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Fintech's Coming to Trounce India's Banks

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Blispay raises $12m venture funding

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StashAway raises $2.15m pre-Series A

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MortgageGym raises £2m Seed round

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FS Card raises $30m Venture Funding

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HealthFirst Financial secures $70m funding

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Merlon Intelligence raises $7.7m Seed Funding

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Zibby raises $13.5m funding round

New York based omnichannel lease-to-own payment option for online and in-store shopping Zibby has raised $13.5m in an undisclosed funding...

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Long Game raises $6.6m Seed round

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Coins.ph raises further $5m Series A

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Carpe Data raises $6.6m Series A

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PolicyGenius raises $30m Series C

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Expensya raises $1.1m venture funding

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EzCred raises $1m Seed funding

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US household debt hits record high in first quarter

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Here's how your credit score really gets set

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Octane Lending Revs Up Finance Arm, Closing Series A-2 Round

Octane Lending is off to the races, quickly closing a Series A-2 funding round led by Third Prime Capital.

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LevelUp announces $50m funding round

Boston based mobile payments company LevelUp has announced a $50m funding round, including $37m in equity funding led by JP Morgan and...

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Taralite raises $6.3m venture funding

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OpenInvest raises $3.25m Seed round

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Paysense raises $5.3m Series A

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Amazon pay receives $10.5m funding

India based payment arm of e-commerce giant Amazon has received $10.5m in funding from its Singapore-based arm Amazon Corporate Holdings....

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Moni raises $3m funding

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Additiv raises $21.3m funding

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OpenGov raises $30m Series C

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Verse raises $20.5m Series B

California based social payments app Verse has raised $20.5m in Series B funding led by Spark Capital. Verse is a peer to peer payment...

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Qupital raises $2m Seed round

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Wacai receives $42m funding

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Accern raises $1.2m Seed round

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Telr raised $3m Series B

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Axoni discusses their DTCC blockchain project

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AYE Finance secures $3m debt funding

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Wealthsimple raised $37m Series B

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Kreditech raises €110m financing

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Broadway Technology secures $42m funding

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Finxact raises $12m seed funding

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Refugee turned fintech chief aims to upend a $444 bn market

Bloomberg chronicles the story of Ismail Ahmed which includes refugee, economist, and whistle-blower before eventually starting WorldRemit.

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Lunar Way secures $5.13m Seed funding

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Myanmar Finance raises $1m debt financing

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Rising Bird secures $8.2m Credit Facility

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Eagle Alpha raises $1m Series A

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VST Enterprises raises $14.73m Venture funding

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Stockspot raises $3m Series B

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Next Insurance raises $29m Series A

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Nav raised $13m Series B

California based small business financing startup Nav has raised $13m in Series B funding led by Goldman Sachs. Nav helps small business...

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RateGravity raises $2m funding

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Ant Financial's great mobile payment race

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Another China web lender aims for US IPO

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SoftBank in talks to invest $1.4b in India's Paytm

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Bitcoin, Ethereum climb to all-time highs

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Alexa for financial services compliance?

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Morty raises $3m Seed funding

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Airwallex raises $13m Series A

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Satispay raises €14m Series B

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Venmo makes moves to monetize

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Apple’s Cash Hoard Set to Top $250 Billion

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Trump could target carried interest loophole

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