28 04, 2021

Kids-focused fintech Greenlight raises $260M in a16z-led Series D, nearly doubles valuation to $2.3B – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-28T14:27:57+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, APPLE, Apps, Atlanta, Canapi Ventures, finance, financial services, Funding, Fundings & Exits, goodwater capital, Greenlight, Kard, latin america, leader, Microsoft, morningstar, Owl Ventures, Recent Funding, startup, Startups, TC, Tesla, TTV Capital, Uncategorized, United States, venture capital, wellington management, Y Combinator|

Greenlight, the fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, has raised $260 million in a Series D funding round that nearly [...]

7 04, 2021

Acorns’ new fintech target is debt management with acquisition of Pillar – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-07T14:10:24+00:00 April 7th, 2021|acorns, Artificial Intelligence, Bank, debt, Exit, finance, financial services, financial technology, Fundings & Exits, Kleiner Perkins, loans, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, New York, Pillar, Startups, student debt, Student loan, Uncategorized|

Popular saving and investing app Acorns has acquired Pillar, an AI-powered startup built to help manage student loan debt, in its second acquisition [...]

26 12, 2019

Fintech’s next decade will look radically different – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-26T06:26:41+00:00 December 26th, 2019|Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, Android, Angela Strange, bain capital ventures, Bank, BlackRock, Column, equifax, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, GitHub, Google, Instagram, Marqeta, Matt Harris, Open Banking, Payments, PayPal, Shopify, stripe, TechCrunch, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Nik Milanovic Contributor Nik Milanovic is a fintech and financial inclusion enthusiast, with a decade of work across mobile payments, online lending, credit [...]

24 12, 2019

Fintech’s next decade will look radically different – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-24T18:25:06+00:00 December 24th, 2019|Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, Android, Angela Strange, bain capital ventures, Bank, BlackRock, Column, equifax, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, GitHub, Google, Instagram, Marqeta, Matt Harris, Open Banking, Payments, PayPal, Shopify, stripe, TechCrunch, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Nik Milanovic Contributor Nik Milanovic is a fintech and financial inclusion enthusiast, with a decade of work across mobile payments, online lending, credit [...]

23 12, 2019

Who will the winners be in the future of fintech? – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-23T06:24:12+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|alibaba, alipay, Ant Financial, APPLE, Bank, Column, e-commerce, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding Circle, Goldman Sachs, iPhone, Lyft, mastercard, mobile banking, online banking, peer to peer, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Shopify, starbucks, stripe, tableau, Target, TC, Uncategorized, Venmo, wealth management, webflow, Zach Perret|

Nik Milanovic Contributor Nik Milanovic is a fintech and financial inclusion enthusiast, with a decade of work across mobile payments, online lending, credit [...]

9 10, 2019

WeWork expected to cut 500 tech roles – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-09T05:10:19+00:00 October 9th, 2019|adam neumann, conductor, coworking, finance, financial services, jpmorgan, jpmorgan chase, meetup, New York, Startups, the we company, Uncategorized, venture capital, WeWork, Workplace|

The WeWork saga continues this week with new reports the company may slash as many as 500 tech roles. The co-working business, whose [...]

13 09, 2019

America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-13T16:50:24+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Amazon, APPLE, california, Congress, Dell, digital rights, financial services, Ford, human rights, IBM, identity management, law, online privacy, Privacy, qualcomm, TC, technology, terms of service, Uncategorized, United States, Walmart|

As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

PayU, the Naspers-owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal [...]

6 06, 2019

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-06T15:26:45+00:00 June 6th, 2019|age, alpha, Amazon, api, Bank, Banking, Collaborative Fund, credit cards, crosslink capital, debit card, debit cards, e-commerce, economy, Evolve, finance, financial services, First Data, Jeffrey Katzenberg, mastercard, money, NAS, north america, payment card, Recent Funding, Sesame Ventures, smartphone, Startups, Step, stripe, touchtech, Uncategorized, United States, Will Smith|

The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely [...]

22 08, 2018

Amazon-backed lending platform Capital Float buys consumer finance startup Walnut – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-08-22T11:30:20+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Amazon, Android, Apps, Asia, Capital Float, economy, finance, financial services, Fundings & Exits, india, money, Uncategorized, walnut|

India-based lending platform Capital Float has been busy raising capital, having closed an Amazon-led $22 million extension to its $45 million Series C [...]