of finance and technology
Fin focuses on illuminating the complexities of finance, the technology that powers it, and what the future holds
Finterview: Airbnb’s Jonathan Golden
Plaid co-founder and CTO William Hockey and Airbnb Director of Product Jonathan Golden talk payments infrastructure, international marketplaces, and more8
Granting bank charters to fintech companies
A new OCC policy intended to support responsible innovation2 Min Read
What does the SEC do?
An explainer on the role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in fintech4 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 focus4 Min Read
How does NFC payment work?
The burgeoning technology used for tap-and-go payment relies on radio waves and electromagnetic fields5 Min Read
What might in-store payments of the future look like?
Technologies of the future exist today—but consumer adoption will slow things down5 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 simpler5 Min Read
Algorithmic and rules-based fraud models4 Min Read
The cost of splitting the bill3 Min Read
Adjustments, error types, and aggressiveness in fraud modeling6 Min Read
Finterview: Will Davis of Able Lending
The co-founders of Able and Plaid talk startup learnings, backer-based lending, and how to achieve growth in a competitive market8 Min Read
Finterview: Privacy’s Bo Jiang
Talking privacy in payments and the challenges and opportunities in bringing new financial technologies to market5 Min Read
Finterview: Aaron Harris of Y Combinator
In the first of two interviews, Plaid CEO Zach Perret chats with Y Combinator partner Aaron Harris about the state of the financial technology industry, regulations, and partnerships7 Min Read
How do you solve a problem like marijuana?
How the U.S. dual banking system is stymieing business growth4