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Fashion For Programming: Fashion Tech Meets FinTech (A NYC Fashion Week Special)

Byte Academy coding bootcamp and Felix Gray eyewear kicked off a collaboration and demo for campus "Fashion Tech Week" paralleling New York Fashion Week in mid February.  Although Felix Gray is only in soft launch, participating Byte Academy stu...

Inside Bitcoin & Blockchain – A Perspective From the Founder of a Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin and blockchain, the digital ledger used for bitcoin, have been headlining news.  Bitcoin, once associated with illicit online transactions, is being recognized by big banks. Just this week State Street, one of the oldest banks in the US, mad...

The Latest FinTech Innovations For Millennials

“We’re from Reno, Nevada - we love games like this.” -  Max Haynes, CEO, PaySwag PaySwag and other gamified, incentivized FinTech products targeting millennials launched at Finovate 2015 held this week in New York City - one of the larg...

The Rise of the New FinTech Middle Man

As large banks embrace FinTech start-ups and their advanced technology rather than compete against them, both parties aim to eliminate the “middle man” in financial services transactions. This “middle man” is a metaphor for the different ste...