25 April 2017

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fundraising for mobile wallet startups is on track to fall 73% year-over-year in 2017

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Podcasts

‘Our partners want to alter consumer behavior with the credit card’: Marqeta’s new CEO, Simon Khalaf

  • Marqeta founder and CEO Jason Gardner recently stepped down.
  • Newly appointed CEO Simon Khalaf is our guest on the Tearsheet Podcast to discuss what's driving the business today.
Zachary Miller | March 30, 2023
Online Lenders

How Black-owned SoLo scaled to 1 million registered users

  • SoLo Funds has become the first Black-owned financial services company to cross the 1 million customer account mark last month.
  • The fintech facilitates P2P loans for consumers living on the margins of financial services. Acquiring more than 1 million users hasn’t come easy for SoLo, though.
Sara Khairi | March 29, 2023
Payments

Apple (finally) releases Apple Pay Later

  • After an extended waiting period, Apple launched its Apple Pay Later service yesterday.
  • Pay Later allows consumers to split up single purchases into 4 payments over 6 weeks.
Zachary Miller | March 29, 2023
Banking

‘Accessibility is a hat I wear 100% of the time’: Lessons learned from U.S. Bank, Citi, and Google

  • Often banking apps cannot be fully operated through keyboards or alternate keyboards. This bars people who are visually impaired from using these apps.
  • FIs like U.S. Bank and Citi and companies like Google, have started to pay more attention to accessibility needs across their digital platforms.
Rabab Ahsan | March 28, 2023
10-Q, Member Exclusive

Bank stocks fell like a stone last week, but ended higher ahead of the Fed — what comes next?

  • Two more banks, Credit Suisse and First Republic, faced a crisis in the past week. Where does that leave banks (big and small) now?
  • Block stock fell on a Hindenburg Research short-seller report alleging numerous claims against the company. The report claims that Block has allegedly inflated its user metrics and facilitated fraud.
Sara Khairi | March 27, 2023
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