Recent Fintech News

Webinar: CMMC 2.0: Level 2 CUI Breakdown

Many DoD subcontractors will be required to meet Level 2 compliance under CMMC 2.0 moving forward. While the tiered structure has alleviated some of the challenges associated with 1.0, it’s important to understand the changes to each level and what requirements are still in place, particularly when it comes to CUI.

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Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business is Now Home for the Georgia Fintech Academy

The Georgia Fintech Academy, a collaboration between the state’s fintech industry and the University System of Georgia (USG), has transitioned to Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Robinson was selected as the Fintech Academy’s institutional home after an incubation period with the USG.

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DefenseStorm Secures New $5M in Financing Round and Smashes its Own Records Heading into Fourth Quarter

DefenseStorm, the leading cloud-based cybersecurity, cybercompliance, and cyberfraud management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, today announced that Curql Collective, through its Strategic Investment Fund, Curql Fund I has invested $5M thanks to DefenseStorm’s unprecedented growth, bringing total funding to $52M.

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Recent Fintech blog posts

Join TAG’s exciting journey in 2022

January 7, 2022

Let’s unleash technology to fix America’s healthcare system

By Larry Williams, President and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

November 19, 2021

Startups turning dreams into reality at Venture Atlanta

By Larry Williams, President and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

October 15, 2021

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Recent FinTech Week in Review blog posts

The week in review – April 20

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
– Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s
– Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency gets revamp in response to backlash
– PayPal Approved to Provide Access to Paycheck Protection Program Loans
– Student lender SoFi to acquire Galileo Financial Technologies for $1.2 billion

The week in review – March 30

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
Revolut launches its neobank in the US
Startup Funding Dwindles Due to Coronavirus Slowdown
Regulators Issue Inter-agency Statement on Loan Modifications, Banks Urged to Issue More Small-Dollar Loans in Response to Outbreak
Cash usage in Britain drops by half

The week in review – March 23

Each week TAG FinTech Steering Committee member Ali Raza compiles a list of newsworthy events impacting the payments ecosystem. He has graciously agreed to allow us to report his thoughts going forward. This week’s headlines include:
ICE’s Bakkt raises $300 million for consumer market push
Kabbage launches platform enabling consumers to buy gift certificates supporting small businesses during the COVID crisis
Fiserv acquires Bypass Mobile to enhance its omni-commerce offering
Square receives conditional Industrial Loan Company (ILC) charter approval, looks to offer small-business loans to Square merchants by 2021

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