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OpenFin’s attack on the ‘toggle tax’ in financial apps secures it a $35M Series D round
Not unlike a post-internet-era Bloomberg Terminal, OpenFin was a startup that joined the revolutionary world of user interfaces to fast-moving information back in 2010. If you cast your mind back, tho
From ‘literally zero’ experience to $100M, this VC is raising his second climate tech seed fund
If you ask me, climate tech investor Contrarian Ventures isn’t so contrarian anymore. The five-year-old firm is targeting $100 million for its second seed-stage fund, and it’s doing so sma
CrossBoundary gets $25M for solar mini-grids in Africa
Kenya-based CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA), a mini-grid infrastructure investor, has raised $25 million from ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited, Bank of America and Microsoft Climate Innovatio
Lucid partners with Bank of America to launch Lucid Financial Services
Lucid Group, which makes long-range, fast-charging luxury EVs, said on Tuesday it is joining with Bank of America to provide customer financing as one way to stand out in the crowded segment.
Greenlight, a $2.3B fintech focused on kids, launches credit card for parents
Greenlight, the Atlanta, Georgia-based fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, is launching a credit card. The Greenlight-branded card, offered through Mastercard, offers u
Banked raises $20M Series A led by Bank of America and Edenred for US expansion
Banked is a fintech startup that offers an alternative to card schemes. Consumers are able to pay without entering financial data, no need to create an account, no financial details are shared, author
Signal AI, a ‘decision augmentation’ startup, raises $50M for a platform that extracts insights from the internet and other public content
Signal AI, an artificial intelligence startup that trawls the vast sea of internet and other publicly available data to provide organizations with sentiment insights and other information to make bett
Female Founders Alliance raises a $10M fund, renames to Graham & Walker
Starting as a Facebook support group for founders, the Female Founders Alliance community has done a lot of evolving and changing since its inception. Today, it announces a name change and the fact th
Big banks rush to back Greenwood, Killer Mike’s Atlanta-based digital bank for underrepresented customers
Before even taking its first deposit, Greenwood, the digital banking service targeting Black and Latino individuals and business owners, has raised $40 million — only a few months after its lau
Bank of America is bringing VR instruction to its banks
As consumer VR begins to have a moment following years of heavy investment from Facebook and other tech giants, corporate America is similarly beginning to find more utility in the technology, as well
Renewable investment wave continues as solar lending company Loanpal raises $800 million
Days after the billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya announced his involvement in the $1.3 billion acquisition of the solar and home improvement lending business Sunlight Financial, a collection o
Space manufacturing startup Varda, incubated at Founders Fund, emerges with $9 million in funding
From a young age, Will Bruey, the co-founder and chief executive of Varda Space Industries, was fascinated with space and running his own business. So when the former SpaceX engineer was tapped by Del
Trump’s latest immigration restrictions are bad news for American workers
To shutter employment-based visa programs, even temporarily, is to shut out the innovation and entrepreneurialism our economy desperately needs.
Small businesses are out of time, but COVID-19 aid comes with massive roadblocks
We need to flatten the curve of this disease, but we also need to bend the curve for small businesses on the brink of collapse.
Netflix is reducing its traffic on ISPs by 25% in India
Netflix said on Tuesday that it is lowering its traffic on network providers by 25% in India for a period of 30 days, following a similar move in Europe in a bid to reduce the congestion on internet p
Chatbots spotlight machine learning’s trillion-dollar potential
The directional trends are clear: chatbots are an important component of our AI-driven future, and the C-suite is taking notice.
Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global is buying a startup that uses neuroscience to boost app usage
When Arianna Huffington stepped down from her role at the Huffington Post to start Thrive Global, she said the goal of her new business was to help a generation “avoid the burnout that all too o
Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by private equity firm GPI Capital
Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month.
Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users
Apple Card is getting its first group of public test users today. A limited amount of customers that signed up to be notified about the release of Apple Card are getting the ability to apply for the c
Video and messaging enable remote work. But is it right for your company?
Four-day work week. Open-plan offices. Work-life balance. Remote work. There are endless ways to set up your team and company for success. And there’s evidence for and against all of these scenarios