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Digital Bank Varo Money Receives FDIC Approval Nears Final Stage of Bank Charter Journey

The Federal Deposit and Insurance Commission (FDIC), the US regulatory agency that provides vital deposit insurance for millions of account holders in the US, has given the green light to Varo Money – a digital-only bank. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC),… Read More

Banking as a Service: Goldman Sachs Sizes Up Cloud based Financial Services for Fintechs & Other Banks

Marcus by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), a digital bank serving customers in the US and UK, is expected to play a significant role in the future of the world’s most successful investment bank. During the recent Investor Day, Goldman outlined its vision for both corporate and… Read More

Goldman Sachs Investor Day Sheds Light on Company Strategy, Retail Ambitions

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) presented the firm’s vision for the future today in an Investor Meeting that charted the roadmap for the bank over the next few years. Goldman said the investor day reflects their ongoing commitment to providing the market with a “clear… Read More

Goldman Sachs Promotes Marcus App, Explains Delay as Utility Not that High at First

Digital-only bank Marcus, part of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) was recently announced after a several year delay. The app is now available on the Apple App store with Google Play availability this spring. Marcus is the first digital-only bank to have a federal charter in the… Read More

Goldman Sachs Disappoints On Q4 Bottom Line, Consumer & Wealth Management Generates “Record Revenues”

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is out with Q4 earnings reporting good topline numbers with a miss on the bottom line. Shares are trading marginally lower in pre-market activity. Goldman’s net revenues for the year ending December 31st came in at $36.55 billion with net earnings of… Read More

Goldman Sachs Launches Mobile App For Digital Bank Marcus

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) has launched a mobile app for its digital banking service, Marcus.  The fact that such a prominent entrant into the digital bank sector has existed minus an App has long been a shortcoming of the Fintech. Goldman Sachs spokeswoman, Kristen Greco,… Read More

Goldman Sachs to Provide More Details on Consumer Segment Including Digital Bank Marcus

Goldman Sachs  (NYSE: GS), the leading global investment bank, will be segmenting out its business operations in the upcoming Q4 earnings report scheduled for January 15, 2020. This will include breaking out its emerging consumer division, a portion of its business that includes its digital… Read More

Goldman Sachs’ Consumer Banking Division Marcus to Offer Stocks and ISA Access, Supported By Nutmeg

New York-based investment bank Goldman Sachs’ consumer banking division, Marcus, is reportedly expanding its operations to include investment-related services in the UK. Marcus is introducing a new stock trading and ISA vehicle, which will be supported by digital wealth manager Nutmeg. The ISA will be… Read More

Ron Suber Shares Perspective on Fintech: “Creating a successful digital bank is like golf and bridge – harder than it looks”

Ron Suber is one of the better-known names in the Fintech sector. Originally, Suber’s role as the President of the marketplace lending platform Prosper Marketplace brought Suber’s name to prominence as the Fintech emerged as an early leader in the US online lending market. Since… Read More

Report: Apple Card Generates $10 Billion in Credit Lines, $736 Million in Loan Balances

A report published by Bloomberg yesterday states that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has extended $10 billion in credit and 736 million in loan balances pertaining to the Apple Card, as of September 30th. The same report also states that following the rollout of the Apple Card,… Read More

Goldman Sachs Reports $55 Billion in Consumer Deposits, No Color on Apple Card Partnership

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) revealed Q3 earnings this morning. The conference call is scheduled for 11AM ET today. Results were good but not great as earnings missed estimates. Shares declined in pre-market trading. Buried within the presentation is the fact that Goldman Sachs now claims $55… Read More

Apple Card to Launch in August

Following a solid top and bottom-line beat for the Q3 earnings report, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple Card, the credit card crafted in partnership with Goldman Sachs, will launch in August. Apple Card is an extension of Apple Pay and the Apple Wallet…. Read More

Fintech & Goldman Sachs: Parsing the Most Recent Earnings Report

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) issued its Q2 earnings report this past Tuesday (July 16). Goldman’s shares moved higher following the release after beating expectations on both the top and bottom lines. Goldman also announced an increase in the capital return program including an increase in the… Read More

Fintech Investment: Goldman Sachs Backs Raisin with €25 million as Company Expands into US Market

Raisin, a Germany-based Fintech that has rapidly grown in popularity across the continent, has received a €25 million from Goldman Sachs. Raisin announced its intent to cross the Atlantic this past May and enter the US market. Raisin is a Fintech that enables savers to… Read More

Goldman Sachs CEO Says They Get No Credit for Digital Bank Marcus

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) CEO David Salomon reportedly told an audience last week that his company is getting zero credit for its digital bank startup Marcus. “If we were out in Silicon Valley and made 20% of the progress that we’ve made, we would get a… Read More

Money Management App Money Dashboard Announces Integration with Revolut, Chip and Marcus by Goldman Sachs

Money Dashboard, a UK-based online personal financial management service, announced on Tuesday it has released integrations with three new account providers – Revolut, Chip, and Marcus by Goldman Sachs. According to Money Dashboard, the integrations help consumers track spending and progress towards their savings goals in real time…. Read More

Digital Bank Marcus UK Tops 250,000 Customers, £8 Billion in Deposits

A report in Yahoo Finance indicates that Marcus, Goldman Sachs’ digital only challenger bank, is doing quite well in the United Kingdom. Des McDaid, the Managing Director for Marcus in the UK, stated: “We’ve passed a quarter of a million customers and just over £8bn… Read More

Goldman Sachs is Betting Big on Fintech

While most of the headlines covering Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) Q1 earnings report targeted the decline in earnings and profit, for investors that tuned in to the earnings call they were able to learn more about Goldman’s transformation into a financial services firm of the future…. Read More

Apple and Goldman Sachs to Partner on Credit Card Linked to iPhone Wallet

Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) are hooking up with a new credit card scheduled to launch this spring, according to a report in WSJ.com. Rumblings of a Goldman – Apple partnership first emerged in May of 2018, again reported by WSJ. At… Read More

Digital Bank Marcus Now Has $35 Billion in Deposits. “Our Plan Has Always Been to Build a Platform”

Digital only bank Marcus continues to gain traction in both the US and the UK. During the Q4 earnings call by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) yesterday, the management team shared some additional insight into the Fintech’s growth. Goldman, by the way, reported blowout numbers which… Read More

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