Financial Services

Green Dot’s Temenos cloud deal could enhance consumer ties: Features the partnership enables in Green Dot’s direct bank and its banking as a service (BaaS) business could strengthen its bonds with low- to-moderate-income consumers.

The credit score startup is in talks to raise funds at a $5.5B valuation. Expanding its platform will enable it to exploit surging credit card adoption in the country.

Oportun's bank charter withdrawal is indicative of the increased regulatory scrutiny surrounding fintechs’ broader banking ambitions—and may also make other neobanks stop and think.

Last week’s global outage will further tarnish its reputation and ramp up regulatory pressures, hindering its fintech plans.

Tech costs in this week’s reports will receive close scrutiny for potential earnings drag. Even if they do, the spending is necessary to fend off digital-only competitors.

The US digital broker added access to 10 cryptos as, like all its peers, it could not ignore the growth opportunity.

On today's episode, we discuss who is using "buy now, pay later" (BNPL) services, why they're choosing them, whether banks can compete, and the dark side of these payment options. We then talk about whether Amazon's tech-fueled fitting rooms can move the needle, what early Black Friday deals from Amazon really mean, and some advertising secrets from the online shopping giant. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts at Insider Intelligence David Morris and Andrew Lipsman.

With a fresh approach to insurance sales and a modern tech stack, Toggle, a Farmers’ Insurance Company, is focused on simplifying the purchase journey. Watch Industry Voices: Spotlight on Financial Services with Toggle’s Josh LaRoche, research and marketing director, to hear how empowering policyholders has helped its parent company innovate.

The bank’s grace period feature helps customers avoid the charges and an upcoming checking account excludes them. But the bank must make up for the lost revenue.

Getsafe will use the fresh capital to expand across Europe but faces competition from fellow insurtechs also plotting expansion.

A child-centric PFM app could help NatWest influence a younger generation’s financial lives—and its unique value-add could reduce defection to proliferating switching incentives.

Sure raised $100M to help financial institutions and fintechs bolster their offerings with insurance products, and there are two reasons we think it will pick up steam.

In an exclusive Q&A with Insider Intelligence, Sathish Muthukrishnan talks about the human factor intertwined with the technology play of a digital-only bank.

After a year of strong premium growth, Ladder will seek licensing in more US states to underwrite policies without carrier partners.

Among executives at US banks, less than half believe their institution has tools in place to effectively serve millennials.

Curve follows most UK fintechs in focusing on broadening its product suite rather than making a profit, which has done little to deter backers.