All articles by Eric Johansson

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Eric Johansson

The 10 biggest fintech deals you missed in October

Fintech funding rounds still closed successfully in October, despite the industry’s struggles with market uncertainty.

Fintech layoffs continue with digital bank Chime cutting 12% of staff

First Chime had to stop calling itself a bank, now it has to axe 12% of its staff.

COP27 take note: Climate tech funding has soared in 2022

Throwing money at climate change may not be enough.

Cover Genius bags $70m Series D amidst insurtech investment drop

Money seems to be drying out in the insurtech industry after the Covid-19 boom.

Klarna rival Tymit bags £23m round as BNPL industry keeps struggling

Late fees and a white label credit card are two of the things that make Tymit stand out in the increasingly crowded buy-now-pay-later market.

What fintech experts hate that you get wrong about embedded finance

Embedded finance is one of the most promising areas of fintech, but experts are tired of people getting things wrong about it.

SEC catches up with Kim Kardashian: Reality star fined $1.26m for cryptocurrency promotion

The Keeping Up With the Kardashian star paid the fine to “get this matter behind her”.

Ark Kapital CTO has gone from building games to being part of the Swedish tech wave

Elin Bäcklund is the CTO of Ark Kapital, the Swedish fintech. We asked her why Sweden excel at birthing fintechs.

Let’s not get physical: The bank of the future is digital and cashless

The bank of the future is digital and cashless, according market watchers.

Is this the end of buy-now-pay-later?

Analysts warn that the buy-now-pay-later industry only has a small window of time to save itself.