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Indian Fintech StockEdge with 1 Million+ Users Aims to Help Traders with Equity Markets and Mutual Funds Investments and Improving Financial Literacy

Vinay Pagaria, co-founder at Indian Fintech firm StockEdge, a company that helps India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks and bonds, confirms that most or about 80% of the firm’s services are… Read More

US based Digital Bank Chime Introduces Credit Builder, a Visa Credit Card that Works like a Debit Card, Only letting Users Spend Funds Available in their Accounts

US-based banking challenger Chime Financial Inc. has introduced a credit card, called Credit Builder, which aims to work somewhat like a regular debit card by allowing users to spend only the funds that are currently in their accounts. The Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card… Read More

Polish-British Fintech Symmetrical.ai, which Helps Employees Maintain Financial Wellbeing, Secures $6.3 Million in Seed Funding

Polish-British Fintech firm Symmetrical.ai, which provides “salary on-demand” services and other products to help people manage their finances, has secured €5.6 million (appr. $6.3 million) in seed funding, in order to bring “ethical” finance to employees. Maintaining financial wellbeing by effectively managing one’s finances remains… Read More

California Fintech Even to Help Workers Achieve Financial Wellbeing, Secures Investments from PayPal, Valar Ventures, Others

Oakland, California based Fintech firm Even aims to improve the financial wellbeing of workers and also wants to help people become better money managers. PayPal Ventures, Valar Ventures, Founders Fund, and Marc Benioff have recently made investments in Even. Even claims it’s the only Fintech… Read More

UK Fintech StorkCard, which Helps Parents Manage Child Care Costs, Now Supports Apple and Google Pay

Bruce Pannaman, co-founder at StorkCard, a London-based financial services firm that says it’s pioneering “life-stage finance” and transforming the “relationship that parents have with money,” revealed that lockdowns imposed due to COVID-19 have “accelerated trends” around mobile payments.  Pannaman noted: “It’s estimated that over 30%… Read More

Financial Management Software Provider Wave Financial Introduces Banking, Bookeeping Solution for SMBs

Canada based Wave Financial, an established provider of financial management software for small business owners and entrepreneurs, has introduced Wave Money, a banking and bookkeeping solution for small companies. Wave Money doesn’t require users to pay banking fees. It has a built-in bookkeeping feature and… Read More

Nasdaq listed Brazilian Firm XP Inc. to Acquire Majority Stake in Fintech Fliper, Subject to Regulatory Approval

XP Investimentos XP Inc. (Nasdaq: XP), a company offering fixed income, equities, and private pension products, says it’s reevaluating its business plans, following the introduction of new Open Banking guidelines in Brazil. XP will reportedly be acquiring a majority stake in Fintech firm Fliper, an… Read More

Robo Advisors Industry Expected to Reach Nearly $1 Trillion Valuation this Year: Report

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BuyShares claims that the Robo Advisors sector is expected to reach a valuation of $987.4 billion this year, which represents a 19.3% increase in only a year. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “The last few months have witnessed a surge in the… Read More

Wealthtech: US and Australia based Creativemass, a Wealth Management Firm, to Receive Investment from Republic Capital Group

Republic Capital Group, a company focused on offering investment banking services to the registered investment advisors (RIAs), asset and wealth management communities, will reportedly make a strategic investment in Creativemass, a US and Australia based financial services software firm. Creativemass provides wealth management solutions via… Read More

California based Fintech Wealthfront, a Robo-Advisor that was Focused on Becoming a Digital Bank, Introduces Checking Account Features for its Cash Accounts

California-based Fintech Wealthfront, a Robo-Advisor that had been focused on becoming a digital bank, has revealed that its checking account features are now live for the Wealthfront Cash Account. In statements shared with Crowdfund Insider, Wealthfront’s management noted that they’re on track to deliver what… Read More

UK’s ITI Capital Launches Digital Wealth Management Solution to Help Investors Better Manage Finances Following COVID-19 Outbreak

UK-based financial services firm, ITI Capital, has introduced a digital wealth management solution for investors, which should help them better manage their finances, following the COVID-19 outbreak. ITI Capital said that its wealth management platform will provide detailed insights to users about their finances and… Read More

Singapore’s Silverlake Symmetri Becomes Distribution Partner of Swedish Fintech Dreams’ Savings and Investment Platform in Asia, Middle East

Stockholm-based Dreams is a Fintech firm that focuses on providing a consumer-based app to help people live sustainably by developing good savings habits. The company’s app and services aim to help users make better use of their income, make smart investments, pay off debts, and… Read More

AI Fintech LoanSnap Secures $10 Million in Capital from Chainsmokers’ MANTIS, Accerlator Ventures, Others

AI Fintech LoanSnap has secured $10 million in capital from Accelerator Ventures, Morado Ventures, MANTIS, True Ventures, and Work Play Ventures. MANTIS is notably a technology investment company established by Grammy award-winning band, The Chainsmokers. Existing investors Baseline, Liquid21, OVO, Virgin, and Thomvest also took… Read More

Micro Investment Mobile App Provider Stash Secures $112 Million in Capital via Round led by LendingTree

US-based Stash, the developer of a micro-investment mobile app, has acquired $112 million in capital through a Series F funding round that was led by LendingTree. Several other companies took part in Stash’s latest round, including Breyer Capital, Goodwater Capital, Greenspring Associates, Union Square Ventures… Read More

Indian Fintech StockEdge Is Offering “Unbiased” Financial Information to Improve Young Indian Investors’ Decision-Making Process

Kolkata-based Fintech firm StockEdge aims to help India’s residents, particularly the younger generations, with learning more about how to responsibly and effectively invest their money in stocks, bonds, funds, and various other financial instruments. As the world struggles to cope with the economic challenges created… Read More

Digital Bank N26 Reveals that Americans Are Saving About $220 per Month Due to Isolation Measures Following COVID-19 Outbreak

N26 Inc., the US-based subsidiary of digital bank N26 GmbH, one of the fastest-growing mobile-based banks in Europe, has published its global and US-specific research report, which reveals the impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had on the neobank’s finances. The all-digital bank reportedly… Read More

gohenry, a Debit Card and Money Management App Provider for Kids, Reaches 1 Million Customers Globally

gohenry, the provider of a debit card and Fintech app with special parental controls for children between the ages of 6-18, has now surpassed the one million customer milestone. As noted in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Following years of accelerated growth since its… Read More

New Smart Money App Snoop to Help Consumers Better Manage their Finances During Coronavirus Crisis

Smart money app Snoop is launching its services, which aim to assist consumers with better managing their finances during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Established by Jayne-Anne Gadhia, a former executive at digital bank Virgin Money, the Snoop Fintech app leverages Open Banking standards and technology,… Read More

Australian Telecom Firm ZipTel to Acquire Fintech Firm Douugh Ltd

Australia-based ZipTel Ltd (ASX: ZIP), a local telecommunications firm that provides international roaming and various calling solutions, has committed to a binding agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Douugh Ltd. Douugh Ltd is a Fintech company that aims to use artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced… Read More

California-based Fintech Wealthfront, a Robo-Advisor, is Reportedly Inching Closer to Becoming a Digital Bank

Palo Alto-based Wealthfront, an automated investment service company with over $11.4 billion in assets under management, is reportedly getting closer to becoming a full-service digital bank. Wealthfront already provides most of the bank-like services including insured savings accounts. The “Cash Account” is offered by Wealthfront… Read More

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