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Wrapbook raises $34 million CAD to capitalize on digital transformation in entertainment industry (BETAKIT)
Wrapbook, a Toronto and New York-based startup at the intersection of entertainment and FinTech, has raised a $34 million CAD Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
A smarter app is watching your wallet (NEW YORK TIMES)
As artificial intelligence evolves, personal finance programs are working to offer you, and your budget, tailored advice.
The Canadian Securities Administrators has published guidance that aims to improve the quality of disclosures around crypto assets.
Nuvei sees strongest growth in company history in fourth quarter, with $115.9 million USD in revenue (BETAKIT)
The company’s full-year revenue also increased noticeably to $375 million, a nearly 53 percent increase from last year when the company pulled in $245.8 million.
How Dapper Labs scored NBA crypto millions (PROTOCOL)
The company behind CryptoKitties, the first glimmer that consumers might get excited about blockchain-backed digital goods, is poised to hit the mainstream with NBA Top Shot.
The round was led by new investor TTV Capital, a United States firm focused on FinTech.
Ant Group CEO Simon Hu resigns (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Ant Group Co. Chief Executive Simon Hu has resigned amid heightened scrutiny over the Chinese financial-technology behemoth.
First announced in January 2020, Wealthsimple began rolling out the first feature of its new Cash product in beta to select employees and clients last November.
BlockFi lands a $350M Series D at a $3B valuation for its fast-growing crypto-lending platform (TECHCRUNCH)
The latest financing brings its total equity raised since inception to about $450 million, with the company raising $100 million across its seed and Series C rounds.
Boast.ai is planning to hire 50 people across Canada.
The Nigerian presidency, central bank, local regulators, and tech community are at odds over “money created out of thin air.”
To date, PitchPoint told BetaKit it has raised approximately $11 million in funding.