List of the FinTech companies I’ve come across during my time working in and observing the industry.



  • Abra –
  • Cash –
  • Facebook Payments in Messenger –
  • Pangea –
  • Snapcash –
  • TransferWise –
  • Venmo –
  • Wyre –
  • Xoom –
  • Zelle –








  • Affirm –
  • Asset Avenue –
  • auxmoney –
  • Funding Circle –
  • Google Compare Mortgages –
  • Kiva –
  • LendingHome –
  • OnDeck –
  • Puddle –
  • Upstart –
  • Zest Finance –

Prepaid Cards

  • AccountNow –
  • Achieve Card –
  • American Express Bluebird –
  • American Express Serve –
  • Blaze –
  • Chase Liquid –
  • Green Dot Prepaid –
  • Moven –
  • My Vanilla –
  • NetSpend –
  • READYdebit –
  • RushCard –
  • RushCard Live –
  • Walmart MoneyCard –

Payment Networks





Square Cash introduces Cash Drawer to compete with Venmo and PayPal

Greg Barbosa
Square Cash introduces Cash Drawer to compete with Venmo and PayPal
Square Cash, Square’s app that allows users to send money to each other for free, saw a new update today that puts it more inline with competitors. With Cash Drawer, Square Cash now let’s users hold money within the app instead of transferring it immediately out to their own accounts. This behavior directly mimics functionality that Venmo and PayPal bolster.

View at
Why FinTech is the WORST.
I’m a fintech entrepreneur and investor. I’ve been amazed how much interest this space has had over the last year. It’s …


@NextMoney_ Pinterest page


Transferwise put out a 5-part series on what they forsee as, The Future of Finance.
The prepaid cards you should, and shouldn't, have in your wallet
With nearly 10 million U.S. households "unbanked" — meaning they have no checking or savings accounts — prepaid cards have become a relatively safe alternative to help consumers manage their money. The amount of money loaded onto prepaid cards grew from less than $1 billion in 2003 to nearly $65 billion in 2012, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has estimated.


Chase Amps Up Personalization as It Preps Android Fingerprint Login –

Chase Amps Up Personalization as It Preps Android Fingerprint Login | Bank Innovation
At JPMorgan Chase & Co., fingerprints and personalization are key next steps in its retail banking innovation evolution. Apple TouchID may get all the


Why your wallet is becoming the next platform

Alex Rampell
Why your wallet is becoming the next platform
As digital wallets increasingly become the origination point for consumer spending, they will become THE platform for downstream financial services — creating an opportunity for startups and a problem for established players.
Invest in Future You | Wealthsimple
The smart and simple way to invest in Future You. We use a Nobel Prize-winning approach to build you a diversified portfolio of low-fee funds in minutes. (362KB)
The Atlantic
Need Cash Fast? Ask Reddit
A subsection of the link-sharing site is helping borrowers with bad credit get emergency loans.
The Huffington Post
Google Won’t Do Business With Predatory Lenders Anymore
It’s about to get a little harder to find a loan with 1,000 percent interest. (809KB)
May 11th at 10:23 AM
Paypal launches second fintech incubator, this in Singapore
Global online payments company PayPal today announced the launching of its first fintech startup incubation programme in Singapore, and it has opened submission to the Pitch Fest event to select startups who will be joining the programme. With aims to “develop and nurture the next generation of fintech startups,” the nine-month incubation programme will be held at a coworking space in PayPal’s Singapore Technology Center, Suntec City. The submission will be open until May 25, while the Pitch Fest Show more…
May 6th at 8:17 AM