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Bailey Reutzel

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Commerce in Mo. Automates Environmentalism with 'Green' Card
July 29, 2015 Commerce Bancshares Kansas City, Mo., has found its customers want to save the planet, but don't want to put in too much...

How P-to-P Lending Evolved into Different Animals in U.S., U.K.
June 5, 2015 The P-to-P industry in Britain has remained focused on individual investors, even as American firms have been courting...

Why London's Fintech Startup Scene Is Growing Fast
June 5, 2015 Investment in London fintech firms is soaring and young companies are being drawn to the area, especially the Canary Wharf...

Biometrics Find Support from an Unlikely Demographic: Seniors
May 14, 2015 As its military members quickly adopt facial, voice and fingerprint recognition, USAA is finding out the demographics of users...

Bitcoin Startup Lands Goldman as Investor, Has China in Its Sights
April 30, 2015 Circle Internet Financial, a Bitcoin wallet provider, is looking to expand to China with the help of new investor IDG Capital...

New Moves by Coinbase, Ripple Advance Digital Money Tech
April 29, 2015 Coinbase, a U.S.-based Bitcoin exchange with many prominent merchant clients, has spread its services into the U.K. where...

'Know Your Customer's Customer' Goes Global
April 27, 2015 For more than a decade, U.S. regulators have been advising bankers to know more about their customers than who they are. In...

Practical Ways to Use Blockchain Technology Could Win Over Banks
April 27, 2015 Even if you don't care about Bitcoin, you could use the technology that enables it. Companies like Eris and Factom are working...

Wells Fargo Adopts Three Tech Startups from Outside Finance
April 22, 2015 The San Francisco bank has added three more young technology firms to its accelerator program, which is aimed at adapting...

Lessons from the U.K.'s Colossal Payments Overhaul
March 30, 2015 It took a decade and a government mandate for the U.K. banking industry to develop a set of rails to transfer funds from one...

Digital-Only German Bank to Enter U.S. Market, Court Millennials
February 23, 2015 Like a number of startups and "neobanks" that have sprouted up to challenge incumbent retail banks, Fidor Bank is positioning...

U.K. Banks Pilot Loan Sales to Crowdfund Site investUP
February 12, 2015 Crowdfunding has become all the rage, and it's making some banks nervous about losing small business clients. But investUP, a...

Do Banks Really Need Video Tellers and Mini-Branches?
January 8, 2015 With the availability of artificial intelligence and sophisticated risk algorithms that can run on mobile devices, some say...

Launching an Unmanned Pod into the Branch Space
December 19, 2014 ATM company Diebold has put together a mini-branch prototype that features artificial intelligence, voice recognition and...

States Call for Diverse Approaches to Cryptocurrency Rules
December 16, 2014 One big question in the debate over regulating cryptocurrencies is whether to apply existing rules to these new technologies...

Real-Time Remittances in Play for Earthport with Ripple Labs Deal
December 4, 2014 Earthport, a cross-border payments service provider, has partnered with the digital currency network provider Ripple Labs to...

Thumbs Down on a Palm Recognition Experiment
November 20, 2014 There is a lesson for bankers in the recent decision by Bitcoin ATM provider Robocoin to stop using biometric authentication...

New York's Lawsky Offers Plan to Encourage Bitcoin Startups
November 3, 2014 The state's superintendent of financial services has softened his stance toward bitcoin and other payment startups and has...

Consumers Unconvinced on Mobile Even as Tech Battle Brews
October 29, 2014 Because of the conflicting messages from providers of mobile payments, consumers are not yet sold on the possibility that they...

The Making of a Google Glass Payments App
July 18, 2014 In The Members Group's innovation lab, engineers have been tinkering with an app that lets Glass users tap to make a payment.