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Better Mortgage raises $70M in Series C led by American Express

Feb. 4, 2019 Better Mortgage, one of the nation's largest digital lenders, has raised $70 million in Series C funds led by American Express and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan....
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NPD: Mobile ordering at restaurants expected to triple by end of 2020

Feb. 4, 2019 Restaurant digital orders have grown an average of 23 percent, per year since 2013, and will triple by the end of 2020, according to a report from NPD...
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Aire raises $11M in Series B led by Crane Venture, Experian

Feb. 4, 2019 Aire, a fintech that uses machine learning to create more equitable credit scoring methods for consumers, has raised $11 million in Series B funds led by Crane Venture...
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Open banking app Bud raises $20M in Series A led by HSBC, Goldman Sachs

Feb. 4, 2019 Bud Financial Ltd., a London-based fintech with open banking technology that allows rival apps to interact with each other, has raised $20 million in Series A funds from...
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The Future of Fintech Video Series: MoneyLion

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The Future of Fintech Video Series: PyggyBank

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WorldFirst shuts US operations amid merger talks with Ant Financial

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Step launches mobile banking app for teens, with parental controls

Feb. 1, 2019 Step is launching a mobile banking app for teens, backed by $3.8 million in seed funding from CrossLink Capital, Collaborative Fund and Sesame Ventures, according to a press...
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Fiction Riot, Decent to disrupt Hollywood with streaming video platform on blockchain

Feb. 1, 2019 Fiction Riot, a startup specializing in short video, is partnering with Decent, a provider of blockchain technology, to create a "smart contract" platform that pays royalties directly to...
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Super Bowl LIII and Tampa Bay Rays lead push for cashless concessions

Super Bowl LIII and Tampa Bay Rays lead push for cashless concessions
Feb. 1, 2019 Seattle Seahawks fan using fingerprint scan from Clear to pay at concession stand The Super Bowl has long been considered a proving ground for companies to launch products or raise...
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Climb raises $50M in funding from Goldman Sachs

Jan. 31, 2019 Climb, a fintech company that helps students get financing, has raised $50 million in lending capital from Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group. Climb, which launched in 2014, has...
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The growth of mobile POS and preventing fraud

The growth of mobile POS and preventing fraud
Jan. 31, 2019 By Rafael Lorenco, executive vice president, ClearSale Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices are having a moment, with analysts predicting that the yearly number of mobile POS transactions will triple by 2023....
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Clear secures funding from T Rowe Price, Revolution for airport, stadium expansion

Jan. 31, 2019 Clear, a provider of biometric security technology, secured a round of financing led by funds advised by T Rowe Price Associates Inc., as well as Revolution Growth, which...
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Ritual plans major expansion of mobile food ordering in Europe, North America

Jan. 31, 2019 Ritual, a mobile app for food pickup, is expanding into the U.K. and Australia as well as multiple European countries. "We are exploring a number of major cities...
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Juniper Report warns contactless cards threaten growth of OEM pay in U.S.

Jan. 31, 2019 A Juniper Research report warns that the window for mobile pay services, like Apple Pay and Google Pay, is closing fast, as just 14 percent of U.S. consumers...
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Stripe raises $100M from Tiger Global for international expansion, operations

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BITSTOP introduces Bitcoin ATM

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Fundbox Pay extends financing decisions to e-commerce platforms


Jan. 30, 2019 Fundbox is planning to extend its B2C credit feature to create an AI-based B2B platform for e-commerce checkout that will allow instant decisions on financing, according to company officials....
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Mobile banking startup Varo raises APY on savings

Jan. 30, 2019 Varo Money Inc., a San Francisco-based mobile banking startup, has raised the annual percentage yield on its savings account to 2.8 percent, which it claims is the highest...
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Citcon, East West Bank partner on expanding WeChatPay Alipay to US retailers

Jan. 30, 2019 Citcon, a cross-border payment firm, is partnering with East West Bank to provide WeChatPay and Alipay mobile wallet solutions to U.S. retailers, according to a press release. The...
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