FinTech News: December 18th, 2015

Stay up to date with FinTech news. Here are this week’s highlights:

 

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FinTech Innovators released The FinTech 100 this week. These familiar faces made the cut: Wealthfront, Betterment, Motif, RobinHood, eToro, Nutmeg, Estimize. Shoutout to our friends at SimplyWall.St!

 

Finovate Fundings: 30 Companies, $100 Million. In Investing: Trizic helps RIAs compete with roboadvisors, Income& creates low risk, high yield mortgage backed securities.

 

Fees: another area where online investing and e-retail see similar trends. Forbes: The End of Fees? Lessons from Amazon for FinTech Startups

 

Drama at Vanguard: discrimination, taxes, angry employees, etc. The Street: Vanguard is Popular with its Investors but not all its Employees

 

Weekend Read: takes a historical look at FinTech since the 1950’s and contextualizes the role that banks play today. Forbes: The Evolution of FinTech

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