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Entrust Signs Deal to Acquire Parisian Fintech Antelop Solutions

Entrust, an American digital security and credential issuance solutions provider, announced that it has signed a deal to acquire Antelop Solutions, a Paris-based fintech that enables financial institutions to issue secure digital credit and debit cards to their customers. This

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Fintech Unicorns Solarisbank and Feedzai Partner for Enhanced Risk Management

Feedzai, an American cloud-based financial risk management platform, and Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform Solarisbank announced a multi-year partnership at Money20/20 Europe. With this new partnership, Solarisbank is leveraging Feedzai’s proprietary technology which enables them to apply an effective risk management which

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Coinbase to Invest US$500 Million Into Crypto Assets

American cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced that it has committed to invest US$500 million of its cash and cash equivalents into a diverse portfolio of crypto assets. Coinbase added that going forward, it will also allocate 10% of quarterly net

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SpotOn Raises US$300 Million in Series E Funding to Acquire Appetize

SpotOn, provider of mobile payment technology and management system for restaurants and small businesses, announced US$300 million in Series E funding, raising its valuation to US$3.15 billion. The funding, which comes four months after SpotOn’s US$125 million Series D, will

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Goldman Sachs to Acquire GreenSky, Led Form3’s US$160 Million Series C

Goldman Sachs Group has signed a deal to acquire GreenSky, a fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately US$2.24 billion. GreenSky’s differentiated lending capabilities and market-leading merchant and consumer ecosystem will help

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Payroll Platform Papaya Global Raises US$250 Million at US$3.7 Billion Valuation

Papaya Global, a New York-based workforce management platform transforming global employment, announced that it has raised US$250 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s valuation to US$3.7 billion. Papaya’s valuation has increased tenfold since September 2020 with a total

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US Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Sets up Swiss Office for DACH Expansion Plans

Fireblocks, a US-based platform that allows financial institutions to store, move and issue cryptocurrencies, announced that it will be opening of a new office headquartered in Switzerland. The firm said that it will be dedicating significant resources toward expanding its

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MoneyLion to Offer Crypto Investment Ahead of SPAC Merger

US-based neobank MoneyLion announced the launch of its new cryptocurrency capabilities, enabling customers to buy and sell digital currencies within its app. MoneyLion said that eligible customers will initially be able to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well

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Global Payments Signs Deal to Acquire MineralTree for US$500 Million

Global Payments, a worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced an agreement to purchase MineralTree, a provider of accounts payable automation and business-to-business (B2B) payments solutions, for US$500 million in cash. The company will make the acquisition from

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How Jacksonville, FL, Prevails as an Emerging Fintech Powerhouse

Many cities on the West Coast of the United States burgeoned into innovation centers during the dot-com bubble. Tech hubs like California’s Silicon Valley and Washington’s Greater Seattle region are home to some of the biggest tech companies in the

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