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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Companies

OpenSea Doubles Down on Royalty System for NFTs

In early November, NFT marketplace OpenSea sparked heated debate across the digital assets community with a public rededication to its policy of paying royalties to NFT creators. High-profile creators, including the individuals behind Deadfellaz and Bored Ape Yacht Club, spoke out against the policy...

Leaders

Revolut CEO Aims to Streamline Mortgage Process with New “Super-App”

U.K.-based fintech Revolut has grown into one of the most trusted names in digital finance. With its popular online payment services expanding to include insurance, loan issuance, cryptocurrency, and credit cards, the company’s two million-strong user base has seen its products reach into almost every area of modern life...

Features

Survey Indicates Major Shift in Threats to Fintechs

Over a decade of experience in the marketplace has contributed to a core of hard-earned wisdom among fintech leaders: if a company is to survive past the idea phase, it needs to emphasize fundraising above all else. However, according to a new study led by Alloy and Gartner Peer Insights, the old rulebook may not be applicable to the new market landscape...

Popular Articles

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2022. Perhaps no industry today is as dynamic as financial technology. Thousands of new fintechs are launched each year, but only a small percentage demonstrate the staying power to last in such a competitive market...

The Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2022. This year’s awardees represent some of the most accomplished and innovative leaders across the sector...

The Top 100 Financial Technology Companies of 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 Financial Technology Companies of 2022. The fintech industry has been scorching hot in recent years—spurred on in part by the pandemic—but lately, world events seem to have doused that fire with a little cold water...

The Top 25 Financial Technology CTOs of 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Financial Technology CTOs of 2022. The areas of expertise of this year’s awardees run the gamut from B2B payments to currency exchange, data security, and financial infrastructure, among many others...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of Europe for 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of Europe for 2022. This year’s awardees represent some of the most accomplished women leading organizations and teams across various segments of the financial technology sector...

The Top 25 Financial Technology Leaders of New York for 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Financial Technology Leaders of New York for 2022. From founders to CEOs and COOs, this year’s awardees represent some of the most innovative technologists and bold operators ushering in the next generation of financial services...

Fintechs Are Having a Harder Time Recruiting Top Talent Than Ever Before

The rise of fintechs over the last decade has brought with it considerable changes to how and where we work. Seeing the fortunes made virtually overnight by successful fintech startups, top-level executives from a wide variety of industries have been drawn to high-paying jobs in the industry...

The Top 25 Financial Technology COOs of 2022

The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Financial Technology COOs of 2022. The job of Chief Operating Officer is increasingly in demand as new FinTechs continue to be created and already established FinTechs face the turbulent global economy that has been beset by pandemic, war, and inflation, among other things...

Stripe CEO Urges Better U.S. Fintech Regulation

There is a prevailing attitude among many in the fintech industry that heightened regulation will be the death of innovation. U.S.-based companies have rankled at the prospect of increased oversight from government bodies such as the House Financial Services Committee, which even now is working on legislation for expanded supervision of fintech products such as cryptocurrency and other digital assets...

Can Banking-as-a-Service Save Marqeta?

Oakland, California-based fintech Marqeta has had a difficult year. With a 50% downturn in its stock price since the first quarter of 2022 and an ongoing search for a new chief executive, some in the industry have questioned how much longer the payment services company can hang on...