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Six favorite Techstars startups ahead of its next rush of demo days

October 5, 2020 0

With TechCrunch Disrupt happening last month, I fell behind on watching accelerator demo days. It’s time to correct that oversight. In August and September, the

Venmo launches its first credit card, offering up to 3% cash back, personalized rewards

October 5, 2020 0

Last October, Venmo announced it would launch its first credit card sometime in 2020. Today, the PayPal-owned company is making good on those promises with

Embedded finance might represent fintech’s future

October 5, 2020 0

The fintech industry is on a tear. Popular consumer services like Robinhood to Coinbase and Revolut have managed to attract millions of customers, but the

Which neobanks will rise or fall?

October 2, 2020 0

Denis Barrier Contributor Denis Barrier is co-founder and CEO of Cathay Innovation, a global venture capital firm investing across North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Banks aren’t as stupid as enterprise AI and fintech entrepreneurs think

August 29, 2020 0

Simon Moss Contributor Announcements like Selina Finance’s $53 million raise and another $64.7 million raise the next day for a different banking startup spark enterprise

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ and the limits of today’s game economies

July 18, 2020 0

Kaiser Hwang Contributor Kaiser Hwang is a longtime member of the games community and a vice president at Forte, an organization building an open economic

Jack Ma’s fintech giant tops 1.3 billion users globally

July 15, 2020 0

The speculation that Alibaba’s fintech affiliate Ant Group will go public has been swirling around for years. New details came to light recently. Reuters reported

Extra Crunch support expands into Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

July 8, 2020 0

We’re excited to announce that Extra Crunch is now available to readers in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. That adds to our existing support in the

Brazil suspends WhatsApp’s payments service

June 24, 2020 0

Brazil, the second largest market for WhatsApp, has suspended the instant messaging app’s mobile payments service in the country a week after its rollout in

Google and Walmart’s PhonePe establish dominance in India’s mobile payments market as WhatsApp Pay struggles to launch

June 4, 2020 0

In India, it’s Google and Walmart-owned PhonePe that are racing neck-and-neck to be the top player in the mobile payments market, while Facebook remains mired

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