Here’s why local fintech firms are catching investor attention — and corporate partnerships


Local tech firms shaking up what banks offer consumers and creating a cheaper model of payment processing says this is just the start of the innovation that’s to come.

Rob Guilfoye, co-founder and CEO of, said more financial technology firms are popping up because more people want innovation in an antiquated financial industry. “Consumers demand a better experience, and if the bank can’t do that, a startup will.”