Tag: fintech

1 Fintech Company to Put on Your Radar

Financial technology, or fintech, is one of the most exciting growth opportunities over the next several years as the world becomes increasingly cashless and banks rely on technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their business. In this Dec. 14 Fool Live video from our Industry Focus: Financials show, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, and host Jason Moser take a closer look at nCino (NASDAQ:NCNO). Here’s what this banking software company does, how it makes its money, and why it could still have tons of room to grow. 

Jason Moser: This week, Matt, we’re going to jump into

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UM launches fintech course | Miami Herald

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Despite COVID — or in some cases, because of it — financial services and technology firms, like Blackstone, are continuing to plot moves from northeast hubs to South Florida.

Now, the University of Miami is announcing a new financial technology curriculum aimed at prepping local talent to work at them.

The school’s Patti and Allan Herbert Business School is partnering with education technology firm 2U, Inc. to launch an online training program in financial technology. This FinTech Boot Camp, geared toward adult learners and working professionals, spans 24 weeks and kicks off February 2021. Tuition for the course is $12,245,

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The Revolution You’ve Been Awaiting: Fintech + DeFi

Lex Sokolin, a CoinDesk columnist, is Global Fintech co-head at ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based blockchain software company. The following is adapted from his Fintech Blueprint newsletter.

Everything seems to be getting connected: finance, culture, art, technology, media, geopolitics. It is either a fantastic time to be working in our industry or we are slowly going nuts from information overexposure. Let’s tug on a few strings as they relate to my thesis for what is happening next. 

At the core of the answer is the question about the computing paradigm. How does software operate? Where does it operate? Who secures it?

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Vista Partners founder calls for a fintech revolution to help pandemic-hit, minority-owned small businesses – TechCrunch

The head of what is arguably private equity’s most successful technology investment firm — Vista Equity Partners — made a rare appearance on Meet The Press to discuss the steps that the country needs to take to help minority-owned businesses recover from the economic collapse caused by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Robert F. Smith is one of the worlds wealthiest private equity investors, a noted philanthropist, and the richest African American in the U.S.  Days after announcing a $1.5 billion investment into the Indian telecommunications technology developer Jio Platforms, Smith turned his attention to the U.S. and the growing economic crisis

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