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Qenta Unveils Financial Services, Tech Platforms for Emerging Markets

Qenta, Inc., a financial services and infrastructure platform with innovative tech and a proprietary “enterprise-grade” blockchain, the Qenta Operating System, has unveiled an enhanced and integrated suite of financial solutions. With a focus on Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Qenta provides tokenized assets, multi… Read More

Thrive Acquires Edge Tech Group to Become Major Cybersecurity Managed Services Provider

Thrive, a provider of cybersecurity and digital transformation managed services, announced  that it has acquired Connecticut-based Edge Technology Group, a global technology advisory and fully-managed IT service provider for alternative investment managers. The acquisition of Edge Technology Group “adds new global offices and data centers… Read More

Private Equity Firm FFL Partners Invests in Abacus Group, an IT Managed Services Provider

FFL Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth investments in tech-enabled business services and healthcare companies, announced that it has completed a strategic growth investment in Abacus Group, a financial services-focused IT Managed Services Provider  “specializing in hedge fund, private equity, venture capital and… Read More

StellarFi Announces Public Launch, Empowering Americans to Build Credit by Paying Bills

StellarFi, a public benefit corporation, recently announced its credit-building product is now “available to everyone.” With this news, 132 million Americans — who currently have poor credit or no credit, or are living paycheck to paycheck –– “may build their credit rating simply by paying… Read More

Fyllo Regulatory Database Now Available for Cryptocurrency

Fyllo, which claims to be the leading platform providing data-driven marketing and regulatory solutions to drive new growth, recently announced its expansion into the cryptocurrency vertical. The Fyllo Regulatory Database is available “across the U.S. to help businesses ensure their current and planned cryptocurrency products… Read More

Insurtech: Pie Insurance Expands Coverage to Alabama, Oregon

Pie Insurance, an Insurtech company specializing in workers’ comp insurance for small businesses, recently announced small business owners in Alabama and Oregon have access to its workers’ comp insurance. The expansion “increases the company’s coverage footprint to 38 states and Washington D.C, representing 89% of… Read More

Coinbase Announces Improved Multichain Transfers for Clients

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) recently announced a faster, easier, and “less expensive” way of sending and receiving cryptocurrency via multiple networks, starting with Polygon, Coinbase’s first L2 integration, and Solana. With the ongoing surge in blockchain usage and increase in gas fees, “the process of sending crypto… Read More

Nearly 40% of Americans Permanently Changed Payment Habits Following Pandemic, Paysafe Research Reveals

Over a third (39%) of American consumers have “permanently” changed how they pay since early 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, reveals research by specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE). The study also shows that contactless payments have “gone mainstream.” The consumer research, which was… Read More

Banyan Finalizes $8.2M Series A to Promote Investment into Sustainable Infrastructure

Banyan, an investment facilitator for sustainable infrastructure headquartered in San Francisco, has confirmed a $8.2 million Series A round “led by VoLo Earth Ventures with several notable venture capital firms joining the round.” The investment round, which values the company at $47 million, will “enable… Read More

Tillful, Experian to Help Small Businesses Get the Credit they “Deserve”

Small business credit platform Tillful, backed by ING Ventures, Experian Ventures, Bitrock Capital, and Katalyst Ventures, announced that it’s partnering with Experian to help establish credit profiles for businesses that “are new to credit or otherwise credit invisible, and thereby potentially expand the range of… Read More

Fintech Platform iCapital Announces Investment from Bank of America

iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, announced that Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) has made a strategic investment in the company, “deepening a partnership that began in 2018.” iCapital will use the… Read More

Crypto Broker Broker Voyager Reportedly Sets Limits on Customer Withdrawals

Digital asset brokerage firm Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSX: VOYG) is reportedly limiting client withdrawals via its platform to $10,000 and to 20 transfers during a 24-hour timeframe. The New York-headquartered company, which secured $485 million in loans during the last week from Alameda Research in… Read More

Credit Karma Money Brings Cash Back Rewards for US Consumers

Credit Karma Money™, a single destination within Credit Karma for spending and saving, has announced the launch of cash back rewards, “giving its more than 110 million members in the U.S. the chance to earn cash back when they spend money at certain merchants using… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Introduces Corporate Bond Climate Indices

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, recently announced the launch of a suite of corporate bond climate indices “designed to capture the goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.” The indices are part of the… Read More

FTX US Announces Acquisition of Clearing Firm Embed to Enhance FTX Stocks

West Realm Shires Inc. (FTX US) recently announced the acquisition of Embed Financial Technologies Inc., including its wholly-owned subsidiary Embed Clearing LLC, a FINRA, DTC, NSCC, Nasdaq, and IEX member clearing firm. Embed specializes in “providing whitelabel brokerage services and APIs to broker-dealers and registered… Read More

Migrants Concerned about Economic Hardship, but Expect to Prioritize Sending Money Home, MoneyGram Survey Reveals

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), which claims to be global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, recently released the findings of a new customer survey detailing trends around “how families in the United States are transferring money around the world this year.” These… Read More

Spend Management Fintech Airbase CEO Comments on Brex’s Decision to Stop Serving Small Businesses

Spend management Fintech Airbase founder and CEO Thejo Kote recently commented on the latest development from Fintech firm Brex. Brex recently announced that they are going “to close all the accounts of small businesses to focus on enterprises and subscription revenue.” As noted by Thejo… Read More

Neobanking Fintech Dave Increases ExtraCash Overdraft Limit to $500, Launches Instant Access

Dave Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE), a banking app on a mission “to build products that level the financial playing field,” recently announced the rollout of Dave ExtraCash $500 and Instant to eligible new members “with a plan for a full rollout through the summer months.” Dave… Read More

Blockchain Intelligence Group Introduces NFT Explorer

Blockchain Intelligence Group, a global cryptocurrency compliance and intelligence company, owned by BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), is pleased to announce the launch of NFT Explorer, “the first risk and investigation solution for NFTs, built on the QLUE™ data analytics platform.” Development of the… Read More

Digital Identity Platform Unstoppable Domains, City of Miami Providing Web3 Education

Unstoppable Domains, the Web3 digital identity platform and NFT domain name provider with 2.4 million registered usernames, has teamed up with the City of Miami’s Venture Miami team in order “to accelerate its local Web3 education effort.” Venture Miami hosted its “Miami for Everyone” Web3… Read More

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