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HIGHLIGHTING FINTECH LEADERS

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WITH RHIAN HORGAN

10,000 Boomers retire each day – and this trend will continue through 2030. This 75-million strong ‘silver tsunami’ is a force of nature reshaping retirement. Too soon to talk about retirement? You may prefer a pre-tirement – a process, not a distinct retirement event.

Wherever you are in your journey sailing into the West, NYC-based Kindur has you covered. A modern-day financial coxswain, these folks will steer you and your nest egg to safer waters. A 2018 $9M Series A means the team ...

 

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

We’re building and defining a new category. We have a unique opportunity to enable a large portion of retirees to feel secure and excited as they enter retirement.

 

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NOVEMBER 29TH REPORT: TOP FINTECH FUNDING ROUNDS

"ThriveCash could change the way people access money"

 

As the student debt crisis balloons to over $1.4T, savvy fintechs are plunging in to rescue borrowers. Take ThriveCash, which offers cash advances to students based on an in-the-bag job offer. With a who’s who investors on board, the recent $8M Series A will no doubt propel the team forward.

Offering software-as-a-service, Shield Compliance – and its $5M Series A – aims to help banks and cannabis companies play nice during this season of regulatory uncertainty. Catering to the flexible living needs of Millenials, Inhabitr raised $4M in Series A funding to continue offering rental furniture subscriptions.

For those in the holiday spirit, we’ve whipped up some delightful seed rounds. Dusty Robotics is harnessing our future robot overlords to do...

 

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JUNE 24TH POLL: FACEBOOK LIBRA UNVEILED

FACEBOOK LIBRA
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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.

SEE POLL RESULTS

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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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MARIA GOTSCH: FINTECH INNOVATION LAB

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

ROBINHOOD SNACKS

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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