Synctera Blog

Your go-to resource for Banking as a Service insights, guides to building FinTech apps and embedded banking products, and updates from Synctera

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How can FinTech startups survive the ‘VC winter’?

“Oh, my sweet summer child,” the old FinTech startup founder said quietly, “what do you know of fear? Fear is for the winter, my little lord, when the snows fall a hundred feet.” 
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Friendly fraud: How should FinTechs view the risks?

Trust us - friendly fraud is not friendly at all. Read our Chief Compliance Officer Sarah's best practices on three key areas for how FinTechs can mitigate this risk and protect their partners, brand, and bottom-line.
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What is embedded finance? An explainer on the new way non-financial companies can help people

Peter Hazlehurst, CEO, shares his definition of embedded finance and provides a brief history from his POV as a FinTech builder. Read Peter's thoughts about: what embedded finance looks like for big companies, a hypothetical use case for a company you may have heard of, and how to start thinking about embedding financial services.
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Ultimate Guide to Lines of Credit

Lines of Credit are an important way today’s consumers can get access to credit to manage expenses, make purchases manageable, and more. FinTechs can also unlock a new revenue stream by offering Lines of Credit to their customers in an increasingly competitive credit-product market.
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The FinTech's guide to interchange revenue

What is interchange revenue? What’s the first step to earning revenue from interchange fees? How do I make a card program? We answer these common FinTech questions and show you how to generate revenue from interchange fees by building a card program for your FinTech use case.
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FinTech Founders' Guide

Personalized financial services like affinity banking, embedded finance, and more are here to stay. As you’re building your FinTech, this blog will help you think about developing your idea and taking it to market fast.

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