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Betterment Appoints Sarah Kirshbaum Levy As New CEO

Betterment, the largest independent online financial advisor, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Sarah Kirshbaum as its new CEO. Levy will notably be replacing Betterment’s founder, Jon Stein.  According to Betterment, Levy previously served as Viacom Media Networks’ Chief Operating Officer and has been an… Read More

Dosh Announces Expansion of Partnership With Button

Dosh, an app that gives consumers cash back every time they shop at participating merchants, announced on Friday it has extended its partnership with mobile commerce tech company Button. Dosh reported that through the partnership it will integrate Button’s capabilities into its SDK to allow… Read More

Micro-Investing Mobile App Acorns Forms New Partnership With Online Job Market ZipRecruiter

Micro-investing mobile app, Acorns, has reportedly formed a new partnership with online job market ZipRecruiter. According to CNBC, the collaboration will allow Acorns clients to browse and apply for jobs within the app. While sharing more details, Acorns CEO, Noah Kerner, stated to the media… Read More

Austrian Fintech Paysafecash Announces Expansion Into Mexico

PaySafeCard, an Austria-based fintech that is part of the Paysafe Group, announced on Tuesday it has launched its services in Mexico. As previously reported, PaySafeCard claims it has become a global market leader in online prepaid payment methods and part of the portfolio of payment… Read More

Online Fraud Detection For SMEs NS8 Secures $123 Million Through Series A Funding

NS8, a U.S.-based online fraud detection and prevention for small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMEs), announced on Wednesday it secured $123 million through its Series A funding round, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with additional backing from AXA Venture Partners. Founded in 2016, NS8 stated it safeguards online businesses… Read More

Canadian Fintech WealthyPlanet Joins Forces With Movies for Mommies to Launch Online Financial Planning Beta Program

WealthyPlanet, a Canada-based online financial planning company, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Movies for Mommies (MFM), a national organization of 30,000 new parents. According to WealthyPlanet, the partnership will enable the company to engage MFM members in a user Beta… Read More

Online Login & Checkout Experience Fast Secures $20 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Stripe

Fast, a U.S.-based online login and checkout experience, announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Stripe with participation from Index Ventures and Susa Ventures. Founded in 2019, Fast describes itself as a platform that enables… Read More

UK-Based Online Payment Solution Ecommpay Announces Integration With PayPal Commerce Platform

ECOMMPAY, a UK-based online payment solution, announced on Monday it has integrated with PayPal’s new commerce platform. According to ECOMMPAY, the platform is designed to work with other tech platforms, payment networks, banks, and merchants to make payments “easy, reduce friction, and create hassle-free experiences”… Read More

Online Travel Company Despegar Launches Co-Branded Credit Card in Brazil Through Partnership With Santander & Visa

Despegar (NYSE: DESP), an online travel company in Latin America, recently announced its Brazilian subsidiary Decolar launched a co-branded credit card in partnership with Visa Inc. and Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. for the Brazilian market. Despegar reported that a special feature of this new card… Read More

WorldPay Launches New Omnichannel Fraud Solution “FraudSight”

Global payment technology provider Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) announced on Tuesday the launch of FraudSight, which is a new solution designed to prevent fraud and optimize approval rates potentially boosting revenue across all channels. According to Worldpay, FraudSight makes transaction validity decisions for merchants of… Read More

Crowdcube Pulls Shaw Academy’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign From Platform

Just days before Shaw Academy was set to close its highly successful equity crowdfunding campaign, which secured well over its £2.2 million funding target, Crowdcube reportedly shut down the funding round, claiming that the online education provider apparently failed to follow its platform’s rules.  According to Irish… Read More

Update: Shaw Academy Extends Crowdcube Round & Closes in on Nearly £2.2 Funding Target

With its Crowdcube campaign currently closing in on its nearly £2.2 funding target, Shaw Academy, an online education provider that teaches a variety of subjects live through a software platform, has decided to extend the funding round.  As previously reported, Shaw Academy’s key mission is to change billion so… Read More

Online Education Provider Shaw Academy Quickly Raises £1 Million Through Crowdcube Initiative

Shaw Academy, an online education provider that teaches a variety of subjects live through a software platform, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Currently seeking £2,194,000, the company has already secured more than £1 million from over 500 investors. The company stated its… Read More

Facebook Announces New Charitable & Personal Fundraising Feature (Video)

Social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday it is launching a new fundraising feature that will allow users to raise funds for six types of spending, which are education, medical, pet medical, crisis relief, personal emergency, and funeral and loss. The Facebook team revealed: “Personal fundraisers… Read More

UK Online Rental Marketplace Lender Daylui Seeks £115,000 on Seedrs to Continue Platform Growth & Expansion

Daylui, a UK-based online rental marketplace, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The website is seeking £115,000 for continuous growth of its platform along with its plans to revolutionize the sharing economy. Daylui, which was launched in 2015 by founders Daniel Gonsales, Valdemar Tunkevic, Anna Jaskova, and… Read More

Online Marketplace Desi High Street Seeks £100,000 on Crowdcube

Desi High Street, an online marketplace that connects customers with ethnic/desi/South Asian goods retailers and businesses, launched an equity crowdfunding on Crowdcube and is seeking £100,000 in funding. The marketplace stated it considers itself one of the first websites to provide a one-stop-shop for British Asian… Read More

Online Marketplace All By Mama Launches Crowdcube Initiative

All By Mama, an online marketplace that features products made by parent-run businesses, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The platform is currently seeking £75,000 to continue growth and is offering 9.09% in equity. All By Mama, which was launched 2014 by Gemma Whates,… Read More

Brief: Russell Investments Picks Qumram For Digital Compliant Record-Keeping

On Thursday, Qumram, a global provider of digital interaction audit solutions for the financial services industry, has been selected by global asset managing company Russell Investments, to provide compliant digital record-keeping. Qumram stated because client demand for digital communication and transaction has increased, so has compliance risk. It will… Read More

Online Personal Styling Website Tess Seek Growth & Development Funds Through Seedrs Initiative

Tess, a shopping “chatbot” for women, has turned to Seedrs to raise £80,000 for continuous development of its platform. Tess offers users their very own “Tessbot.” The company explained customers simply type in what kind of garment she is currently looking for the Tessbot suggests… Read More

London’s Online Luxury Clothing Store Rêve En Vert Looks to Raise £600,000 on AngelsDen

  Rêve En Vert, a London-based online luxury clothing store, has recently launched a campaign on crowdfunding portal AngelsDen to raise £600,000 for expansion. The company is described as premier online multi-brand destination for sustainable luxury. It offers fashion and accessories for women from more than 20 designers,… Read More

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