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Uber and Apple are just the start, and eventually every company will want to be a fintech. An Andreessen Horowitz general partner explains why

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Anish Acharya, a general partner at Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, sees innovations coming not just from payments companies, but from unexpected players in the fintech space.
"Payments by its very nature is transactional. It's facilitating a transaction," Acharya said. "One of the big things I'm seeing is the transition from owning a transaction to owning a relationship."
Lending is one way for payments companies to get more of a hold on customers, he said.
We spoke to investors at Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures , Citi Ventures, and Insight Partners...
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We talked to 4 VC investors about the hottest trends in payments and the biggest innovations to keep an eye on

We talked to 4 VC investors about the hottest trends in payments and the biggest innovations to keep an eye on

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

We spoke to investors at Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures, Citi Ventures, and Insight Partners to learn where they see the next innovations and opportunities in payments tech.
Mostly, they're looking out for ways that payments companies can do more than just process transactions. That may be through add-on services, or even machine-initiated payments.
Payments is interwoven into nearly every segment of the fintech landscape, from credit-card processing to online sales, to analytics around consumer behavior.
Some unicorns making waves in payments include AvidXchange, Brex, Plaid...
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