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Small Business Owner Reveals How they Borrowed €465K from 3,000+ Lenders via October to Maintain Operations

The team at European online lender October recently revealed that Lot61 had borrowed €465,000 in order to finance an acquisition of part of their business. As mentioned in a blog post, October spoke to the company’s Australian founder Adam Craig about entrepreneurship, growth and “the… Read More

Chase and Visa to Allow Riders to Tap on MTA Subways with Contactless Cards to Donate to Non-Profits

Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Visa (NYSE: V) have revealed that beginning on August 30, 2021, and through September, whenever riders tap on MTA subways or buses with their Chase Visa contactless cards, they’ll be donating $0.10 per tap, up to $250,000, to domestic non-profit New… Read More

Fintech Challenger Current Says it’s Not a Bank, It’s Better with Increased Focus on Customer Experience

The topic of banks vs. Fintech firms has been “another hot one as of late,” the team at Fintech Current notes in an update while adding that with court rulings, the questioning of banking execs on Capitol Hill has been ongoing. And, if you have… Read More

10 High-Potential Fintech Firms Chosen for 11th Annual Fintech Innovation Lab New York

Ten high-potential technology firms have reportedly been chosen for 11th Annual Fintech Innovation Lab New York. As noted in the announcement (published on April 7, 2021), Fintech solutions aim to leverage AI and advanced data analytics to “address key industry challenges including sustainability.” As mentioned… Read More

New York City Bars Could Make History by Selling for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) as Digital Asset Prices Keep Rising

A restaurant owner based in New York City has been trying to sell his two bars for Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Patrick Hughes had put his side-by-side bars in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, Scruffy Duffy’s and Hellcat Annie’s, up for sale last month. Hughes… 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

Blockchain Infrastructure Dev Bison Trails, which will be Acquired by Coinbase, Rolls Out New Features to Improve DLT Network Performance

Bison Trails, an established blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service firm that will be acquired by Coinbase, has announced the launch of its Global Blockchain Sync (GBS) feature. The Global Blockchain Sync aims to expand the functionality of the Bison Trails platform by making it faster and a… Read More

New York City Seed Funding Reaches Record Levels with Focus on Freelancers, Healthcare, Bitcoin, Blockchain: Report

Primary Venture Partners, a seed-stage VC firm focused on supporting New York City’s “most promising” founders, notes that this past October (2020), they had revealed that Q3 2020 NYC seed activity was “the highest it had been since the record-breaking Q3 2019 quarter.” While third-quarter… Read More

Two New York City Bars Might Make History by Selling for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) as Crypto Prices Surge

Two New York City bars could potentially make history by selling for Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency that’s currently trading at almost $41,000, up from only $3,800 back in March 2020 (which was when the digital asset crashed briefly along with the broader financial markets… Read More

Fintech Innovation Lab in New York Is Accepting Applications for 2021 Training Programs

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the business operations of small and large companies across the globe, it has also accelerated the adoption of all-digital platforms and services. Large banks like Santander and the Lloyds Banking Group have shut down many physical branch locations as… Read More

InsurTech NY Announces 2020 Accelerator Cohort

InsurTech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, recently announced its growth-stage InsurTech accelerator cohort. According to Insurtech NY,  the program will focus on growth-stage startups that have existing customers and range in funding stage between Seed and Series… Read More

InsurTech NY Opens Applications for October 2020 Cohort

Insurtech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, announced earlier this week it will be accepting applications for its growth-stage InsurTech accelerator program. The application window will be open from July 21st to August 17th. According to Insurtech NY,  the… Read More

InsurTech NY Announces Plans to Launch NYC InsurTech Accelerator

Insurtech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, recently announced plans to launch its NYC insurtech accelerator program. According to Insurtech NY, the program will take place in October 2020 and will start taking applications from growth-stage startups that… Read More

Lendio Set to Host Inaugural Women in Business Empowerment Workshop in NYC

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Thursday it is set to host its inaugural Women in Business Empowerment Workshop. According to Lendio, the workshop designed to address the challenges faced by female entrepreneurs and will provide insight into what it takes to set up a… Read More

Following $250 Million Funding Round, Stripe Announces Upcoming New York City Office

Payments platform Stripe announced last week it is set to open a new office in New York City. The company reported that it is going to be hiring for hundreds of roles across engineering, sales, marketing, partnerships, recruiting, and more in the next few years…. Read More

Barclays Collaborates With Anthemis to Co-Launch New York City Studio For Female Entrepreneurs in Fintech Businesses

Barclay announced on Thursday it has teamed up with global fintech investor Anthemis to co-launch a New York City-based studio targeting female entrepreneurs to establish sustainable, valuable fintech businesses. According to Barclays, the Female Innovators Lab by Barclays and Anthemis is a hands-on program targeting… Read More

MetaProp Opens Applications For 2019-2020 Proptech Accelerator Class At Columbia University

MetaProp recently announced the opening of applications for the 2019-2020 MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University, which is a PropTech accelerator program based in New York City. According to MetaProp, the 22-week boot camp connects up to eight PropTech startups from around the world to award-winning… Read More

Afterpay Debuts U.S. In-Store Experience at REVOLVE Pop-Up Shop in New York City

Afterpay, an Australia-based digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online purchases, announced on Tuesday the launch of its first US-based in-store solution at the REVOLVE pop-up shop in New York City.  According to Afterpay,  REVOLVE is a next-generation retailer for fashion-savvy millennial consumers. The pop-up… Read More

Accenture & Partnership Fund For New York City Now Accepting Applications For FinTech Innovation Lab New York Program

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City announced on Thursday they are now accepting applications for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, which is described as a 12-week program that helps early and growth stage fintech companies accelerate product as well as business development… Read More

New York-Based Fintech Dash Financial Technologies Announces Launch of Advanced Portfolio Trading Solution

Dash Financial Technologies

Dash Financial Technologies, a New York-based fintech that specializes in order routing transparency, visualization, and customization solutions, announced on Wednesday the launch of its next-generation portfolio trading (PT) algorithm, which is described as a highly customizable workflow and execution solution with real-time transparency and analytics, allowing… Read More

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