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[We] are in favor of fintech partnerships … And we’re also in favor of developing technology and being entrepreneurial on the bank side.

Jelena McWilliams | FDIC Chairperson, April 24, 2019

Banks need fintech and fintech need banks.

Hugues Delcourt | CEO, BIL

By lowering the barrier to create new digital currency applications, we’ll see an explosion in the number of ideas tried.

Brian Armstrong | CEO, Coinbase

Technology innovations will be the heart and blood of the banking industry for many years to come and if big banks do not make the most of it, the new players from fintech and large technology companies surely will.

David M. Brear | Partner, Think Differently Group

The biggest opportunity that fintech provides that I’m excited by is the opportunity for financial inclusion … there’s tremendous opportunity that new technology and new ways of unlocking liquidity in the financial system allow for access, allow for growth in these areas.

David Shrier | CEO, Distilled Analytics

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Posted July 8, 2021

Introducing: Fintech Brews & News

This is the place to get a behind-the-scenes look at unique partnerships and ways to bridge the gap between banking, startups and the entire fintech industry. Whether it’s a beer, coffee, or something else, there’s certain to be a brew …

Posted May 11, 2021

Cohort 3 Demo Day

FALLS FINTECH COHORT 3 DEMO DAY, MAY 18, 2021 See what’s coming out of the industry’s only fintech accelerator founded by a full-scale digital payments bank. May 11, 2021 (Sioux Falls, SD) – Falls Fintech, the fintech accelerator founded by …

Posted February 26, 2021

Falls Fintech to Launch Cohort 3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 26, 2021 Falls Fintech, the fintech accelerator founded by Central Payments in 2019, is excited to announce the five companies that make up its third cohort of fintech startups. The 12 week program kicks off …

Posted September 9, 2020

Innovation Through Times of Crisis

Falls Fintech was featured on Currency Cloud’s podcast. Listen as they talk about innovating through a crisis. The three guests are: Nikkee Rhody, SVP at Falls Fintech and VP – Product Development & Marketplace Strategies at Central Payments. Fonta Gilliam, CEO at Invest Sou …

Posted March 5, 2020

Falls Fintech Spring 2020 Cohort Announced

CENTRAL PAYMENTS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL FALLS FINTECH COHORT Top FinTech Companies Set to Join Spring 2020 Accelerator Program March 5, 2020 (Sioux Falls, SD) – Central Payments today announced the first group of companies that will join the Spring 2020 cohort …

Posted February 13, 2020

Press Release: Falls Fintech Advisory Board

FALLS FINTECH ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ADVISORY BOARD Group will advise Central Payments’ new fintech accelerator launching on March 9, 2020 (Sioux Falls, SD) Central Payments announced today its seven-member advisory board for Falls Fintech, the organization’s early-stage, onsite accelerator for upstart …