Tag: Fintech startups

May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021

Neon Is Making it Easier to Pay Bills On Your Terms

As ecommerce becomes more ubiquitous, consumers are choosing different methods of payment.  Increasingly, many are bypassing credit cards  and choosing Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL), a flexible no-cost lending tool that allows customers to p...
July 06, 2016
July 06, 2016

Fintech Investment is Exploding — 5 Ways Governments & Ecosystem Builders Can Help

with Sheel Mohnot Investment in fintech companies is up 8X in the past 5 years, with over 200 financings for a combined $4.9 billion in 1Q2016 alone.   "Silicon Valley is coming. There are hundreds of startups with a lot of brains and money wo...
April 13, 2016
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April 13, 2016

“Good Companies Solving Real Problems” — That Happen To Deal With Your Money

Before becoming 500 Startups' FinTech manager, Sheel Mohnot consulted for a company that was striving to be more competitive after the 2008 financial crisis. When pitching ideas, "the answer was often, 'raise the fees on your customers,'" said ...