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Cboe Global Markets and MSCI Inc. Extend Relationship, Including Licensing Agreement Through 2031

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a provider of international market infrastructure and tradable products, and MSCI Inc., a provider of critical decision support tools and services for the investment community, announced that they’ve signed a licensing agreement that extends and widens their business relationship…. Read More

Cboe to Acquire ErisX, Entering Crypto-Asset Sector with Spot, Derivatives, Clearing Platform

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a provider of international market infrastructure and tradable products, has entered into an agreement to acquire Eris Digital Holdings, LLC (ErisX). ErisX operates a US-headquartered digital asset spot market, a regulated futures exchange and a regulated clearing house. Ownership… Read More

Zilliqa, the High-Performance Blockchain Platform, Announces Appointment of Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO

Zilliqa, the high-performance, high-security blockchain platform, has announced the appointment of software tech industry executive Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO, effective 11 October 2021. Dr. Livshits has spent over 20 years at pioneering tech firms that have shaped the internet as we know it today… Read More

Payments Fintech Square Introduces Subscription based Tools for UK based Companies

Financial services and digital payments company Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has introduced subscription-based tools in the United Kingdom — Square Marketing and Square Loyalty — in order to help companies with expanding their sales. Following the announcement, shares of the firm appreciated marginally on Wednesday… Read More

Intuit Introduces Money by QuickBooks, Mobile Banking Developed Specifically for Small Businesses

Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU) has announced Money by QuickBooks, the most recent addition to an extensive suite of QuickBooks product offerings that are designed to power small businesses with the option to get paid and effectively manage their cash flow requirements. The Money by QuickBooks mobile… Read More

Digital Asset Risk Management Firm Elliptic Strengthens Exec Team with Senior Hires

Elliptic, the international leader in crypto-asset risk management, announced the appointment of two senior management professionals to its executive team in a move that will aim to strengthen the firm’s products and services offering following its $60 million Series C round. Safiya Karsan has been… Read More

MODA DAO, a Distributed Autonomous Organization, Secures $5M as It Gets Ready for Public Token Sale

MODA DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) created to bridge the legacy music industry into the latest Web 3.0 entertainment world, announced that they’ve acquired $5 million via a private sale of their MODA token, with musicians Joel Zimmerman (deadmau5) and Richie Hawtin joining the… Read More

Embed Finalizes $60M Series A and Obtains Nasdaq, DTCC Approvals Needed for Launch

Michael Giles, Founder and CEO at Embed, which aims to support modern clearing and custody, built from the ground up, says they are “incredibly” excited to announce that their wholly-owned SEC-registered FINRA member broker-dealer subsidiary Embed Clearing LLC, has been approved as a member of… Read More

Asia Digital Bank, Recipient of Digital Banking License by Labuan Financial Services Authority, Partners with Bianjie, IRISnet’s Core Team

Asia Digital Bank Ltd. (Labuan Investment Bank), the first recipient of the Digital Banking license issued by Labuan Financial Services Authority in Malaysia and an international digital asset operator, announced a partnership with Bianjie, which is IRISnet’s Core team, and a Cosmos Core Contributor since… Read More

4.5 Per Cent Unemployment a Good Sign, But UK Businesses Still Need Help

While the recent drop in the United Kingdom’s unemployment rate to 4.5 per cent is reflective of a strengthening economy, there are still vulnerabilities, financial industry representatives believe. Conister director Douglas Grant said while the data suggests a strong and recovering UK workforce, attention needs… Read More

Financial Health Elusive for Many: Report

The Financial Health Network today unveiled the Financial Health Pulse: 2021 U.S. Trends Report. The report, now in its fourth year, provides competing narratives of financial health in America as the pandemic “recovery” sits at an inflection point. The Nation’s Financial Health is Slowly Improving Overall… Read More

Silver Lake Announces Investment in Euroclear via Agreement with ICE to Acquire its 9.85% Stake

Silver Lake, an international firm focused on technology investing, and Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, announced an agreement in which Silver Lake will “make a long-term strategic investment in Euroclear Holding SA/NV by acquiring ICE’s 9.85% stake… Read More

BIT Mining Ltd, a Crypto Mining Firm, Extends Collaboration with Viking Data Centers

BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM), a technology-driven cryptocurrency mining firm, announced that it has “strengthened” its collaboration with Viking Data Centers, LLC. BIT Mining Ltd said it will increase its investment in the Ohio crypto mining data center, which is being developed with Viking Data… Read More

Fintech GoHenry Introduces Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Support Financial Literacy

GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and financial education, has introduced Money Missions, which aims to accelerate the firm’s ambitions to bridge the gap in early financial literacy for Gen Z and Gen Alpha “with a gamified educational experience integrated into the… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Coventry Building Society and Atos Announce Program to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Coventry Building Society and Atos announced on Monday (October 18, 2021) the completion of a “major” upgrade of its digital infrastructure by Atos that will “help strengthen the Society’s position as a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider.” As mentioned in the announcement, Coventry… Read More

Marc Hauser Appointed as Head of F10 Switzerland

Marc Hauser has been appointed as the Head of F10 Switzerland and member of the Global Leadership Team. As mentioned in the announcement, Marc will be responsible for “leading the Swiss team in achieving F10’s mission of shaping the future of banking and insurance.” In… Read More

TradingView Reaches $3B Valuation with $298M Investment

TradingView Inc, the popular charting platform and social network for traders and investors, announced on October 14, 2021 that it has completed a $298 million funding round – which was led by Tiger Global. TradingView’s investment round takes the firm – with paying clients in… Read More

Mature P2P Lending Platforms in Europe to Recover Over 9% Above Average, Robocash Reports

During the market recovery following the Coronavirus crisis, European peer-to-peer platforms that emerged by 2017 have managed to rebound “at above-market growth rate,” according to a report from Robo.cash. The Croatian P2P lender noted that “calm upward trend is supported by a 2% increase in… Read More

MyEtherWallet or MEW Provides First Mobile Staking Experience on SKALE Network

MEW (MyEtherWallet), the platform for accessing the Ethereum ecosystem, announced that users are able to earn rewards by staking their SKALE (SKL) tokens from within the MEW wallet mobile app. Skale Network is described as a “fully” decentralized Ethereum compatible multichain Proof of Stake network… Read More

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