Tagged: education

Anchorage Digital, IEEE Portugal Section Partner on Blockchain/DLT Education Initiatives

Anchorage Digital and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Portugal Section are pleased to announce a partnership “focused on educating the next generation of engineers and technologists about blockchain, distributed systems, and cryptography.” Together, Anchorage and IEEE Portugal (with more than 1,300 members… Read More

Fintech Flywire Announces Acquisition of Cohort Go to Accelerate Growth with Global Education Agents

Flywire Corporation (Nasdaq: FLYW), a global payments enablement and software company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cohort Go, an international education payments provider that “brings additional students, agents and essential student services to Flywire.” The acquisition will “build on Flywire’s existing education… Read More

Fintech Revolut Introduces Crypto “Earn and Learn” Education Courses

Revolut, the international financial “Super App” with over 18 million customers worldwide, is taking yet another solid step towards its goal of bringing clients the best financial products and services to manage their finances. Revolut’s “Learn & Earn” courses have been developed to assist clients… Read More

Till Payments Adds Alipay to Education Offering via Alipay+ Partnership

International payments Fintech, Till Payments recently announced a partnership with Alipay+, a suite of cross-border payments and marketing solutions operated by Ant Group, in order to integrate Alipay into its Education product offering while exploring the potential integration of other virtual payment methods offered by… Read More

Digital Identity Platform Unstoppable Domains, City of Miami Providing Web3 Education

Unstoppable Domains, the Web3 digital identity platform and NFT domain name provider with 2.4 million registered usernames, has teamed up with the City of Miami’s Venture Miami team in order “to accelerate its local Web3 education effort.” Venture Miami hosted its “Miami for Everyone” Web3… Read More

Perspective: Breaking the Cycle of Family Financial Illiteracy

Financial Literacy is Key A parent wants a life for their child that is better than their own (a less controversial thing has never been said). This is the innate desire of parenthood — to provide your children with greater access to opportunity, witness their… Read More

Binance Teams Up with UK’s NASMA Student Money Matters initiative, Also Joins Payments Innovation Forum

Binance UK is pleased to contribute to the NASMA’s Student Money Matters initiative, the United Kingdom’s National Association of Student Money Advisers, to “provide 2.2M UK University Students with crypto-asset and blockchain education throughout 2022.” NASMA is a UK Government Body created “to look after… Read More

Thinktac Lowers Administrative Overhead Expenses with RazorpayX Corporate Cards

RazorpayX Corporate Card is planning to take the hassle out of digital spending for businesses. According to Razorpay, which recently finalized a massive funding round, they are constantly evolving and trying to “address the needs of businesses by providing a wide range of features.” So,… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Coinbase Announces Community Analyst Program

Coinbase (COIN: Nasdaq) is pleased to confirm the introduction of the Community Analyst Program (or the CAP Program). As explained in a blog post by Coinbase, this is a great way for students, professionals and community members who share their “core beliefs” to contribute to… Read More

International Payments Firm Flywire Acquires WPM to Accelerate Expansion in the UK Markets

Flywire Corporation (Nasdaq: FLYW), an international payments enablement and software company, has announced that it has acquired WPM, a software provider that enables secure payment experiences for universities and colleges across the UK. As mentioned in the announcement, the acquisition will build on Flywire’s education… Read More

Encode Club and BitDAO Announce Partnership to Focus on Education and Accelerating Blockchain Talent

Encode Club and BitDAO have announced a long-term partnership in order to educate and “accelerate” blockchain talent. Using Encode’s expertise and talent network, the program will aim to be “one of the most significant educational initiatives in open finance and the decentralized economy.” As stated… Read More

Manu Smadja: CEO at MPOWER Financing, a Fintech Firm Facilitating Educational Loans, Shares Business Strategy

MPOWER Financing, a global education loan provider, recently secured an equity investment of $100 million. The new funding is in addition to the $60 million MPOWER raised earlier this year from Tilden Park Capital Management that also participated in the current round along with ETS… Read More

Education loan platform MPOWER raises $100 million from Tilden Park

MPOWER Financing, a global education loan provider, has raised an equity investment of US$100 million. The new funding is in addition to the US$30 million MPOWER raised earlier this year from Tilden Park Capital Management that also participated in the current round along with ETS… Read More

Croatia’s P2P Lender Robo.cash Survey Reveals that Investing as an “Expense” Doubled Since 2019

Digital investment platform Robo.cash reveals that it performed a survey in order to examine the most common spending habits or patterns among consumers. According to an update from Robo.cash, the “overwhelming” majority of European investors plan to include summer vacation as a major part of… Read More

Fintech Stash, a Subscription Platform for Building Wealth, Acquires PayGrade, a Financial Literacy App for Students

Stash, the subscription platform that aims to empower middle-class America to build wealth via innovative investing and banking products, has acquired PayGrade, a financial literacy platform assisting students with adopting healthy financial habits. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the addition of PayGrade… Read More

Cryptoasset Integration Platform as a Service Onramp Invest Unveils Crypto Education & Connectivity Platform For Registered Investment Advisors

Onramp Invest, a multiple cryptoasset Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), announced on Wednesday it has launched its cryptocurrency education and connectivity platform for registered investment advisors. Onramp reported that its full suite of resources was designed to empower registered investment advisors (RIAs) with the… Read More

UConn School of Business Set to Offer Master’s Degree in Fintech Next Year

  The University of Connecticut (UConn) announced on Wednesday it is creating a master’s degree program in fintech next year. The University reported that the UConn FinTech program was approved by a vote of the Board of Trustees and will combine lessons in advanced business… Read More

Social Savings Platform CollegeBacker Rebrands to “Backer” & Scores $8.4 Million in Venture Capital

CollegeBacker, a U.S.-based  social savings platform for digital investment advice to 529 plans, announced on Wednesday it not only has changed its name to Backer but has also raised $8.4 million in venture capital. According to Backer, the funding round was led by Crosslink Capital with participation… Read More

MPOWER Financing Joins Forces With Sallie Mae to Expand High Education Access Specifically For International & DACA Students

  MPOWER Financing, a U.S.-based fintech platform for educational loans to international and DACA students, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with student loans lender Sallie Mae to expand global access to higher education, particularly to international and DACA students. MPOWER revealed Sallie Mae currently provides… Read More

College Ave Announces $385 Million Securitization Completion

    Student loan marketplace, College Ave Student Loans, announced on Tuesday it has completed a $385 million securitization of private student loans, its fourth securitization and largest to date. According to College Ave, the CASL 2021-A transaction was completed in February 2021 and saw… Read More

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