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Entrepreneurship Resources: FinTech

Last Updated: Mar 21, 2023 3:24 PM


Please note, these are resources intended to provide a brief introduction to the topic of FinTech. Remember to do additional research as needed! Please contact the Librarians if you need additional assistance with research.

The FinTech Industry

What is FinTech?

"Financial technology (Fintech) is used to describe new tech that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services. ​​​At its core, fintech is utilized to help companies, business owners and consumers better manage their financial operations, processes, and lives by utilizing specialized software and algorithms that are used on computers and, increasingly, smartphones. Fintech, the word, is a combination of financial technology"

Source: Investopedia. Read the full introduction to FinTech here.

Well known FinTech companies include Stripe, PayPal, Venmo, Acorns, Mint, Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Robinhood, Nerdwallet, and many more! Read more about Stripe and the industry outlook in PrivCo's Stripe 2020 Company Report.

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The FinTech Industry

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