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The Impact of the US Election on Fintech, Goldman’s Bet on BaaS, China Halts Ant Group’s Mega IPO

Hey fintechers, How is it going? Has the US election stressed you out? You are not alone. That was pr
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Hey fintechers,
How is it going? Has the US election stressed you out? You are not alone. That was pretty intense!
Here we cover China halting Ant Group’s record breaking IPO, the impact of the election on finance and fintech, the Visa - Plaid merger, a few new interesting funding rounds, plus much more.
As you may have noticed, I changed a bit the format by adding more images and I would love hearing what you think. Feel free to hit reply. I promise that I will read every email 😊
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This Week in Fintech
This Is Goldman’s Bet To Break Into a $32bn Industry

Funding, Merger & Acquisitions
Vivid Money Raises $17.6m for Its European Challenger Bank

Snoop Closes £10m Crowdfunding Effort With Help From the Future Fund

Deutsche Börse Finalizes $15m Round in Clarity AI

Funding Circle Fund Scores £30m From British Business Investments

Financial services firm Moody’s on Thursday said it acquired a minority stake in MioTech, a Hong Kong-based fintech startup that uses art

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Techstars Startup Digest Fintech is curated by:
Alessandro Ravanetti Alessandro Ravanetti - Freelance content writer and copywriter. Working in the fintech industry since 2011, I built and managed digital companies with distributed teams and international partners, gaining experience with both startups and large corporations. I am an independent expert with the European Commission, FundingBox and the Eureka Network, and an advisory board member of SXSW.
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