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JPMorgan Cutting Jobs in Mortgage Unit in Another Sign of Slowing Housing Market

JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM), is slashing jobs in its mortgage business as the economy slows and demand for mortgages slows, according to a report by Bloomberg. JP Morgan is an enormous financial services firms with $4 trillion in assets and a significant home lender. The report… Read More

Codat Acquires $100M to Build the Internet for Business Data

Codat, the universal API for small business data, recently announced that it has acquired $100 million in capital via a Series C round that was led by JP Morgan Growth Equity Partners. Canapi Ventures and Shopify also participated in the investment round and Plaid has… Read More

Elliptic Receives Investment from JPMorgan to Promote “Safer” Participation in Crypto Markets

Elliptic, an international firm focused on crypto-asset risk management, has announced J.P. Morgan as an additional investor “as part of its recent $60 million Series C funding round led by Evolution Equity Partners and including SoftBank Vision Fund 2, AlbionVC, Digital Currency Group, Wells Fargo… Read More

JPMorgan Securities Services Business Introduces Data Platform for the Buy-Side

JPMorgan’s Securities Services business announced the launch of “Fusion by J.P. Morgan,” a data platform that “delivers end-to-end data management and reporting solutions for institutional investors.” Fusion will allow clients to seamlessly “integrate and combine data from multiple sources into a single data model that… Read More

Beyond Geopolitical Strife and Profound Economic Challenges, Jamie Dimon Worries About Competition from Fintechs

Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) shareholders is out today. Dimon, probably the most respected bank CEO on Wall Street, crafts a shareholder letter each year where he shares his opinion and perspective on the financial services industry, challenges as well as opportunities. For… Read More

Chase Reaches Co-Brand Card Extension for Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Credit Card

Chase has announced a multi-year extension of the co-branded Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature credit card. The extension aims to reinforce the more than 20 years-long commitment between Chase and Amazon to offer card-members the best in rewards, benefits, and customer service. Marianne Lake, co-CEO… Read More

JPMorgan to Acquire Global Shares, a Provider of Share Plan Management Solutions

J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) announced on March 15, 2022 that it has “entered into an agreement” to acquire Global Shares, a Cloud-powered provider of share plan management software. Global Shares’ employee ownership solutions “cover the entire company lifecycle, and caters to corporates worldwide.” The deal… Read More

JPMorgan is Next Big Bank to Retreat from Business in Russia

Following the news that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) was exiting operations in Russia, JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) is reportedly doing the same. The move follows heavy economic sanctions targeting Russia by many countries around the world following Russia’s draconian invasion of Ukraine. JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank… Read More

JPMorgan Makes Strategic Investment in Blockchain Analysis Firm TRM Labs

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) announced on Monday (February 28, 2022) that it would be making an investment in TRM Labs, a blockchain analysis company, becoming the latest in a growing number of Wall Street giants who are expanding their footprint in the crypto and DLT  industry…. Read More

Viva Wallet Sells 49% Stake in Cloud-Based Fintech to JPMorgan

Viva Wallet, a European cloud-based payments fintech company, is selling a 49 per cent stake to JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2000, Viva Wallet is headquartered in Athens, Greece, and focuses on serving SMBs in 23 countries…. Read More

Regulators Ramp Up to Tackle Insufficient Surveillance, JPMorgan Hammered with $200 Million Penalty

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission hit JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) with a $125 million penalty. JP Morgan Securities, a subsidiary of JP Morgan, was fined for “widespread and longstanding failures by the firm and its employees to maintain and preserve written communications,” said the… Read More

Fintech Firm Trumid, Provider of Fixed-Income Digital Trading Platform, Partners with JPMorgan

Trumid, a Fintech firm and fixed income electronic trading platform, is pleased to confirm that J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) will be joining its trading platform and client network as a strategic partner. As mentioned in the announcement, J.P. Morgan will be utilizing Trumid’s Attributed Trading… Read More

Asian Fintech Platform WeLab Announces Acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta

WeLab, a pan-Asian Fintech platform, has announced the acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta (BJJ), which is a commercial banking institution based in Indonesia, with plans to introduce its second digital bank in Asia “further to the successful launch of WeLab Bank in Hong Kong.”… 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

Former JPMorgan Professional Joshua Barraclough Joins Digital Asset Platform Bitpanda

The team at digital asset platform Bitpanda notes that they’re pleased to welcome Joshua Barraclough on board, as Chief Executive Officer of Bitpanda Pro. As mentioned in the update, Josh joins Bitpanda from J.P. Morgan with “the ambitious goal of turning Pro into the number… Read More

UniCredit, JPMorgan Team Up on SWIFT Go Payment Transactions between Europe and the US

UniCredit and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) have teamed up for the SWIFT Go project – a transformative new service that “enables small businesses and consumers to send fast, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value cross-border payments anywhere in the world.” As mentioned in the announcement:… 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

Fintech Plaid Announces New Funding from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity, Amex Ventures as Part of Previous Series D

Fintech Plaid has announced new funding from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity and Amex Ventures. As mentioned in a note shared with CI, Plaid acquired additional capital from J.P. Morgan Private Capital Growth Equity Partners and existing investor Amex Ventures. The investments are part… Read More

Data as a Service Analytics Infrastructure Firm GoodData Acquires $45M Credit Facility from JPMorgan

GoodData, the leader in Data as a Service (DaaS) analytics infrastructure, reveals that it has acquired a $45 million credit facility from J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM). Building on the firm’s recent adoption momentum and the release of the GoodData Cloud Native platform (GoodData.CN), GoodData’s management… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Is Reportedly Planning to Raise £100M at £500M+ Post-Money Valuation IPO, with JPMorgan Advising

Digital bank Zopa will be working with JPMorgan which will serve as an advisor on a £100 million funding round. This, according to a report from Sky News, which noted that investors who have been approached regarding the investment round have been considering a £500… Read More

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