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Tesla Discontinues Acceptance of Bitcoin for Vehicles

Elon giveth and Elon taketh away. Less than six weeks after Tesla began accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for its famed electric vehicles, Musk has announced that the company will halt this practice. In turn, the price of $BTC has fallen sharply. In a tweet, Musk cited environmental...

SoFi Introduces New Weekly Dividend ETF $WKLY

Over the past few years, SoFi has continually kept things interesting by debuting new features and products at a rapid clip. Now they’re at it again, adding another exchange traded fund to its line-up. This week, SoFi introduced its latest ETF: the SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF ($WKLY). With this ETF,...

Mastercard Names Six Startups for Latest Start Path Accelerator

Mastercard's award-winning Start Path program is ready for its next round. This week, Mastercard announced the latest six FinTechs that will participate in its accelerator. These startups include: Asante Financial ServicesCledaraJifiti Moeda Seeds SpenDebt's Tippy Launched in 2014, the Start Path program has previously helped more than 250 startups develop their products and...

Gemini Becomes Latest Crypto Platform to Support Dogecoin

A dog coin that started as a joke but has grown increasingly real has just received another booster as it rockets "to the moon." This week, Gemini announced that it was adding Dogecoin to its trading platform, allowing customers to buy, sell, and hold the popular asset. Doge now joins...

Splitwise Announces $20 Million Funding Round

One universal pain point that's long plagued such activities as dining out or traveling with friends is splitting the expenses. Despite there now being several tools consumers can use to quickly pay back their loved ones, asking for those funds can still be an awkward experience. Now, the startup Splitwise...

Gemini Announces Details on Upcoming Crypto Credit Card

Earlier this year, the cryptocurrency exchange platform Gemini opened the waitlist for its planned crypto rewards credit card. Since then, a reported 140,000 people have joined said list. In turn, Gemini has now revealed more details on the products, including the rewards multipliers and some clever elements that make it...

Till Launches Family Financial Platform with $5 Million in Funding

Another FinTech that seeks to help parents teach children about money is ready to welcome new users. This week, the family-centric banking platform Till announced that the platform was now available to all, while also revealing that they'd raised more than $5 million for the launch. Those who have contributed...

WeWork to Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies for Payment

After a relatively steady climb in recent months, the cryptocurrency market is back to its volatile ways. Between Dogecoin's rapid rises and Bitcoin's flash crashes, some investors may be reminded why they avoided the asset class in the first place. Nevertheless, the acceptance of crypto is continuing to grow, with...