Max Levchin

Mortgage fin-tech Blend celebrates $40M Series C

Mortgage fin-tech Blend celebrates $40M Series C

Silicon Valley startup Blend has raised $40 million in Series C funding. Founders Fund led the round, while existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Formation 8 also participated. Funds are earmarked for talent acquisition and marketing. Timing of the funding round is perfect, as the mortgage ...

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Americans starting to embrace emerging fin-tech: survey

Americans starting to embrace emerging fin-tech: survey

The results of a new survey released by peer-to-peer international money transfer platform TransferWise suggest Americans are warming to fin-tech companies in a big way. “The future of finance: How technology is democratizing the financial services sector” is the result ...

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TransferWise to employ ACI’s UP Framework

TransferWise to employ ACI’s UP Framework

International money transfer platform TransferWise has selected ACI Worldwide’s UP Framework to power its global network. UP Framework addresses all payment processing steps for any parent type, channel, currency or network, and will allow TransferWise toads more payment types to ...

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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, July 8

The Daily Dig for Tuesday, July 8

Today’s Daily Dig brings good news from around the world with news on new P2P companies, fraud victims receiving redress and a second Richie with air in the head.   Harmoney New Zealand’s first licensed P2P Harmoney is the first ...

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