Private Equity Investing in Financial Technology

Group founded 22 Oct 2007
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A community for discussing investments made in financial technology providers by the venture capital and private equity community.

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Top five money management tips

Top five money management tips October 2, 2013 The Payments Council has today published a guide - as part of its Pay Your Way campaign - for people affected o...

23 Nov 2013
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Paperless direct debits

Paperless direct debits to help landlord maximise income through Universal Credit November 7, 2013 In a bid to maximise its income collection ahead of Universal Credit, 10,000-home North Lincolnshire ...

23 Nov 2013
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How will the Durbin Swipe Bill affect payments in the U.S.

The 2008 $48 billion VISA and Mastercard interchange fees that Senator Durbin mentions all throughout his bill is as a result of $2.864 trillion of VISA and MC debit and credit card charges. What this...

25 May 2010
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An American Dream and the hard life of an entrepreneur

In the early 90's my employer, the phone company in California spent over $50000.00 to send me to get certified to be a Systems and Application Developer, specializing in mainframe. This, after I paid...

03 Feb 2010
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Mastercard acquires Orbiscom - a validation ?

As the inventor of the PATENTED system (6931382 USPTO) that enables cardholders to set their own user limits for their real card accounts, this validates all the work I have done to design and create...

08 Jan 2009
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As cool as ICE

The Creditex acquisition looks like third-time lucky for ICE, which has been keen to follow the same horizontal growth strategy being successfully pursued by other exchange groups over the past few ye...

03 Jun 2008
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PE and Fintech: Finding Each Other At Last

I recently came across a report from TowerGroup entitled "Private Equity and Financial Technology Vendors: Finding Each Other at Last" published by Stephen Bruel last July. In his report, ...

26 Nov 2007
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Opportunities in FinTech Localization

The globalization of financial services is accelerating rapidly, particularly in the emerging and pre-emerging market spaces. As the financial systems of G7 nations continue to evolve, these markets w...

20 Nov 2007
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Successful Private Equity Exit on SmartStream

As you may have seen, SmartStream, a leader in trade reconciliation and STP solutions for financial institutions, was acquired by DIFC Investments. Due to various confidentiality agreements, I cannot...

14 Nov 2007
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Investments in the Risk Management software sector

The most significant private equity investment in the financial technology sector these past few months was definitely Advent International's (a TA Associates competitor and spin-off) acquisition of a...

22 Oct 2007