Tag: Fintech

Industry, Workforce

Former head of Mint raises $4.5M for Lean to give gig workers access to financial products

September 8, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Gig and independent workers have different needs than salaried employees when it comes to financial products. It’s a challenge that Tilak Joshi, founder of Lean, became acutely aware of during his tenure as head of Mint and years as a […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

TaxDown banks ~$3M for tech that helps people get their taxes done

March 12, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Madrid-based TaxDown, which automates income tax filing by calculating regional deductions due to users so they don’t have to navigate complex tax rules themselves, has raised €2.4 million (~$3M) in seed funding. US-based FJ Labs has joined TaxDown’s investment board […]


The delayed revolution in digital financial services

April 11, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Technology has transformed how we work, communicate and travel. In contrast, modern digital technology has not yet transformed financial services. Open data is the key to change in this sector of the economy. The time has come for the financial […]


Government Should Think Before Imposing Heavy Regulation On Fintech

August 3, 2015

Via: Rohit Arora

On July 16, the U.S. Treasury Department finally made a move that many fintech professionals have expected – and some dreaded – for years. They issued a Request for Information (RFI) for online marketplaces. Their goal is to “allow policymakers […]