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Bitcoin Bears are Winning

Bitcoin is tanking. Around the beginning of the year, Bitcoin was trading at over $50,000. Today, BTC has lost a dramatic amount of value trading at under $40,000. While Bitcoin is not alone in its decline (Ethereum has crashed too), BTC is the most popular… Read More

Crowdfund Insider Launches Webinar Series Focusing on Investment Crowdfunding Revolution

Crowdfund Insider, a leading news and information website covering the emerging global industry of disruptive finance including investment crowdfunding, blockchain, and other forms of Fintech, has launched a six-part webinar series exploring and evaluating the ongoing US crowdfunding revolution, starting in February 2022. The JOBS… Read More

Fintech Firm Truebill Explains How You Can “Reset Your Finances” for 2022

The team at Truebill notes that the new year can be a good time to “reset your finances,” and they would like to help you out with that. The company recently shared some practical ways to help improve your finances in 2022. The firm recommends… Read More

Cryptocurrencies, NFTs More Trusted to Deliver Top 2022 Returns: Survey

    Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies and NFTs are more trusted than stocks to give investors better returns in 2022, suggests a poll of close to 6,000 people on business networking site LinkedIn. The poll, conducted over the past two weeks, finds 30 per cent of… Read More

Crypto Prime Broker Genesis Distributes Report on December Activity, Claims Temporary Leverage Shakeoout in Bitcoin

Genesis, a crypto prime brokerage, has published a report covering last month (December 2021). According to Genesis, their perspective shows that Bitcoin acts more like a “risk asset” than an inflation hedge – something many observers frequently ascribe to BTC. The firm said that the… Read More

eToro Investment Analyst Says that We Might Be Overdue for “Quick Reset” in Stocks, But Many More Planning to Invest in 2022 than Last Year

Callie Cox, the US-based Investment Analyst at eToro, notes that she’s always thinking about how market moves and headlines affect your finances. Starting January 7, 2022, Cox confirmed that she’ll be publishing a weekly blog, titled The Bottom Line, which will look into what’s happening… Read More

Fintech Enfuce Discusses Benefits of Modernizing Your Card Processing System

Finland’s card-as-a-service (CaaS) platform Enfuce, which recently finalized a €45 million Series C round, notes that client expectations and competition in the banking sector are “getting tougher all the time.” Denise Johansson, Co-Founder, Chief Commercial Officer & Deputy CEO at Enfuce, writes in a blog… Read More

More Money Is Pouring into Venture Capital than Ever Before, Valuations for Startups Getting Larger, Industry Professionals Reveal

Like any industry, venture capitalism is “a shifting landscape with ebbs and flows, though to be fair, it hasn’t really ‘ebbed’ lately,” according to a blog post by US Fintech Unicorn Brex. The VC industry has seen tremendous growth during the past few years—one that’s… Read More

YieldStreet Explains How it Offers Investors Diverse Investment Opportunities

Peer-to-peer lending has become an increasingly popular strategy among online investors. Platforms like Prosper have brought the P2P lending model “into the spotlight,” according to an update from YieldStreet, a multi-asset alternative investment platform that’s focused on reducing friction and offering “previously unattainable” access to alternatives… Read More

SS&C Invests in Combination of Shareholder Servicers Equiniti and AST

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) announced an investment in a newly incorporated firm established by the combination of Equiniti and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, recently acquired by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Siris”). The announcement noted that… Read More

Mastercard to Acquire Dynamic Yield, McDonald’s SaaS based Personalization Platform

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) have announced an agreement for Mastercard to acquire McDonald’s personalization platform and decision engine company, Dynamic Yield. As mentioned in the announcement, Dynamic Yield’s tech is a valuable addition to Mastercard’s extensive suite of services that assist brands… Read More

Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports Largest Weekly Outflows on Record Totaling $142M

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (December 20) that for the week ending December 17,… Read More

Indian Fintech Firm Paytm Explains Why Investors Should Go for Digital Gold Investments

Go for gold investments, the team at Paytm (NSE: PAYTM) recommends. Paytm writes in a blog post that gold is a “sought-after asset, the world over.” The Fintech firm gives the example of an Olympian seeking out that “glistening gold medal.” Paytm adds that this… Read More

Getting Ready to Raise Money for Your Business in 2022

Our third year of living with Covid-19 is about to start. Given the new omicron variant, we anxiously wait to see if it causes a spike in infection, which may cause a downward turn in economic growth. What does this mean for equity fundraising in… Read More

SupraFin Now Offers Android App with Institutional Quality Crypto Investment Algorithms

SupraFin, a platform that offers professional quality crypto investing services, has now launched an Android app to complement its already released Apple version. SupraFin is a Wealthtech platform for cryptocurrencies founded by financial services industry professionals with more than 20 years of experience in cryptocurrencies,… Read More

Last Week, $88 Million Went Into Digital Assets: CoinShares Report

CoinShares reports that $88 million flowed into digital assets last week during a time of significant volatility as Bitcoin moves lower, well off of all-time highs. CoinShares adds that while some providers experienced inflows others experienced outflows representing as much as 11% of assets under… Read More

Mihhail Onohhov from EstateGuru Reveals that Real Estate Sector Continued to Experience Steady Gains Across Europe

As we head towards the end of 2021, EstateGuru’s Head of Global sales, Mihhail Onohhov reflects back over the activities of the past year, and he also tries to look ahead to what he expects from 2022. As the person tasked with EstateGuru‘s sales strategy,… Read More

Fintech Blend Says that Keeping Up with Evolving Consumer Behavior in Online Banking Is Becoming Increasingly Important

Digital lending software provider Blend (NYSE:BLND) notes that the need to keep up with evolving customer behavior in retail and online banking is “not a new pursuit for financial services organizations, but it is becoming increasingly more important.” According to Blend, that’s because the market… Read More

Avast, Provider of Digital Security and Privacy, Acquires Evernym

Avast (LSE:AVST), an international provider of digital security and privacy, has announced the acquisition of Evernym. The US firm was “instrumental to the invention of self-sovereign identity, with leading contributions from their Chief Trust Officer, Drummond Reed, and others in the company working within the… Read More

Bitcoin focused Fintech Firm Blockstream Reports that Recent BTC Price Correction Is One of 2021’s Mildest

Bitcoin-focused Fintech firm Blockstream has published its Markets Weekly report., Blockstream‘s report, dated December 3, 2021, notes that Fidelity has established a new BTC ETF in Canada, while GS is considering BTC lending. As mentioned in the report, VanEck has filed for a mining ETF,… Read More

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