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California based Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct an IPO, After Raising $150 Million at a $4.3 Billion Valuation

US-based Marqeta Inc, a major payment card issuing Fintech firm whose investors include giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs, is reportedly planning to work with various investment banks in order to potentially launch an initial public offering (IPO). As reported by Reuters, which cited… Read More

Going Down? Robinhood Experiences Another Period of Platform Outages

Robinhood, a modern trading platform that offers both traditional securities as well as crypto, endured another period when account holders were unable to access the application. Via Twitter, Robinhood explained the issue: “We encountered an issue involving a third-party service, which led to degraded performance… Read More

There are Over 30 Partner Banks Representing Hundreds of Fintech Relationships, Rex Salisbury, Partner at a16z Reveals

Rex Salisbury, partner on the Fintech team at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) and founder of Cambrian, a community at the “white-hot center” of Fintech, reveals that partner banks have “exploded” in recent years. Salisbury confirmed that today, there are over 30 partner banks, which… Read More

Goldman Sachs’ Digital Bank Marcus to Provide Credit to Amazon Sellers

Marcus, the digital-only bank created by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), is extending its reach further in a new partnership with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). According to CNBC, Amazon merchants, independent sellers using the Amazon marketplace, will be invited to access credit provided by Marcus with rates ranging from… Read More

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin (BTC) and other Cryptocurrencies are Not an “Appropriate” Asset Class

Research analysts at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), a New York-based multinational investment bank and financial services company with around $1 trillion in assets, is still not convinced that Bitcoin (BTC) and other decentralized cryptocurrencies would be a worthwhile investment for its clients. The Wall Street… Read More

After Predicting Bitcoin will Not Hold Value, Goldman Sachs to Hold Economic Outlook Conference Discussing Gold and BTC Investments

Giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs will be hosting a conference call on May 27, 2020, which has been titled “US Economic Outlook & Implications of Current Policies for Inflation, Gold, and Bitcoin.” Interestingly, the conference has been scheduled after the bank published a… Read More

Fintech Spark Systems Raises S$ 15 Million

  Singapore based Fintech Spark Systems has closed on a “Series BB” funding round raising S$15m (USD $10.5m). The funding comes from Citi and HSBC as well as OSK Ventures. They will join the existing investor base including; Vickers Venture, Dymon Asia Ventures, Dymon Asia… Read More

Flywire Secures $120 Million Through Series E Investment Round Led by Goldman Sachs; Announces Acquisition of Healthcare Technology Platform Simplee

Flywire, a U.S.-based fintech firm that provides global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and commercial enterprises, announced on Thursday it has acquired healthcare technology platform Simplee. The acquisition comes just after the company raised $120 million through its Series E funding round, which… Read More

Banking as a Service: Goldman Sachs Sizes Up Cloud based Financial Services for Fintechs & Other Banks

Marcus by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), a digital bank serving customers in the US and UK, is expected to play a significant role in the future of the world’s most successful investment bank. During the recent Investor Day, Goldman outlined its vision for both corporate and… Read More

Goldman Sachs Investor Day Sheds Light on Company Strategy, Retail Ambitions

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) presented the firm’s vision for the future today in an Investor Meeting that charted the roadmap for the bank over the next few years. Goldman said the investor day reflects their ongoing commitment to providing the market with a “clear… Read More

Goldman Sachs Promotes Marcus App, Explains Delay as Utility Not that High at First

Digital-only bank Marcus, part of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) was recently announced after a several year delay. The app is now available on the Apple App store with Google Play availability this spring. Marcus is the first digital-only bank to have a federal charter in the… Read More

Goldman Sachs Disappoints On Q4 Bottom Line, Consumer & Wealth Management Generates “Record Revenues”

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is out with Q4 earnings reporting good topline numbers with a miss on the bottom line. Shares are trading marginally lower in pre-market activity. Goldman’s net revenues for the year ending December 31st came in at $36.55 billion with net earnings of… Read More

Goldman Sachs Launches Mobile App For Digital Bank Marcus

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) has launched a mobile app for its digital banking service, Marcus.  The fact that such a prominent entrant into the digital bank sector has existed minus an App has long been a shortcoming of the Fintech. Goldman Sachs spokeswoman, Kristen Greco,… Read More

Goldman Sachs to Provide More Details on Consumer Segment Including Digital Bank Marcus

Goldman Sachs  (NYSE: GS), the leading global investment bank, will be segmenting out its business operations in the upcoming Q4 earnings report scheduled for January 15, 2020. This will include breaking out its emerging consumer division, a portion of its business that includes its digital… Read More

FinnoSummit: LatAm Fintech Revolution – Banking as a Service

Part 2 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. As sessions continue at the inaugural FinnoSummit by LendIt Fintech in December, I find myself in a fully packed, standing room only hall buzzing with investors and entrepreneurs. The excitement… Read More

India-Based Fintech ZestMoney Secures $15 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Goldman Sachs

ZestMoney, an India-based fintech, announced this week it secured $15 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Goldman Sachs with participation from Naspers Fintech, Quona Capital, and Omidyar Network. Founded in 2015, ZestMoney stated that it helps everyone “live their dream… Read More

AccessFintech Partners With Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, & JP Morgan For Global Data Network Utilization

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AccessFintech, a UK-based fintech firm, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. According to AccessFintech, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan have jointly launched a collaboration workflow utilizing the network to focus on… Read More

Payments Software Firm Bill.com Is Planning to Raise $100 Million via an IPO

Payment software firm Bill.com is planning to raise $100 million through an initial public offering (IPO), according to a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Established in 2006 by PayCycle co-founder René Lacerte, Bill.com provides cloud-based business payments and offers a… Read More

Goldman Sachs’ Consumer Banking Division Marcus to Offer Stocks and ISA Access, Supported By Nutmeg

New York-based investment bank Goldman Sachs’ consumer banking division, Marcus, is reportedly expanding its operations to include investment-related services in the UK. Marcus is introducing a new stock trading and ISA vehicle, which will be supported by digital wealth manager Nutmeg. The ISA will be… Read More

Goldman Sachs says “We Hear You” Regarding Apple Card Accusations of Gender Bias, Affirms Gender is Not Part of the Equation

Goldman Sachs Bank took to Twitter once again to address the ongoing allegations of gender bias in regards to the issuance of the Apple Card. The Twitterati blew up last week as multiple Apple Card users claimed that gender was a factor in allocating credit… Read More

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