Leader Highlight: Yuda Saydun – Serial Business Builder

What are some of the traits you look for in FinTech startups applying to Venture Hive? Venture Hive is an entrepreneur education company. In our accelerators, incubators and other programs, our focus is on developing individuals and enabling founders to build enduring, sustainable businesses that will scale successfully. We look for teams that are smart, [&hellip + More

Easy Solutions ranked number five by Cybersecurity Ventures on 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015

Easy Solutions Ranked #5 on Cybersecurity 500, Named Top Electronic Fraud Protection Company View original article here MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Easy Solutions®, the Total Fraud Protection® company, today announced that Cybersecurity Ventures has ranked Easy Solutions number five on its the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015. The [&hellip + More

How banks can close a “Value Gap between what customers expect and what banks are delivering”

Cisco Study: In Brazil and Mexico, Banks Can Close a ‘Value Gap’ Between What Customers Expect and What Banks Are Delivering View original article here Banks Risk Losing Business to Customer Disconnect: 84 percent of Brazilian bank customers and 93 percent of Mexican bank customers would trust a non-traditional banking institution for banking products Customers [&hellip + More

LoopPay, a presenter at the 2014 Fintech Latam acquired by Samsung. Next major announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona!

Samsung has made its move to counter Apple Pay by acquiring Boston-based mobile payment tech firm LoopPay. View the original article here The electronics giant acquired the mobile start-up for an undisclosed sum. LoopPay launched a fob-based payments solution that works with the existing magnetic stripe readers last year. However, LoopPay had been expected to [&hellip + More

Companies with turn-key solutions for Financial Services will have advantage in the market

Alberto España, CEO and Founder of Bid2Pay and Payment Power, discusses financial services and innovation with us. What are some of the fintech trends driving your innovation?  I think there are three major trends affecting the industry: Relevance at the Point of Sale. Banks and other want to be present when a customer makes a [&hellip + More

New Study: Latino Millennials Prove They’re Adventurous Bankers, and Seek Out Non-Traditional Banking Institutions

With more than 20 percent of the highly sought-after U.S. millennial segment identifying as Hispanic, there’s no doubt that Latino millennials have been marked as the trendsetters and spearheaders. Not only that, but as many Hispanic millennials move into peak earning years, their purchasing power will continuously increase, challenging the might of the Boomer dollar. [&hellip + More

Banking innovation: a marathon, not a sprint

Britain’s banks have reliably serviced the banking needs of millions of customers for more than a hundred years; providing a safe place to store hard-earned cash, mortgages to buy dream homes, and great interest rates to accumulate savings, writes Derek Britton In order to keep up with a new wave of customer demand, banks are moving [&hellip + More

Panagides: What 2015 has in store for email in the FinTech industry

1. How the e-mail plays a role in the financial technology environment? Email is a fundamental means of communication and business process for businesses across the globe. Estimates put the number of corporate email accounts in 2015 at over 1 billion. The financial sector is one of the most significant participants given the “knowledge” nature [&hellip + More

Business Innovation: How to Succeed and Stay Ahead of the Curve

By Scott Steinberg Of all the buzzwords utilized in business today, innovation and disruption rank among the most popular. What you may be surprised to learn is that they also rank among the most widely misunderstood. Were you to look up either term’s definition, you may be surprised what you’d find — and the resulting [&hellip + More