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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, JPMorgan Chase Back $600M Oportun Warehouse Credit Facility

Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OPRT), a financial services and technology company that uses artificial intelligence to inform its credit decisions, this week announced the closing of a new warehouse credit facility of $600 million, backed by a portion of Oportun’s unsecured and secured personal loans…. Read More

SEC Hits JPM Subsidiary With $2.75M Fine

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) subsidiary Neovest, Inc. has agreed to pay a $2.75 million fine for failing to register as a broker-dealer in violation of federal securities laws. This is the first time the agency has… Read More

UK-based BaaS Fintech 10x Future Technologies Finalizes Oversubscribed $187M Round led by BlackRock, Others

London-based 10x Future Technologies, a Cloud banking solution provider, has finalized an oversubscribed $187 million Series C round. The company states: “10x Future Technologies is … focused on transforming banking to be 10x better for customers, banks and society. The group has developed its own… Read More

Dramatic Rise in SPACs Is Reflection of Market with Surplus Liquidity and Not Enough Assets to Acquire, JPMorgan Exec Explains

JPMorgan Co-President Daniel Pinto recently noted that he doesn’t see another stock market correction “anytime soon,” unless the current situation “changes dramatically.” Pinto also said during his interview with CNBC that Fintech challengers are really good at providing “great client experience.” He acknowledged that they’ve… Read More

JPMorgan to Acquire Fintech Firm 55ip in order to Help Advisors with Setting Up Tax-Efficient Portfolios

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), the largest US bank, is reportedly planning to acquire Fintech firm 55ip in order to assist financial advisors with setting up tax-efficient investment portfolios. JPMorgan Chase’s management noted that the bank’s asset management unit has decided to buy Fintech company 55ip so that… Read More

Chase Bank Enters Buy Now, Pay Later Market with Flexible Payment Plan Options for Purchases Over $100

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), the largest bank in the US and sixth-largest in the world in terms of assets, is reportedly planning to enter the rapidly evolving Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) market. Chase revealed that it will be offering its credit card customers the option… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Acquires Minority Stake in FitBank, a Brazilian Fintech Firm that Offers Open Banking Solutions

JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the US and sixth-largest in the world in terms of assets, has reportedly acquired a minority stake in FitBank, a Brazilian Fintech firm. The amount paid by the bank for the part acquisition hasn’t been shared publicly. Established in… Read More

Digitally Engaged Banking Customers Reported Greater Satisfaction than Users Still Visiting Physical Locations for Financial Services: Survey

Mobile and online banking users have increased significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This, as banks across the globe have taken measures to limit or restrict in-person visits to physical branches, in order to prevent the further spread of the Coronavirus. A recent J.D. Power… Read More

Jamie Dimon: We have the resources to emerge from this crisis as a stronger country

Legendary banking CEO Jamie Dimon has published his annual letter to investors that typically deals with the performance of JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM). This year’s letter that always garners a broad readershp, has taken a different tone as the bank, as well as the rest… Read More

Chase to Shut Down 1,000 Branch Locations to Prevent Further Spread of Coronavirus: Report

Chase, part of JP Morgan Chase – the largest bank in the US with over $2.6 trillion in total assets, is planning to shut down around 1,000 of its physical branch locations in order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). On March… Read More

Open Banking? JPMorgan to Enforce Stricter Security Measures by Preventing Third-Party Fintech Apps from Accessing Customer Passwords

JPMorgan Chase, the largest US bank and the sixth-largest in the world, will reportedly be enforcing stricter security policies and measures by preventing third-party Fintech applications from gaining access to user passwords. The current method of data sharing offers (with permission) several external Fintech apps… Read More

WePay Announces Same-Day Deposits to Chase Business Bank Accounts

Payment as a service platform and JPMorgan Chase company WePay announced earlier this week same-day deposits to Chase business bank accounts at no additional cost. According to WePay, the new functionality will help tens of thousands of U.S. small businesses that use platforms like BigCommerce… Read More

At IMF Spring Meetings, JP Morgan Rep Says JPM Coin Could Streamline KYC/AML

The IMF’s Christine Lagarde hosted a panel discussion on “Payments in the Digital Age” at the IMF’s Spring Meetings held this week in Washington, DC. A video of the panel is provided by CNBC international TV and can be viewed here. Panelists included the ECB’s… Read More

Goldman Sachs CEO: “Bitcoin Not for Me” but Has a Future

The CEO of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfield, told an audience at the Economic Club of New York recently that he does not side with other powerful bankers who have dismissed Bitcoin; “I’m not in this school of saying… because it’s uncomfortable with me, because it’s… Read More

JPMorgan Chase is Buying Bitcoin, So Why is Jamie Dimon Calling it a Fraud?

Oh the irony. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been widely reported as bashing Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. Speaking at CNBC‘s Delivering Alpha conference, Dimon was asked a direct question as to his belief that Bitcoin was a fraud. Dimon separated Blockchain (Distributed Ledger… Read More

OnDeck Releases Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results & Announces Extension of Existing Relationship With JPMorgan Chase

On Monday, online lender OnDeck released its second quarter 2017 financial results, which revealed a significant narrow quarterly loss along with providing an update regarding the lender’s ongoing $45 million cost rationalization plan, and reaffirmed it is on track to achieve GAAP profitability by the end of 2017…. Read More

Can Zelle Replace Venmo? Banking Giants Fight Back.

Does “Can you Zelle me the payment?” have the same ring to “You can just Venmo me?” A company knows that it has made it when people turn its name into a verb, as Venmo and Uber (despite its bad press these past few weeks)… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Teams Up With CFSI to Launch Virtual Fintech Lab to Help Startups Improve Overlooked Populations’ Financial Health

On Wednesday, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) announced it has partnered with JPMorgan Chase to launch a virtual fintech lab, the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab), as a way to help the financial health of overlooked populations, which includes low-income women, aging and disabled populations. This… Read More

StreetShares Foundation Teams Up With JPMorgan Chase to Present Veteran Small Business Awards

StreetShares, an online lender providing access to capital for SMEs, announced this week its new self-titled foundation announced its Veterans Small Business Awards. The organization teamed up with JP Morgan Chase to provide up to $10,000 each month to vets who own a business. StreetShares revealed… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Invests in InvestCloud: Announces Partnership For Digital Wealth Management

Last week, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced it has made an equity investment in California fintech firm, InvestCloud. The banking giant also confirmed it has formed a strategic partnership with InvestCloud to accelerate its development of brand new digital capabilities for individual investors… Read More

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