• Aug. 19, 2017, 4:28 am

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Paolo Tasca joins SONM advisory board

Paolo Tasca joins SONM advisory board

Digital economist Paolo Tasca has joined the board of advisors of universal fog supercomputer SONM. The founder and executive director of University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies will advise on business development. “We are very proud to have Paolo ...

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Coinsilium invests in Indorse

Coinsilium invests in Indorse

Blockchain-powered decentralized network Indorse announced this week it has granted an additional seven per cent share to  Coinsilium Group Limited for S$350,000. This follows an S$100,000 investment they made in June. “With the explosion of social networks over the last several years, ...

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Aegon, Funding Circle announce partnership

Aegon, Funding Circle announce partnership

Dutch financial services group Aegon and Funding Circle are partnering in a deal which will see Aegon invest in Funding Circle-originated loans. Aegon will fund £160 million in the first year, with Funding Circle estimating it will create 6,400 new jobs. ...

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Fifth Third Bank, ApplePie Capital, expand partnership

Fifth Third Bank, ApplePie Capital, expand partnership

ApplePie Capital and Fifth Third Bank have announced an agreement which will see the bank purchase loans originated through ApplePie’s franchise loan marketplace. Fifth Third has also joined ApplePie’s SBA lender network and will see SBA loan referrals. “We are ...

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BFS Capital names Michael Marrache CEO

BFS Capital names Michael Marrache CEO

Small business finance company BFS Capital has named Michael Marrache its CEO. He replaces cofounder Marc Glazer. Mr. Marrache served more than three years as COO before being named president last December. He also joins the board, where Mr. Glazer will ...

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NetElement adds instant messenger payment module

NetElement adds instant messenger payment module

NetElement announced today its subsidiary PayOnline has launched a payment acceptance module for Telegram, Viber, Facebook and VK. The development is possible due to a collaboration with Botmother, a cross-platform allowing users to set up chatbots on the instant messaging ...

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ETHLend preparing for ICO

A decentralized peer-to-peer lending application built on top of the Ethereum Network is preparing for its initial coin offering. ETHLend uses blockchain technology to provide secure and transparent lending for people across the world, with the goal of eliminating interest rate ...

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Credible analyzes student loan data

Credible analyzes student loan data

Comparison shopping can save thousands of dollars for families in search of private student loans, a new analysis by Credible reveals. When borrowers were prequalified with more than one lender, the average difference in rates on 10-year, fixed loans was ...

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