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U.S. Fintech PayActiv Raises $100 Million Through Series C Funding Round Le By Eldridge

  PayActiv, a U.S.-based provider of employment-based holistic financial wellness services, announced on Thursday it secured $100 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Eldridge and includes existing PayActiv shareholders Generation Partners and the Ziegler Link•Age Fund II. As previously reported,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Cred.ai Launches AI-Powered Credit Card

Cred.ai, a U.S.-based startup, has launched its new banking platform specifically for millennials, along with its solid metal credit card. The company reported that it has been operating in “stealth” for more than three years to build its platform, which is notably designed to “empower”… Read More

Remote Working Fintech Deel Is Launching Operations Across Europe, will Help with Compliance, Payroll, Taxes

Many individuals and businesses across the globe have been forced to make major lifestyle changes, including working from home, due to the contagious COVID-19 outbreak. San Francisco-based Fintech firm Deel, which plans to improve the work from home process by offering an easy-to-use online platform,… Read More

Coinbase Claims Batching Bitcoin (BTC) Transactions Helped Customers Save 75% on their Cryptocurrency Trades

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase recently revealed how batching payments has benefited its customers, and also helped improve its internal operations. In March 2020, Coinbase announced that it had introduced Bitcoin (BTC) transaction batching. The exchange claims: “Since launching, we have batched 100% of… Read More

Seattle and San Francisco Fintech Routable Secures $12 Million in Capital via Series A with Backing from Y Combinator, Others

Routable, a Fintech firm that began operations in Seattle, has reportedly come out of stealth mode and confirmed it has secured $12 million in capital through a Series A investment round. Routable’s backers include Y Combinator, Founders’ Co-Op, Lee Fixel, Box Group, Liquid 2 Ventures,… Read More

U.S. Fintech Startup Routable Raises $12 Million Through Series A Investment Round

Routable, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday it raised $12 million through its Series A funding round, which involved participation from Founders Co-op, Y Combinator, Box Group, and Liquid 2 Ventures. Founded in 2017, Routable claims to be the simplest way to send and receive business-to-business… Read More

Digital Lending Solutions Provider Blend Secures $74 Million through Series F Funding Round Led By Canapi Ventures

U.S. digital lending solutions provider Blend announced on Wednesday it secured $75 million through its Series F funding round, which was led by fintech-focused venture capital firm Canapi Ventures with participation from Temasek, General Atlantic, 8VC, Greylock, and Emergence. Founded in 2012, Blend states it… Read More

Telos, the Second-Most Active Blockchain, Reveals that Social Network APPICS Decided to Move from Steem to its Network

Telos, one of the most active blockchain networks in terms of transactions per second (according to Blocktivity, but not necessarily the best or only metric for assessing performance), has revealed that social network APPICS will be moving its platform from Steem to Telos. As mentioned… Read More

Asian Fintech GoBear to Power Netcore Solutions’ Marketing Automation and Engagement Campaigns

Netcore Solutions, a marketing automation and personalization platform, revealed on August 11, 2020 that it has chosen Asian Fintech firm GoBear to power its multi-channel marketing automation and engagement campaigns. GoBear will help Netcore with ensuring customer retention, according to a release. Established in 2014,… Read More

Cryptocurrency Payments Firm NetCents Technology Joins Visa Fintech Fast Track Program

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (FSE:26N) has reportedly joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program in order to enhance its payments platform. NetCents is a digital currency payments technology firm that will now be offering a Visa payment card to customers in the US and Canada. Like… Read More

New York Department of Financial Services Publishes Updated List for Approved Virtual Currencies for NY Businesses

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) recently noted that there are several different paths that virtual currency businesses may take to begin using or listing digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), among many others. The NYDFS is the department of the… Read More

SoFi Launches Program to Offer $200 Towards Emergency Savings To Those Who Open An Account With SoFi Money

SoFi, one of the most successful Fintechs in the US, recently announced it has launched a program to offer $200 towards emergency savings to all who open an account with SoFi Money. According to SoFi, the program headlines a COVID-19 pandemic-relief package that also includes… Read More

Private Market Securities Digital Trading Platform Linqto Appoints Former Ripple Executive Miguel Vias As New COO

Linqto, a U.S.-based digital trading platform for private market securities, announced on Monday it has appointed former Ripple executive Miguel Vias as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Through the new role, Vias will be working with pre-IPO unicorns, secondary market sellers, and digital assets… Read More

U.S. Fintech Rellevate Debut Digital Consumer Financial Services Platform

Rellevate, a U.S.-based digital fintech that is aimed at facilitating access to consumer financial services for middle and lower-income Americans, recently announced the launch of its consumer financial services platform. Founded in 2019, Rellevate describes itself as a financial services company dedicated to empowering consumers… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange Acquires Ellie Mae for $11 Billion to Establish Firm Presence in Trillion Dollar Residential Mortgage Sector

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), the owner of the world’s largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with a market cap of around $23 trillion, has reportedly agreed to purchase Ellie Mae from Thoma Bravo. The deal values Ellie Mae, a mortgage finance software developer,… Read More

New York Stock Exchange listed Firm MFAC to Acquire Neobank BankMobile, a Subsidiary of Customers Bank

Customers Bank, which offers personal and business banking solutions, including checking, money markets, savings, mortgages, loans, and cash management, has reportedly agreed to sell its BankMobile Technologies division to Megalith Financial Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:MFAC). BankMobile Technologies is an established US-based digital banking platform. Meanwhile, MFAC… Read More

Legion M Announces Seventh Fundraising Round As Fan-Owner Entertainment Studio Passes $10 Million With More Than 25,000 Fan-based Investors

Legion M, a U.S.-based fan-owned entertainment company, announced on Thursday its seventh round of fundraising. The company reported that in a little over four years, it has secured more than $10 million from over 250,000 fan-based investors. Like its other rounds, the latest Regulation Crowdfunding… Read More

Wirex First: Receives Money Transmission License From State of Georgia Department of Banking & Finance.

Wirex, a UK-based payments platform, announced on Friday it has received its first money transmission license in the U.S. from the State of Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. According to Wirex, the license will allow them to engage in the business of money transmission… Read More

US Federal Reserve Is Focused on Launching FedNow for Real-Time Digital Payments and Settlements

The US Federal Reserve, which is the central banking system of the country, has reportedly been working on a new real-time payment and settlement system, called FedNow. Governor Lael Brainard claims that the Fed plans to have FedNow fully operational as soon as possible. Brainard… Read More

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

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