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SkorLife gives control of credit data back to Indonesian consumers

Indonesia’s credit bureaus currently have about 92 million credit records, but the founders of SkorLife say many people have trouble accessing...

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Brex’s departing CRO explains his decision to join Founders Fund

Brex's Chief Revenue Officer, Sam Blond, joined the startup in 2018. Now, he's leaving to become a partner at venture firm Founders Fund.

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We Reali don’t know when real estate will get Better

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Daily Crunch: Ring wants to upgrade your apartment’s intercom system

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Alloy leans on fraud prevention to land new $1.55B valuation

When Alloy was founded in 2015, its mission was to help banks and fintechs make better identity and risk decisions using its single API service and...

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Landa can make you a landlord with just $5

Landa is emerging from stealth with $33 million in funding "to provide a simple, convenient, affordable way for everyday people to invest in...

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Kenyan fintech Pezesha raises $11M backed by Women’s World Banking, Cardano parent IOG

Pezesha has built a scalable digital lending infrastructure that allows both traditional and non-traditional finance institutions to offer working...

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Daily Crunch: Meta partnership allows Indian WhatsApp users to browse and buy groceries via JioMart

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Ramp will now let businesses flexibly finance bills

Fintech Ramp says its bill pay product is growing faster than its initial corporate card offering.

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Deposits banks $5M for its plug-and-play approach to financial product creation

The company enables its customers to quickly and easily create digital banking features without the need for developers.

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YC-backed Zywa, a neobank for Gen Z, raises $3M to expand across MENA

Zywa has raised $3 million seed funding, months after securing $1 million pre-seed backing.

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CSI, a decades-old fintech solutions vendor, agrees to be acquired for $1.6B

Bridgeport and Centerbridge, two private equity firms, have agreed to acquire decades-old fintech solutions provider CSI for $1.6 billion in an...

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A conversation with Andreessen Horowitz’s fintech leads

Welcome to The Interchange! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a...

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Stripe has laid off employees behind TaxJar, a tax compliance startup it acquired last year

Stripe has laid off some of the employees that support TaxJar, a tax compliance startup that it acquired last year, TechCrunch has learned from...

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a16z’s fintech leads say ‘Silicon Valley is becoming unbundled’

a16z's Angela Strange and Anish Acharya share why they believe that more people companies going global spells huge opportunity for fintech...

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Indian fintech Uni suspends card services amid central bank’s guidelines

Indian pay-later cards startup Uni has temporarily suspended its card services in the South Asian market following the local central bank’s...

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Rocketplace raises $9M in seed funding to build the ‘Fidelity for crypto’

Rocketplace has raised $9 million as it aims to build a “next-generation asset management platform for crypto.”

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Daily Crunch: Google will unplug its IoT Core service in August 2023

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Social investment platform eToro to acquire fintech startup Gatsby for $50M

eToro to acquire Gatsby, which will allow it to broaden the range of its U.S. product, which today is focused on stocks and crypto.

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Pomelo exits stealth mode with $20M seed to rethink international money transfer

Pomelo, Frenkiel’s new startup launching out of stealth today, wants to make it easier to send remittance payments and conduct international money...

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YC-backed Arc, a digital bank for ‘high-growth’ SaaS startups, lands $20M Series A

Arc offers both debt funding and digital banking services to SaaS startups. It just raised a $20 million Series A round.

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VCs set sights on African countries beyond the ‘Big Four’

Outside the Big Four, investments ballooned to $1.4 billion, up 382% year on year, according to Partech's 2021 report.

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Are debt financings the new venture round for fintechs?

The drop in equity valuations is driving fintech startup founders to find less dilutive ways -- such as debt financings -- to extend runway.

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So, when is the SoftBank Execution Fund III dropping?

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Finix raises $30 million as fintech’s spotlight picks its sides

Finix announced today that it has raised $30 million in new venture capital, bringing its total known raised to $133 million. The round comes nearly...

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‘Selling Sunset’ star Christine Quinn’s brokerage debuts new crypto credit scoring platform

Reality TV star Christine Quinn and her co-founder/husband announce key product launch from their crypto luxury real estate startup, RealOpen

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Q3 outlook forecasts cloudy days ahead for fintech M&A

Fintech M&A was down in Q2 and the prospects for Q3 remain cloudy.

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Robinhood’s hangover, YC’s reduction and Uber’s return to form

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