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Orange Growth Capital (“OGC”) is a Financial Technology Investment firm founded in the fall of 2013. We invest in high growth companies primary in EMEA and prefer to invest after the seed round, when there is proof of concept and there are some revenues.

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Northwestern Mutual acquires LearnVest, the financial planning startup

Nice move! Think was smart when they started that they did not include the female focus in their name, to allow for a broader focus!

After six years of operation, the New York startup sells for more than $250 million. Betting big on personalized financial planning,...…

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The Google Pony Express

Step by Step the Social companies are eating banks relationships with their customers, from payments to comparison to handling their...

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UK online banking fraud losses soar 48%

Customer experience benefitted from digital....fraudcosts not really

Online banking fraud jumped 48% to £60.4 million in 2014, according to figures put together by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK), which...…

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The message is the medium and the future

This is how disruption looks like, great chart and article from the economist

Messaging services are rapidly growing beyond online chat “I PROPOSE, if and when found, to take him by his beastly neck, shake him...…

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Finance More: Mobile Banking Payments Many Americans making mobile payments don't consider themselve

This should be worrying for banks...if customers do not see payments as payments anymore...what if banking is not be seen as banking

This chart comes from the Federal Reserve's new report on mobile banking. In most of these categories, people who claim not to be...…

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Here’s Why Facebook Messenger Won’t Beat Snapchat In The Mobile Payment Wars

Nice article....expect we will see many of these articles on who on the players will win....for sure the consumer

It’s taken Facebook years to figure out the right questions to ask to get its users’ payment information. Rival Snapchat got the jump on...…

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Disruptors’ $4trn fortune

Great reports last weeks from Goldman re FinTech, Bitcoin and implications for the sector!

How much do finance incumbents stand to lose tech disruptors? A lot, according to Goldman Sachs. Over $4 trillion in addressable...…

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Bitcoin technology offers clarity for derivatives

Market of smart contracts is Huge, some interesting start-ups emerging here, big opportunity!

Some of the world’s largest investment banks are considering using bitcoin technology to revolutionise the $700 trillion global...…

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Barclays unveils latest fintech stars

For those interested, overview of the Barclays Fintech cohort

Fintech is an incredibly diverse world — something that is borne out by the rich variety of the start-ups that are to receive a helping...…

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How to eat a banker’s lunch

Interesting overview!

Bruce Packard over at the Lafferty group has an upcoming report on the fintech disruption that's about to hit the traditional banking...…

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We don’t need cash. Let’s abolish it outright Ed Conway

The abolishment of cash in the uk....let's start with having all taxi drivers in London accept cards....

Facing negative interest rates, people are stockpiling money in warehouses. Better that we take a more radical approach I hate to pry,...…

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Finance novice beats Hedge funds

Not really Tech, but interesting article

What does it take to break into the lucrative world of hedge funds? It’s a question that countless Wall Street up-and-comers would love...…

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API - commoditizing and eating Financial Services

How Financial Software Companies are Monetizing APIs - Great article and overview

As e-commerce grows, ePayments and mobile payments become the norm around the world. Innovative companies understood that data feeds and...…

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The Lending Marketplace

Nice overview

Marketplace lending is a growing and increasingly complex ecosystem. Making sense of all the various players and the ways they connect...…

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Wealthfront: 2 Bn, 2 years , 20X growth

2 Years. 20x Growth. $2 Billion....and profitability kicks in at......?

“A revolution is coming — a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise enough; compassionate if we care enough; successful if we...…

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Milenials - some nice facts

Good report on the segment all try to grasp and understand and serve

One of the largest generations in history is about to move into its prime spending years. Millennials are poised to reshape the economy;...…

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Top 130 Fintech startups

Nice overview and links for this interested in databases

Did you know that there are more than 1,000 Fintech startups? Actually, there may well be more than 5,000, but there are at least a few...…

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Fraud Comes to Apple Pay

Apple pay has 60x higher fraud rates!

Some banks are seeing a growing incidence of fraud on Apple’s mobile-payment service as criminals exploit vulnerabilities in the...…

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FinTech Sandbox lets startups play with data for free

Commoidatisation of Financial Services...starts with starts-ups, but than small banks will follow.

A New non-profit programme offering fintech startups free access to data feeds and APIs from providers such as Thomson Reuters and...…

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TransferWise founders brave New York cold for naked 'nothing to hide' publicity stunt

The journey continues...big question is what point volume translates into profitability....and what if Banks drop FX margins...

TransferWiseJust weeks after landing a $58 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, TransferWise founders Taavet Hinrikus and...…

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Nutmeg aims to shake up Sipps with pension launch

Nutmeg, a UK based online investment manager, is taking on some of the big boys in the UK Sipps (self-managed pension) market.

Nutmeg is seeking to take on the likes of Hargreaves Lansdown in the Sipp market with the launch of a pension product. The online...…

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A Ripple based Remittance useless

Great interview with Marco Montes, founder of Saldo.mx, about using Ripple to send money to Mexico. Interesting note: Saldo charges 7%,...

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Fintech 1,000 Landscape Report: Programmable Bank

The commodotization of Banking to date, mainly attackers and non-banks use the API's

This Landscape Report could also be called Bank APIs. I like the name Programmable Bank because it resonates with Programmable Web.  It...…

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A $29 Million Bet On Banking Software

Huge opportunity: Banking software!

nCino just raised $29 million in growth capital from top venture firm Insight Venture Partners. Only in its third year of operation,...…

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Who is Marie Quantier?

Wealth Innovation in France, interesting interview with the founder

Hamel is on a mission to disrupt the wealth management industry in France. His intention is to make Marie Quantier, the robo-advisory...…

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Softcard confirms shut down

Innovation is followed by consolidation, domestic payments seem to enter this stage. Interesting to see how telco owned financial...

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