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: Blast's Walter Cruttenden

Serial entrepreneur Walter Cruttenden talks with Plaid’s Brandon Huang about growing and scaling fintech companies, making savings both fun and rewarding, and building on the cutting edge of innovation

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Columns

In China, a “techfin” approach wins out over “fintech”

Technology first, finances second makes Chinese ecommerce an interesting case study

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Lessons learned from data access challenges in healthcare and telecomms

Are there useful parallels to what’s happening in fintech?

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Bank infrastructure and inclusivity

When financial inclusion necessitates more than just new products

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Payments

Cashlessness in the UK

The UK is far from cashless, but it’s not hard to imagine a world without coins or notes

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How Starbucks won mobile payments

Relying on loyalty and simplicity helped the coffee giant crack the mobile payments code

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A global look at the rise of mobile banking

Spurred by changing expectations around payments, mobile-first apps are here to stay

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Cryptocurrency

Crypto as social phenomenon

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Sticks and stones

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Identity, privacy, and the blockchain

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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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Columns

The bank account's the thing

Consumer behavior is slow to change—especially when it comes to ingrained habits like banking. So how can fintechs use that to their advantage?

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