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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

Complying with AML Laws: Challenges for the Fintech Industry

  “Silicon Valley is coming.  There are hundreds of startups with a lot of brains and money working on various alternatives to traditional banking.” This warning came not from a pundit or Silicon Valley lobbyist, but from Jamie Dimon, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer… Read More

Wheely Good Idea: $30M NYC Ferris Wheel Crowdfunding Campaign Led by North Capital Private Securities

Wheely cool! Wheely good time! If memory serves correctly, I do not recall a Ferris Wheel in the city excepting during the summer/early fall in Central Park and, naturally, on Coney Island.  This absence will change when the $500M New York Wheel project led by North… Read More

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