Tagged: financial infrastructure

UK Fintech Modulr Secures Strategic Investment from FIS

Modulr, a Payments as a Service API Platform for digital businesses, has revealed that it received a strategic investment from the venture division of FIS. FIS intends to leverage Modulr‘s API-enabled payments infrastructure to carry out and automate real-time, B2B payments in the UK and… Read More

Balaji S. Srinivasan Predicts Fintech and Crypto will Converge as Robinhood CEO Says we Must Update Financial Infrastructure

Balaji S. Srinivasan, a prominent angel investor and entrepreneur, says that Fintech is “the frontend,” while crypto is like “the backend.” Balaji, the former CTO at leading digital asset exchange Coinbase, points out that Fintech and blockchain/crypto technologies have been “built mostly in parallel over… Read More

Garrick Hileman from Blockchain.com Explains how Robinhood Failure was Near “Perfect Advertisement” for DeFi

  Garrick Hileman, Head of Research at Blockchain.com and visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, says that the future “doesn’t look like Robinhood.” Hileman writes in a blog post that “disgust over GameStop’s trading shutdown” will most likely accelerate the adoption of decentralized… Read More

Fintech Firm Plaid Introduces Deposit Switch to Automate and Streamline Account Funding

Ashley Cornall, Product Manager at Fintech firm Plaid, notes that more financial platforms and services now exist than ever before to assist users with taking control of their financial wellbeing. But it might still be quite challenging for consumers to direct where their payroll funds… Read More

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