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Uber Said to Be Expanding Into Fintech, Boosting NYC Hiring

“Uber ( UBER ) may be looking to branch out into the financial technology (fintech) industry, which includes a hiring push in New York City and may eventually include banking, CNBC reported on Monday. The ride-sharing giant, fresh off of its IPO , is looking to hire a team focused on the creation of new […]
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Global

3 Biggest Fintech Trends Shaping Latin America

“Latin America is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world for mobile usage. In fact, the region ranks third for smartphone adoption globally, behind North America and Europe In 2017, the percentage of the Latin American population with smartphones hit 61% , and LAVCA predicts it will reach 76% by 2025. In Brazil, for […]
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Deals

Fintech Platform Synapse Raises $33M to Build ‘the AWS of Banking’

“Synapse, which operated under the radar prior to (that) Series A deal, is focused on democratizing financial services. Its approach to doing that is a platform-based one that makes it easy for banks and other financial companies to work with developers. The current system for working with financial institutions is frankly a mess; it involves […]
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Deals

Trustly and PayWithMyBank Agree Merger

“Swedish fintech Trustly is merging with Silicon Valley-based PayWithMyBank to create a transatlantic payment network for consumers to pay for online shopping direct from their bank accounts rather than with cards. Together, Trustly and PayWithMyBank will enable merchants with a global footprint to accept online banking payments from European and US consumers.”
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Fintech Startup Tally Raises $50 Million to Automate People’s Finances

“Tally, a San Francisco-based financial technology startup, has raised $50 million in new venture capital funding. Founded in 2015, Tally aims to automate the financial services of consumers at low cost. The company’s first product, released last year, offered an automatic credit card debt payment service. In March, the firm added an automatic savings account […]
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Token Raises $16.5M in Funding

“Token , a San Francisco, CA- and London, UK-based open banking platform, raised $16.5m in funding. Backers included Opera Tech Ventures, the venture arm of BNP Paribas, Octopus Ventures and EQT Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to expand adoption of its open banking platform and accelerate new ways of innovating payments with […]
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Providers

N26 Shares Some Metrics

“Fintech startup N26 just issued an update on its main metrics. The bank now has 3.5 million customers across 24 European markets. The company is about to expand to new countries, such as the U.S. and Brazil but it sounds like the company is not ready just yet. In addition to the Eurozone, N26 is […]
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Flux, the Digital Receipts and Rewards Platform, Adds Support for Online Takeout Marketplace Just Eat

“Flux , the London fintech that offers a platform for banks and merchants to power digital receipts and rewards, has unveiled its first partnership with an online-only merchant. The London-based company has managed to sign up Just Eat, the online marketplace for takeout food and delivery. As of today, Just Eat’s U.K. customers will be […]