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Insurtech: AI enhanced Platform Arturo Joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network

Arturo, an artificial intelligence-powered platform that derives property insights and predictive analytics from aerial and satellite imagery, announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). By joining the APN, Arturo becomes part of the international community of Partners that are… Read More

Fintech Mortgage Lender Button Finance Finalizes $2M Seed Round

Button Finance, Inc., a Fintech mortgage lender focused on home equity, announced that it has finalized a $2 million seed round. The proceeds should allow Button Finance to recruit talent and to further develop its proprietary technology. Entities advised by Hildene Capital Management, LLC participated… Read More

Pagaya Teams Up with SoFi to Expand Access to Financial Services, Create Opportunities for Clients

Pagaya Technologies Ltd., a financial technology firm that enables financial institutions to expand access to more clients via its artificial intelligence network, announced earlier this week that it formed a new partnership with SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI), the digital personal finance company. The new partnership will… Read More

Insurtech: NEXT Insurance Announces Availability of Embedded Insurance Solution for Small Business Software Ecosystems

NEXT Insurance, the digital Insurtech firm transforming small business insurance, has announced the availability of NEXT Connect, a trusted embedded insurance solution for small business software ecosystems in the US. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, NEXT Connect enables small businesses to… Read More

Online Lending: LendKey’s Vince Passione is Making the Most of an Interesting Market

As LendKey celebrates $500 million in funded loans, there are plenty of other reasons to celebrate too, co-founder and CEO Vince Passione said. Passione said as the country is coming off a pandemic year there are plenty of encouraging signs. Education loans are bouncing back,… Read More

Resistance AI, an SaaS enabled AI and Machine Learning Security Firm, Finalizes $16.6M Series A

Resistant AI, a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-enabled AI and machine learning security firm that aims to protect automated financial systems from manipulation, fraudulent activities and financial crime, has acquired $16.6 million in capital via a Series A round. GV (previously Google Ventures) has reportedly led Resistance AI’s… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Hires Leslie Gillin as Chief Growth Officer, Recommitting to Assisting Banking Institutions in their Ongoing Growth

Pagaya Technologies Ltd., a financial tech firm that enables financial institutions to expand access to more clients via its partnerships and AI network, reveals that it has hired Leslie Gillin, ex- President at Chase Co-Brand Cards, CMO of Citi‘s Global Consumer Bank and, recently, CMO… Read More

Financial Research Platform Provider Sentieo Expands Across EMEA, Doubles Headcount in London

Sentieo, the next-gen financial research platform provider, reveals that it has expanded its presence in the European market and doubled its team in the UK. The growth is reportedly being driven by rising demand for the firm’s AI-enhanced financial research platform and represents a “firm… Read More

Ojamu, a Blockchain or DLT enabled Martech Platform, Secures $1.7M via Private Sale

Singapore-based Ojamu, a blockchain-powered Martech platform, has acquired $1.7 million in capital via an oversubscribed private sale. Ojamu, which is a marketing technology platform that aims to leverage the power of blockchain tech, artificial intelligence, and NFTs to implement digital marketing campaigns for various brands,… Read More

Scotiabank Taps Google Cloud to Increase Banking Personalization

Scotiabank and Google Cloud today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the bank’s global data and analytics strategy. As a Scotiabank trusted cloud partner for data and analytics, Google Cloud will help create a more personal and predictive banking experience for Scotiabank customers in the… Read More

Kawaii Islands Secures $2.4M via Private Token Sale for Its Anime Play-to-Earn Metaverse

Play-to-earn blockchain games are becoming increasingly popular, and Kawaii Islands is set to throw its “hat into the ring,” according to an update shared with CI. Following a $2.4M private token sale round, the NFT-enabled blockchain or DLT-based game will debut in September 2021. As… Read More

Unique Scottish Architecture Firm to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign as Part of International Expansion

Scottish firm HOKO this week revealed their national and international expansion plans along with a new £500,000 crowdfunding campaign. Their goals include 30 new studios as part of plan to be UK’s largest homeowner architect. Not too long ago, Hoko raised £400k from individual investors… Read More

“Alisa,” the Voice Assistant from Russian Tech Firm Yandex, Is Now Available for VTB Bank

“Alisa”, the voice assistant from Russian tech firm Yandex, is now available for Russia’s VTB Bank (MCX: VTBR). She’ll be able to inform consumers about the products, tariffs and the banking platform’s services. She can also go over loan applications and offer advice or suggestion… Read More

SaaS Platform Plannuh, which Focuses on Financial Management, Business Optimization, Secures $4.1 Million

Plannuh, a software-as-a-service or SaaS firm automating core marketing leadership processes such as planning, financial management, and optimization of business outcomes, reveals that it has finalized a $4.1 million equity round that was led by Ripple Ventures. Existing investors Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage VC firm… Read More

Axyon AI, a Deep Learning Solutions Provider for Asset Management, Partners DMALINK

Axyon AI reveals that it has teamed up with DMALINK as part of its goal to become one of the first “true” AI specialists for financial institutions. The partnership should enable the “first-ever” use of deep learning artificial intelligence to “dynamically manage liquidity, detect market… Read More

Conversational AI Could Make Financial Info More Accessible, Understandable, Commonwealth Report Reveals

A report from national non-profit Commonwealth notes that “powerful” emerging technologies (Emtech) have the “unprecedented” potential to “shape the future of people’s financial lives, often in ways that will be with us for decades or longer.” According to the Commonweatlh report, Emtech like Big Data-powered… Read More

Insurtech Concirrus Introduces Next-Gen Platform for IoT or Internet of Things Enabled Insurance Sector

Insurtech firm Concirrus has introduced its next-gen platform for the (Internet of Things) IoT-enabled insurance sector. This new modular tech offering, which aims to leverage Concirrus’ extensive investment expertise and experience of working within the insurance market, will “allow insurers to accelerate their transition to… Read More

Veriff Joins Visa Fintech Partner Connect, Will Offer Automated, AI enhanced ID Verification Solutions

Veriff, an international ID verification solution provider, reveals that it has joined the Visa Fintech Partner Connect program to offer Fintech companies and traditional issuers with an automated, AI-enhanced identity verification solution. By taking part in the program, Veriff will be providing a seamless identity… Read More

Intuit Set to Acquire Mailchimp for $12B in Cash and Stock

Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU), the international tech platform that develops TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, reveals that it will be acquiring Mailchimp, an established customer engagement and marketing service for SMEs. The planned Mailchimp acquisition for around $12 billion in cash and stock aims to… Read More

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