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Current, the US Fintech Platform, Teams Up with Column Tax

Current, the U.S. fintech platform dedicated to empowering Americans in pursuit of a brighter financial future, announced a partnership with Column Tax, the embedded tax provider offering next generation tax products. This partnership will aim to “save millions of Americans much-needed money this tax season… Read More

Fintech Cross River, Current to Enable Financial Inclusion, Serving Underbanked US Consumers

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, and Current, a U.S. fintech platform dedicated to empowering Americans in their pursuit of a brighter financial future, today announced the launch of a new credit building product. Together, the two companies will… Read More

QED Investors Founder Nigel Morris Comments on Challenging Economic Environment, Fintech Lenders

  QED Investors is probably the most prominent and successful Fintech-focused venture capital firm. Holding dozens of well-known names in their portfolio – including multiple unicorns, QED is hyper-engaged with the  Fintech ecosystem around the world. Recently, QED distributed a couple of comments on the… Read More

Fintech Current Introduces Platform API, Teams Up with Plaid to Deliver Open Finance Solutions

Current, a U.S. financial technology platform serving Americans working to “create a better future” for themselves, recently announced the launch of its platform API, “built to facilitate seamless integrations and embedded banking experiences.” Plaid, the API-first data network powering the digital financial ecosystem, is reportedly… Read More

Fintech Current Explains How You Can Get Your Tax Refund up to 5 Days Faster

Fintech firm Current notes that the end of the holiday season and the start of the new year can often be “a financial burden” with that extra spend from the holidays and “setting budget-goals for the new year.” Although January marks a fresh or brand… Read More

Fintech Firm Current Introduces Special 4% APY Interest Offer to Make it Easier to Grow Your Money

Fintech firm Current notes that the dramatic rise of inflation to its highest rate in almost 4 decades without a corresponding increase in wages has “caused Americans to pay more for basic essentials.” That’s  why Current claims that it’s pleased to announce the launch of… Read More

Coinbase has Over $30B in Digital Assets Staked Across 25 Protocols As of Nov 2021: Report

Aaron Henshaw, Head of Coinbase Cloud Engineering, says that it’s no secret that crypto is gaining mainstream appeal, with the international cryptocurrency market cap reaching an all-time high of $3 trillion for the first time, the total value locked in DeFi reaching $250 billion, and… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Current Appoints Ravi Bhatia As Company Head of Credit

Fintech firm Current reveals that they’re pleased to confirm that Ravi Bhatia has joined the company as the Head of Credit. Ravi comes to Current after almost 15 years of leading global financial teams in credit risk, oversight, analytics, strategy and partnerships “with an expertise… Read More

US Fintech Unicorn Current Appoints Jodi G. As General Counsel

US-based Fintech Unicorn Current reveals that it has appointed Jodi G. to their leadership team as their General Counsel. Jod Golinsky brings to Current almost two decades’ of professional experience leading legal and compliance teams at financial services and Fintech firms. Recently, Jodi has been… Read More

Fintech Challenger Current Says it’s Not a Bank, It’s Better with Increased Focus on Customer Experience

The topic of banks vs. Fintech firms has been “another hot one as of late,” the team at Fintech Current notes in an update while adding that with court rulings, the questioning of banking execs on Capitol Hill has been ongoing. And, if you have… Read More

US Fintech Current Partners with Polkadot based DeFi Platform Acala to Launch Hybrid Finance Solutions

Current, a leading US-based Fintech firm serving Americans who are working to “create a better future for themselves,” recently revealed that it had teamed up with Acala, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform developed on the Polkadot blockchain network. The partnership, which is reportedly the first… Read More

Current Raises $220 Million Series D, Now Valued at $2.2 Billion – Triples in Value in Just 5 Months

Current, a fast-growing neo-bank, has raised $220 million at a valuation of $2.2 billion. Current notes that the company has tripled in value in the past 5 months. In total, Current has raised $400 million in venture funding. The Series D funding round was led… Read More

U.S. Fintech Current Announces New Collaboration With YouTube Creator & Philanthropist Jimmy Donaldson aka MrBeast

  Current, a U.S.-based fintech, announced on Monday its new partnership and investment with Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast, a YouTube creator and philanthropist. According to Current, the partnership will give Donaldson a new platform to engage and give back at an even larger scale to… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Current Confirms it Got Americans Stimulus Payments in their Accounts 5 Days Before Old Bank Users

Digital banking challenger Current confirmed on March 12, 2021, that it began receiving and crediting stimulus payments “as of 11 am. ET on March 12.” The digital bank stated that it would  be crediting “all member accounts immediately, making all funds fully available as we… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Current Reveals that Average Tax Refund Size Is Just Over $2K, Money Sent with Current Pay Increased Nearly 10%

Current, one of the leading digital banks in the US, reveals that it’s been a busy few weeks at the company as they began receiving tax refunds for thousands of clients five working days faster than regular banks. Current claims that most of the money… Read More

Digital Banking: US based Current Says it Helped Consumers Save Over $100 Million in Overdraft Fees

Current, one of the leading digital banks in the US, has noted that 2020 was “certainly not the year anyone was expecting,” however, for all the tribulations (not to mention “being in the epicenter of a pandemic” – above all), the company is quite proud… Read More

Neobank Current Claims to be First Fintech to Receive Government Stimulus Payments, Distributes Money to Accounts

As the most recent stimulus package dealing with COVID-driven economic damage became law, funds are being distributed across the country. Earlier this evening, the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service commenced delivering the second round of Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans… Read More

Digital Bank Current Tops 2 Million Users, Raises $131 Million Series C

Current, one of the leading digital banks in the US, has raised $131 million in a Series C funding round led by Tiger Global Management joined by new investors Sapphire Ventures and Avenir. Foundation Capital, Wellington Management Company, and QED Investors returned to fund the… Read More

Digital Bank Current Reports More than 1.75 Million Users

Current, a US neobank, says it now has over 1.75 million users. In a blog post, Current displays its competitive position in comparison to other aspiring digital banks and Current fares pretty well. Using Apptopia information, Current shows its platform in second place in contrast… Read More

Not Going to Do It: Fintech Current Says it will Not Pursue a Bank Charter

Following the recent news that digital bank Revolut will pursue a bank charter in California, Current has announced it has no intent on doing the same stating they are a “Fintech and not a bank.” Current, a Fintech that offers banking services in partnership with… Read More

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