Securrency Books Event on Digital Asset Revolution with Top Policymakers

Securrency, a digital asset infrastructure company, has partnered with the Chamber of Digital Commerce to schedule a very interesting virtual event. The webinar entitled ‘Two Sides of the American Coin” will feature several of the top regulators in the US tackling the topic of the… Read More

$1.3 Trillion was Spent on Digital Transformation in 2018, About $900 Billion “Went to Waste,” Fintech Exec Reveals

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, recently noted that we’ve experienced two years of digital transformation in just two months due to the acceleration of the shift towards all-digital platforms and services following the COVID-19 outbreak. Business ideas that may have been considered unthinkable or inconceivable… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Wealth has Become More Evenly Distributed with Smaller Accounts Holding Greater Proportion of Supply: Report

During its 11 years of existence (since the first Bitcoin block was mined), BTC has been able to survive many “threats,” mainly because there’s no single entity controlling the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. As explained in a report from Coin Metrics, this trait, called decentralization,… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Remain Inefficient with $48 Billion Lost in Fees Each Year, but Bitcoin (BTC) Might Solve Problem, According to OpenNode

Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s leading cryptocurrency, could potentially solve the global remittances problem, according to OpenNode, which focuses on supporting payments for businesses throughout the world. As explained by the OpenNode team, they aim to “empower” consumers and connect the world via “trusted” digital payment… Read More

Fintech Ripple Is Focused on Making Digital Payments as Easy as Sending Emails with Pay ID, According to Company Executive

Emi Yoshikawa, Head of Global Operations at American Fintech firm Ripple, notes that when sending an email, she doesn’t really think about which country the person or recipient of the message is living in at the moment. Yoshikawa points out that she also doesn’t have… Read More

Ocean Protocol Developers to Build Bridge between their Marketplace and Energy Web Decentralized Operating System

The developers of Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, will be creating a “bridge” between the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS) and Ocean’s data marketplaces. As mentioned in a… Read More

Real Estate Source Platform Infabode Makes Another Return to Seedrs; Now Seeking to Raise £300,000 in Funding.

Less then a year and a half after raising £120,568 through its previous equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, real estate source platform, Infabode, has made a return to the funding platform to raise an additional £300,000. As previously reported, Infabode connects its community of users… Read More

U.S. Fintech Jetty Launches “Unlock Deposit” Allowing Renters to Free Up Cash Deposits in Exchange For a One-Time Fee

  Jetty, a U.S.-based fintech on a mission to make renting a home more affordable and effortless for everyone, announced on Wednesday the launch of its offering, Unlock Deposit, which allows renters to free up their cash deposit in exchange for a small, one-time or… Read More

SBA Approved Non-Bank Lender ACAP Signs Deal With Biz2Credit For License PPP Forgiveness Platform

ACAP, an SBA-approved non-bank lender and national loan aggregator of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, announced on Wednesday it has signed a new deal with Biz2Credit to utilize the Biz2X PPP Forgiveness Platform. ACAP reputed that it and its servicing team The Loan Source will… Read More

Oppenheimer & Co. Announces Strategic Alliance With InvestCloud

Investment bank, wealth manager, and Oppenheimer Holdings subsidiary, Oppenheimer & Co, Inc. announced on Wednesday it has formed a strategic alliance with global fintech firm, InvestCloud. Oppenheimer reported that the partnership will accelerate the buildout of its digital experience platform for the firm’s financial advisors… Read More


Hedera Says Daily Tractions Top Ethereum, Now Reporting 1.5 Million TPD

High-performance blockchain Hedera Hashgraph is reporting that it now is topping 1.5 million transactions a day – surpassing the popular Ethereum blockchain. Hedera notes that this is approximately 18x the number of transactions Ethereum achieved during its first year as a publicly available network. As… Read More

INX Digital Security Offering Hits First Hurdle, in the US Currently Investors in 14 States May Participate but Must Adhere to Suitability Rules

Last week in a release, INX Limited said it had topped its $7.5 million offering hurdle for the initial public offering of its digital security. INX added that it is now accepting payments in Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and USD Coin (USDC) as of this… Read More

Global Payments Network Veem Secures $31 Million Though Latest Investment Round Led By Truist Ventures

Global payments platform Veem announced on Wednesday it secured $31 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Truist Ventures, the corporate venture capital division of Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) with participation from MUFG Innovation Partners, AB Ventures, Paper Excellence, and Myer… Read More

tZERO Reports Rising Volume in Digital Securities Trading

tZERO, a digital asset focused subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), has reported on August 2020 trading regsults in digital securities. According to tZERO, the marketplace recorded its strongest month ever in August 2020. tZERO states that it traded over 2.3 million digital securities, a 21x increase… Read More

Social Impact Fintech Chipper Launches Mobile Feature For Student Loan Repayment After CARES Act Expires

Chipper, a U.S. social impact fintech, announced on Wednesday the launch of Explore, which is a feature designed to transform the way student loan borrowers navigate the complex repayment process after the CARES Act expires in December. According to Chipper, the feature enables borrowers to… Read More

Digital Asset Issuer INX Enlists GK8 for Custody Solution

INX, a digital asset marketplace that is in the midst of an SEC-registered digital asset offering, has enlisted GK8 for digital asset custody. As it was recently reported, INX hopes to raise up to $117 million by selling 130 million INX tokens at a per… Read More

Xignite Announces Enhancement In Bond Master Data API & Expands Coverage to More Than Two Million Bond Issues From 190 Countries

Xignite, a provider of market data cloud solutions for financial institutions and fintech companies, announced on Wednesday it recently enhanced its Bond Master API. Xignite offers several APIs that provide real-time, delayed, historical fixed income pricing and reference data for corporate and agency debt bonds…. Read More

New Report Says Reg CF is a Success, Highlights Funding by Congressional District: Creates Policy Opportunity for COVID Recovery

A new report pertaining to Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) says the Jumpstart Our Businesses Startup Act (JOBS Act) securities exemption is creating economic success for small business owners in need of growth capital. The report outlines Reg CF utilization by Congressional District – highlighting the… Read More

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Reveals Startups Selected for Batch Six

Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform based in Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Wednesday the eight startups selected for its sixth batch. Plug and Play reported that the platform has grown its partner base to 13 Financial Institutions since its inception in May 2018…. Read More

Germany has Over 800 Fintech Firms with $2.2 Billion in Funding Secured since January 2019: Report

Germany has one of the world’s most active Fintech sectors. It has become increasingly competitive with many new ventures being launched. There are more than 800 Fintech firms in Germany and $2.2 billion has been invested into the sector between January 2019 and August 2020,… Read More

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