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Israel’s Blumberg Capital Secures $225M to Invest in Early-Stage AI, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Fintech Ventures

Blumberg Capital revealed on Friday (September 18, 2021) that it has secured $225 million as part of its fifth fund, which focuses on making strategic investments into early-stage ventures. Blumberg was established around 30 years back by Jewish entrepreneur David Blumberg and has reportedly invested… Read More

Small Business Banking Fintech Novo Appoints Experienced Executives Dani Lima, Peter Martinez

Novo, the powerful small business banking platform, reveals that it has appointed Dani Lima to serve as Executive VP of Revenue and Strategy, and Peter Martinez will be working as the firm’s Director of Engineering. Today, many small business owners in the US spend a… Read More

UK BNPL Zilch Targets North America with NepFin Acquisition

Zilch, a buy now – pay later (BNPL) Fintech, has acquired NepFin in a move to expand the company’s offerings in the United States. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Neptune Financial, or NepFin, is a commercial lending Fintech that provides debt funding… Read More

Insurtech Synchrono Group Says It’s Hiring Finance, Underwriting Professionals Globally, Despite being Headquartered in Raleigh

Only a few weeks after finalizing its Series A-2 funding round of almost $3.8 million from 10 different investors, Insurtech Synchrono Group Inc., which offers services under a trademarked brand called SynchronoSure, is introducing another product, company Chief Executive and Chair Steve Hartmank reveals. In… Read More

Blockchain.com Moves its US Headquarters from New York City to Miami due to Progressive Regulatory Environment

Peter Smith, Co-founder and CEO at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, block explorer service, and digital asset trading platform, revealed on Thursday (June 3, 2021) that he joined Miami Mayor Francis Suarez in order to announce that Blockchain.com is “the first global crypto company… Read More

American Airlines Arena to be Renamed FTX Arena After Crypto Exchange: Report

American Airlines Arena in Miami will soon port a new name as a crypto exchange, FTX, has reportedly paid $135 million for naming rights of the venue that is home to the Miami Heat NBA team. NYT.com reported that the agreement is almost completed pending… Read More

Miami’s JAG Insurance Group Decides to Issue its Very First Policy Using Digital Currency

Miami-headquartered JAG Insurance has reportedly issued its very first policy using cryptocurrency. JAG Insurance Group, which is well-known for being a digital tech pioneer and challenging the standards of the insurance industry, has decided to take its first steps into the crypto-asset space by issuing… Read More

U.S. Fintech Rapyd Announces “$100 Million Miami Tech Power Intiative” to Commit Waiving Payment Processing Fees of Up to $5 Million for 20 Companies

    B2B fintech-as-a-service provider Rapyd announced on Thursday has announced a new initiative with the City of Miami to boost technology and startup industry growth, Rapyd’s $100 Million Miami Tech Power Initiative. Rapyd reported that through the program it has committed to waiving payment processing fees of… Read More

American Airlines Arena in Miami May Be Renamed After Crypto Exchange FTX: Report

American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat NBA team, may be getting a name change following the expiration of the deal with American Airlines. According to a report, the Arena’s name may be picked up by FTX Trading, a cryptocurrency trading platform. First covered… Read More

Chairman of Dubai’s IBC Group Pledges 100,000 Bitcoin for Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy Foundation: Report

  According to multiple reports, Khurram Shroff, chairman of the IBC Group in Dubai, has pledged 100,000 Bitcoin for the Miami 2.0 Blockchain Strategy Foundation. At its current price point, 100,000 BTC is worth a whopping $5 billion. And if some prognosticators get it right,… Read More

Escape From Silicon Valley: Report Highlights Departures from San Francisco and New York. Heading to Miami?

The confluence of an ongoing pandemic, social strife, high taxes, and governments that are anti-business, has compelled a good amount of people to depart San Francisco and New York for South Florida and other locales. A recent report looks to provide additional insight into the… Read More

Miami Goes All In on Bitcoin as Mayor Francis Suarez Looks to Use BTC for Payments, Florida Wins Again

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is going all-in on Bitcoin as he announced via Twitter that he has requested the city manager to research a vendor to facilitate Bitcoin payments as well as paying employees in Bitcoin. Crypto insiders quickly embraced the move with Anthony Pompliano… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Says Fintech Sector in European Countries like Portugal, UK, Germany Is Growing Rapidly

The team at Bondora, a European peer to peer lending platform, states that the first month of 2021 is “setting the tone” for the year to come. Bondora notes that the Fintech sector is still growing steadily. including Portugal’s financial technology industry as the country… Read More

Mayor of Miami Says City is Considering Investing in Bitcoin (BTC) while Making its Business Environment More Appealing to Tech Firms

The Mayor of Miami says he wants to make his city more attractive or appealing to the technology sector by embracing Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, and even investing a certain amount of government funds in the digital asset. Mayor Francis Suarez noted that if… Read More

Fintech “Bootcamp” Introduced at University of South Florida as part of Financial Planning Coursework

Financial advisor Mac Gardner aims to promote Fintech-focused competition so that more consumers are able to interact with financial literacy apps. There’s a new technology-related track in the financial planning curriculum being offered at the University of South Florida. The Fintech Bullpen, a Fintech competition… Read More

ArborCrowd Announces New Offering For Miami’s Biscayne 112 Property

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced last week a new offering today that allows investors to acquire equity interests in Biscayne 112, a Class-A, ground-up development located at 11200 Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami. According to ArborCrowd, the offering presents an opportunity for investors… Read More

ArborCrowd Now Offering $69.7 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal to Investors in Miami

Online commercial real estate company ArborCrowd announced on Thursday it is now offering a new $69.7 million commercial real estate deal to investors. The Lago Paradiso property is described as a multifamily complex located in Miami, Florida.  According to ArborCrowd, investors now have the opportunity… Read More

Mambu Expands in America: Opens New Miami Office & Appoints Regional Managing Director

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced on Thursday it’s kicking off 2017 by opening new Miami office and appointing a new regional managing director to meet the growing demand for its platform in North America, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The platform… Read More

Dutch Brewing Company Heineken Debuts Indiegogo Campaign to Restore Miami Marine Stadium

This week, Heineken launched a crowdfunding initiative on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 so that it may help restore the famous Miami Marine Stadium. The Dutch brewing company has formed a partnership with National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the City of Miami for this project…. Read More

Metronomic Launches Private Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform; Focuses on Infill Developments in Miami

Miami-based urban infill developer, Metronomic Inc., announced last week the launch of the company’s private crowdfunding platform, specifically focused on viable, in-demand, urban infill developments within the City of Miami. Metronomic’s crowdfunding efforts support two market-rate projects within Miami’s urban “core.” The first is GroveHaus, a… Read More

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