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Fintech Reinvents Startup Funding

In this interview, Craig J. Lewis of Gig Wage and Blair Silverberg of Hum Capital discuss how fintech is changing the way that startups are funded.

Join our Techonomy Roundtable on The Death (and Future) of Venture Capital

On November 18, join Techonomy and the Observer in an enlightening, video roundtable discussion with VC industry experts.

Exclusive FIN Interview With Square Cofounder Jim McKelvey

FIN editor James Ledbetter sat down with Square cofounder Jim McKelvey (in-person!) at our recent Accelerate Finance event. Here's what he had to say.

Does the SEC Have a “Crypto Mom” Problem?

Commissioner Hester Peirce has been unusually vocal in expressing her opinion that the SEC has failed to articulate clear and consistent rules. But simply saying “there ought to be rules” isn’t adequate in the long...

Will Circle Become a Full-Fledged Bank?

Circle's USDC is a huge "stablecoin." It hopes to make USDC essentially a regulated central bank digital currency. But questions are many, including on Circle's bungled Poloniex deal.

The US Senate’s Sneaky Crypto Move

If you find it strange that the infrastructure bill snaking its way through Capitol Hill might fundamentally change how cryptocurrency transactions take place in the United States, you’re not alone.

Will Fintech End Racist Lending?

Fintech should be able to replace racially-tainted methods of measuring risk with shiny, new algorithms that don’t discriminate.

Buy Now, Pay…Never?

The BNPL revolution kind of depends on the PL part.

How COVID Did, and Didn’t, Change Fintech

The pandemic forced finance to pivot to contact-free customer acquisition and transactions. Breakneck growth followed for standalones like PayPal and many startups. COVID accelerated the entire sector.

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