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U.S. Fintech YayPay Raises $8.4 Million Through Latest Funding Round

San Francisco fintech startup YayPay announced on Wednesday it raised $8.4 million dollars in funding to further its drive to bring automation to the back-office finance operations of mid-sized enterprises. The funding round was led by Information Venture Partners with follow-on investment from existing shareholders including Birchmere, QED, Fifth… Read More

Fintech Startup Plaid Secures $250 Million Through Series C Funding Round

Plaid, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Tuesday that it is secured $250 million through its Series C funding round, which was reportedly led by venture capitalist and Internet Trends author, Mary Meeker. Plaid was founded in 2012 and focuses on enabling innovation and democratizing… Read More

SALT Continues U.S. Expansion: Now Lending in California

Less than a week after announcing expansion into Washington D.C., Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Montana, SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced it is now offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in California. As previously reported, SALT launched its lending platform in 2017 to offer membership-based borrowing allowing… Read More

Infosys to Inaugurate Technology & Innovation Hub in Hartford

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Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services firm, announced on Thursday it has inaugurated its Technology and Innovation Hub in Hartford. As previously reported, Infosys inaugurated its first Technology and Innovation Hub in Indianapolis, Indiana and has already announced a Technology and Innovation Hub in Raleigh, North Carolina and a… Read More

U.S. Fintech Cross River Secures $100 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By KKR

U.S. fintech Cross River announced on Thursday it secured $100 million through its latest funding round, which was led by KKR, with participation from CreditEase and Lion Tree Partners, Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit Capital. Founded in 2008, Cross River stated it combines innovative technologies with… Read More

SALT Announcements: Expands U.S. Reach to 86%; Now Offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C.

SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced on Wednesday it has begun offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C., Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Montana. The company reported that with this new expansion, it is now able to lend to 86% of the U.S.  As… Read More

Worldpay Teams Up With Paysafe to Launch New Solution For U.S. iGaming & Sports Betting Markets

Global payment technology providers Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) and Paysafe Group announced on Monday they have formed a new strategic partnership, with sights set on establishing an industry-leading standard in iGaming and Sports Betting digital payments acceptance and security in the U.S. According to the duo,… Read More

U.S. Digital Financial Services Provider NovoPayment Announces Expansion of Developer Hub to Include New Partner-Integrated API’s

NovoPayment, a enabler of digital financial services for the Americas, announced on Monday the expansion of its Developer Hub. This expansion will include new partner-integrated application protocol interfaces (APIs), enterprise customer functionalities and an enhanced user experience. Founded in 2004, NovoPayment enables digital financial and transactional services through… Read More

U.S. Fintech Self Lender Secures $10 Million Through Series B Financing Round Led By Altos Ventures

Self Lender, a U.S.-based fintech startup that offers Americans a way to build their credit while also saving money, today announced a $10 million round of Series B financing, which was led by Altos Ventures with additional participation from Silverton Partners, Accion Venture Lab, and others. The company… Read More

Crude Oil Tech Startup CentriCrude Launches New Crowdfunding Round on Nvsted

U.S.-based crowdfunding platform Nvsted announced on Wednesday it launched a new investment campaign for CentriCrude, a technology startup that is on a mission to recover and resell previously unused crude oil. The funding round is seeking up to $1.3 million. According to Nvsted, CentriCrude’s leadership believes that… Read More

Aussie Fintech INAMO Announces Contactless Wearable Pilot in the U.S.

Australia- based fintech startup INAMO is reportedly testing out its contactless wearables in the U.S. Founded in 2016, INAMO reported it is now seeking to transform the way payments are being made by developing wearable payment devices to make contactless payments faster and simple. “Our waterproof… Read More

AlphaPoint Announces TrueUSD Integration to Exchange Technology Network

AlphaPoint, a U.S.-based blockchain company focused on enabling institutions to launch, scale, and operate digital asset networks and exchanges all over the world, announced on Tuesday it has integrated exchange-independent stablecoin TrueUSD (TUSD) into its exchange technology network.   AlphaPoint reported that the integration will enable its… Read More

U.S. Fintech PayJoy Secures $20 Million In Debt Financing From Arc Labs

PayJoy, a San Francisco fintech startup, announced on Thursday it secured $20 million in debt-financing from Arc Labs, a venture partner to innovative companies serving the underbanked. According to PayJoy, the financing was given to bring smartphones and credit to the underbanked in Mexico. Founded in… Read More

Biz2Credit Announces New Partnerships With Popular Bank to Expand Small Business Financing Solutions

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with U.S. banking group Popular Bank to expand on the bank’s digital presence and help streamline its small business loan application process. The duo reported that through this new partnership Popular Bank will leverage Biz2Credit’s analytics… Read More

BrewDog Launches Craft Beer Airline “BrewDog Airlines”

Crowdfunded craft brewery BrewDog announced on Thursday it is now offering beer lovers an ultimate craft beer experience that is featured on the brewing company’s new craft beer airline. According to BrewDog, BrewDog Airlines takes flight in February 2019 with a round-trip between London and… Read More

Multi-Currency Payments Platform WorldFirst Launches World Account for U.S. Businesses

WorldFirst, a UK-based multi-currency payments platform, announced on Tuesday it launched its World Account for U.S. businesses and online sellers. The solution made its debut after being launched by WorldFirst Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Quin and Managing Director Jeff Parker while they were on stage… Read More

Coinbase Teams Up With Circle to Launch USDC Stablecoin

Crypto marketplace Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Circle to launch the USDC stablecoin. Coinbase reported that the new stablecoin is fully collateralized by U.S. dollars and supported by the marketplace and Circle as co-founding members of the CENTRE Consortium. According to Coinbase, customers… Read More

Global Payments Provider Klarna Announces Rancourt As First U.S. Merchant

Klarna announced on Monday it has signed Rancourt & Co., premium leather shoe crafters, as its first U.S. merchant. This news comes less than two weeks after H&M reportedly invested $20 million into the Swedish fintech. As previously reported, Klarna was founded in 2005 and offers… Read More

PNC Bank Announces New Partnership With OnDeck to Launch Digital Business Lending Platform in 2019

U.S.-based banking firm PNC Bank announced on Monday it has partnered with online lender OnDeck to create a new digital business lending platform, which is set to launch in 2019. According to the banking group, the lending portal will offer fully digital business lines of… Read More

FundGuard Secures $4 Million in Seed Funding & Launches Investment Management SaaS Platform

FundGuard, a U.S.-based cloud-based investment funds operating system powered by AI and designed to revolutionize the investment funds technology space, announced on Friday it secured $4 million through its seed funding round, which was led by venture firms Blumberg Capital and LionBird. The company also launched its… Read More

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