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Top 5 Fintech Raises: FTV Capital, Avalara, OurCrowd, Certona, Zero

Top 5 Fintech Raises: FTV Capital, Avalara, OurCrowd, Certona, Zero

by September 26, 2016 at 11:49 am 1 comment

While it seems as though the unicorn birth rate is declining, investors are still finding fintech enterprises to sink their teeth (and by “teeth” I mean wallets) into, like the five companies below. Our top five fintech raises this week include SaaS companies; e-commerce; crowdfunding for, er, startups; and insuranceRead More

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Fusion Microfinance, Outfittery, UpGuard

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Fusion Microfinance, Outfittery, UpGuard

by August 15, 2016 at 2:24 pm 2 comments

“Wow, all of this funding, and not a fintech company in sight”—there’s a sentence you won’t be hearing from investors for a good while.  There are so many fintech ventures out there, investors are hard-put to choose. This week, they’ve opted for all-female microfinance, German personal shopping platforms, and peer-to-peerRead More

Why Walmart Bought Jet.com

Why Walmart Bought Jet.com

by August 9, 2016 at 11:30 am 0 comments

After a week of speculation, it has been officially announced that Walmart will acquire innovative ecommerce company #JetCom, for which it will pay $3 billion in cash. It’s a sweet deal for Jet, and could in the future provide some possible healthy competition for Amazon, which may be what attracted WalmartRead More

VIDEO: Swiss Startup Groosker Uses QR Codes to Speed Up Online Shopping

by August 29, 2013 at 10:25 am 2 comments

The Swiss startup Groosker uses QR codes as a digital wallet. The user scans a QR code on an ecommerce site with his mobile phone and payment information, stored with Groosker, which is then used to complete the transaction, much as it would on a point-of-sale device in a store.Read More