Computer engineers now make up 25% of Goldman Sachs' workforce. One of every five deposits at Bank of America come from a cell phone, and big-bank backed Zelle processed $75B in peer-to-peer transactions in their first year.
New financial technologies aren't just making it easier for banks to manage their books: they're aiming to reach the 9M unbanked families across the US and more than 2B people worldwide who don't have access to a financial institution via a mobile phone or any other device.
Fintech comprised almost 10% of all funded startups backed on AngelList in the last year, double that of biotech or blockchain.
We've compiled a collection of the best 50 startups committed to revolutionizing finance, with new solutions to help anybody build a nest egg, get better student loans, find the best rental insurance, invest in non-traditional products like startups or classic cars, or just save some money.
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