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Visa Expands Fast Track Program for FinTechs to the U.S.

When it comes to FinTech startups, speed is everything. That's why so many firms are focused on hitting the ground running, gaining as many users as possible and catching the attention of VCs to help boost them to the next level. With that in mind, after launching in Europe, Africa,  Asia Pacific,...

IRS Reportedly Cracking Down on Unreported Crypto Income

Following the big Bitcoin boom of 2017, April 2018 saw several reminders that cryptocurrency gains needed to be reported on tax filings. Of course by that time the price of Bitcoin was about half of what it was just a few months before. Nevertheless it seems that the IRS is...

Q2 2019 Sets Record for $100 Million+ FinTech Fundings

Over the past few months, it seems as though several FinTechs have managed to close impressive funding rounds. From FinFit's $7 million Series B last month to Affirm's whopping $300 million Series F back in April, observers could probably guess that's it's been a fairly good month for these startups....

Crypto Lender BlockFi Raises $18.3 Million

While it may have been a rocky week for the stock market, it's been a good few days for crypto. Potentially due in part to the volatility on Wall Street, Bitcoin has managed to stay on the right side of $10,000, currently trading for more than $11,500. On top of...

Mezu Launches Digital Mastercard Debit Card

As we've documented before, one of the biggest trends in FinTech has been offering debit card products. From Square and PayPal to Stash and Acorns, each firm has taken a stab at a physical debit card their users can obtain. Now the digital payment app Mezu is throwing their hat into...

Fox Corporation Buys Majority Stake in FinTech Credible

In recent years several sectors have taken an interest in FinTech for both partnerships and investments. Still, the latest Silicon Valley deal comes from a seemingly unexpected suitor. As the Wall Street Journal reports, Fox Corporation has agreed to purchase a 67% stake in Credible Labs for $265 million. Additionally...

FinFit Announces $7 Million Funding Round

Despite concerns from some regulators that the rise of FinTech has posed a threat to consumers, the truth is that the industry has mostly been a benefit to the financial health of Americans and those around the globe. Among those leveraging financial technologies in this way is FinFit. Now the...