FinTech used to be a buzzword and now it’s an actual sector

CEO Jeff Shanahan stays on message like a guy who’s running for office. When asked about the current state of fintech — both in Philly and in general — he keeps pivoting the conversation back to the latest from CardConnect, the King of Prussia, Pa.-based payments integration company founded by his brother Brian Shanahan in 2006. For example, when asked what are some of the latest trends in the game, the 38-year-old fintech exec points to omnichannel operations (the ability to take payment from several methods) and payment security as the main buzzterms in fintech. Shanahan said both happen to be on CardConnect’s focus right now. Read more: