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Microsoft Launches Money in Excel Personal Finance Solution

Fintech applications have given people more control over their personal finances in a myriad of ways, whether it’s paying bills, sending money abroad, or growing their savings. One of the earliest forms of “fintech” is a budgeting spreadsheet. For years,

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8 Undiscovered, Early Stage Fintech Startups from the US to Watch out for in 2020

Throughout the years, the US has produced some of the world’s leading fintechs including popular names such as Acorns, Affirm, Betterment, Credit Karma, Hippo Insurance, Lemonade and Stripe. But the country is also home to a large community of young,

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Brett King’s Moven is Giving Up on B2C to Focus on B2B Instead

Moven has announced a strategic shift to focus solely on promoting their patented wellness technology to enterprise level partners. Plans to spin-off Moven’s consumer-facing business hit a significant snag with major multi-year funding withdrawn as a result of market conditions,

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Revolut Launches in USA

Revolut launched its Financial App and debit card in the United States. Since hinting at a launch last year, Revolut claims it already attracted tens of thousands of U.S. customers. Revolut launched in 2015 with a vision to build a

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WisdomTree: Integration of Blockchain Technology into the ETF Ecosystem

WisdomTree Investments, an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager announced its strategic investment in Securrency, a developer of institutional-grade blockchain-based financial and regulatory technology. Through this investment and its collaboration with Securrency, WisdomTree plans to

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Central Bank Group Including SNB Assess Cases For Central Digital Currencies

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experience as

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New Report Sheds Light on Booming Challenger Bank Market

The challenger bank trend first emerged in Europe and has progressively gained traction in all parts of the world. Today, challenger banks are growing significantly and attracting big money. According to FT Partners’ newly released The Rise of Challenger Banks:

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Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

Fintech is gaining momentum in the US with US$12.9 billion raised so far this year, as of Q3’19, already surpassing 2018’s annual record of US$12.5 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q3’19. In Q3’19, the US saw ten

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One of the Hottest Swiss Fintechs Raises CHF8.45 Million for Series A

A few days after receiving an accolade as the «Next Global Hot Thing», Sonect, the pioneer of Virtual ATMs, has announced the completion of an oversubscribed Series A round. Together, all existing investors have contributed CHF8.45 million. Since its foundation

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Credit Suisse Starts with AccessFintech, A Global Internal Exception Network for Trade Settlement Issues

Credit Suisse announces the internal launch of AccessFintech’s trading exception management solution. Following a successful pilot, Credit Suisse has gone live with AccessFintech’s Global Exception Network, taking an important step towards streamlining exception management resolution across the Prime Brokerage industry.

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