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Square Announces Sale of Caviar to DoorDash

Payment process platform Square announced on Friday it has completed the sale of food delivery service, Caviar, to DoorDash. Square reported that Caviar was sold to DoorDash on October 31st for $410 million in a mix of cash and DoorDash stock. “Caviar will be included in… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of French Data Marketing Firm Sutter Mills

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Friday it is set to acquire Sutter Mills, a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. According to Accenture, the acquisition would strengthen Accenture Interactive’s ability to help brands, in France and throughout Europe, to… Read More

U.S. Fintech C2FO Announces Acquisition of India Payment Platform Priority Vendor

C2FO, a fintech firm and market for working capital based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it is acquiring India-based payment platform, Priority Vendor. C2FO reported that through the acquisition, Indian suppliers will receive a continuous flow of capital at costs lower than traditional financing… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of Product & Engineering Company Nytec

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced last week it is set to acquire product development and engineering company, Nytec. Accenture reported that Nytec will become part of Accenture Industry X.0, which notably offers capabilities that drive the digital reinvention of industry. This also includes creating new types of… Read More

BitGo Launches “BitGo Staking” With Dash & Algorand Following Acquisition of Hedge

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it has launched BitGo Staking, which allows clients whose assets are with qualified custodian BitGo Trust to now generate passive income while their assets remain in secure, insured cold storage. According to BitGo, BitGo Staking launches with Dash and… Read More

Voyager Digital Completes Acquisition of Cryptocurrency Services Provider Ethos

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Voyager Digital Ltd. (CSE: VYGR) (OTC Pink: VYGVF) (FRA: UCD2) announced on Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of cryptocurrency services provider Ethos. Voyager reported that the acquisition was completed for a purchase price of 7,250,000 shares of VYGR. Shingo Lavine, Founder and CEO of… Read More

Broadridge Announces Addition of Cryptocurrency & Exchange Traded Derivatives Capabilities Thanks to Shadow Financial Systems Acquisition

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial announced on Tuesday it has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Broadridge reported that through the acquisition it is able to add cryptocurrency and exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) on its… Read More

US Fintech Ripple Expands Operations into Iceland By Acquiring Crypto Trading Firm Algrim

San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple has acquired digital asset trading company Algrim. The acquisition has helped Ripple add six engineers, according to a September 30 blog post published on the company’s official website. The new team of engineers is expected to play a key role… Read More

Spanish Digital Transformation Firm Minsait Acquires Spanish Fintech Afterbanks

Madrid-based Minsait, a company that focuses on digital transformation while providing business management consulting services, acquired 100% of Spanish Fintech firm Afterbanks. Afterbanks’ proprietary technology is used to retrieve and aggregate data from different financial institutions, in order to process payments quickly and efficiently. Minsait’s… Read More

Bitcoin Smart Contract Network Developer RSK Acquires Spanish Social Media Platform Taringa

IOVLabs, the parent company behind RSK’s open-source Bitcoin smart contract network, announced on September 27 its acquisition of Taringa, a Spanish-language social media network. IOVLabs has reportedly set aside $5 million in assets for developing products for Taringa, according to a release. The company’s management… Read More

American Fintech Ripple Acquires Logos Network to Build XRP-based DeFi Products

San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple is reportedly planning to develop decentralized finance (DeFi) products based on XRP, the world’s third-largest digital currency by market capitalization. Ripple has acquired the Logos Network, a decentralized payments platform. The American Fintech’s investment arm, Xpring, is planning to hire… Read More

Wealthsimple Announces Acquisition of Tax Software Company Simpletax

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service, Wealthsimple announced this week it has acquired SimpleTax, a Canadian web-based tax preparation service. According to Wealthsimple, both companies aim to further their joint mission of making financial tools simple and accessible to everyone. “The acquisition marks Wealthsimple’s… Read More

Temenos Announces Completion of Kony Acquisition

Temenos AG (SIX: TEMN), the Switzerland based banking software provider, announced on Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of U.S.-based digital banking SaaS company, Kony. The acquisition news was originally announced last month, with Temenos agreeing to purchase Kony for an enterprise value of $559 million… Read More

Blockchain-Based Financial Platform Prometheum Announces Acquisition of InteliClear Technology

Prometheum, a platform for creating and trading cryptosecurities, recently announced it has acquired a version of InteliClear’s post-trade solution technology. Prometheum reported that the InteliClear technology serves as a “major leap forward” for its mission to become the first compliant end-to-end cryptosecurities trading platform. “InteliClear’s system is… Read More

U.S. Investment & Tech Firm PEAK6 Announces Acquisition of Electronic Transaction Clearing

PEAK6, a U.S.-based investment and technology firm, announced on Monday it has acquired Electronic Transaction Clearing, a custodian and clearing provider. According to PEAK6, ETC’s institutional orientation will “expand” the company’s footprint in custody and clearing and is a direct complement to one of its… Read More

Alibaba Acquires Kaola for $2 Billion from Entertainment Giant NetEase, Creates China’s Largest International E-commerce Platform

Chinese multinational conglomerate Alibaba Group has acquired Kaola for approximately $2 billion from Hangzhou-based entertainment giant NetEase. The acquisition has created the largest cross-border e-commerce platform in China, according to Alibaba’s management. Commenting on Alibaba Group’s latest acquisition, company chief executive Daniel Zhang said:  “With… Read More

Kabbage Announces Acquisition of Radius Intelligence

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Tuesday it has acquired Radius Intelligence, a  small-business data platform. Kabbage reported that the acquisition allows it to more deeply understand and serve small businesses as it adds insights from more than 20 million U.S. small businesses to… Read More

Temenos Announces Acquisition of U.S. Digital Banking SaaS Company Kony

Temenos AG (SIX: TEMN), the Switzerland based banking software provider, announced on Wednesday it has acquired U.S.-based digital banking SaaS company, Kony. Temenos reported that the acquisition significantly enhances Temenos’ scale and capabilities in the U.S., adds significant digital expertise, and accelerates digital front office… Read More

Accenture Acquires Engineering Services Provider Fairway Technologies

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has acquired Fairway Technologies, a U.S.-based engineering services provider. Accenture reported the acquisition will further power the Accenture Product and Platform Engineering Services practice, which helps clients manage and innovate software-based platforms. This news comes just one week… Read More

AvidXchange Set to Acquire Accounting Solutions Provider BankTEL

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AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Tuesday it is set to acquire accounting solutions provider, BankTEL. AvidXchange reported that as one of its companies BankTEL will be able to offer its clients access to… Read More

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