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Banking With Interest

Sep 28, 2021

Nima Ghamsari, the founder and head of Blend, talks about his journey as an entrepreneur, from his early days selling items on eBay to founding a fintech in 2012. Since its inception, Blend has moved from helping banks and fintechs with digitizing the mortgage process into what he calls “proactive finance,”...


Sep 21, 2021

There’s been a lot of chatter in the media recently about regulatory concerns on stablecoins, as well as the potential the Fed might offer its own central bank digital currency. But there’s precious little information about what those things actually are—and how they could impact the financial services sector....


Sep 15, 2021

Begun in 2017 with the promise of a better approach to overdraft fees, fintech “Dave” has seen tremendous growth, including more than 10 million customers. CEO Jason Wilk talks about why Dave started by targeting overdraft, how he sees the policy debate over the controversial fees—and his ambitious plans for...


Sep 9, 2021

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu talks about how his federal regulatory work during the 2008 financial crisis is informing his approach to new risks, including the explosive growth of cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and buy-now-pay-later services. He also provides an update on the fintech charter, offers his...