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U.S. Fintech PruPay Joins Forces With PayPal to Launch Touchless Payments

  PruPay, a U.S.-based payments technology company, announced on Thursday it is joining forces with PayPal to launch touchless pay for customers through text messaging. PruPay states it works with some of the “largest players” in the financial industry to bring simple solutions to complex problems…. Read More

Canadian Online Lender LendingArch Announces Plans to Accelerate U.S. Expansion Due to Increased Demand for Loans & Debt Relief

Canadian marketplace lending platform LendingArch announced on Tuesday it is accelerating its plans to expand into the U.S. in response to the increased demand for loans and debt relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded in 2015, LendingArch describes itself as a modern finance company reinventing… Read More

U.S. Neobank Aspiration Secures $135 Million Through Series C Investment Round

Aspiration, a U.S.-based neobanking group, announced on Friday it secured $135 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Alpha Edison with participation from Swiss investment bank UBS. Founded in 2013, Aspiration stated it was born to be the financial firm for… Read More

ZYNLO Launches Digital-Only Banking Services in Anchorage, Alaska

ZYNLO Bank (ZYNLO), a digital-only startup powered by PeoplesBank, has launched its banking service in Anchorage, Alaska. Founded earlier this year, ZYNLO describes itself as a digital-only bank designed to make banking just a bit easier for all consumers. “We believe we offer the ideal combination… Read More

Cyber Insurance & Security Company Coalition Secures $90 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led by Valor Equity Partners

Coalition, the leading cyber insurance and security company, announced on Wednesday it has raised $90 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Valor Equity Partners with participation from Felicis Ventures, Greyhound Capital, and Coalition’s existing investors. Founded in 2017, Coalition states… Read More

Raisin Unveils Savings as a Service Software For U.S. Banks & Credit Unions

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin announced on Tuesday it has launched its first U.S. based product, the Raisin Savings as a Service software. According to Raisin, the software will help banks and credit unions quickly and easily offer customized time-deposit products and drive cost-effective… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Haven Life Rolls Out 100% No Medical Exam Product & API Solution to Expand Partnership Efforts

U.S. insurtech Haven Life announced on Tuesday it is rolling out a new 100% no medical exam product that can be sold directly through partners. Haven Life reported that banks, advisors, insurance brokers, etc. may now offer the product, Haven Term Simplified, to clients who… Read More

AI-Powered System Commerce.AI Raises More than $1 Million Through Reg CF Offering on StartEngine

Commerce.AI, a U.S. artificial intelligence (AI) powered system, has secured more than $1 million through its Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign on StartEngine. Founded in 2016, Commerce.AI is on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence to change the way commerce is done…. Read More

U.S. Digital Asset Trading Platform FalconX Secures $17 Million Through New Financing Round From Accel, Accomplice, & Coinbase

FalconX, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform, announced on Wednesday it raised $17 million through its latest financing round, which saw participation from Accel, Accomplice VC, Coinbase Ventures, Fenbushi Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Avon Ventures. Founded in 2018, FalconX describes itself… Read More

Construction Fintech Platform Briq Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round

Briq, a U.S.-based fintech platform specifically for construction, has raised $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was reportedly led by Blackhorn Ventures with participation from Eniac Ventures, MetaProp NYC, and Darling Ventures. The company’s total funding since inception is now up to… Read More

Members Exchanges Receives SEC Approval to Operate a National Securities Exchange

Members Exchange (MEMX), a market operator founded by members to benefit all investors, announces last week it received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to operate a national securities exchange. Founded in 2019, MEMX is on a mission is to increase competition,… Read More

Bitcoin Rewards Company Lolli Secures $3 Million Through Seed II Funding Round Led By Pathfinder

Lolli, a U.S.-based bitcoin rewards platform, announced on Monday it secured $3 million through its Seed II funding round, which was led by Pathfinder, with participation from beauty entrepreneur Michelle Phan, Sound Ventures, Craft Ventures, Company Ventures, Adam Leber, Abe Burns, and Chapter One Ventures…. Read More

Ample Foods Raises More Than $520,000 Through Reg CF Offering on Republic

  Ample Foods, a U.S. beverage company that specializes in creating a complete meal replacement drink that combines the latest nutrition science with wholesome, real food ingredients, has raised more than $520,000 through its latest Reg CF round on crowdfunding platform Republic. The company originally… Read More

U.S. Healthcare Savings Platform First Dollar Secures $5 Million Through Seed Funding Led By Next Coast Ventures

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 First Dollar, a U.S.-based health care savings platform, announced on Tuesday it secured $5 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Next Coast Ventures with participation from Meridian Street Capital, former athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, Everlywell CEO Julia Cheek, Bright Health CTO… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Branch Announces Launch in Texas

  Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Monday it has launched in Texas. The launch notably marks the company’s fifth expansion since launching in August 2019. As previously reported, Branch “taps” into the power of community to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Wise Secures $5.7 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Base10 Partners’ Rexhi Dollaku

Wise, a U.S.-based fintech, announced this week it secured $5.7 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Base10 Partners’ Principal, Rexhi Dollaku, with participation from Abstract Ventures, Backend Capital, The Fund, Two Culture Capital, and notable angels such as Michael Vaughan,… Read More

Neobank Startup Bambu Teams Up With FIS Platform to Bring Mobile-App Banking Services For Unbanked Consumers

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with neobanking group Bambu to power a new digital solution for the U.S. unbanked and underbanked. According to FIS, Bambu has created the solution to provide banking for underbanked Hispanics… Read More

U.S. Regtech DASH Regulatory Technologies Launches SaaS-Based Version of Regulatory Capital Compliance Suite

DASH Regulatory Technologies, a regtech-focused affiliate of capital markets technology and execution services provider DASH Financial Technologies, announced on Tuesday the launch of DASH 360R, the next-generation of its industry-leading LDB platform for U.S. regulatory capital calculation and reporting compliance.  DASH revealed that with the… Read More

SoFi’s Lantern Paycheck Protection Program Offering Sees 43% of Applicants Matched With Network of Lenders & 24% Receive Approve From SBA

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Monday it has helped funnel more than $75 million in loan applications to lenders for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established by the CARES Act, through its extensive network of lenders and Lantern, the product comparison site operated by SoFi…. Read More

Credibly Named Approved Lender For Paycheck Protection Program

Credibly, a small and medium-sized business lending platform, announced on Friday it has been named an Approved Lender for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). As previously reported the U.S. Senate passed $484 billion in new pandemic relief funds to provide additional funding to the PPP… Read More

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