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Monday, July 13, 2020

Companies

NCR Takes COVID-19 Lessons To Boost Growth

After a rough start to 2020, NCR hopes to turn some of its recent challenges into learning experiences so it can finish off the year on a positive note. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the company is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail, and hospitality industries...

Capital

Berenberg Reinforces Business Model With Focus On Digital Services

After a successful 2019, Germany’s oldest private bank is looking to expand its client offerings this year. Founded in 1590, Berenberg finished out 2019 with a net profit from operations of €60.5 million—beating the previous year’s earnings by 160 percent. In addition, net commission income increased 28 percent to a historical high of €356 million...

Leaders

Experts Predict How Blockchain, Crypto Will Fare After COVID-19

Before the COVID-19 crisis, thousands of blockchain projects were in development, and a growing number of people were putting their money in digital currencies like bitcoin. So what will the future hold for these two markets after the pandemic?...

Features

Empower Expands Its Digital Tools For Retirement Planning

The nation’s second-largest retirement plan record keeper is working to expand its technology offerings. Founded in 2014, Empower Retirement administers $583 billion in assets for more than 9.6 million retirement plan participants...

Popular Articles

The Top 25 Women Leaders In Financial Technology of 2019

The Financial Technology Report is proud to announce and celebrate the exceptional women who are playing leading roles at the companies shaping the financial...

The Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs Of 2020

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce the Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2020. These exceptional executives lead some of the most...

Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2019

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce this year's awardees for the Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2019.  Awardees were selected based...

The Top 25 Financial Technology CTOs of 2019

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce our inaugural awards for The Top 25 Financial Technology CTOs of 2019.  While CEOs are often...

The Top 25 RegTech Executives of 2020

RegTech has become a primary focal point for those operating within financial services.  Given the number of financial activities under regulatory review, the process...

The Top 25 InsurTech Executives of 2019

InsurTech has long captured the attention of the broader financial technology community as well as insurance industry. In 2019 alone, funding to companies in...

Mobile Fintech Entrepreneur Bassim Haidar Found His Motivation in His Family’s Past

Entrepreneur Bassim Haidar is currently one of Africa's most prominent billionaires--but this hasn't always been the case. Haidar, a Lebanese national, was born in Nigeria and lived there until he was 10. After his family moved to Lebanon, he finished school and attended Beirut University College. What motivated him to start his first business at age 20, however, was quite simple: he was looking to restore his family's lost fortune, a task he has now completed many times over...

Payment Tech Giant Wex Makes Billions, Hires Thousands

Portland-based payment technology firm Wex announced that its revenue increased by 15 percent to $1.72 billion in 2018. The Company also had a strong fourth quarter, with total revenue rising to $440 million from $381.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. "2019 was another record year for WEX, capped off by an impressive fourth quarter driven by double-digit top-line growth and strong operating leverage,” Melissa Smith, WEX’s Chair and Chief Executive Officer, said in a statement...

The CapitalG Advantage, Much More than Deep Pockets

Lyft, Snap, Airbnb, SurveyMonkey, Glassdoor, and Duolingo are a sampling of Capital G’s great picks.  The investment firm began in 2013 in Mountain View,...

Plaid’s CEO Undeterred Even As Co-Founder, CTO Stepped Down

Plaid, the financial technology startup that enables fintech companies to access consumers banking data with their permission, is in a state of flux. Earlier this summer, Plaid, which has a valuation of more than $2.5 billion, announced the departure of William Hockey, co-founder, chief technology officer, and president. Hockey is staying on as a board member and his duties are being handled by the executive team including CEO Zach Perret...