintechs for help and may come out of this crisis with better digital offerings than they had prior. https://t.co/OlraLkE29t vía @BrinkNews https://t.co/UFeTLxBSk4
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Coronavirus Accelerates Change in Latin America’s Fintech Sector

Coronavirus Accelerates Change in Latin America’s Fintech Sector

The fast-growing fintech sector in Latin America is feeling confident amid the coronavirus crisis, but changes are needed.

On May 4, 2020
@WIRED shared
When Mark Zuckerberg first started Facebook, his business card read “I’m CEO … bitch.” Read the wild story of Facebook's early days that included x-rated office murals, little sleep, and a whole lotta beer: https://t.co/yY7jR52WfR
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Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days

Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days

When the young Mark Zuckerberg moved to Palo Alto in 2004, he and his buddies built a corporate proto-culture that continues to influence the company today.

On May 3, 2020
@AlleyWatch shared
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 5/4/20 https://t.co/LML9Jx9VzD via @AlleyWatch https://t.co/aaUNeots3r
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The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 5/4/20

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 5/4/20

The notable startup fundings for the week ending 5/2/20 featuring funding details for Cheetah, Medici, Figma, and much much more.

On May 3, 2020
@FintechBot shared
The Inclusion Foundation Launches to Tackle Financial Exclusion https://t.co/xUB0y4WELC by @thefintechtimes
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The Inclusion Foundation Launches to Tackle Financial Exclusion

The Inclusion Foundation Launches to Tackle Financial Exclusion

  The Inclusion FoundationTM(TIF), the Community Interest Company (CIC) uniting the fintech industry to give the UK’s 13m under-served adults better

On May 1, 2020
@FintechBot shared
BMO Harris spotlights women in fintech mentoring program https://t.co/6XzKqiyipo by @BankInnovation
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BMO Harris spotlights women in fintech mentoring program

BMO Harris spotlights women in fintech mentoring program

BMO Harris Bank and Chicago-based incubator 1871 have unveiled plans for their annual fintech mentorship program, and this year they are shining a light on

On May 1, 2020
@InnFin shared
We recently spoke to key investors and some of the #FinTechs that completed a raise in Q1 for their take on investment trends in the sector. Read what @creditkudos @AugmentumF @Trussle @YapilyLtd @northzoneVC and many more have to say about it.. https://t.co/9AjAXC8HWX
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Coronavirus and capital: UK FinTech Investment in Q1 2020

Coronavirus and capital: UK FinTech Investment in Q1 2020

By Innovate Finance Written by Rolf Merchant, Senior Manager, Business Development — In the last few weeks, the global economy has slowed to a halt in the face of COVID-19. Just about every ...

On May 3, 2020
@leimer shared
RT @ghanem_elias: #Banks and #fintech are still struggling to find the middle ground for #EffectiveCollaboration. At the moment, few banks and fintech companies seem to be satisfied with their collaboration. COVID-19 will probably speed up #collaboration. .https://t.co/fJ1R4J705L
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Banks and fintech companies are still struggling to find the middle ground

Banks and fintech companies are still struggling to find the middle ground

At the moment, few banks and fintech companies seem to be satisfied with their collaboration. The COVID-19 crisis will probably speed up collaboration between the two parts. Only 6% of ...

On May 3, 2020
@FGraillot shared
Must read for #startup: here are tips and best practices to better navigate the growth vs. profitability new balance. #VC #InsurTech https://t.co/zZBcDoxYmB
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The New Rules of Growth vs. Profitability

The New Rules of Growth vs. Profitability

This essay is a guide to help Founders build iconic businesses during downturns and navigate the new rules of growth vs. profitability.