Venture funding

Varo Money raises $100M, files deposit insurance application

07/16/19

The new funding comes as the challenger bank inches closer to gaining regulatory approval for a national bank charter.

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Goldman Sachs invests $28M in German fintech set for U.S. debut

07/16/19

Raisin, an online marketplace that aggregates high-yield savings accounts in Europe, aims to launch in the U.S. in the next nine to 12 months.

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Which fintechs are best positioned to handle a recession?

06/28/19

In a downturn, some fintechs, such as independent lenders, will be more vulnerable to economic forces than those working to service banks' regulatory needs.

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Fintech MX gets $100 million in funding to expand operations

06/25/19

The fast-growing fintech, which says its mission is helping banks be better consumer advocates, will use its cash infusion for hiring, software development and new partnerships.

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ING bets its future on open banking

06/17/19

The Dutch company is no longer a bank in some countries, but more of a digital matchmaker between consumers and financial products provided by third parties, explains innovation chief Benoit LeGrand.

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Cloud banking vendor for small institutions gets big boost

06/10/19

Alkami Technology said it would use its latest round of $55 million in funding to expand the white-label services it currently offers small banks and credit unions.

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The year of the fintech merger

06/10/19

A trio of big deals in the payments and financial service provider area and continued bank and venture capital interest in fintech investments are creating expectations for a banner year.

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What Biz2Credit plans to do with $52 million

06/04/19

The online lending marketplace will use the equity financing from WestBridge Capital to diversify the digital products its offers banks trying to compete for small-business borrowers, its CEO says.

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Cornell professor launches own crypto coin

05/16/19

Some of the biggest venture capitalists in the field are backing a new digital currency being offered by a leading blockchain academic.

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OpenFin raises $17M in funding backed by Wells Fargo, JPMorgan

05/16/19

The company offers an operating system for financial applications akin to Apple's iOS, and more than a thousand applications run on it.

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