Top News In Fintech And Beyond For April 28, 2022

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👉 Top Things To Know In TradeFi:

  • Voyager starting new ad campaign. VYGVF
  • CQG revamped platform for crypto.
  • Vertex Protocol closes $8.5M seed.
  • CME to oppose FTX clearing effort. CME
  • JPM will offer clearing through ICE. JPM

👉 Top Things To Know In Fintech:

  • Ox Labs grabs $70M in a Series B.
  • PCI Pal has teamed up with Odigo.
  • Optty launching BNPL integrations.
  • BlackRock listed a blockchain ETF. BLK
  • Europe to become a hub for Web3.
  • Gibraltar pushes virtual asset laws.
  • LQwD joins Visa’s Fast Track effort.
  • Tonic raises $5M for DeFi platform.
  • Fintiv sues PayPal and Apple Pay. AAPL
  • Ondo Finance secures $20M funds.
  • $14M gift to USF for fintech efforts.
  • Klarna partnering up with Global-e.
  • South Street funding Digital Prime.
  • PayPal will double down on wallets. PYPL
  • MoonPay marketing AWS for NFTs.
  • Ox Labs raises $70M in a Series B.
  • AIX onboarded KNPRE to platform.
  • Ex-Chime engineers bagging $4M.
  • HollaEx taps iDenify for verification.
  • Cogni launching w/ $23M Series A.
  • Clear Street intros FI repo platform.
  • Self reporting to credit the bureaus.
  • HomePace added $7M in Series A.
  • Onuu announces new partnerships.

👉 Interesting Reads:

  • Meta up on Facebook user growth. FB
  • The motives behind Hwang’s buys.
  • Wood, Novogratz talk in Bahamas. 
  • Deutsche predicts major recession. DB
  • Key lessons from a crypto investor.

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