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This week we take a look at a new high for fintech VC funding, at Spiros Margaris analysis on the current status of the industry, at what’s happening with the Chinese financial watchdog, at bot created to solve fintech’s workplace harassment problems, plus much more.
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Chinese financial watchdogs on Thursday summoned 13 internet platforms engaged in finance business, including heavyweights Tencent and ByteDance, to order them to strengthen compliance with regulations, the central bank said,
When parents talk to their kids about personal finance, “they’re really focused on savings,” Till Co-Founder @TBurton86 says. “The reality is when a kid turns 18 or 21 and enters the economy, they’re not entering a savings economy, they’re entering a spending one.” https://t.co/TgJlrKzzbt
Step, the digital banking service aimed at teens and endorsed by TikTok star Charli D’Amelio, announced this morning the close of a $100 million round of Series C funding after growing to more than 1.5 million users just six months after launch.
Wealthfront will start allowing clients to invest in cryptocurrencies later this year, the U.S. digital wealth manager said on Wednesday, in the latest sign of growing acceptance of digital assets by mainstream finance.
When COVID-19 hit the United States, Americans moved much of their lives online, including, in some cases, their finances. As the prevalence of financial technology rose during the pandemic, so too did the volume of consumers complaining about it.
Alessandro Ravanetti- Fintech writer, copywriter & content strategist. Working in the fintech industry since 2011, previously as a founder and now as a consultant. Independent expert with the European Commission and SXSW advisory board member. firstname.lastname@example.org
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