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The fund will invest directly in bitcoin, ether, and litecoins.
Appetize, which develops POS technologies for big stadiums and college campuses, raised the funds from Shamrock Capital Advisors.
PwC MoneyTree report: Canadian tech raised $3.3 billion in 2017 as AI and FinTech stayed hot (BETAKIT)
Canadian companies raised $3.3 billion CAD across 333 deals in 2017.
The former Goldman banker is Twitter’s most important full-time executive.
Tryb is focused on FinTech in Southeast Asia, but, unlike most startups in the region, it operates like an umbrella company by taking stakes in promising businesses and buying up others via acquisitions.
The money will go towards expanding to the US and the UK.
UK FinTech firms are being encouraged to pitch for the chance to showcase their technology to business leaders in Hong Kong under an awards programme overseen by Invest Hong Kong and the UK’s Department for International Trade.
Anorak raised the seed funding from Kamet Ventures.
The move is a total reversal of Stripe’s position four years ago, when it announced it would become the first payment platform to accept bitcoin, citing bitcoin’s potential to be bought by anyone.
Borrowell started allowing customers to access credit scores through a partnership with CIBC.
Bank of America has launched an enhanced virtual card capability that uses application programming interface to enable commercial purchasing clients to connect directly to the bank’s virtual card system.
UK-based Transferwise is working with Flinks, which specifically targets the Canadian market.