FTV led a $40 mln round for WePay in 2015; FTV sold remaining stake in CardConnect this year; BlackHawk acquired CashStar this year for $175 mln; With the sale of WePay, FTV Capital has scored its latest big exit. JP Morgan Chase said late Monday that it agreed to buy WePay, the online payment provider. Financial terms weren’t announced...
FTV Capital partner Liron Gitig was awarded Investor of the Year at One World Identity's 2017 K(NO)W Nodes Awards. The award was given to the investor or investment firm who has had the most critical impact on the identity landscape over the past year. Investor of the Year nominees must have made one or more capital investments in the identity industry within the past year and demonstrated critical impact on the identity industry through investment activity.
The 2017 PEI 300 ranking looks at the world's top fund managers according to a very simple metric: how much capital they have raised for private equity investment in the last five years. This year the PEI 300 saw more capital raised by the industry’s biggest firms than ever in its history, with market conditions driving investors toward brand names.
Banks and fintech firms are increasingly working together to create new and innovative solutions—developing a new products and services, or generating efficiencies for the traditional banking industry. How will these relationships continue to take shape in the near future? Jim Hale of FTV Capital discusses where the significant investments and advancements for innovation lie for the banking industry.
Chris Winship, partner, FTV Capital, and board member, VPay: Consolidation, market inefficiencies, changing regulations and the ever-expanding demand for eCommerce capabilities are four top factors that will continue to drive growth opportunities in the payments industry in 2017.
The Fintech Finance 35 ranking was compiled by Institutional Investor editors and staff, with nominations and input from industry participants and experts. The evaluation criteria included individual achievements and leadership at the respective firms; influence in the community at large; and the size, reputation, and impact of the respective funds and institutions in the financial technology industry — and particularly in the current wave of fintech financing.
Kyle Griswold first met executives at financial services and technology-focused FTV Capital as a young investment banker, but it was his willingness to go above and beyond that landed him a job there...