Security Can’t Trump Convenience

FinTech Articles of the Week 6/12/15

This week’s top 5 fintech picks cover topics from London’s growing-fast fintech startup scene, seven of the banking world’s coolest innovation labs, Apple Pay’s Security and more!

Why London’s Fintech Startup Scene is Growing Fast

Learn why the fintech startup scene in London is picking up momentum: “London is turning into a major payments and financial services technology innovation hub, luring venture capital and talent from the U.S. and other parts of Europe.”

U.S. Tech Company Raises $1.25 Million from ex-NYSE Euronext CEO, ex-Citadel Trader

Read how Symbiont has raised $1.25 million in funding from prominent U.S. financial professionals.

Peek Inside Seven of the Banking World’s Coolest Innovation Labs

Take a tour around these digital playgrounds built by banks and learn tips for creating your own innovation space.

Startups Are Going to Make Billions Doing a (Safer) Version of What Wall Street Did With Home Loans

Read how instead of established banks, startups are set to profit billions from student loan asset backed securities.

Apple Pay’s Security Can’t Trump Convenience. At Least for Now.

“Security shortcomings with Apple Pay are deliberate, done with the goal of making signups and initial usage as easy as possible for shoppers.”