Why Alloy Is Going Global

Many businesses are rethinking their growth strategies in a world where the markets have completely turned.  Worldwide fraud, fines for poor execution of regulatory requirements, and the embedded finance boom have all risen.  The environment is giving B2B fintech companies a significant edge.  These changes spurred Alloy, which has built an identity operating system for banks and fintechs, to expand its platform to…

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Mental Health Check x Fintech Culture

Business is personal.  There – I said it.  Work is more than just a four-letter word. Work can and should be a source of belonging, growth, and pleasure.  And to say that we, as humans, can remove our “personal” selves from our business environments is dangerous.  That’s not hyperbole, especially in fintech and startup culture. …

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Fintech Combats Exclusion for Female Entrepreneurs

Revenue-driving strategies and gender-inclusive finance are not mutually exclusive.  Financial services could generate $700 billion in additional revenue by doing nothing more than providing services to women at the same rate it’s offered to men.  For context, this $700 billion opportunity is almost double the size of Elon Musk’s net worth.  Thinking of inclusion on a broader scale, we’re…

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TikTok Comes For Google

Don’t be fooled. Gen Zers aren’t the only demographic using TikTok as their search engine. TikTok has evolved from a platform for Gen Z to a cross-generational app that gives brands access to audiences from all age groups. And fintech companies have a lot to gain. Brand awareness of fintech applications is still in the…

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User Trust 🤝 Fintech’s Opportunity 

USER EXPERIENCE User Trust 🤝 Fintech’s Opportunity  I’ve been thinking about change and trust a lot lately. Change is inevitable – and happens fast. Thanks to the macroenvironment, our fintech industry is going through changes left and right.  Trust, though, is constant. It establishes over time, and, often, once you’ve earned a user’s trust, you’d have to mess up pretty…

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What Investors Are 👀 for in this 🐻 Market 

OUTLOOK What Investors Are 👀 for in this 🐻 Market  We’ve seen some less-than-optimistic news in the fintech sector lately. And you’ve probably heard the term “slowdown” more than you’d like.  Funding is down, big investors like YCombinator are asking its portfolio founders to “plan for the worst,” and fintech giants like Klarna, Robinhood, and BlockFi…

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