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Why fintech startups are flocking to a 124 yr old bank in Kansas

August 28 · Issue #47 · View online
Tearsheet Weekly Newsletter
The Incumbents
Why banks refuse to upgrade core banking systems
Technology’s rising role under DoL fiduciary
Online lending’s ugly quarter stretched far beyond LendingClub
U.S. banks want to cut branches, but customers keep coming
Australian banks resist fintech push for open data regime
Big banks plan to coin new digital currency
Why fintech startups are flocking to a 124-year-old bank in Kansas
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The Startups: Who's shaking things up
SWIFT wants fintech groups to unite into hubs across the world
Startups raising/Investors investing
Goldman backs alt-lender Fundation with $100m fund
LendUp closes $47m for compassionate credit cards
A practitioner's guide to the world of impact investing
Tools of the trade
The future of money, banking, and payments as seen through Mr. Robot
Mr. Robot, a dystopian view of payments
The race for a universal mobile wallet to compete in-store
Marketing, data, and user behavior
Visa goes all in at the Olympics
If compliance kills, will AI come to the rescue?
New financial products
South African bank FNB launches own-branded mobile phones
What we're reading
How to shut down email scammers? Ask for your lottery payment in bitcoins
An introductory, non-technical overview of R3's underlying distributed ledger software
How this hedge fund robot outsmarted its human master
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