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U.S. Fintech Zero Financial Secures $20 Million Through Series A Financing Round Led By New Enterprise Associates

U.S.-based fintech Zero Financial announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series A financing round, which was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). The round brings the company total equity and debt funding to $35 million from top investors, such as NEA, SignalFire,… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Snapsheet Secures $29 Million Through Series E Funding Round Led By Tola Capital

Snapsheet, a U.S.-based insurtech that’s focused in virtual claims solution, announced earlier this week it raised $29 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by Tola Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on enterprise software. It includes participation from new investors,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Startup Binji Launches Personal Finance Solution

Binji, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new personal finance solution. The company reported that its digital display debit Mastercard works in tandem with its mobile app. The platform also offers the ability to consolidate up to 24 credit and… Read More

Fig Loans Receives CDFI Certification & Becomes Certified B Corporation

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Fig Loans, a U.S.,-based fintech company that offers credit building alternatives to predatory loans for low-income borrowers, announced on Tuesday it has become a Certified B Corporation and federally certified Community Development Institution (CDFI). According to Fig, CDFIs are certified by the U.S. Department of… Read More

Jumio Further Strengthens Partnership With UK Challenger Bank Monzo

U.S. fintech Jumio announced on Thursday it has joined forces with UK challenger banker Monzo. Jumio reported that it has been Monzo’s primary identity verification solution since 2017 and the companies have worked together to offer an easy-to-use, intuitive mobile onboarding experience for Monzo’s customers,… Read More

Following Series C Funding Round, Crypto Platform Liquid Announces U.S. Market Expansion Plans

Following its Series C funding round, global cryptocurrency exchange Liquid.com announced it has partnered with Virtual Currency Partners (VCP) to create a jointly-owned entity called Liquid Financial USA Inc. (Liquid USA) to expand the crypto platform’s services into the U.S. market. According to Liquid, VCP… Read More

U.S. Fintech Brex Secures $100 Million Debt Capital Investment From Barclays

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U.S. fintech Brex announced on Tuesday it secured $100 million debt capital investment from Barclays Investment Bank to help power the next phase of its growth. According to Brex, the capital comes in the form of a warehouse line of credit, which is backed by… Read More

Financeit Announces U.S. Expansion & Appoints Steve Olszewski as General Manager

Financeit, a Canada-based point-of-sale financing provider, announced last week it is expanding into the U.S. and has appointed Steve Olszewski as its U.S. division general manager. Founded in 2011, Financeit describes itself as a market leading point-of-sale payment plan provider, servicing the home improvement, vehicle, and… Read More

SoFi Releases SoFi Select 500 (SFY) and SoFi Next 500 (SFYX) Exchange-Trade Funds

Online lending platform SoFi announced on Thursday the availability of two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the SoFi Select 500 ETF (NYSE: SFY) and the SoFi Next 500 ETF (NYSE: SFYX). According to SoFi, both funds have fee waivers in place that lower total fund expenses… Read More

Credit Card Distribution Platform Extend Secures $11 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Point72 Ventures & Fintech Collective

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Extend, a credit card distribution platform based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $11 million through its Series A funding round, which was co-led by Point72 Ventures and Fintech Collective. Founded in 2017, Extend describes itself as a digital credit card distribution platform… Read More

Mambu Opens Second North American Office to Focus on Digitizing U.S. Legacy Banking Technology

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced on Tuesday it has opened a second North American office to focus on digitalizing U.S. legacy banking technology. According to Mambu, the office will strengthen its service capacity and grow its U.S. commercial teams, by allowing it… Read More

iCapital Network Teams Up with Nasdaq Private Market to Create Secondary Marketplace for Private Funds

iCapital Network, a US fintech platform democratizing alternative investments for high-net-worth individuals and their advisors, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Nasdaq Private Market to create an integrated secondary marketplace for iCapital sponsored funds through the NPM platform. According to iCapital, the collaboration… Read More

U.S. Fintech Kyriba Announces Planned $160 Million Growth Investment Round Led by Bridgepoint

U.S. fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced on Wednesday it is in advanced talks with Bridgepoint, an international private equity group focused on investing in market-leading businesses, to receive a $160 million investment round to accelerate innovation and growth of its enterprise platform.  Kyriba reported that the… Read More

BrewDog Appoints Allison Green As New USA CEO

UK-based crowdfunding brewery BrewDog announced on Thursday it has appointed Allison Green to be CEO of BrewDog USA, which is located nearly Columbus, Ohio. BrewDog reported that Green has been part of its crew for the past three and a half years as Global Chief… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Corvus Launches Smart Cyber Excess Insurance Policy with $10 Million Limit

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Corvus, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced last week the launch of its Smart Cyber Insurance product lines. Founded in 2017, Corvus Insurance is an AI-driven InsurTech company offering Smart Commercial Insurance policies and innovative technology that utilizes new forms of data to predict and prevent… Read More

eToro Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Platform & Wallet in the U.S.

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Thursday the launch of its cryptocurrency trading platform and wallet in the U.S. eToro reported that eth the launch, U.S. customers with diverse levels of expertise may use its platform to collaborate with one another to find cryptoasset trading… Read More

U.S. Alternative Asset Platform Alto Secures $2.8 Million Through Seed Funding Round

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Alto, a technology platform for investors to add alternative assets to IRAs,  announced on Wednesday it secured $2.8 million through its seed round in order to expand its offering and integrate additional investment platform partners. The new funding brings Alto’s total funding raised to $3.8… Read More

U.S. Digital Bank Chime Secures $200 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By DST Global

Chime, a U.S.-based app-only bank, has reportedly secured $200 million through its latest investment round, which was led by DST Global. This news comes just two months after the banking startup announced it is on track to open more than 100,000 bank accounts per month… Read More

Securitize Expansion: Opens New Offices in NYC & London; Announces Asia Services

Securitize, a platform that facilitates security token offerings, announced last week it has opened new offices in NYC and London, as well as expanded its services into Asia. As previously reported, Securitize describes itself as a compliance platform and protocol for issuing and managing digital… Read More

New Milestone: Australian Online Purchase Platform Afterpay Hits One Millionth Customer in the U.S.

Afterpay, an Australia-based digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online purchases, announced on Monday it has hit one million customers in the U.S. As previously reported, Afterpay was founded in 2015 and reported its platform has grown to include more than 14,000 Australian… Read More

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