FILED UNDER: FinTech

Currencycloud Tackling the High Cost and Complexity of Global Payments

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I’ve long been interested in foreign exchange and cross-border payments. Several years ago, a partner and I undertook a series of interviews with lawyers, bankers, small businesses, startups, and individuals with the intention of identifying an opportunity for innovation. One … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Accelerators, FinTech

The BNP Paribas Plug and Play Acceleration Program

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BNP Paribas is one of the ten largest banks in the world with a presence in roughly 75 countries. It offers banking, finance, investment, savings, and insurance solutions and serves individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporations, and other institutional clients. BNP Paribas … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Insurance, Marketing

Atidot Brings AI, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics to the Life Insurance Industry

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Founded in 2016, Atidot is an InsurTech solution using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics to help life insurance companies optimize their books of business with actionable business insights. The company has more than a dozen employees and is … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Blockchain, Marketing, Venture Capital

B2B Marketing Advice from Mike Troiano, Newest Partner at G20 Ventures

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Mike Troiano joined G20 Ventures as the third general partner almost a year ago. The Boston-based firm invests in “early traction” stage (late seed/early A), East Coast enterprise software companies. (Here’s a post from a few years ago on the … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Innovation, Regulation

Q&A with Thierry Bedoin, Chief Digital Officer, Banque de France

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An independent institution, the Banque de France – the central bank of France – was founded in 1800 and is based in Paris. It has three main tasks: monetary strategy, financial stability, and services to the economy. It contributes to … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Marketing, Startups

Tips for Startups on Working with the Media from a Top Tech Journalist

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I talk to a lot of startups and most have little idea about how journalism works (or worse, as in the case of HQ Trivia, they have terrible ideas). But positive coverage in a respected publication offers visibility and credibility … READ MORE

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