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February 4 · Issue #120 · View online
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‘Contrary to popular belief, consumer-facing fintech is not dead’: A conversation with Bradley Leimer, managing director and head of fintech strategy at Explorer Advisor & Capital.
Some of the biggest financial firms are looking to claw back some control over their clients by building their own robos. Why Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase have launched their own digital investment products.
To coincide with the Super Bowl, Ally Bank is launching an augmented reality game to help customers visualize savings goals in a tangible way. The goal is nudge customers to grow their savings.
On Tuesday, Facebook announced it was going to ban ads for ICOs and crypto, couching it as a move to cut down on scams. The ban won’t have a big impact.
Chase is rolling out a GIF campaign across its social media channels to build customer relationships and promote its peer-to-peer payments feature, which is powered by Zelle,
Student loan repayment is becoming a workplace benefit from employers. SoFi has struck an agreement with WeWork to offer discounted student loan refinancing rates for WeWork employees and members.
Wealthfront, which raised $75 million earlier this month, expanded its offerings Monday to include a home purchase planning service. The race to build the fullest suite of financial services just got a little more interesting.
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Alibaba is picking up 33% of Ant Financial, its fintech affiliate that’s valued at over $60
Softbank plots digital payments raid with plans for Paypal rival
Is America really suffering from a lack of basic financial access?
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Banks pay big bucks for top billing on college campuses
How the finance industry is trying to cash in on #MeToo
Goldman Sachs acquires team behind credit card startup Final
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