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Fintech Takes offers insightful analysis on fintech trends, along with a heaping pile of pop culture references and copious footnotes, every Monday and Thursday. Courtesy of industry analyst and habitual question asker — Alex Johnson.

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It Always Feels Worse When It Happens to You

3 Fintech News Stories #1: It Always Feels Worse When It Happens to You What happened? Digit, a fintech company…

A PFM App by Any Other Name

Grab your fedora and bullwhip; we’re going to be starting with some fintech archeology today. Journey back with me to…

Play Now, Pay Later

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Flexible Benefits What happened? Ben, an employee benefits platform, raised a $16 million Series A…

Fintech is Making Credit Cards Weirder

If you gave a bank executive a blank canvas and asked them to paint you something, they might come up…

Trying Something New

3 Fintech News Stories #1: P2P Lending … for Real Estate? What happened? A fintech company called Nada, which is…

An Apple Bank Account?

Benedict Evans asked: Simon Taylor suggested: And so, I shall oblige (recognizing that I’m far from the first person to…

Fair Play

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Making Credit Scores Obsolete What happened? Tomo Credit – a fintech company focused on serving…

Fintech Logo Rankings

Most of my career has been spent in marketing. And in my time working as a marketer, I came up…

This is Getting Abstract

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Totem What happened? A new neobank focused on serving Native Americans was announced: [Amber Buker,…

Embedded Finance Misses the Point

Take a look at this chart from CB Insights of all of the private companies in the world worth $1…

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