According to Innovate Finance’s recent Women in Fintech report, women hold less than 5% of top executive roles at Europe’s top 50 fintech firms, and there was only one female CEO in that collection. This is a common problem in a multitude of business sectors. The Fortune 1000 list of America’s 1,000 largest companies features just 51 female CEOs. And […]
In the digital age, data is everything. While financial institutions seem to be positioned on one side of the digital divide, and fintech startups on the other, a more productive and profitable alliance can be found at the mid-point through collaboration. Financial institutions (FIs) and fintech innovators both have growing needs for such a collaborative ecosystem where they can access […]
Earning a high income is wonderful, but it’s attaining a healthy savings rate — not how much money you make — that actually creates financial freedom, flexibility, and peace of mind. The amount that you set aside for a rainy day, or to invest to provide for your future, is the best solution for financial stress and achieving stability, wealth, […]
Dan Bomze is a product guy at heart, but his passion for design and engineering also drove him to be a serial entrepreneur — pursing and building passion projects. In 2013, after he had already founded three companies, he teamed up with Chuck Dietrich to form Mobile Data Labs. Their vision was to create a smartphone app for tracking vehicle […]
Here at the Ynext Incubator we just wrapped up our Cohort 2 Demo Day last month. It was a great event: our companies killed their pitches and the many investors in the audience were duly impressed. But no resting on our laurels here. Instead, we just opened up applications for Cohort 3. We want our next class to be even […]
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In the UK, when selling financial services, lenders and financial advisors need to know if a customer can actually afford the product. Whether it’s a loan or investment product, Castlight Financial provides credit and financial information about a particular customer, and paints their complete financial picture through aggregated data.
Entrepreneurs sometimes ask how they can get the most out of our incubator; what makes a company really excel in the program? With our second cohort recently graduating, the picture of a successful participant is crystalizing. I doubt that the hallmarks of success are any different at Ynext than in any other incubator – they are pretty much common sense […]
Recently, we partnered with AmericanBanker to host a webinar on top trends in wealth management. Panel speakers included Alois Pirker, research director; William Boland, senior analyst; and Javier Paz, senior analyst, all with Aite Group’s wealth management practice, as well as Jay Hummel of Envestnet®, and John Bird, Envestnet | Yodlee®.
Customers today have more power than ever before. With review websites, “like” buttons and instant rating systems, both good and bad news about a company’s service can travel far and fast. Customer service expectations are changing, too. Companies that deliver a friction-free, seamlessly satisfying experience have raised the bar for everyone else. As a result, healthy customer relationships are extremely […]
Recently we had the opportunity to present SnapCheck at Demo Day in San Francisco. We have been working with Envestnet® | Yodlee® before we joined its Incubator, as a way to extend the functionality of our digital checking platform and transform the world of B2B payments.
Our team recently had the chance to demo at FinovateSpring 2016, the renown conference that showcases cutting-edge banking and financial technology in a unique demo-only format. FinovateSpring 2016 was held on May 10 and 11 at the City National Civic in San Jose, California.
As I speak with experts about the state of global digital wealth management, I’m struck by the similarities between the UK and the US, specifically in how financial information is shared and used for holistic financial planning.