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Remitly Grabs Cash ($38.5 Million) and Heads to Canada

Remitly Grabs Cash ($38.5 Million) and Heads to Canada

by April 26, 2016 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Global remittance startup Remitly has a history of helping send money across borders. Now Remitly itself is crossing the border – just a few miles north of its Seattle headquarters. The company announced a successful Series C raise of $38.5 million today, which will help the company set up aRead More

TD Bank Stays Human in Facebook Messenger Customer Service

TD Bank Stays Human in Facebook Messenger Customer Service

by April 18, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

There’s a lot of talk about mobile growth and Facebook Messenger lately. The service has something north of 800 million active users, and some counts put it at 900 million. Part of this talk is the nature of the mobile Goliath we’re collectively viewing in the wake of fintech acceleration,Read More

Canada Passes World’s First Law Regulating Bitcoin

Canada Passes World’s First Law Regulating Bitcoin

by June 24, 2014 at 10:13 am 1 comment

In a landmark piece of legislation, the Canadian government passed a bill last Thursday regulating bitcoins and other forms of virtual currency. The bill, titled “An Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and Other Measures (Bill C-31),” is the first piece ofRead More