The intersection

of finance and technology

Fin focuses on illuminating the complexities of finance, the technology that powers it, and what the future holds


Finterview: Square's Sam Quigley

Plaid’s CTO, William Hockey, chats about financial services security with Square’s Risk and Security Lead

7 article cover image


Granting bank charters to fintech companies

A new OCC policy intended to support responsible innovation

2 Min Read

What does the SEC do?

An explainer on the role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in fintech

4 Min Read

How the OCC is focusing on fintech

A whitepaper from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency hints that the agency plans to position itself to make fintech a core part of its regulatory focus

4 Min Read
More Regulatory


How does NFC payment work?

The burgeoning technology used for tap-and-go payment relies on radio waves and electromagnetic fields

5 Min Read

What might in-store payments of the future look like?

Technologies of the future exist today—but consumer adoption will slow things down

5 Min Read

Inside ACH payments with Stripe and Plaid

Accepting ACH payments was once a daunting process to get started, but these days it’s much simpler

5 Min Read
More Payments


Sticks and stones

7 Min Read

Identity, privacy, and the blockchain

5 Min Read

How can Ethereum be leveraged in fintech?

4 Min Read
More Crytocurrency


Finterview: Meg Nakamura of Shift Payments

Shift Payments co-founder Meg Nakamura talks API platforms, unexpected challenges of starting out with cryptocurrency, and what the future looks like for Shift

4 Min Read

Finterview: Thomas Smyth of Trim

Trim co-founder Thomas Smyth talks inertia in personal finance management, the power of starting small, the role of chatbots in fintech, and more

5 Min Read

Finterview: David Haber of Bond Street

Plaid CEO Zach Perret talks with Bond Street’s David Haber about today’s lending ecosystem, the evolution of Bond Street, and what businesses can look forward to as fintech changes

8 Min Read
More Finterviews


Open banking movement gains momentum internationally

Overseas regulators find that implementing new data sharing regime comes with challenges—offering key learnings for the United States

6 article cover image