High interest rates helped the UK's Starling post stellar revenue gains, and it appears its kin across the world could enjoy similar benefits too.
The fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is impacting a range of startups and larger firms including, as we know now from SEC filings, publicly traded companies like Roku, Roblox, Quotient
Would Coinbase be better off with a less fundamentalist stance and more diversified revenue streams? Yes? That would be the standard business advice?
Lui’s move is the latest among high-profile fund managers.
Why are companies that went public via SPACs struggling? Did they catch a headwind from changing market conditions that previously pushed them forward? You bet. But the damage is also self-inflicted.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Every Monday, or Tuesday, Grace and Alex scour the news and
More than 100 million Americans spend an average of $1,100 (over $1.4 trillion per year) on their largest monthly household spend: rent. But reports say 90% of these people don’t get credit for pay
Dave.com hopes to join SoFi in the ranks of the fintech startups that did just fine in their SPAC debuts.
Let’s examine a series of winning fintech results from BNPL, consumer finance, proptech and corporate finance before turning to fintech's earnings misses from Q3 2021.
Venture-backed fintechs raised a record $30.8 billion in the second quarter of this year, up 30% over the same quarter last year. But how are fintech founders spending it all?
As more fintech companies find their way to higher and higher valuations in both the private and public markets, expect to see more legacy banks and lenders be gobbled up by newer entrants.
Lower, an Ohio-based home finance platform, announced today it has raised $100 million in a Series A funding round led by Accel. This round is notable for a number of reasons. First off, it’s a larg
Today's dissection of the public offering market paints a generally positive picture of the IPO market for venture-backed companies.
Risk and compliance startup LogicGate has confirmed a data breach. But unless you’re a customer, you probably didn’t hear about it. An email sent by LogicGate to customers earlier this mon
SoFi, more formally known as Social Finance, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Golden Pacific Bancorp (GPB) for about $22.3 million. The dollar amount is not staggering. What is more notab
The executive who built the financial services boutique for Paytm, India’s most valuable startup, is ready to do something similar all over again. Pravin Jadhav, the former chief executive of Pa
Brex is the latest fintech to apply for a bank charter. The fast-growing company, which sells a credit card tailored for startups with Emigrant Bank currently acting as the issuer, announced Friday th
Three of the popular retail stock market trading apps that have hosted much of the activity related to the Wall Street Bets subreddit-spurred run on stocks including GameStop (GME) and AMC, among othe
Perhaps these companies would have merely stayed private sans SPACs. If that's true, two cheers for blank-check companies?
Consumer financial services startup SoFi is going public via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp V, one of a series of blank-check companies forme