The clock is ticking on FinTech Acquisition Corp. FinTech Acquisition Corp, believed to be the only “blank check” company in the fintech sector today, has by rule until Aug. 19 to consummate an acquisition with its $100 million, or face dissolution. A “blank check” company’s sole purpose is to make an acquisitionRead More
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You certainly can’t accuse MasterCard of ignoring FinTech innovators. In addition to running hackathons with startups all over the globe — the next one is in Mexico City this weekend — MasterCard is acquiring companies left and right. CEO Ajay Banga described what the company is looking for in the M&A spaceRead More
MicroStrategy, the industry technology provider, is now sitting on close to $500 million of cash. The company disclosed the cash hoard in its earnings release yesterday. Company officials said the cash will be used when/if MicroStrategy stock [ticker: MSTR] becomes undervalued. MSTR has climbed about 13% in value so far thisRead More