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Amazon – Regional Startups, Fintech Cos. Can Drive Fintech Innovation

Amazon – Regional Startups, Fintech Cos. Can Drive Fintech Innovation

Imagined by John Q. Public to be little more than an online bookstore at its launch in the mid-1990s, Amazon is now one of the “Big Five” (i.e., the five largest information technology companies in the United States). Its website describes it as focusing on “e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.” Nevertheless, its… Continue Reading

Easy Payments Enable People to Scratch Their Post-Pandemic Travel Itch

Easy Payments Enable People to Scratch Their Post-Pandemic Travel Itch

Travel brands are looking for tools to spur the industry’s revival after the worst downturn in recorded history. The UK’s fintech startup Fly Now Pay Later is keen to help out. It has just raised an additional £10 million ($14 million), bringing its total funding to £45 million ($62 million). This latest infusion is expected… Continue Reading

Blend Labs’ Upcoming IPO and Other Activity in the Digital Lending Space

Blend Labs’ Upcoming IPO and Other Activity in the Digital Lending Space

Mortgage and consumer loan fintech startup Blend Labs has announced its intention to go public. The process was initiated by its filing of Form S-1 with the SEC on April 15, 2021. There’s no news yet on what exchange it will be listed on, as the review process has just begun. The announcement follows the… Continue Reading