The intersection

of finance and technology

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

Finterviews

Finterview: Leigh Phillips of EARN

Leigh Phillips, a financial inclusion veteran and currently CEO of EARN, talks us through behavior change, how nonprofits can leverage technology (and vice versa), and micro-savings.

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Bank infrastructure and inclusivity

When financial inclusion necessitates not just new products, but also inclusive infrastructure

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Amazon is eating the world

When winning e-commerce isn’t enough: How Amazon is poised to disrupt financial services

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Banking-as-a-platform 2.0

Banks are becoming platforms organically, driven by consumer preferences. So what does banking-as-a-platform 2.0 look like?

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Payments

The rise of prepaid cards in America

What’s making prepaid cards one of the fastest-growing financial products in the country

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What is direct debit?

Explaining the ACH-based payment option that’s popular in the U.K. and Europe

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How does NFC payment work?

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

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Cryptocurrency

Sticks and stones

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Identity, privacy, and the blockchain

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How can Ethereum be leveraged in fintech?

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Finterviews

Finterview: Poynt's Ray Tanaka

Poynt's CTO Ray Tanaka talks POS, the future of online commerce, and the commoditization of payments processing

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Finterview: Square’s Sam Quigley

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

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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

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Necessity is the mother of invention: Mobile innovation in financial inclusion

Why developing countries are leading the mobile financial inclusion revolution

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