Tagged: Venture Center

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

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Community banks lack the financial and human capital of their larger counterparts to invest in research and development, but they need new technologies all the same. Partnerships with financial technology startups are a practical way to address this need, four of the state’s community bankers told Arkansas Business. read more >

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

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An audience of prospective investors and bankers gather in North Little Rock to mark the end of the inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, sponsored by the Independent Community Bankers of America and hosted by the nonprofit Venture Center of Little Rock. read more >

Venture Center, FinTech Sandbox Announce Partnership

Venture Center, FinTech Sandbox Announce Partnership

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The Venture Center of Little Rock and Boston-based FinTech Sandbox announced Wednesday a partnership to increase access to financial data that financial technology startups need to jump start their businesses. read more >

Hill, McHenry: CHOICE Act Will Help Community Banks, Fintech Startups

Hill, McHenry: CHOICE Act Will Help Community Banks, Fintech Startups

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The priorities of two congressmen supporting the Financial CHOICE Act are to offer community banks on “off ramp” from Dodd-Frank regulations, better define systemically important banks and bring accountability as well as transparency to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. read more >