Financial Innovation

The future of digital financial solutions in Nigeria

One question I’ve been asking myself all week is, what does Softbank’s debut in our FinTech industry mean with its very first African investment? Arming a fintech with a $ 400 million war chest and a $ 2 billion valuation is really no joke. I’m just wondering how the Central …

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ARK Investment Management LLC publishes its transparency standards® in collaboration with Transparency Invest

NEW YORK, 25 August 2021 / PRNewswire / – ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK” or “ARK Invest”), an investment advisor focused solely on thematic investing in disruptive innovation, today released its Transparency Standards® in collaboration with Transparency Invest. With a commitment to high levels of transparency since its founding in …

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Lifepal Raises $ 9 Million in Series A Funding to Make Financial Protection More Accessible in Indonesia

Indonesia’s largest online insurance market has grown 12-fold year-over-year; Now attracting more than four million visitors per month Jakarta, Indonesia, 23 Aug 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lifepal, the largest direct-to-consumer (D2C) digital insurance marketplace in Indonesia, announced to have raised an oversubscription $ 9 million in a Series A …

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DeFi needs more tangible assets on the chain to see a prosperous future By Cointelegraph

DeFi needs more tangible assets on the chain to see a prosperous future In a lecture hall at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) business school, a senior Safaricom executive predicted decentralized finance and the future of commerce to a room of enthusiastic but confused MBA students. “You will be …

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Effective crypto regulation takes time and caution. here’s why

Premature regulation can hold back innovation and create unintended results. Caution, collaboration and neutrality are essential when approaching cryptographic regulation. The United States Congress is negotiating a bipartisan infrastructure bill in hopes of passing sweeping legislation that will invest in areas such as transportation, climate initiatives and broadband access. Buried …

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LEXX) at the forefront of exciting innovation in hypertension

NEW YORK, August 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – NetworkNewsAudio – Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) announces the availability of a program titled “The Cardiovascular Disease Drug Market Offers Compelling Potential for Early Drivers, Innovators in Space.” To hear the AudioPressRelease, please visit: The NetworkNewsAudio News Podcast To read the full …

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IOU Financial launches cashback loan

IOU fulfills its promise of innovation with a single term loan which rewards small business owners with a 3% discount ATLANTA, August 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – FINANCIÈRE IOU INC. (“IOU” or “the Company”) (TSXV: IOU), a leading online small business lender (IOUFinancial.com), today announced the launch of the …

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FCA launches year-round regulatory sandbox

The Financial Conduct Authority made its regulatory sandbox available for applications throughout the year. The regulatory sandbox, which provides access to regulatory expertise and a set of tools to facilitate pre-launch testing, previously operated on a cohort basis, meaning companies could only apply during windows specific calendar year. However, the …

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Clover Health Joins NCQA for New Round of Quality Innovation

NASHVILLE and WASHINGTON, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Health Clover (Nasdaq: CLOV) (“Clover”), an innovative technology company committed to improving health equity for disadvantaged seniors in the United States, today announced its sponsorship of the 2021 Quality Innovation series. the National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) brings together leaders in …

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The United Kingdom will overhaul the way research and development is funded

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will report on Thursday a further reshuffle of the network of bodies the UK government uses to fund research and development, as he unveils initiatives to boost UK competitiveness after Brexit. Only three years ago, the government led by Theresa May reorganized the sector to create …

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