Tampa Bay Business Journal: Fintechs need to pace growth if they want to work with banks, Tampa leaders say

Banking is the business of risk and for that reason, it’s highly regulated. That presents challenges for fintech startups that are disrupting the industry with new innovations.

Local fintech startup founder Brian Alvarez-Bailey discussed how community banks and fintechs can overcome obstacles to forge partnerships with Skyway Capital Markets Senior Managing Director Jeff Hunt at Synapse Summit in Tampa on Feb. 14. A key to finding meaningful synergies, they said, is that fast-moving startups can’t let innovation outpace regulation. Full story here.