Protocol hires Pimentel to cover fintech
Tech news site Protocol has hired Business Insider senior reporter Ben Pimentel to cover fintech.
He starts Jan. 4.
Pimentel, who is based in San Francisco, covered enterprise technology and Silicon Valley, focusing on major players in corporate IT and trends shaping the industry, including cloud computing, AI, blockchain, and software-as-a-service for Business Insider.
He previously was head of content and communications at BlueVine in San Francisco.
Pimentel has also worked at NerdWallet as a writer covering small business and as a tech reporter for MarketWatch.com.
He also covered tech for the San Francisco Chronicle.