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EMTECH Joins The Digital Dollar Project’s Inaugural Sandbox

CBDC solutions provider EMTECH has been selected as one of four technical vendors participating in The Digital Dollar Project’s (DDP) Technical Sandbox Programme. The company will contribute to the programme with its API-based and energy efficient central bank digital currency

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BNPL Firm Ratio Raises US$11M Funding and US$400M Credit Facility

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions company Ratio has raised U$11 million in venture funding and a US$400 million credit facility for customer financing from investors such as Streamlined Ventures, Cervin Ventures, 8-Bit Capital, and HoneyStone Ventures. Founded in 2021,

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CYBERA Raises Additional US$5M to Disrupt Financial Cybercrime

CYBERA Global Inc. has secured an additional US$5 million in what it says was an oversubscribed equity round led by Converge VC and New North Ventures. Founder Collective, Swiss venture capital firms Serpentine Ventures and CV VC, as well as

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BNPL Players Need to Pivot Now as Lenders’ Profit Margins Shrink

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a report offering key insights on the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) industry. The following are 10 notable points from the study. 1. The five firms surveyed in the report originated 180 million

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16 Highlights From the United States’ First-Ever Digital Assets Framework

US government agencies have submitted nine reports to date in response to President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets published in March 2022. Highlights from the reports include: Protecting consumers 1. The Securities and Exchange Commission

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Asset Management Platform Ethic Raises US$50M Series C From UBS Next

New York-based asset management platform Ethic has closed a US$50 million Series C funding round led by the Jordan Park Group, with participation from UBS’ venture unit UBS Next. The round also saw participation from existing investors including Oak HC/FT,

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Bottomline Acquires Nexus Systems to Boost Its Paymode-X B2B Payments Network

Payments solutions provider Bottomline has acquired real estate payments software company Nexus Systems for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition will combine Nexus’ capabilities, customers and suppliers with Bottomline’s Paymode-X B2B payments network, extending the network’s capabilities in the real estate

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J.P. Morgan to Acquire Renovite to Bolster Its Payments Modernisation Strategy

J.P. Morgan has signed an agreement to acquire payments technology company Renovite to bolster the firm’s payments modernisation strategy and support its journey to the cloud. Upon closing of the transaction, Renovite will become part of J.P. Morgan Payments, which

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Top 16 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Q4 2022 in the US

Home to more than 150 fintech unicorns, the US is a fintech powerhouse and one of the world’s biggest fintech ecosystems. Given the country’s leading position in the global fintech scene, a number of large-scale events and conferences are being

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OneSpan’s Mobile Security Solution Snags the 2022 SC Award

Digital agreements security company OneSpan announced its Mobile Security Suite (MSS) has earned the coveted title of “Best Mobile Security Solution” for the 2022 SC Awards. Held by the CyberRisk Alliance and its flagship brand SC Media, the SC Awards

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