Weekly Coffee Break: Roundup of Industry News

This is a roundup of industry news and links for the week of October 22nd that have informed, entertained, and inspired us.

Here’s our weekly roundup of industry news:

The Fintech Power 50 Launches at Money 20/20 Vegas – The Fintech Power 50 has officially launched at Money20/20 Vegas, unveiling the 50 innovators that will make up its global fintech community. Handpicked from hundreds of applicants, the Fintech Power 50 members are the most influential, innovative and powerful figures in the Fintech industry, all playing leading roles in transforming financial services for the better.

Why Are Bank-Fintech Partnerships So Rare? –  JPMorgan Chase made waves this week when it announced a partnership with data aggregator Plaid. The move will allow Chase customers more visibility into — and control over — their data.

How, where and why would you build the digital bank of the future? – It might seem like a strange question to be asking, but given the multiple elements that drive the success of a bank, and given also that increasingly location is a key determining factor in how you deliver great customer experience, its an important topic.

Breaking New Ground In FinTech – Today, more than 70 percent of Americans struggle financially. At the same time, these same households pay roughly $175 billion annually in fees and interest for financial products and services, which too often fail to improve their situations. However, using the right combination of financial health-focused products and services some FinTech products are helping US households to get better off.

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