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In sickness and in health, but not in debt: Young Americans avoid 'I do' until student loans are paid off

In sickness and in health, but not in debt: Young Americans avoid 'I do' until student loans are paid off

January 31, 2020 - Student debt is putting a damper on young Americans' relationship decisions, according to a new study from private lender LendKey Technologies.

DefenseStorm Closes 2019 with 50% Customer Growth and Zero Attrition

DefenseStorm Closes 2019 with 50% Customer Growth and Zero Attrition

January 27, 2020 - DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, announced record achievements in 2019 including maintaining zero attrition and beginning the new decade with 50% customer growth since the end of 2018.

How Featurespace Is Helping Fight Fraud

How Featurespace Is Helping Fight Fraud

January 27, 2020 - his episode was recorded at the Money 20/20 event in 2019. On this episode, PaymentsJournal’s editor-in-chief, Ryan McEndarfer, sat down with Dave Excell, founder of Featurespace.

Average kid's allowance? Almost $10 a week, or $500 a year

Average kid's allowance? Almost $10 a week, or $500 a year

January 21, 2020 - Many parents opt to give their kids a weekly allowance not because they need the cash — but to jump start their educations in financial literacy. After all, it's never too early to start practicing good money habits, and giving kids an allowance allows them to learn how best to spend and save it, experts say.

Cryptocurrency and Taxes: Do it Right with TaxBit

Cryptocurrency and Taxes: Do it Right with TaxBit

January 21, 2020 - TaxBit, which offers cryptocurrency tax automation software targeted for crypto users, exchanges, and merchants, is announcing today a seed round of $5 million, with some of the industries' biggest names participating. Investors include Fintech venture firm, TTV Capital, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Collaborative Fund, Winklevoss Capital, Valar Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Table Management, Album VC, who previously led TaxBit's pre-seed round, and more.

Real AI at work for advisers

Real AI at work for advisers

January 21, 2020 - While there is still a lot of smoke and mirrors and empty hype in the artificial intelligence marketplace, there is some real functionality coming to advisers from several providers. Here are three examples of AI technology in production today.

Fintech in Atlanta #9 - Interview with Dave Excell, Founder of Featurespace

Fintech in Atlanta #9 - Interview with Dave Excell, Founder of Featurespace

January 16, 2020 - Protecting your Organization and Customers from Money Laundering Crime

Institution-Independent 401k Advisor, Blooom, Expands to IRAs

Institution-Independent 401k Advisor, Blooom, Expands to IRAs

January 16, 2020 - Blooom, an SEC-registered Investment Advisor that previously focused solely on managing accounts for individuals through their employer-sponsored retirement plan, has added IRA management to its offering. Similar to Blooom's existing 401k management service, IRAs will be optimized where they are currently invested, without requiring clients to move their money.

Mattermost co-founder survived tough times to launch game-changing collaboration platform

Mattermost co-founder survived tough times to launch game-changing collaboration platform

January 16, 2020 - One of the co-founders of the influential startup accelerator Y Combinator once termed the struggles of entrepreneurs to launch a business the “trough of sorrow.” As he was trying to run an independent video game business, entrepreneur Ian Tien suddenly found himself waist deep in that trough.

TaxBit Raises $5 Million In Funding to Automate Cryptocurrency Tax Compliance

TaxBit Raises $5 Million In Funding to Automate Cryptocurrency Tax Compliance

January 7, 2020 - TaxBit, which offers cryptocurrency tax automation software targeted for crypto users, exchanges, and merchants, is announcing today a seed round of $5 million, with some of the industries' biggest names participating. Investors include Fintech venture firm, TTV Capital, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Collaborative Fund, Winklevoss Capital, Valar Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Table Management, Album VC, who previously led TaxBit's pre-seed round, and more.