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Fintech Focus For October 27, 2020


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Quote Of The Day: Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember -- the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you. - Zig Ziglar

Fintech Movers: In Q3 2020, FinTechs worldwide raised $12.15 billion in investments from 716 deals with a 16% QoQ decrease in total funding raised compared to Q2 2020. - MEDICI

  • IBKR launches ESG investing tools.
  • Crypto exchanges plan for travel rule.
  • Meet Toggle, a research technology.
  • Riskalyze, Envestnet streamline tech.
  • UK to shape global fintech regulation.
  • Refinitiv, Borsa deal will close in Q1.
  • PwC releases an ESG reporting app.
  • Societe Generale tapped Galytix tools.
  • DailyPay fintech innovation honored.
  • LaSalle launched a planning platform.
  • Klarna, GameStop form a partnership.

Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Spotlight:

Every year Benzinga, a leading news and data platform, holds the Global Fintech Awards, a day of dealmaking, networking, and recognition in the fintech space.

Ahead of the November 10, 2020 event, this newsletter highlights disruptive innovators working to create positive and diverse change in financial services.

Today's disruptive innovator is Toggle, an AI-powered investment research technology.

For a chance to make your mark on the future of innovation and be featured in this newsletter, check out our Global Fintech Awards! To meet the biggest names in fintech and discover emerging trends, get tickets here.

Watch For This: The Senate voted 52-48 Monday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, giving the court a 6-3 conservative majority that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act and abortion rights. - Bloomberg

  • How to crack the TikTok algorithms.
  • Biden could be a lifeline for railways.
  • Remote work not just for white-collar.
  • Banks moving to branchless towns.
  • James Bond film explored streaming.
  • Area 51 added a new hangar facility.
  • Investors most eager for these IPOs.
  • Cities girding for election day unrest.
  • QAnon backers heading to Congress.


Market Moving Headline: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday failed again to close major differences on a fresh stimulus for a U.S. economy facing a renewed surge in Covid cases. - Bloomberg

  • Charles Schwab lays off 1K workers.
  • Conversion is leading telemedicine.
  • Orderly Trump win favored, JPM says.
  • New home sales dropped, rates low.
  • Facebook steps into cloud gaming.
  • Microsoft backing Biden’s campaign.
  • Fiat, PSA to win EU merger approval.
  • List of S&P companies with bad Q3.
  • 2020 to be landmark year for energy.
  • Lufthansa is grounding more planes.

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