Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile joined up to launch a mobile payments product in 2010 which they named… ISIS. Seriously. After sheepishly renaming the program Softcard, they shut it down in 2015.

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Fintech was born.

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Jake Fuentes

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Co-Founder/CEO of Level Money (exited), Fmr Head of New Products at Capital One, looking for creases in the marketplace.

Startup Grind

The life, work, and tactics of entrepreneurs around the world. Welcoming submissions on technology trends, product design, growth strategies, and venture investing. Learn more about how you can get involved at startupgrind.com.