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QuadrigaCX CEO’s widow asks court to appoint chief restructuring office

“In my opinion, direction of these issues can best be provided by a CRO who has access to cryptocurrency expertise,” said Jennifer Robertson, the widow of QuadrigaCX’s deceased CEO.

techcrunch

US mobile bank Chime raises $200 million, valuing its business at $1.5 billion

The funding was led by DST Global, with participation from Coatue, General Atlantic, ICONIQ Capital, and Dragoneer Investment Group.

bk

Silicon Valley Bank opens in Canada

“SVB’s official entrance into Canada is another sign that our technology ecosystem is growing quickly.”

dealstreetasia

China’s Sina invests $30M in FinTech firm Shuhe Technology

“This financing will significantly promote the development of Shuhe Technology in the local FinTech market, enhance the operational efficiency of data and technology within the company, and improve the services for our credit card holders.”

bk

How we built a tech company that is 50 percent women

Borrowell co-founder Andrew Graham explains how the Toronto-based FinTech course-corrected after “failing badly” at gender balance.

techcrunch

Omidyar Network spins out its FinTech investment arm as Flourish, with up to $300 million

Indeed, Flourish’s global portfolio holds at least 40 fintech companies helping low- and middle-income households and small businesses.

coindesk

Crypto finance startup Circle seeking further $250 million in funding: Report

Circle raised $110 million in a Series E funding round last spring that effectively valued the startup at nearly $3 billion.

bk

Wave acquires Every to expand financial services integration

Every provides entrepreneurs online business bank accounts through a Visa debit card.

techcrunch

Raisin, the marketplace for savings and investment products, acquires German banking provider MHB Bankn

By purchasing MHB Bank, Raisin can bring a key part of its infrastructure in-house and also utilise the full bank license to “passport” its various financial services, including its deposits marketplace and ETF-based investment product, to other European Economic Area (EEA) countries, faster.

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Alto raises $2.8M in seed funding round

Alto provides the Alternative IRA (AltoIRA), an individual retirement account that gives investors the ability to invest in alternative assets like startups, private companies, real estate, loans, and digital currencies.

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