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InnReg Cybersecurity Protection – Delivers Custom Fintech Cybersecurity

InnReg Cybersecurity Protection is a custom program designed to meet the unique cybersecurity needs of fintech enterprises.

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Miami-Based Fintech Startup Dvdendo Attracts $1.5 Million In Funding

A Miami-based  startup that helps people make investments has landed an investment of its own. Dvdendo has attracted $1.5 million in seed funding round led by Ideas & Capital Fund and including existing angel investors, according to a news release.

Dvdendo

At Fed’s Miami Branch, Karen Gilmore Has A Bird’s-Eye View Of South Florida’s Economy

The business community is closely keeping tabs on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates again, and if so, when. Already, it has raised short-term interest rates twice in 2017.

City National Bank of Florida

This Gift Card Lets Recipients Buy Shares in Tesla, Amazon and Apple

Stake, the Sydney fintech Stake with $0 brokerage on US share trading, has a gift card that lets the recipient buy shares like Tesla, Google, Amazon, Apple, Alibaba and Berkshire Hathaway, and we think it would make a pretty great Father’s Day present. The startup is the first in Australia to offer such a gift card, and is only second in the world behind Stockpile.

Stockpile

3 Smart Strategies Real Parents Use to Make Their Kids Good With Money

Today's kids will face a steep climb to financial independence in adulthood, which is why it's never too early to start teaching a child about saving and investing.

Stockpile

A Complete Review of Stockpile

Stockpile is a company that allows you to purchase fractional shares of stocks. You could purchase just $1 of stock for somebody and you can even gift stock to a nephew or niece in your family. 

Stockpile

LendingTree Acquires Comparison Shopping Site MagnifyMoney

The online loan marketplace LendingTree has acquired one of its smaller competitors.

LendingTree

Wedding Gifts for Newlyweds Who Have Everything

As you choose gifts for couples who are tying the knot this wedding season, consider that many millennials already have the housewares they need (the average age of a bride is 29, and the average groom is 31.

Stockpile

LendingTree Gets Approved For Composite Rating Upgrade

LendingTree is now extended beyond its buy zone, after soaring over 13% Thursday in heavy volume on a strong earnings report.

LendingTree

LendingTree Launches Student Loan Comparison Tool

LendingTree unveiled its Student Loan Refinance Tool this week. The solution enables students to compare their student loans to see if they can save money by refinancing to a loan with lower rates and better terms.

LendingTree

3 Creative Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas You Can Get Right Now

Don’t show up to Valentine’s dinner tonight empty-handed. Here are three last-minute gift ideas that are both more thoughtful and pragmatic than a box of chocolates.

SparkGift

How LendingTree Is Leveling the Field in Banking

Doug Lebda, founder & CEO at Tree.com, talks with Tom Keene about the changes in the banking industry since the financial crisis in today’s “This Matters Now” on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

LendingTree

LendingTree Agrees to Buy Rival Comparison Shopping Site

LendingTree

SFBI’s Fraud Discussion – “The Faces of Fraud”

Perhaps it was our anticipation for the future of anti-fraud practices, or learning how the law tackles gang fraudsters – but whatever the reason, we were all on cloud nine.

BCI Securities

The Internationalisation of Key Banks Encourages a Globalised Economy

In the past decade, important agreements between countries, as well as major advances in technology, have enhanced the development of an open and globalised economy.

City National Bank of Florida

Fintech Fundings: 28 Companies Raise $400 Million Week Ending May 20

Total fundings in second quarter hit $8.4 billion as 28 companies raised $401 million the third week of May. Eight deals passed the $10-million mark, with one more at $9 million.

Dvdendo

Millennial Credit Line App Lenny Partners With FICO

Lenny users get free access to their FICO Score. That is a nice start for the legions of college graduates and current students with scant knowledge of how credit scores affect their financial lives. Poor or no credit history impacts their spending power and hurts the American economy.k.

Lenny Credit

Here's How to Give Graduates Stock as a Gift

With millions of high school and college students graduating, it’s worth considering gifting stock as an introduction to investing.

