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Empire Startups is the largest community of FinTech entrepreneurs, investors, and bank innovators in the world. Every 2 weeks you'll receive Q&A with FinTech thought-leaders, funding news, and a list of every FinTech event in the US delivered to your inbox.

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HIGHLIGHTING FINTECH LEADERS

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Fintech is en route to becoming more than a business model, instead a layer – a fourth platform – on the technology stack. The democratization of the financial world is underway, and that means a staggering explosion in accessibility.

YieldStreet is one of a panoply of fintech startups expanding the reach of the modern (accredited) investor. NYC-based, the company has opened up alternate, institutional-level investing. The winds are at YieldStreet’s back, having recently...

What’s your favorite thing about working where you do?

At YieldStreet, we’re changing the way consumers think about personal wealth and financial potential while helping them reach their next level. We’re not just building an investment platform, but working to shift perceptions around wealth and investing.

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JANUARY 3RD REPORT: TOP FINTECH FUNDING ROUNDS

"Leapfin raises $4.5M to help companies track revenue while keeping its own profitability in view"

2019 had one last hurrah with a fintech funding round bonanza. Our list this week tops out at 13 companies you won’t want to miss. First up is Huckleberry, taking in $18M of Series A from Tribe Capital. The company offers easy online insurance for small businesses, which means that Huckleberry can say Doc’s famous line: “I’m your huckleberry.”

Next, we have Modern Treasury, a recent Y Combinator graduate, automating the business cycle of money movement with some modern tech wizardry. They banked a $10M Series A  to continue scaling the business. Keep an eye on Trust & Will, an online estate planning venture underwritten to the tune of $6M in Series A funding. The firm has snappy marketing efforts led by a young whippersnapper you won’t forget. Slinking around...

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JUNE 24TH POLL: FACEBOOK LIBRA UNVEILED

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Leveraging the collective intelligence of the largest community of FinTech entrepreneurs in the world... Our polls are a great indicator of sentiment in the ecosystem.

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FEATURED PODCASTS SECTION

What's one of the easiest ways to stay up on FinTech trends? Here's a short list of a few of close friends of Empire who just happen to have :fire: podcasts.

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DAVID MAGERMAN FROM DIFFERENTIAL

Every week the show host John Siracusa talks with amazing fintech leaders and entrepreneurs, through conversation uncovers the amazing stories behind them, their creations and the most important topics in fintech today.

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FOR FINTECH'S SAKE

DEAL FLOW: TONY AGUILAR, CEO @ CHIPPER

For Fintech’s Sake is a broad look at the world of fintech. Host, Zach Anderson Pettet, explores the stories at the intersection of finance and technology from the perspectives of Founders, Investors, and Incumbents.

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FINTECH INSIDER BY 11:FS

2020 PREDICTIONS

Fintech Insider is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of experts and joined weekly by fantastic guests, they discuss the latest news within the industry.

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