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Monday, August 10, 2020

Companies

Canada’s Mogo Helps Consumers Practice Eco-Friendly Spending

Canadian FinTech Mogo is bringing eco-friendly spending to a whole new level, as it helps consumers achieve zero debt and a zero-carbon footprint. Mogo users can sign up for a free account within three minutes, then access the company’s advice on financial health as well as products that can help them reach their financial goals while also having a positive impact on the planet...

Capital

Moneybox Simplifies Investing For Millennials

Investing can be a confusing and daunting process for many—especially if you’re just starting out and don’t have a ton of extra funds at your disposal. U.K.-based Moneybox was founded in 2015 to make it easier for millennials to save and invest their hard-earned money...

Leaders

CEO Moynihan Leads BofA To Its “Former Glory”

Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan knows a thing or two about leading under pressure. A graduate of Brown University and the University of Notre Dame Law School, Moynihan joined FleetBoston in April 1993 as Deputy General Counsel, and came to Bank of America following its acquisition of FleetBoston...

Features

FinTechs Could Save SMEs In Southeast Asia

As many micro, small, and medium enterprises in Southeast Asia find it increasingly difficult to secure financing from traditional banks, FinTech companies are expanding to fill the void. According to the SME Finance Forum, 41 percent of SMEs in emerging markets have difficulty meeting their financial needs—and in Southeast Asia, this gap amounts to almost $300 billion...

Popular Articles

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...

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...

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 Financial Technology CTOs Of 2020

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce its second annual awards for The Top 25 Financial Technology CTOs.  These accomplished individuals have developed...

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,...