SparkGift

City National Bank Launches New Business Lending Platform

City National Bank of Florida has created a new financing division on the heels of a first quarter with strong loan growth and increased profitability.

City National Bank of Florida

Stockpile: Gift Cards For Stock

The stock market can offer more significant returns but can be more intimidating to novice investors, and many may require more cash to get started. Enter Stockpile, the self-described purveyor of gift cards for shares of stock.

Stockpile

Can a Mobile Lending App Save Millennial Credit Ratings?

Millennials hate credit — but a new service called Lenny is out to change that.

Lenny Credit

Fintech Firms For Saving and Investing Needs

Investing is complicated, confusing, and full of fees – all reasons why millennials are especially lukewarm on entering the market.

Stockpile

LendingTree Sees Credit Cards as ‘Significant Growth Engine’

As a relative newcomer, LendingTree is definitely making a dent in generating leads for the credit card sector.

LendingTree

Lenny Microlending App for College Students $5 Referral Bonuses

The Lenny microlending app provides college students with instant access to an initial line of credit for up to $500, based on your GPA.

Lenny Credit

Holiday stockings with Stocks and ETFs: Stockpile or SparkGift

A cool Fintech gift to consider for these holidays comes in a festive electronic form or in a retail physical gift card format.

SparkGift

InnReg Brings US Regulatory Compliance Expertise To Mambu Partner Ecosystem

InnReg and Mambu are pleased to announce their new strategic alliance, which brings US regulatory compliance expertise to the growing Mambu partner marketplace.

Mambu

South Florida’s Biggest Banks Report Increase In Lending

South Florida’s largest banks largely had another good quarter and all posted increases in new loans. Tri-county-based banks with over $5 billion in assets reported an average 3.

City National Bank of Florida

Learn the Stock Market and Build a Future with Stockpile

Stockpile is a website (and an app) that allows you to act as a stock trader. It is an active trading website, at a low price of $0.99 a trade, but you can spend as little or as much as you want.

Stockpile

Bilingual Micro-Investment Platform Aims To Get Latinos Into the Habit of Investing & Saving

Dvdendo is a micro-investing platform with a mission of promoting and fostering the practice of investing among Latinos, while at the same time helping clients build up their savings and learn how to financially plan for their future.

Dvdendo

Lenny Credit: Borrow Money. Build & Repair Credit

With over 70,000 installs and a 94% satisfaction rating, Lenny Credit is the trusted platform to build or improve credit scores by instantly borrowing up to $1000, with interest rates as low as 7.8% apr.

Lenny Credit

Three-Tower Mixed-Use Project in Downtown Hollywood Obtains Construction Loan

Miami-based City National Bank of Florida awarded a $60 million construction loan to Hollywood Circle LLC for the project at 1740 Polk Street - near Federal Highway and Hollywood Boulevard.

City National Bank of Florida

LendingTree Buys Bank Comparison Website

Charlotte-based LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE) has acquired Deposits Online LLC — an online source that compares banks for consumers.

LendingTree

There Are 'Signs Of Life' In Small-Business Loans

More consumers are shifting online in pursuit of loans, LendingTree CEO Doug Lebda told CNBC on Tuesday — and one of the company's fastest-growing segments is small-business loans.

LendingTree

BCI's Broker-Dealer Looks To Continue Expansion

A chat with Cristian Garces Contador, director of transactions at Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI)’s broker-dealer, about how the Chilean business is expanding and gaining market share.

BCI Securities

Best Finance Apps 2017: Top Money Resources

Getting a hold of your financial situation is so much easier when you can keep your eye on it. Winners of the CreditDonkey Best Finance Apps award help you do just that.

Lenny Credit

Biggest US Banks by Asset Size 2017

It's harder than it should be to obtain a current list of the biggest banks by asset size, so we decided to put it here.

City National Bank of Florida

BankThink Women in Banking: Chatbot Worries; Fidelity's Strategy Change

Wells Fargo has appointed Peggy Mangot to a newly created position in its innovation group. She previously served as CEO of the microinvesting platform SparkGift. 

