Amazon Dives Deeper into Financial Services with New Partnership

SunTrust Bank, Ally Ventures and Amazon Alexa Fund teamed up with others to raise $16mn for Greenlight Financial Technology; Greenlight makes smart debit cards for kids and college students to spend more wisely; The company also offers a mobile app complete with parental controls so parents can teach their kids how to spend; this is a further jump into financial services for Amazon as it looks to enter the space through the partnership model. Source

Todd is the Chief Product Officer of LendIt Fintech.

He is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists.

He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences.

He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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