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Report: Insurtech Lemonade Queues Up Initial Public Offering at $2 Billion Valuation

Insurtech Lemonade is going public. This is according to multiple reports indicating the early stage insurance company is going public at an approximate $2 billion valuation. Lemonade last raised capital in April with a $300 million round led by Softbank. Lemonade may seek up to… Read More

Finn No More. JPM’s Bank App Finn Shuts Down, Migrates Users to Chase Mobile

Last year, in the month of June, with great fanfare JP Morgan Chase announced the launch of a “fully digital banking experience Finn by Chase.” Today, Finn is dead. At the time of the launch, JPM Chase said the new-shiny iOS App would provide a… Read More

U.S. Fintech Kyriba Announces Real-Time Payments Integration Through J.P. Morgan API

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U.S. fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced earlier this week the launch of the integration of its real-time payment through J.P. Morgan’s API. The integration reportedly allows Kyriba clients that are also J.P. Morgan clients to send real-time payments in the U.S. through The Clearing House’s RTP… Read More

J.P. Morgan Launches SEPA Instant Payments in Europe

J.P. Morgan announced earlier this week it is advancing its real-time payments offering by launching SEPA Instant in Europe. The banking group reported that with this latest offering it is continuing on its mission to drive efficiency and add critical value to our clients’ business…. Read More

Chainweb: Kadena’s Blockchain Testnet is Now Live

Kadena has announced that its proof-of-work blockchain Testnet, Chainweb, is now live. Beginning with v1 and v2, the testnet will become open to the public to participate in the network and provide feedback. The next test version expects to have a mining client. Kadena started… Read More

JP Morgan Head of eCommerce Sees Little Threat from “Payments Disruptors”

JP Morgan’s Global Head of eCommerce Solutions, Ron Karpovich, has told CNBC that there is, “more partnership instead of competition,” in payments and that, “Ultimately behind the scenes, (payments disruptors) are going to have to use a bank to move funds.” He also seemed to dismiss… Read More

Jamie Dimon Says JPM Coin Could be Used by Consumers in the Future

JP Morgan Chase held their annual investor day today. The full stack, day-long event, covers all aspect of the money center bank’s operations. In a report by CNBC, it was mentioned that Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPM, commented on the previously announced JPM Coin, a… Read More

Is JPM Coin a Fake Crypto? Critics Question Blockchain Cred

Last week, one of the big Fintech news stories was that JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) was issuing its own stablecoin anointed JPM Coin. The fact that an old school bank was embracing blockchain tech and going crypto caught the attention of traditional finance and disruptive… Read More

JP Morgan Chase Announces Own Stablecoin: JPM Coin

JP Morgan Chase, a traditional bank whose CEO Jamie Dimon famously called Bitcoin a fraud, is issuing its own stablecoin: JPM Coin. According to CNBC, Umar Farooq, Head of JP Morgan’s blockchain projects predicted the JPM Coin may be huge for corporations. “Money sloshes back and… Read More

JP Morgan: Cryptocurrencies a Dystopian Hedge at Best

JP Morgan analysts have written that the main value of cryptocurrencies would be in situations of “dystopia” where investors have, “lost faith in all major reserve assets (dollar, euro, yen, gold) and in the payments system,” Business Insider reports. According to “a note dated January 24th,”… Read More

Kadena Now Offers Free Blockchain as a Service on AWS Marketplace: “We See No Competitor that Can Match Our Systems’ Performance”

Kadena is now offering blockchain as a service, free of charge, on the AWS marketplace. The new offering should make the tech far more accessible to a diverse group of potential users. AWS has more than a million enterprise users and is one of the… Read More

Former JP Morgan Executive Launches Fintech Startup Zoe Financial to Help Millennials & Gen Xers Find Financial Advisors

Zoe Financial, New York-based financial tech startup that was founded by Andres Garcia-Amaya, former JP Morgan Global Market Strategist, has launched its services that are aiming to transform how high-earners approach their personal finances, starting with their relationship with a financial advisor. The company, which describes itself as a digital… Read More

Indian AltFin Startup OpenTap Aims to Create Greater Access to Short-Term Loans

Alternative finance startup OpenTap is aiming to disrupt an environment where many creditworthy borrowers do not have access to short-term personal loans from the traditional financial services sector.  Founded in 2015, OpenTap is based in Chennai, India and seeks to grant access to short-term credit for… Read More

Moody’s: Marketplace Lending is Good for Small Business Even as Pitfalls Remain

Moody’s has published a report on the marketplace lending industry stating that platforms are “steadily expanding credit to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) – but challenges remain. The authors are of the opinion that partnerships with traditional banks may ease the path forward for… Read More

Hey Silicon Valley, JPMorgan is Coming

Last year JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon rattled Wall Street by stating the obvious. FinTech firms popping up across Silicon Valley and around the world were looking to challenge traditional banks and siphon their business away. This year the message from the fabled CEO has changed…. Read More

Report: Zopa Raising £70 Million at £500 Million Valuation

Zopa, the largest peer to peer lending platform in the UK, is reportedly working with JP Morgan to raise £70 million giving the company a £500 million valuation. Zopa was the first P2P lender in the UK and pioneered the concept that has been embraced… Read More

Brief: KeyBank Grows Fintech Partnerships, Links with Aptexx

KeyBank announced a non-equity partnership with Aptexx, a California-based provider of payment and property management software, reported Crain‘s Jeremy Noble. The collaboration continues the Cleveland-based bank’s foray into fintech, initiated by September’s strategic partnership and minority investment in AvidXchange and another partnership with InstaMed.  With much debate in the fintech industry… Read More

JP Morgan Chase to Partner with OnDeck

Yesterday JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon spoke about partnering with a peer to peer lending platform without mentioning the company by name.  Later in the day, it was shared that OnDeck Capital has announced a strategic partnership with JPM where the largest bank in… Read More

JP Morgan Chase to Partner with P2P Lender on SME Loans

The king of banks, JP Morgan Chase, has decided to partner with a so-far unnamed peer to peer / marketplace lending platform as it seeks to adapt to the fast changing sector of online finance.  CEO Jamie Dimon, speaking on a panel at a US… Read More

Former JP Morgan Chief Credit Officer Megan Goodfellow Joins RealtyMogul As Head of Credit, Commercial Real Estate

RealtyMogul, a peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, has hired Megan Goodfellow as its Head of Credit, Commercial Real Estate. This executive hire is part of the company’s recent launch of a commercial lending division. Goodfellow will be responsible for the credit risk management of… Read More

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