SparkGift

Is LendingTree Fairly Valued?

One tech stock that soared after Trump’s win was LendingTree Inc.

LendingTree

Lenny Gamifies Credit Scores, Atom Tickets Goes Wide and More

Lenny the first iOS application to offer credit lines for millennials, launched an in-app credit education game that offers incentives for users based on responsible financial decisions.

Lenny Credit

Florida Bank Regulations Positively Affect Miami Banks

Florida’s banking regulations have positively affected Miami and South Florida’s banking sectors.

City National Bank of Florida

Prosper Pauses Lending Tree, Credit Karma Relationships

Prosper Marketplace, the online lending company, may have changed its relationship with two prominent loan referral sites, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal.

LendingTree

Fintech Goes to School: Lenny Links with FICO, Provides Credit Scores to Millennial Students

Just in time for graduation, Lenny an app that offers credit lines to Millennials, announced a partnership with FICO (NYSE: FICO) to provide students and post-grads with their FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk.

Lenny Credit

The FinTech Revolution - What It Means For The Insurance Industry

There was massive growth in FinTech last year, especially in Australia, which has lagged behind Europe and the United States in the FinTech space.

Stockpile

Cramer Remix: Forget it, OPEC is Broken

Stockpile created a fractional-share trading platform that operates as a fractional-share broker.

Stockpile

Lenny is a Mobile-First App to Help Users Boost Their Credit Scores

At SXSW this year, a new money lending app named 'Lenny' was launched.

Lenny Credit

BCI Finished The Acquisition Of City National Bank Of Florida In A Complex Transaction

When Madrid lender Bankia's US$27 billion bailout by the Spanish government prompted it to shed assets abroad, Chile's third-largest private bank, the ambitious, family-run Banco de Crédito e Inversiones spied a golden opportunity to become the first Chilean bank to buy a US counterpart.

BCI Securities

Giving The Gift (Cards) Of Stocks

Stockpile represents the first introduction of a new category into the gift card space in seven or eight years.

Stockpile

Moody's Affirms All of Banco de Crédito e Inversiones's Ratings With a Stable Outlook

Moody's Investors Service today downgraded Banco de Crédito e Inversiones's (Bci) baseline credit assessment (BCA) and adjusted BCA to baa1, from a3.

BCI Securities

City National Bank Ends Year at $6.5B in Total Assets

Miami-based City National Bank of Florida had an exciting start to the fourth quarter of 2015, with the long-anticipated close of its sale to a Chilean institution.

City National Bank of Florida

Stocks as Gift Cards

Stockpile takes a clever and familiar gift card approach to stock gifting. They allow a user to use a credit card to purchase any amount of shares in stock, including partial shares, in gift card form for a gifting fee of $2.99 + 3%.

Stockpile

LendingTree, Inc. Earnings Forecast

LendingTree's earnings forecast.

LendingTree

Stockpile Raises $30m To Boost Millennial Stock Ownership

Millennial-focused brokerage firm Stockpile has pulled in $30 million this week in a Series B funding round led by Fidelity.

SparkGift

Miami Robo-Advisor Startup to Launch in LatAm

Miami-based automated investing platform Dvdendo is looking to offer its services to Mexican users by the fourth quarter of 2017 with a view to eventually expand to the rest of Latin America.

Dvdendo

Startup Dvdendo Raises $1.5M To Make Investing Money Easy

A foreign venture capital firm led the seed round.

Dvdendo

Here Are the Top Stocks to Give as Gifts

Stocks may be the gifts that keep on giving... but how do you actually turn them into the perfect present?

Stockpile

LendingTree Builds the 200 Millionth Predictive Model Delivered on the DataRobot Cloud

LendingTree helped DataRobot build its 200 millionth predictive data model on the DataRobotCloud.

LendingTree

Forget Cash. These 4 Gifts Will Really Help Out New Grads

Other ways to gift investments include funding a new brokerage account or purchasing gift cards that can be redeemed for shares, via a site like Stockpile.

