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“Like many businesses, we’ve had to make some tough calls in recent weeks,” the company said.
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The company first pitched the market with an investment management service like those from Betterment and Wealthfront, but one where customers could choose their own fees.
Via Varejo, the largest retailer in Brazil, is set to acquire Boston-based FinTech startup AirFox for an undisclosed sum.
Vancouver-based robo advisor startup WealthBar has been fully acquired by one of Canada’s largest wealth management firms, CI Financial.
The round has been led by B Capital, which was set up by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Khatabook said in a statement.
This time, with Plaid Exchange, the company wants to help financial institutions directly so they can build and maintain an API that other developers can use.
Shopify is moving deeper into the FinTech space, with the launch of Shopify Balance, a banking product for small businesses.
FinTech platforms in Hong Kong seen as an opportunity by incumbents, not a threat, new report reveals (CROWDFUND INSIDER)
It was reportedly performed by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) Market Research Division, in order to get a better idea of the present state of FinTech adoption in Hong Kong’s banking sector.
French FinTech startup Pennylane raises €4 million from Global Founders Capital, Partech and Kima Ventures (TECH.EU)
The financing round will help boost the development of the platform and to expand its team of accountants; it plans to hire 25 extra of those by the end of the year.
Fast-growing FinTech behemoth Brex is raising big money as its customer base itself — high-growth and spendy startups — is struggling.
Applications for federal emergency rent relief program for small businesses to open May 25 (BETAKIT)
Applications for the federal government’s Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses are set to open May 25.