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Miami Sees Booming Fintech Ecosystem Amid Favorable Political Environment and Latam Opportunity

As Miami rapidly becomes a central destination for technology development and a symbol for the tech exodus from Silicon Valley, fintech companies are flocking in the city, looking to leverage its Latin American (Latam) ties and crypto-friendly political environment. This

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Freight Payments Platform PayCargo Secures US$125 Million From Insight Partners

PayCargo, a freight payment platform in the U.S., has announced a US$125 million Series B investment by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners. The Series B Round comes just nine months after Insight Partners’ previous investment of

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Dutch Payments Firm Adyen Granted Branch License to Operate in California

Dutch payments firm Adyen announced that it has received approval from the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to establish a branch in California. With the OCC’s approval and granting of the branch charter in combination with

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Broadridge Expands Wealth Management Capabilities with AdvisorStream Acquisition

Broadridge Financial Solutions, provider of investor communications, technology-driven solutions, and data and analytics to the financial services industry, announced that it has acquired AdvisorStream, a provider of digital engagement and marketing solutions for the global wealth and insurance industries. Terms

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Capchase Secures $125 Million Funding to Launch Financing for Tech Companies

Capchase, a New York-based a platform for recurring-revenue companies to secure non-dilutive capital, has announced a US$125 million Series A investment, led by QED Investors. Additional investors in the round include early backers Bling Capital, ScifiVC and Caffeinated Capital, along

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Wealthtech Startup Yieldstreet Lands US$100 Million in Series C Fundraise

Yieldstreet, a New York-based digital investing platform, announced that it has raised US$100 million during a Series C funding round. Tarsadia Investments, led the round, joined by Kingfisher Investment, Top Tier Capital Partners and Gaingels. Existing investors, Edison Partners, Soros

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10 Startups Selected For the FIS Fintech Accelerator Programme in 2021

Financial products and services provider FIS and The Venture Center have announced the ten companies selected to participate in the FIS Fintech Accelerator programme which will be conducted virtually. In its sixth year, the FIS Fintech Accelerator programme is focused

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Crypto Firm Circle Raises US$440 Million, Considers US$4 Billion SPAC Deal

Circle, creator of the second largest stablecoin USDC, announced it has raised US$440 million in financing from leading institutional and strategic investors. The financing included investments from leading private equity, institutional and strategic investors, including Fidelity Management and Research Company,

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Visa Expands Its Fintech Partner Connect Programme

Visa announced the expansion of its Visa Fintech Partner Connect programme which is designed to help financial institutions quickly connect with a vetted and curated set of technology providers. By streamlining the discovery process, Fintech Partner Connect can help Visa’s

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E-Commerce Fraud Prevention Firm Forter Secures US$300 Million Funding

Forter, a U.S.-based integrated fraud prevention platform for e-commerce, announced that it has raised US$300 million in Series F funding round. The announcement comes six months after the company completed its US$125 million Series E round, almost tripling the valuation

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