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Insurtech Hippo Now Valued at $5B after Going Public via SPAC, Company to Focus on Tech, Data, Engineering

Hippo Holdings Inc (HIPO.WS) says it aims to improve homeowners’ insurance by leveraging customer data in order to make it quicker and simpler to obtain coverage. This, according to the Insurtech firm’s CEO. As reported by Reuters, Hippo is valued at $5 billion and went… Read More

SEC Announces Charges in SPAC Fraud Caper, Warns of SPAC Risks

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a group of people and companies for misleading claims about a recent special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), assertions which stood to gain one CEO $200 million in shares. Facing charges are SPAC Stable Road Acquisition Company, its… Read More

Digital Assets Focused Tech Firm Bullish to Go Public on New York Stock Exchange via SPAC Merger

Bullish, a tech firm focused on creating financial services for the digital assets sector, recently revealed its plans to go public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) via a merger with Far Peak Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: FPAC), a special purpose acquisition company or SPAC…. Read More

Digital Asset Firm Circle to Go Public in $4.5 Billion SPAC Deal, SeedInvest Along for the Ride

Circle, a digital asset firm that has gone big into stablecoins and services, will become a publicly traded firm in a SPAC deal. Circle is the principal operator of the dollar based stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Of interest is the fact that Circle also owns… Read More

Recently Publicly Listed SoFi Receives Higher Price Target on Potential to Challenge Old Banks

SoFi (NASDAQ:SOFI), a leading Fintech that recently went public in a SPAC deal, has received a positive analyst report due to the company’s potential to disintermediate old financial services firms. According to multiple reports, Rosenblatt has given SoFi a $30 price target for the Fintech…. Read More

SoFi to Allow Retail Investors to Invest in Certain SPAC IPOs

Following SoFi’s public float via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), the Fintech said it will allow retail investors to participate in IPOs in certain blank check firms. SoFi (NASDAQ:SOFI), a one-stop-shop that offers a multitude of financial services, challenges Robinhood in targeting a younger… Read More

Challenger bank Dave to go public through $4 bn SPAC deal

American Challenger bank and personal finance app Dave has announced that it plans to go public through a merger with a blank-check firm sponsored by investment firm Victory Park Capital. With this, the banking app’s valuation has ballooned to $4 billion amidst a pandemic that… Read More

SoFi Trades on Nasdaq Following SPAC Deal

Leading Fintech SoFi (NASDAQ:SOFI) has successfully listed on the Nasdaq as part of a SPAC deal with Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V. SoFi was valued at $8.65 billion post-money and the deal is expected to provide up to $2.4 billion in cash… Read More

SPAC: SoFi On Track to Trade on Nasdaq

SoFi, one of the most successful Fintechs in the US, is on track to trade next week following a successful merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V (NYSE: IPOE). The combined company is expected to start trading on Nasdaq on June 1, 2021, under… Read More

Acorns Plans to Go Public via a SPAC

Acorns, a neobank serving the consumer market, will go public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) according to a note from the company. The SPAC sector has been red-hot in the past 12 months as it offers a more streamlined process for companies to… Read More

SoFi Expected to Trade on Nasdaq on June 1st in SPAC Merger

SoFi, a top US-based Fintech unicorn, is expected to trade on the Nasdaq on June 1st, according to a public statement. As was previously reported, SoFi decided to become a publicly listed firm in a SPAC merger with Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp…. Read More

Formerly Rich Uncles, Modiv Looks to Redefine Real Estate Investing for Individual Investors

Modiv, formerly operating as Rich Uncles, is seeking to open up real estate investing for smaller investors with unlisted REITS. Recently, the company announced the filing of a registration statement for Modiv Acquisition Corp. or “MAC SPAC” – looking to gain entry into the hot… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Innoviz Trades on Nasdaq in SPAC Deal

LiDAR firm and OurCrowd portfolio company Innoviz (NASDAQ:INVZ) traded on the Nasdaq this week as part of a SPAC deal that was revealed earlier this year. Innoviz became a publicly listed company through a business combination with Collective Growth Corporation in a transaction sponsored by… Read More

Canadian Shell Company Valdy to Acquire All Outstanding Securities of INX Limited

According to a release by Valdy (TSXV:VALDY), the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding securities of INX Limited. Upon completion, INX will effectively become a publicly listed company. Valdy is a shell company based in Vancouver, Canada.  Valdy was incorporated… Read More

MERJ Exchange Plans “First” Tokenized SPAC

Horizon Globex GmbH and MERJ Exchange Limited are partnering on what is said to be the first tokenized SPAC or special purpose acquisition company. The joint venture is described as revolutionizing SPACs. The SPAC  IPO is predicted to reach $100 million in value. The launch… Read More

Southeast Asia’s Grab Holdings Is Reportedly Looking into Going Public via SPAC

Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant Grab Holdings is reportedly holding discussions regarding its plans to go public via a potential merger with a US-based special purpose acquisition company or SPAC. Grab Holdings may be valued at around $53 to $54 billion if these… Read More

Social Investment Network eToro to Go Public in SPAC Deal Via FinTech Acquisition Corp. V, Valuation Pegged at $10.4 Billion

  eToro, a digital investment platform, has announced it will become a publicly-traded company in a SPAC deal via FinTech Acquisition Corp. V (NASDAQ: FTCV). The deal includes a $650 million common share private placement from investors including ION Investment Group, Softbank Vision Fund 2,… Read More

SPACs and Real Estate Crowdfunding: Berlin’s iFunded, Klickown are Partnering Investunity AG so they Can Soon be Listed

Crowdinvesting or crowdfunding for real estate has long been considered a major potential market. However, there are a number of platforms that have downsized during the past year, even some established players like Exporo. Notably, the first Germany-based firm that’s set to go public through… Read More

Tech focused VC Investments in Europe Remain Strong, SPACs are Hottest Trend, while Chinese Online Lending Crackdown Continues: Report

Finch Capital, a venture capital firm, recently finalized a €150 million fund to invest in Series A and B deals across Europe. The firm with its Amsterdam and London offices currently has €85 million in capital that is ready to deploy for its “Europe III”… Read More

Bitcoin Miner Cipher Mining Technologies to Go Public Via Good Works SPAC

Cipher Mining Technologies, a U.S.-based Bitcoin mining firm, will become a publicly-traded company via a special acquisition company (SPAC). Good Works (Nasdaq:GWAC) has agreed to a merger and following the combination the new entity will be called Cipher Mining trading under the symbol CIFR. Cipher… Read More

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