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Gaming and Media Industry are Leading the Metaverse Movement: Report

The Metaverse, a relatively new concept and a term used to describe a shared, immersive digital ecosystem supported by the use of VR and augmented reality (AR) technologies, has quickly become one of the fastest-growing trends in the digital economy. It’s notably a nascent industry… Read More

Analysts at Blockstream Predict Huge Year for Liquid Network, STOs, as Bitcoin Price Continues to Decline: Report

Bitcoin-focused tech firm Blockstream notes in their Markets Weekly Report that BMN is launching a capital raise via Bitfinex Securities in the coming days. Meanwhile, El Salvador is preparing its regulatory framework for the upcoming BTC bond, and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) recently stated that BTC… Read More

Top 10 Fintech Predictions for 2022

6 years is an eternity in Fintech and this is my 6th annual Top 10 Fintech Predictions for 2022. 2021 was a great year for Fintech, billion-dollar IPOs, Crypto, NFTs, and the evolution of blockchain technology has taken over the globe. BigTech are all basically… Read More

Goldman Says Bitcoin Can Hit $100,000

2021 came and went without Bitcoin hitting $100,000 in value as certain pundits predicted. In fact, Bitcoin ended the year on a bit of a down note having topped at around $68,000 this past fall now trading at around $46,000. Bitcoin is, of course, the… Read More

First Chartered Digital Asset Bank Anchorage Raises $350 Million Series D at $3 Billion Valuation

Anchorage, the first federally chartered digital asset bank, has announced a Series D funding round of $350 million. The round was led by KKR with participation from a long list of well-known investors including Goldman Sachs, Alameda Research, Andreessen Horowitz, Apollo credit funds, Blockchain Capital,… Read More

Bitcoin focused Fintech Firm Blockstream Reports that Recent BTC Price Correction Is One of 2021’s Mildest

Bitcoin-focused Fintech firm Blockstream has published its Markets Weekly report., Blockstream‘s report, dated December 3, 2021, notes that Fidelity has established a new BTC ETF in Canada, while GS is considering BTC lending. As mentioned in the report, VanEck has filed for a mining ETF,… Read More

OSTTRA’s TriOptima Announces triBalance Credit Optimization Rebalancing Initiative to Lower Risk in Central Counterparties

OSTTRA’s TriOptima, an infrastructure service that aims to reduce costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, has announced a triBalance credit optimization rebalancing initiative that “reduces risk in multiple central counterparties (CCPs), including LCH CDSClear and ICE Clear concurrently.” As mentioned in the announcement,… Read More

Deserve Welcomes Visa Investment to Drive Mobile-Centric Credit Card Adoption

Deserve, a Fintech company transforming credit cards into mobile-centric software, has received a strategic investment from Visa to expand access to Deserve’s credit-card-as-a-service for financial institutions, Fintechs and brands. Visa joins Mission Holdings, Mastercard, Ally Ventures, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Sallie Mae in supporting… Read More

What’s Up with BNPL? Banking as a Service? Timothy Li of Alchemy Explains

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is a red hot sector of Fintech. Combine this with banking as a service (BaaS) and you see two dominant trends in the transition from legacy banks to Fintech everywhere with embedded services and on-demand finance. Research and Markets predicts… Read More

Goldman Sachs Beats Estimates, Consumer and Wealth Management Tops $2 Billion, Shares Rise

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) a global investment bank and fast-growing Fintech firm, has reported Q3 financial results and business is good. According to Goldman, during the first nine months of 2021, the company generated net revenues of $46.70 billion along with net earnings of $17.70 billion… Read More

JP Morgan Expected to Launch New Digital Bank Next Week

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) revealed many months ago its intent to launch a new digital bank in the UK. Today, there are reports the digital bank under the Chase brand will launch next week. In January of 2021, JPM said it wanted to provide UK… Read More

UK Fintech Form3 Acquires $160M via Series C Led by Growth Equity Business within Goldman Sachs

Form3, the platform payment tech provider, has revealed that its Series C investment funding of $160 million has been finalized. Form3‘s investment round has been led by the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management and included contributions from existing investors. This brings the… Read More

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, JPMorgan Chase Back $600M Oportun Warehouse Credit Facility

Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OPRT), a financial services and technology company that uses artificial intelligence to inform its credit decisions, this week announced the closing of a new warehouse credit facility of $600 million, backed by a portion of Oportun’s unsecured and secured personal loans…. Read More

Ondo Finance Secures $4 Million to Bring Programmable DeFi to Investors with Different Risk Preferences

Ondo Finance reveals that it has secured $4 million in capital in order to bring “programmable” DeFi returns to investors with “a wide array” of risk preferences. The equity round has reportedly been led by Pantera Capital along with contributions from Genesis, Digital Currency Group,… Read More

DeFi and Blockchain-focused ETF Filed by Goldman Sachs, Will Support Digitization of Finance

Giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has reportedly submitted an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that could provide exposure decentralized finance (DeFi) and blockchain initiatives to public firms. Although there are not too many… Read More

Goldman Sachs Incubated Fintech SIMON to Raise Up to $100M via Series B led by WestCap

SIMON Markets LLC, a Fintech firm that aims to transform the digital wealth management landscape vita its platform for financial professionals, and which makes risk-managed and alternative investment solutions “broadly available,” has finalized the “first leg” of a strategic round of “up to” $100 million… Read More

Nasdaq and Banks Join to Allow Trading in Private Company Securities

Nasdaq has joined with several large banks to create Nasdaq Private Market, an independent company that will facilitate secondary trading in private securities. As the market for initial public offerings has slowed, largely due to the excessive cost and compliance demands, more and more companies… Read More

Apple Plans Buy Now, Pay Later Service in Partnership with Goldman Sachs: Report

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), the world’s most valuable public company, is diving deeper into the Fintech space according to a report. Apple is expected to offer a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service similar to other Fintechs like Affirm. BNPLs have emerged as a hot sector of… Read More

Goldman Sachs Tops Earnings Expectations [u]

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has posted Q2 earnings that have topped expectations. Goldman CEO and Chairman David M. Solomon issued the following statement: “Our second-quarter performance and record revenues for the first half of the year demonstrate the strength of our client franchise and our continued… Read More

France: Online Lender Younited Raises $170 million, Goldman Sachs Joins Funding

  Younited, a France-based Fintech that provides both online lending as well as payments and BaaS, has raised $170 million in equity capital in a move that is expected to accelerate product innovation and expansion of its solutions including the launch of Younited Pay, a… Read More

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