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techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Fintech startup Finix closes on $3M in Black and Latinx investor-led SPV
Fintech startup Finix closes on $3M in Black and Latinx investor-led SPV
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Nattanitphoto / Shutterstock Many founders talk about their desire for a more diverse investor base. Richie Serna took that desire and made it a reality. Serna, who founded payments infrastructure startup Finix in 2016, had raised…

forbes.com - Cheryl Winokur Munk - Kabbage Co-Founder Muses On Alt Lending, Fintech Trends, And More
Kabbage Co-Founder Muses On Alt Lending, Fintech Trends, And More
Forbes

Last year was a tumultuous one for many individuals and small businesses, but fintechs have helped expand access to financial services during the pandemic. A recent study, which garnered data from 1,385 fintechs in 169 jurisdictions from mid-June…

cryptonewsz.com - Trushti Patel - FinTech 2030 - Create Value in the FinTech Industry
FinTech 2030 - Create Value in the FinTech Industry
CryptoNewsZ

The 9th FinTech & 8th InsurTech Digital Congress will be held on 18-19 March 2021 in an online form on a dedicated platform. During the spring edition of the event, the group of speakers will continue the discussion on the most important content…

americanbanker.com - Nathaniel Hoopes - Fintechs can help banks meet CRA obligations
Fintechs can help banks meet CRA obligations
American Banker

America still has a very long way to go when it comes to equitable financial inclusion. Even though the emerging fintech industry — largely built to help customers previously overlooked by financial providers — would not exist without…

finextra.com - Editorial Team - F10 launches Spanish fintech incubation programme
F10 launches Spanish fintech incubation programme
Finextra Research

F10 announces 12 promising early-stage startups selected from more than 200 applications for Batch I of the renowned Startup Incubation Program. The program kicks off on 1 March in Barcelona, Spain at Barcelona Tech City, and lasts for 5 months.

businessinsider.com - Lea Nonninger - Wealth management solution provider goes public via SPAC
Wealth management solution provider goes public via SPAC
Business Insider

Apex, now valued at $4.7 billion, is one of many fintechs choosing to enter the public market via SPAC. And the hype for SPAC acquisitions will likely only increase in 2021. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts…

medium.com - Oak HC/FT - Launching Oak HC/FT Fund IV: Continuing Our Pursuit of Extraordinary Opportunities
Launching Oak HC/FT Fund IV: Continuing Our Pursuit of Extraordinary Opportunities
Medium

Looking back on an exceptionally challenging year, we are proud of how quickly and decisively our companies answered the call to adapt — delivering healthcare and financial services to individuals, families, and communities at their times of…

mintpressnews.com - For FinTech Magnates: Digital Dollars for the Poor, Exponential Profits for the Rich
For FinTech Magnates: Digital Dollars for the Poor, Exponential Profits for the Rich
MintPress News

In a virtual conference hosted by The New York Times, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gave her nod of approval to the idea of “sovereign digital currencies” to solve the riddle of financial inclusion in America. According to recent…

finextra.com - Editorial Team - Fintech Disruptors Lead Traditional Banks With Blockchain Infrastructure
Fintech Disruptors Lead Traditional Banks With Blockchain Infrastructure
Finextra Research

Fintech disruptors powering the banking revolution with behind-the-scenes blockchain infrastructure Blockchain technology has made a significant impact in the banking world. Top global banks including JP Morgan, The Bank of England, and Deutsche…

blockchaintechnology-news.com - Christopher Brown - Assessing the rise of DeFi - and how data will drive fintech in 2021
Assessing the rise of DeFi - and how data will drive fintech in 2021
The Block

Christopher Brown is Co-Founder and CEO of Zabo, the only cryptocurrency data aggregator, connecting any financial institution to any cryptocurrency account within their application. Already integrated with over 50 crypto exchanges, wallets and…

techcrunch.com - Marcella McCarthy - RecargaPay closes a $70 million Series C
RecargaPay closes a $70 million Series C
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc / Getty Images RecargaPay, a Brazil-based fintech that allows users to top off their prepaid cell phones online, announced this morning that they've closed their $70 million Series C. The company, which operates…

medium.com - Ryan Zauk - 11:FS Co-Founder Simon Taylor - NFTs, Clubhouse, & The State of Crypto
11:FS Co-Founder Simon Taylor - NFTs, Clubhouse, & The State of Crypto
Medium

Worlds collided as the two gold-standards of fintech content came together on today's episode. I sat down with Simon Taylor, Co-Founder + Head of Ventures at 11:FS, a challenger consultancy and emerging fintech empire. 11:FS is building the future…

siliconcanals.com - Editorial team - These 8 UK-based fintech startups raised funding in 2021 and are hiring right now
These 8 UK-based fintech startups raised funding in 2021 and are hiring right now
Silicon Canals

Due to the onslaught of the Coronavirus, millions lost their jobs globally or had their salaries deducted, as countries went into recession. The UK was one such country that officially entered into recession as its GDP slumped by 20.4 per cent in…

techcrunch.com - Marcella McCarthy - 6 Miami-based investors share their views on the region's startup scene
6 Miami-based investors share their views on the region's startup scene
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Miami is quickly becoming a symbol for the tech exodus from Silicon Valley. The area is home to a number of investors, successful tech founders and an eager local government. For this survey, TechCrunch…

cnbc.com - Ryan Browne - Klarna's CEO is 'deeply worried' about tweets promoting bitcoin and thinks regulators should step in
Klarna's CEO is 'deeply worried' about tweets promoting bitcoin and thinks regulators should step in
CNBC

Published Wed, Feb 24 2021 11:00 AM EST Klarna chief Sebastian Siemiatkowski said he's worried about tweets promoting bitcoin and thinks regulators should act to protect people from potential losses. Tesla's Elon Musk last month added the hashtag…

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