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Kabbage to Stop Accepting New Applications for Paycheck Protection Program Before August 8th Deadline

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced it will not be accepting new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program after August 6th (today). The online lender decided to close the application process for new applicants before the August 8th deadline in order to finalize existing applications…. Read More

Canadian Digital Asset Custodian Brane Announces Expansion Plans for the U.S.

Brane Inc., a digital asset custodian based in Canada, announced on Thursday its plans to expand into the U.S. The company reported that the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) revealed that federally chartered banks and thrifts in the U.S. may provide… Read More

U.S. Digital Lending Platform Roostify Announces Enhancement in Credit Services Product

Roostify, a U.S.-based digital lending platform, announced on Wednesday the enhancement of its Credit Services product. Roostify reported that through this new integrated service, the platform’s customers can select tri-merge, single bureau, soft and hard credit pulls directly from the Roostify’s site. “Integrated credit is… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Pie Insurance Launches Partner Portal

Just a couple of months after the closing of its latest investment round, which raised $127 million, insurtech startup Pie Insurance announced the launch of its new partner portal.  According to Pie, the portal uses proprietary technology that makes it easier for partner agents to… Read More

U.S. Financial Service Buckle Secured $31 Million Through Series A Funding Round Co-Led By HSCM Bermuda & Eos Venture Partners

Buckle, a U.S.-based financial services group, announced on Tuesday it secured $31 million through its Series A funding round co-led by HSCM Bermuda and Eos Venture Partners. Founded in 2017, Buckle state provides financial products and services to the shared economy. The company revealed that beginning with insurance,… Read More

U.S. Insurtech CoverWallet Launches Digital Insurance Package For Venture-Backed Startups

Digital insurance platform for businesses CoverWallet announced on Monday the launch of its new digital insurance product specifically for venture capital (VC) backed startups. According to CoverWallet, VC-backed startups may instantly buy and manage Directors & Officers insurance (D&O), Employment Practices Liability (EPL), and Fiduciary… Read More

Galileo Now Powering MoneyLion’s New Demand Deposit Account RoarMoney

U.S. fintech Galileo announced on Monday it is powering RoarMoney, a new demand deposit account offered by consumer digital finance platform MoneyLion. According to Galileo, RoarMoney is designed to meet consumers’ financial needs now and as they evolve – from faster access to their funds… Read More

PayPal & Venmo to Launch QR Code Touch-Free Payment Technology in CVS Stores

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday CVS Pharmacy will be the first national retailer to integrate PayPal and Venmo QR code technology in its checkout experience at all of its 8,200 standalone stores across the country. PayPal reported that using PayPal QR… Read More

Ballet Milestone: Crypto Wallet Company Announces $21 Million in Customer Deposits Just One Year After Launch

Ballet, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency wallet startup, announced on Wednesday its platform has reached $21 million in customer deposits. This milestone comes just one year after the wallet platform made its debut. Founded in 2019, Ballet claims to be the first multicurrency, non-electronic, physical crypto wallet…. Read More

U.S. Money Transfer Service Remitly Secures $85 Million Though Latest Funding Round Led By Prosus’ PayU

Remitly, a U.S.-based online money transfer service, announced on Wednesday it secured $85 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Prosus’s PayU, at a $1.5 billion valuation. Generation Investment Management, Owl Rock Capital, Stripes, DN Capital, Top Tier, Princeville Global, and Threshold… Read More

U.S. Fintech True Link Secures $35 Million Though Series B Funding Round Led By Khosla Ventures & Centana Growth Partners

True Link Financial, a U.S.-based fintech that is focused on financial services among senior citizens, people with disabilities, and recovered addicts, announced on Tuesday it secured $35 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Khosla Ventures and Centana Growth Partners. Founded… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Sidecar Health Secures $20 Million Through Latest Investment Round

U.S. insurtech Sidecar Health announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its recent investment round, which was led by Cathay Innovation with participation from Comcast Ventures and Kauffman Fellows. The company has so far raised $40 million to date. Founded in 2018, Sidecar Health… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Branch Secures $24 Million Through Series A Funding Round Co-Led By Greycroft & HSCM Bermuda

Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured $24 million through its Series A funding round, which was co-led by Greycroft and HSCM Bermuda with participation from American Family Ventures and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Founded in 2018, Branch claims… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Raises $150 Million Through Series E Funding Round; Brings Total Funding Secured to $359 Million

  U.S. insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Tuesday it secured $150 million through its Series E funding round and bought its total funding to $359 million, valuing its business at $1.5 billion post-financing. Founded in 2015, Hippo describes itself as a home insurance company… Read More

Xinja Bank Announces Plans to Launch U.S. Share Platform For Australian Investors

Xinja Bank, an Australia-based neobank, announced on Tuesday plans to launch a U.S. share platform for Australian investors, Dabble. According to Xinja, Dabble will sit alongside the neobank’s bank account and savings account Stash. It will provide quick and easy access to US shares, many… Read More

U.S. Fintech Startup Bond Raises $32 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Coatue

Bond, a U.S.-based fintech startup, recently announced it secured $32 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Coatue with new investors Goldman Sachs, Mastercard and B Capital. Founded in 2019, Bond states it is giving brands and banks the ability to… Read More

Virtual Card Platform Privacy.com Secures $10.2 Million Through Series A funding Round Led By Teamworthy Ventures

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Privacy.com, a virtual card platform that provides secure payments for businesses and consumers, announced on Monday it secured $10.2 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Teamworthy Ventures with participation from Tusk Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Quiet Capital, Exor Seeds and Rainfall Ventures…. Read More

Revolut U.S. Launches: U.S. Customers Are Now Able to Buy, Hold, & Exchange Bitcoin/Ethereum

Digital bank Revolut announced on Wednesday that Revolut U.S. has officially made its debut. According to Revolut, U.S. customers are now able to buy, hold, and exchange Bitcoin as well as Ethereum. Users may also automatically round-up their spare change from their Revolut card into… Read More

U.S. Fintech Bond Financial Secures $32 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Coatue

Bond Financial, a U.S. fintech platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $32 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Coatue with participation from existing seed investor Canaan and new strategic investors Goldman Sachs and Mastercard.  Founded in 2019, Bond states its on… Read More

AfterPay Is Now Offering “Buy Now, Pay Later” Payments for Physical Stores in the U.S. to Shoppers Paying With Google Pay

Afterpay, a digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online purchases, announced on Tuesday it will be offering  “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) payments for physical retail stores in the U.S. market to shoppers paying with Google Pay. Afterpay reported that under this new… Read More

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