Stockpile

LendingTree, Ally Look Like Picks

LendingTree reported GAAP first-quarter earnings per share of 58 cents; operating EPS of 85 cents was below our estimate of 89 cents but well ahead of the consensus of 69 cents.

LendingTree

BCI in talks to buy Banco Popular's TotalBan

Chilean bank BCI is in talks to acquire the American subsidiary of Banco Popular, Florida-based TotalBank, according to reports.

BCI Securities

LendingTree: Cramer's Top Takeaways

For his "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer sat down with Doug Lebda, founder, chairman and CEO of LendingTree, a stock that's up 17% for the year after the company reported blowout earnings two weeks ago.

LendingTree

The “Concierge MVP” – An Example: GoodApril’s Tax Checkup

Do you want to know if customers really want what you’re building? Try selling it to them before you’ve built it, and you’ll know for sure.

GoodApril

3 Financial Gifts That Are Better Than Cash

SparkGift is a company that lets you gift stock — Disney (DIS), Shake Shack (SHAK), and Apple (AAPL) are a few suggestions — to anyone within a matter of minutes.

SparkGift

Financial Health Startups Win Their Way to Money20/20

Lenny is primarily a credit score building platform dedicated to millennials. The app provides credit lines of as little as $100 and up to $10,000. 

Lenny Credit

Lenny Is Modernizing Credit for Millennials

Lenny is the first iOS app to offer credit lines to Millennials (ranging from $100 to $10,000) all while reporting their payment activity to credit bureaus to build their credit history.

Lenny Credit

Give Dad Stock for Father’s Day for as Little as $20

While gifts take money out of the family budget, it might be interesting to consider giving dad a gift that builds it.

SparkGift

As Feds Crack Down On Payday Lenders, Fintech Startups See An Opportunity

Fintech founders like Bayen argue that it’s possible to align the interests of lenders and subprime borrowers, and avoid practices that verge on usury. 

Lenny Credit

This Year’s Hot Graduation Gift: Stocks

A provider of gift cards to buy stocks is seeing a surge in demand, outpacing its million-plus orders for Christmas.

Stockpile

College Students Are Low on Credit — Tech Startups Want to Change That

Students used to leave college with two artifacts of their first experiments with credit — free T-shirts and, for better or worse, a credit file. Today they are leaving without either.

Lenny Credit

This Fintech App Underwrote 1000 Lines of Credit in 3 Weeks

As a peer-to-peer payment and lending platform, Lenny aims to make finance management easier for a forgotten generation.

Lenny Credit

Lenny Launches Money Lending App at SXSW, Providing Credit Lines to Millennials and Helping Build Credit Scores

Lenny today announces the nationwide launch of its new money lending app with peer-to-peer payment capabilities. The platform provides credit lines to millennials, all while helping them build healthy credit scores.

Lenny Credit

11 Alternative Lending Companies Powering Millennials in Their Financial Needs

Millennials constitute more than 25% of the US population and are exceeding the baby boomer generation by three million.

Lenny Credit

LendingTree Shares Rally 16% After Earnings Beat and Upbeat Outlook

LendingTree Inc. shares TREE, +1.40% rallied 16% in premarket trade Thursday, after the company beat profit and revenue estimates for the fourth quarter and offered upbeat guidance.

LendingTree

Would you pay your friends with micro-loans? New LA app makes it a possibility

One of the company’s founders, Joe Bayen, admitted the inspiration for Lenny came from his poor credit card history during college. His aspiration is to provide students with an easy, low-risk way to enter the credit world

Lenny Credit

Now You Can Buy Stocks...at the Grocery Store

Instead of buying someone a Coke, a coffee, or a pair of sneakers, you can buy that person $100 worth of Coca-Cola, Starbucks, or Nike.

Stockpile

Hand Someone Some Stock For The Holidays

New gift cards let you give shares of Sears Holdings, Nike, Starbucks, Apple, even Tesla to the savers in your life.

SparkGift