Got a startup? Here’s the first question: Do you really want to raise venture capital? And if the answer is yes, how do you go about it? If anyone can answer this question, Nathan Beckord, CEO at Foundersuite and VentureArchetypes, can. Over the past eight years, Beckord has helped 100+ clients raise over $98 million in seed capital and achieve […]
If anyone embodies the resolve of an entrepreneur, it’s Dorrian Porter, who crowdfunded a WiFi-emitting statue of Nikola Tesla in Palo Alto and drove traffic to the project through an animated video showing what would happen if Nikola Tesla pitched a VC.
Open Banking is a new set of regulations in the UK that were created to give consumers more control over their money. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued new rules that would allow consumers to more easily manage their money, switch accounts to find the best deals for their particular needs, as well as avoid high overdraft charges. These […]
When I started out as a multi-family housing investor, I wanted to focus on remodeling communities into healthy living environments for workforce populations.
With the explosion of fintech tools available to consumers over the last several years, some financial institutions are advancing the notion that consumers put their privacy and security at risk when they use tools provided by anyone other than their bank. At Envestnet | Yodlee, we don’t find this to be true and would like to debunk some common myths […]
We like to think that we have some amazing companies in the Yodlee Incubator. But just to back up those thoughts, we decided to gather some facts about our companies, to prove they’re amazing. In honor of Top 10 lists everywhere, here are ten great things that graduates of the Yodlee Incubator have done:
At the recent Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) EMERGE Financial Health Forum, I was honored to be part of a panel on how “back office” innovation is required for financial institutions to fully engage with their financial wellness initiatives. Moderated by John Thompson, Senior Vice President at The Center for Financial Services Innovation, Brad Hanson, President of Meta Bank, and […]
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) last year announced to great fanfare – and some criticism – that it would pursue a path towards considering applications for special purpose federal banking charters from fintech companies involved in making loans, taking deposits, and/or clearing or cashing checks. The OCC’s proposal represented an effort by America’s lead national bank […]
This post was written by Corinna Rin, an application product management intern at Envestnet | Yodlee, in honor of the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) #FinHealthMatters movement.
Lots of entrepreneurs want to know if they should raise venture capital, what venture capitalists are looking for, and how to get VCs to say yes. There couldn’t be a better person to answer these questions than Ben Narasin, because he’s been on both sides of the table, as an entrepreneur and as a VC.
We had a chance to participate in the Empire Startups FinTech Conference, part of FinTech Week NYC, this past April. The event brought together more than 500 FinTech leaders, developers, and entrepreneurs to look at the newest startups and opportunities in the world of financial technology.