Venture Capital and the Art of the Deal: More of the Same

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Imagine a Baskin Robbins where you can get any flavor you want, as long as it is vanilla. Based on recent data provided by the National Venture Capital Association in partnership with Aumni, the market for venture capital deal terms seem to be that kind… Read More

Bluehelix Bridge Solution Addresses Cross-Chain Accessibility

Bluehelix has unveiled Bluehelix Bridge Solution (BBS), a decentralized multi-party computation-based cross-chain bridge solution that supports the decentralized cross-chain access of any public chain, any heterogeneous chain, any homogeneous chain, or any ecological native asset. As of Aug. 31, independent cross-chain addresses exceeded 1,800, cross-chain… Read More

Many Americans Haven’t Recovered Yet: Financial Health Network

The Financial Health Network today released its latest Financial Health Pulse Points for the second quarter of 2021. This regular examination of consumer transactions found that despite the economy reopening post lockdowns, most household incomes remain flat, savings are stagnant, and spending declined slightly for… Read More

Ethereum based DeFi Protocols Unite to Offer Decentralized Finance Services to Smartphone Users Globally

A consortium of Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols and initiatives have  announced DeFi for the People, a collaboration of international crypto-focused organizations united by a shared goal: bringing DeFi to the 6 billion mobile phone users across the globe. Developed on Celo, the project includes… Read More

wLITI Token Lists on Changelly PRO

Liti Capital’s wLITI token, a wrapped version of the Swiss company’s LITI equity token, has been listed on Changelly PRO. $wLITI pairs with BTC and USDT are now available for trading. This comes less than a week after listing on Bitcoin.com Exchange and less than… Read More

SEC Fines 8 Firms for Cybersecurity Lapses

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today sanctioned eight firms in three actions for failures in their cybersecurity policies. The companies were also penalized for faulty procedures that resulted in email account takeovers exposing the personal information of thousands of customers and clients at each… Read More

Chase and Visa to Allow Riders to Tap on MTA Subways with Contactless Cards to Donate to Non-Profits

Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Visa (NYSE: V) have revealed that beginning on August 30, 2021, and through September, whenever riders tap on MTA subways or buses with their Chase Visa contactless cards, they’ll be donating $0.10 per tap, up to $250,000, to domestic non-profit New… Read More

Railsbank, Status Money Launch Cash Back Crypto Investment Credit Card

Embedded finance platform Railsbank and Status Money, the New York-based personal finance company, are partnering to launch a cash-back credit card that automatically invests rewards in cryptocurrency. This partnership comes at a time when 45 per cent of Americans have no stock market investments, according… Read More

Volt Execs Welcome Open Banking in Brazil

This week’s launch of Open Banking Excellence’s presence in Brazil could play a key role in the country’s emergence as an open banking stalwart, two executives from instant payments infrastructure provider Volt believe. CEO Tom Greenwood said Banco Central do Brazil has gone farther than… Read More

Banking Credit Info Provider CRIF Partners Regtech Know Your Customer

Banking credit information provider CRIF reveals that it has entered an international commercial partnership with Regtech firm Know Your Customer – which is supported by a strategic investment into the company. An international firm headquartered in Bologna, Italy, CRIF focuses on offering credit bureau and… Read More

Ripple Asks SEC to Share Digital Asset Transactions of Employees. Will the Legal Strategy Work?

The ongoing legal battle between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple and its founders continues to work its way through the halls of justice.  While the SEC continues to pursue its belief that XRP (the digital currency created by Ripple) has always been… Read More



Gala Technology and FreedomPay Partner on Payments

Gala Technology and Freedom Pay have partnered on a payment solution, according to a note from the company. Gala offers a “cardholder not present” solution called SOTPay that allows secure remote transactions.   FreedomPay offers a client experience platform that enables end-to-end consumer experiences by delivering… Read More

Fintech Stripe Extends Partnership with China’s UnionPay International, a Leading Global Payments Network

Stripe, a tech firm that develops vital economic infrastructure for the Internet, has extended ts partnership with China’s UnionPay International, which is one of the biggest payment networks in the world. The updated integration should enable businesses in over 30 different markets, including Australia, Singapore,… Read More

Commission-Free Stock Brokerage Platform Alpaca Acquires $50M via Series B

Alpaca, a commission-free stock brokerage platform that provides APIs for Fintech-related apps to connect and trade in US stocks, reveals that it has finalized a $50 million Series B “on the heels” of driving 1500% YTD growth in brokerage accounts and “expanding partnerships” across Europe,… Read More

Digital Assets Prime Broker SFOX Appoints Former Goldman Sachs Exec John Mannino as Compliance Director

SFOX, the independent crypto-assets prime broker offering institutional traders and investors with access to international digital assets markets via a single account, have revealed that former Goldman Sachs exec John Mannino has decided to join the firm as its Director of Compliance. Mannino has joined… Read More

TheJobApp to Pay Gig Workers Right After their Shift Ends, Available Across the UK

TheJobApp, a newly developed app that has been introduced to improve gig working and support businesses, will be available across the United Kingdom. This proposition aims to provide immediate payments after shifts and assists businesses with sourcing the best gig economy workers in an efficient… Read More

Japanese BNPL Fintech Paidy Looking into Potential IPO this Year as Pay Later Services Become Wildely-Adopted

Japan-based Fintech firm Paidy, specializing in the Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL sector, is reportedly looking into going public. This, according to a report from the FT. BNPL has become quite popular globally, with many new Fintechs entering the space within a relatively short… Read More

Trading Technologies International and Mysteel Commodity Services to Offer Liquidity Pools to Support Commodities Products

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), an international provider of high-performance professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions, and Mysteel Singapore Pte ltd (known as Mysteel Commodity Services), an established commodities broker with a “major focus” on China, confirmed that they’ve partnered to introduce an electronic… Read More

Philippines based Mobile Wallet Fintech GCash Reports Steady Growth in Business

GCash, a leading mobile wallet provider in the Philippines, reports steady growth as it saw a significant rise in its number of users from 20 million in January 2020 to 46 million in June 2021, according to a release. The GCash app also had more… Read More

ThycoticCentrify, a Provider of Cloud Identity Security Services, Updates Privileged Access Management Solution

ThycoticCentrify, a provider of Cloud identity security services established via the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders Thycotic and Centrify, recently revealed that it has made updates to its PAM solution for DevOps, Thycotic DevOps Secrets Vault. The updated version provides certificate-based authentication and… Read More

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