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Figure Completes Digital Securities Transaction, Secondary Trading of Private Company Occurs on Blockchain

Blockchain-based fintech Figure today announced the completion of a digital securities transaction using Figure ATS, an alternative trading system that is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and that is part of Figure’s Marketplace trading platform. The trade included the minting of a… Read More

New York Community Bank Completes Blockchain-Based Digital Payment Process Using Figure

New York Community Bancorp this week announced its banking subsidiary, New York Community Bank, successfully completed a new digital payment process through the creation of a blockchain-based digital marker. It allows Figure Technologies to conduct real-time secondary trading in digital shares of its stock utilizing… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Inks Two Deals With Fintech Software Provider Sagent

Fintech software company Sagent, which modernizes mortgage and consumer loan servicing for American financial institutions, today announced two major strategic deals with digital lending and payments firm Figure. Sagent will power Figure’s mortgage servicing services, and the firms will partner to accelerate Figure’s blockchain vision…. Read More

Blockchain based Fintech Figure Merges with Mortgage Provider Homebridge Financial Services

Figure, a financial services firm utilizing blockchain technology, has announced a merger with Homebridge Financial Services. Figure was founded by CEO Mike  Cagney, the founder of publicly-traded SoFi, a Fintech unicorn. The terms of the deal were not revealed. At the end of July, Figure… Read More

Figure Completes $200M Series D

Blockchain-based financial services provider Figure officially closed its $200 million Series D, leaving it with a $3.2 billion valuation. New investors including entities and funds associated with affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Blockchain.com, Rockaway Blockchain, HOF Capital, Endeavour Capital, National Bank Holdings, Goldentree Asset Management… Read More

Canadian Firm Figment Explains how Cosmos based Provenance Blockchain Supports Nascent DeFi Ecosystem

Provenance is a Cosmos-powered blockchain whose goal is to create a “vibrant” ecosystem of decentralized financial (DeFi) services for a variety of financial institutions such as asset originators, fund managers, servicers, banks, and investors. The Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain is “distinguished by three elements:… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Blockchain Firm Figure Technologies Acquires $200M via Series D at $3.2B Valuation

Figure Technologies, Inc., which aims to transform financial services by leveraging the power of blockchain tech, has finalized a $200 million Series D round at a $3.2 billion valuation. 10T Holdings and Morgan Creek Digital have reportedly co-led the investment round. They’ve been joined by… Read More

Mike Cagney from Figure Technologies Says their Blockchain Enabled Provenance Platform can Open Up Universe of Security Tokens

Figure Securities, a division of the digital lending service provider Figure Technologies, has reportedly acquired approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to serve as a broker-dealer and also operate as an SEC-registered Alternative Trading System for digital securities that are custodied on… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Technologies Receives Regulatory Approval to Operate Alternative Trading System

Figure Technologies, a lending platform that uses blockchain technology, announced on Wednesday its subsidiary, Figure Securities, Inc. has become a FINRA-approved broker-dealer and an SEC-registered Alternative Trading System (ATS) for digital securities custody on Provenance Blockchain. As previously reported, Figure is the creation of Mike… Read More

Blockchain Firm Figure Receives $100 Million from JPM for Jumbo Mortgages

Figure Technologies, Inc., founded by prominent Fintech entrepreneur Mike Cagney, has received $100 million from JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) to finance jumbo mortgages, according to a release. Figure uses blockchain technology to reduce friction and cost to the loan origination process. Figure notes that this is the… Read More

Conference of State Bank Supervisors Targets OCC Chartering Authority of Fintechs in Lawsuit, Points Finger at Figure Technologies

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has filed a lawsuit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), as well as Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks, regarding the agency’s ability to issue federal bank charters to Fintechs. The complaint mentions Figure Technologies, a… Read More

Fintech Firm Figure Technologies Is Pursuing National Bank Charter to Consolidate Oversight

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the US Treasury Department that serves to charter, regulate, and supervise all national banks and several other types of institutions, had introduced a specialized bank charter in 2018 that would not have… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Technologies Applies For U.S. National Bank Charter & Announces New CEO For Figure Bank

Figure Technologies, a lending platform that uses blockchain technology, announced on Friday it has applied for a U.S. national bank charter The fintech is now seeking the Office of Comptroller of the Currency’s approval to offer home equity loans and financing services across the U.S…. Read More

Fast Growing Figure Reports Completion of First Asset-Backed Securitization on Blockchain, Saves Over 100 BPS

Calling it a turning point for the blockchain sector, Figure has completed the first asset-backed securitization using blockchain. The transaction reportedly saved over 100 basis points thus representing a dramatic cost reduction. In a world populated with thousands of blockchain-focused firms, Figure represents a prominent… Read More

Fintech Figure Says Business Booms Following Rate Cut, 300% Surge in Loans

Figure Technologies, Inc., a blockchain-based lending platform, says the recent Fed rate cut has been good for business. In fact, Figure is reporting a whopping 300% increase in loan applications hurdling loans funded to over $1 billion. 30 year fixed interest rates on mortgages were… Read More

Figure Technologies Introduces New “Blockchain” Character Who Explains Benefits of DLT in Order to Help Firm Compete with Financial Giants

Lending firm Figure Technologies is betting on an animated character, called “Blockchain,” which the firm is hoping will allow it to become more competitive against large financial institutions which currently control most of the businesses that the startup is planning to transform. As explained via… Read More

Ron Suber Shares Perspective on Fintech: “Creating a successful digital bank is like golf and bridge – harder than it looks”

Ron Suber is one of the better-known names in the Fintech sector. Originally, Suber’s role as the President of the marketplace lending platform Prosper Marketplace brought Suber’s name to prominence as the Fintech emerged as an early leader in the US online lending market. Since… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Technologies Now Offering Student Loans Using Blockchain Tech

Figure Technologies, a lending platform that uses blockchain technology, is now offering student loan refinancing. Figure’s initial products included HELOC’s (home equity loans) and mortgage refinancing. Figure is the creation of Mike Cagney, founder of SoFi – a Fintech that started with the student lending… Read More

Caliber Home Loans to Originate Mortgages on Figure’s Blockchain Platform Provenance

Caliber Home Loans, a privately-held financial services company and a leading mortgage provider, has become the first outside lender to utilize the blockchain-based platform Provenance. Provenance is the creation of Figure, a Fintech that provides Home Equity loans leveraging the Provenance blockchain as well. Figure/Provenance… Read More

Lightening Strikes Twice? Mike Cagney’s Blockchain Focused Fintech Venture Figure Reported to Raise Funding at $1 Billion Valuation

SoFi is a Fintech that claims one of the largest Fintech funding rounds in the US of all time. Founded Mike Cagney, the entrepreneur departed the firm following revelations of a corporate culture that was lacking in professionalism. Cagney took a short break from the… Read More

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