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MoneyLion Acquires MALKA Media to Accelerate Customer Growth

US-based neobank MoneyLion announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. The acquisition builds on a four-year partnership between both entities. MALKA’s content engine as well as MoneyLion’s personalization technology and financial

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Investment Firm Paradigm Launches New US$2.5 Billion Crypto Fund

Paradigm, a crypto-focused investment firm based in San Francisco, announced a new US$2.5 billion venture fund to continue funding next generation crypto companies and protocols. The firm said that the size of the fund is reflective of crypto being the most

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Canadian Corporate Card Startup Float Secures US$30 Million Series A

Float, a Canadian all-in-one corporate card and spend management solution, announced that it has closed US$30 million in Series A financing led by Tiger Global. Other investors include Golden Ventures, Susa Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Michael Hyatt, and A-Star. The

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SafeBreach Secures US$53.5 Million in Series D Funding Round

Breach and attack simulation startup SafeBreach announced that it has raised US$53.5 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s total funding to over US$106 million. Led by Sonae IM and Israel Growth Partners (IGP), the round was also joined

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Mexican Credit Card Issuer Stori Closes US$200 Million in Oversubscribed Series C

Mexican credit card issuer Stori announced that it has closed US$125 million during an over-subscribed Series C funding round co-led by global venture capital firm GGV Capital and growth-stage investor GIC. Other investors include General Catalyst, Goodwater Capital, and Mexico-based

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Crypto Trading Platform BitMEX Adds Vancouver to Its Global Footprint

BitMEX, a peer-to-peer crypto trading platform, announced that it has added Vancouver, British Columbia to its global footprint. The platform said that Vancouver is an ideal destination because of its innovative culture, crypto-savvy workforce, and welcoming business environment. The Vancouver

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Google Invests US$1 Billion in CME Group, Signs Cloud Migration Deal

Google has made a US$1 billion equity investment in CME Group, a diverse derivatives marketplace, and signed a 10-year strategic partnership to accelerate latter’s move to the cloud. Under the agreement, CME Group will migrate its technology infrastructure to Google

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Socure Secures US$450 Million Series E Fundraise at US$4.5 Billion Valuation

Socure, a provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, announced its significantly oversubscribed US$450 million Series E funding round at a US$4.5 billion valuation. The company achieved a US$4.5 billion valuation just seven months after its US$1.3 billion Series

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Bottomline Acquires Bora Payment Systems for US$15 Million

Bottomline, a provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bora Payments Systems for US$15 million in cash. Bora Payment Systems is a B2B card payment platform

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5 Fintech Trends in Latin America

Latin America (LatAm)’s fintech revolution continues its course this year. Investors’ confidence remains high as they continue pouring billions into the space, betting on the prospect of fintech to help improve financial inclusion and bring innovation in the outdated banking

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